Final: Oregon vs Colorado, 44-10

By on Saturday, Nov. 22 at 4:40 pm.

Fourth quarter Oregon wins over Colorado 44-10 Third quarter 0:15 — touchdown (14 yard pass from Marcus Mariota) Charles Nelson off a pass from Mariota, kick from Matt Wogan. 1:54 — touchdown (5 yard pass from Sefo Liaufau) from Colorado’s Donovan Lee, kick from Will Oliver 3:52 — touchdown (15 yard pass from Marcus Mariota) from Oregon’s Evan Baylis, […]

Pregame notes: No. 3 Oregon hosts Colorado in home finale at Autzen Stadium

By on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 12:04 pm.

Following a bye week and its Pac-12 North clinching win over No. 20 Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah No. 3 Oregon (9-1, 6-1) welcomes Colorado (2-8, 0-7) for its final game of the 2014 season at Autzen Stadium. Oregon leads the all-time series against the Buffaloes 10-8 and has won four straight. Here are some pregame notes for […]

GameDay: Hroniss Grasu’s impact on Oregon goes beyond the gridiron

By on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 9:45 pm.

Oregon center Hroniss Grasu will not be suiting up for the Ducks on Saturday. Instead Grasu, who has played in 50 games for Oregon over his four-year career, will be forced to watch from the sideline for his final game at Autzen Stadium. In preparation for the game against Colorado, Grasu is reminiscing on the experiences […]

GameDay Roundtable: Here are some predictions about #UOvsCU

By on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 11:55 am.

It’s the final home game at Autzen Stadium this year and the matchup features two teams heading in completely opposite directions. Oregon continues to surge as the season concludes, while Colorado is simply trying to remain competitive in its second season under Mike MacIntyre. With that said, the matchup still warrants discussion. Sports staff reporters […]

GameDay: Sam’s Place Tavern has private booths and DD’s. What more could you ask for?

By on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 12:04 pm.

There are only three games this week featuring ranked teams squaring off, there’s plenty to keep fans interested. Here are the top games to watch this Saturday: No. 9 UCLA vs. No. 19 USC (ABC, 5 p.m.): The Bruins must win their final two games to clinch the Pac-12 South division, while USC needs a win […]

GameDay: Secondary Coach John Neal – The Godfather of the D-Boyz

By on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 11:57 am.

After Oregon’s 31-24 loss to Arizona earlier this year, Oregon defensive backs coach John Neal leaned back comfortably in a chair on the third floor of the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex and calmly answered questions. His collared shirt was popped, his hair was slicked back and his raspy, to-the-point voice answered, in detail, every question sent his way. […]

GameDay: Pharaoh Brown is out for the season, who will emerge for Oregon at tight end?

By on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 10:04 pm.

There’s no easy way to say it, but Pharaoh Brown’s season is over. Brown was Oregon’s breakout star this year, amassing 25 catches for 420 yards and six touchdowns, before suffering an injury two weeks ago against Utah. While all the prayers go out to Brown’s successful recovery, the Ducks are faced with finding a […]

GameDay: Matchups/players to watch in Oregon-Colorado game

By on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 9:38 pm.

The No. 2 ranked Oregon football team has just two games and a potential Pac-12 title game matchup remaining before it can seal the bid to the inaugural College Football Playoff. The Ducks will begin this two-game stretch against Colorado (2-8, 0-7 Pac-12) this weekend, the only team in the Pac-12 that has yet to notch a conference win. In […]

GameDay: Mariota frontrunner for Heisman, Melvin Gordon edging close

By on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 11:22 am.

Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon did something no ballcarrier has ever done in the history of the Football Bowl Subdivision last week. The 6-foot-1, 207 pound back sprinted his way to 408 yards rushing while leading the Badgers to an emphatic beat down of Nebraska, 51-17. Averaging 16.3 yards per carry and scoring four touchdowns, Gordon would outpace a […]

GameDay: Why Colorado will beat Oregon

By on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 9:14 pm.

**Editor’s Note: Each week during football season, we feature an essay from the opponent’s student newspaper on why Oregon will lose. This week’s edition is from Andrew Haubner, an assistant sports editor at the the CU Independent.** If we’re talking pure zoology, a Buffalo tramples a Duck 10 times out of 10. In the world of football, the Ducks enter […]

Gameday: With UCLA and Oregon idle, Taylor Kelly and Anu Solomon take center stage

By on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 1:03 pm.

The action in the Pac-12 conference’s slate of games this week is nothing to drool over, but it doesn’t mean that the Pac-12 South couldn’t gain some clarity, as three of the top-four teams battling for the division title are playing. Here are the top players in the Pac-12 to watch this week: 1) Shaq […]

Gameday: Pac-12 Power Rankings

By on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 9:50 pm.

**Editor’s Note: Heading into the final weeks of the season, staff reporter Andrew Bantly ranks the Pac-12. 1. Oregon Ducks (9-1, 6-1) There isn’t really any debate about this. Following Oregon’s 31-24 loss to Arizona the Ducks responded with five straight victories, including two on the road against AP ranked opponents – No. 18 UCLA and […]

Gameday: Thomas Tyner’s a ‘Magnet’ for attention – but works behind the scenes

By on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 12:39 pm.

In his sophomore season, Oregon running back Thomas Tyner has made a habit of declining interviews. Over the course of the year, he’s made it known to the media that he’s not interested in talking. For this story, Tyner was unavailable for comment. Tyner, a former five-star recruit out of Aloha High School in the […]