Gameday: New parts emerge on Oregon defensive line

By on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 4:37 pm.

Redshirt Junior Oregon defensive lineman Sam Kamp gained approximately 30 pounds over the offseason. The 290 pound lineman from Mesa, Arizona ate about 7,000 calories per day while working with strength and conditioning coach Jim Radcliffe. In his fourth year with the Ducks, Kamp has been making the best of his opportunity to play in […]

Oregon football practice recap: Staggering numbers for Ducks’ defense on road

By on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 1:26 pm.

It was a business as usual type day for the Oregon football team Thursday as it prepares to fly to Salt Lake City, Utah for Saturday’s game. Facing its last true road test of the season against a Utah team with plenty of characteristics about itself that create difficult match-ups for the Ducks, Mark Helfrich […]

Video: Don Pellum discusses challenge of facing Utah rushing attack

By on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 12:56 pm.

Devontae Booker and the Utah rushing attack will pose a definite challenge for the Oregon defense this week.  Booker currently averages 5.4 rushing yards per game and may be the best ballcarrier the Don Pellum’s group has faced this season. With that, Pellum spoke with the media after practice Wednesday and discussed the improvement of […]

College Football Playoff Rankings: Oregon moves into the four spot in latest edition

By on Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 5:25 pm.

Following its fourth consecutive win, Oregon moved up to no. 4 in the second edition of the College Football Playoff Rankings. Following Ole Miss’s 35-31 loss to Auburn, the Ducks moved in and filled the one remaining spot for the playoffs at the moment. Mississippi St. (No. 1), Florida State (No. 2) and Auburn (No. 3) remained […]

Take a knee: Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota previews an aggressive Utah defense

By on Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 1:34 pm.

After practice on Tuesday, Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota was quick to acknowledge the Utah Utes’ pass rushing prowess. The Utes’ stout defense is led by the duo of Nate Orchard and Hunter Dimick, who have 12 and nine sacks this season, respectively. Mariota met with members of the media after practice to preview Utah’s aggressive […]

Oregon football practice recap: Ducks’ ‘prize’ following dominant performance is matchup with Utah

By on Monday, Nov. 3 at 5:45 pm.

Onto the next week. Oregon may’ve solved its Stanford problem Saturday, however the road through the rest of the regular season hardly gets any smoother. With a road contest against a 20th-ranked Utah team that has only lost two games by a combined six points, it is clear that Marcus Mariota and the rest of […]

Pac-12 Roundup: ASU and UCLA pick up huge wins in crowded south division race

By on Sunday, Nov. 2 at 10:21 am.

It was another exciting weekend in Pac-12 country. Oregon’s 45-16 victory over Stanford has virtually assured the Ducks the North Division title. The South Division is a little bit more muddied than the North, but wins by Arizona State, UCLA and USC have the Sun Devils holding the slightest of advantages. Here’s how the games went […]

Raw video: Derrick Malone labels Stanford win as Oregon’s best defensive performance

By on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 10:29 pm.

Veteran linebacker Derrick Malone has been itching to beat Stanford after dropping two straight. Following Oregon’s convincing 45-16 victory, he got exactly what he’s being waiting for. Here’s his reaction to what he thought was Oregon’s “closest” game to playing up to their potential. Follow Hayden Kim on Twitter @HayDayKim

Oregon flips the script, confronts “Stanford problem” with ease

By on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 10:35 pm.

On Thursday morning, long-time Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti was seen hanging around the Hatfield Dowlin-Complex in a jacket and jeans, talking to Mark Helfrich and Marcus Mariota after practice. And while Helfrich and Mariota both described his visit as “typical” – alluding to nothing more than a casual conversation – it perfectly framed an image […]

Oregon flexes its muscles in 45-16 win over Stanford

By on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 10:32 pm.

It wasn’t perfect, but it was pretty darn close. On an evening when Heisman front runner Marcus Mariota missed a few wide open passes, two of which would’ve gone for touchdowns, the Ducks did everything else right en route to a defining 45-16 statement win over rival Stanford. After suffering heart-breaking and season-changing losses to […]

Pregame notes: No. 5 Oregon looking to snap two-game losing streak against Stanford

By on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 2:52 pm.

The No. 5 ranked Ducks (7-1, 4-1) will be facing off against Stanford (5-3, 3-2) at Autzen Stadium this Saturday with a scheduled 4:30 p.m. start. Stanford enters this matchup having won the last two matchups, but currently sits behind the Ducks in the Pac-12 North with three losses (two conference) on the year. In […]

Stanford’s defense will be Oregon’s biggest challenge in 2014

By on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 5:49 pm.

No. 5 Oregon’s week two victory over No. 8 Michigan State did a lot for its offense’s reputation. It proved that the Ducks have the ability to man-up against the nation’s most physical defenses, but there is still a major task left for Oregon to prove its legitimacy: beat Stanford. Stanford’s defense has had Oregon’s number for the […]