What not to miss in the Pac-12 during Oregon’s bye week

By on Thursday, Sep. 25 at 2:23 pm.

After this week’s Pac-12 conference games, every team in the conference will have officially entered Pac-12 play. With No. 2 Oregon and Arizona receiving byes for the week (both teams meet next week on Thursday night in Eugene), the remaining 10 teams will play one another and take a step closer to the Pac-12 championship game […]

Keanon Lowe and his ‘little brother’ Devon Allen shine in beginning stages of season

By on Friday, Sep. 26 at 11:09 am.

Keanon Lowe wasn’t going to revel in what the stat sheet may have said about his performance Saturday night, but there was no denying that the redshirt senior wide receiver had made his most lasting impact in a Ducks uniform. Lowe, a product of Jesuit High School in Portland, Oregon, caught five passes, two of […]

Oregon rises to challenge at Washington State

By on Friday, Sep. 26 at 11:11 am.

Assistant coach Steve Greatwood’s experience had brought him to one conclusion. “They’re going to say hey, the two starting tackles are out, but there’s nothing we can do about that,” the University of Oregon coach said during the week. “More coordinators are going to try to scheme their blitzes on formations than they are on personnel from […]

GameDay: Torrodney Prevot looks to improve after game against Washington State

By on Thursday, Sep. 25 at 1:33 pm.

After completing his post game interview, Oregon safety Erick Dargan walked from his seat in the Washington State workout center toward the exit. On his way there he passed sophomore outside linebacker Torrodney Prevot and gave him a nickname. “No hands Torrodney Prevot,” Dargan exclaimed melodically. In Oregon’s 38-31 victory over Washington State last weekend, […]

Gameday: A matchup down south, UCLA vs Arizona State with major conference implications

By on Thursday, Sep. 25 at 10:41 am.

Come Friday morning, one Pac-12 South team will present itself as a clear frontrunner to play in the conference championship game while the other will be on the outside looking in. Whether Arizona State (3-0) or UCLA (3-0) comes out on top, both teams will enter the game battling injuries to some star players and […]

Gameday: How To Spend Your Perfect Saturday

By on Thursday, Sep. 18 at 11:20 am.

It’s officially conference season. Everywhere across the nation, teams are beginning (or continuing) their conference play and lucky for all the fans of college football, it makes the game a little more exciting with a little bit more on the line. Highlighting this week’s slate of games is the SEC with two conference showdowns that […]

Gameday Q&A: Johnathan Lloyd discusses his first touchdown reception at the collegiate level

By on Thursday, Sep. 18 at 3:05 pm.

As the all-time wins leader in Oregon men’s basketball history, Johnathan Loyd caught his first career touchdown on the football field against Wyoming last Saturday. Emerald sports reporter Andrew Bantly caught up with Loyd after Monday’s practice and discussed his first touchdown reception at the collegiate level and his thoughts as he rolls along through […]

GameDay: Q&A with Oregon offensive tackle recruit Brady Aiello

By on Wednesday, Sep. 17 at 10:10 pm.

Brady Aiello can’t put a finger on it. To this day, he doesn’t recall why he decided to hang up his pads and quit football right before the start of his junior-varsity season. But for Aiello, a 6-foot-7 offensive tackle from Acalanes High School in Lafayette, California, making the return to football has become one […]

Gameday: Oregon vs. Washington State matchups to watch

By on Wednesday, Sep. 17 at 6:05 pm.

When Oregon and Washington State meet in Pullman, Washington on Saturday evening, everybody watching the game will be treated to the entertainment between two of the more explosive offenses in the conference. Here are the top-three matchups to watch: 1) Oregon defensive backs vs. Washington State receivers: The Cougars have so much talent and so […]

Gameday: Don Pellum brings swagger to promising Oregon defense

By on Wednesday, Sep. 17 at 6:08 pm.

Don Pellum entered this season with a lot riding on his shoulders. With the departure of long-time defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti, the former linebackers coach, Pellum, understood the high-pressure situation he was getting into. But as the No. 2 ranked Oregon football team heads into the Pac-12 play, the team is looking like a shoo-in […]

GameDay: Once nationally recognized, now lacking experience, Oregon’s offensive line pushes through

By on Wednesday, Sep. 17 at 5:49 pm.

It hasn’t gone understated that the second-ranked team in the nation has consistently, almost from week-to-week, experienced turnover amongst starting offensive lineman. What started in the first weeks of Fall Camp after Tyler Johnstone, who had started 26 consecutive games leading up to the season, re-tore his right ACL, became contagious when backup tackle Andre Yruretagoyena assumed […]

Gameday: Oregon vs Washington State Roundtable

By on Wednesday, Sep. 17 at 5:52 pm.

Oregon now heads to Pullman, Washington for its first in-conference matchup against Washington State and Mike Leach’s air-raid offense. With an undefeated record through the non-conference play, but plenty to brush up on as the season continues, the Ducks will face their first opponent that spreads the field like they do. Sports editor Justin Wise and staff […]