Football

Join us in covering the #UOvUW this weekend

By on Friday, Oct. 17 at 12:52 pm.

The Emerald wants you to join us. Emerald reporters and photographers are tagging their posts #UOvUW to share their thoughts on the game, play-by-plays and any fun Washington GameDay traditions. This is a big rivalry: The last time University of Washington beat Oregon Marcus Mariota was 11-years-old.  We want know what your GameDay traditions are, especially […]


Gameday Roundtable: Opinions and predictions leading up to Oregon-Washington matchup

By on Friday, Oct. 17 at 11:15 am.

**Editor’s Note: With both Oregon and Washington coming off convincing wins last week, the Huskies come to Autzen Stadium on Saturday with plenty riding on the line, not to mention trying to end the Ducks’ 10-game win streak in this classic rivalry. With that said, Sports Editor Justin Wise and Associate Sports Editor Joseph Hoyt answered a […]


Gameday: Q&A: Jared Siegel sheds insight onto Oregon kickers

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 10:18 pm.

During all four years with the Oregon football team, place kicker Jared Siegel, who played from 2001-2004, was the special teams scoring leader. As the second all-time scoring leader in program history and holder of multiple single-season records, Siegel is among the list of the best Oregon special teams players in program history. Q: It’s […]


Gameday: High school teammates have a bond stronger than a college rivalry

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 10:44 pm.

Standing under the lights at Benicia High School in Benicia, California back in 2011, then junior Chris Seisay made a pledge to himself and to his teammates from American Canyon High School that he would be better his team. Without Seisay knowing it, sophomore Jomon Dotson was feeling the same way. Together, these two would […]


Gameday: Jake Fisher proves his worth, has offensive line “clicking”

By on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 12:17 pm.

As the temperature rose to 80 degrees in Pasadena, California last Saturday, just prior to kickoff against UCLA, the Ducks’ offensive line was finally hearing good news. Senior left tackle Jake Fisher, one of the focal points of the the unit as the season was beginning, would be assuming his position on Marcus Mariota’s blindside. In […]


Gameday: Here’s how Oregon and Washington stack up

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 11:15 pm.

It’ll be tough to gauge which Washington team will show up on Saturday in Eugene when the two teams face off in this classic rivalry. After underperforming during its non-conference schedule and barely squeaking by teams like Hawaii and Eastern Washington (defeating those teams by a combined eight points), the Huskies found a bit of […]


Gameday: Arik Armstead and Shaq Thompson reunite friendship with Washington in town

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 11:17 pm.

Oregon’s Arik Armstead and Washington’s Shaq Thompson represent the north and south side of the Pacific Northwest, just as they did representing north and south Sacramento. However, their journeys to their respective schools brought to light a friendship that “no rivalry is going to break up,” Armstead said. Living about 30-45 minutes away from one […]


Gameday: What to watch for and where to watch it this weekend

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 10:47 pm.

As the 2014 college football season reaches its midway point, there is no doubt that this season has continued to exceed its high expectations. With the College Football Playoff committee coming out with its first poll on Oct. 28, each game is becoming more important with minimal room for error. Headlined by a top-five matchup, […]


GameDay: Q&A with Oregon place holder and Eugene native Taylor Alie

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 11:19 pm.

The place holding position with the Ducks is starting to become a tradition shared by Eugene natives. After former Oregon backup quarterback and South Eugene alumni, Dustin Haines carried the duties last season, former Sheldon High School quarterback Taylor Alie has since taken over. In his redshirt freshman season, Alie found the end zone twice […]


Raw video: Oregon defensive coordinator Don Pellum previews the Washington offense

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 12:41 pm.

Oregon defensive coordinator Don Pellum met with the media outside the Oregon Hatfield-Dowlin Complex on Wednesday. In preparation for Washington, Pellum answered questions surrounding Huskies Quarterback Cyler Miles’s growth, wide receiver Jaydon Micken’s play-making ability and the throwback jerseys the Ducks will be wearing to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Kenny Wheaton’s ‘The pick”. Follow […]


Take A Knee: Marcus Mariota talks about the weather and Oregon’s new uniforms for the Washington game

By on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 4:29 pm.

As the weather shifts towards rainier days, the Ducks are preparing for their week eight showdown with rival Washington. With an expected overcast set for game day, Oregon has practiced outside in the rain in hopes of being prepared for the soggy conditions. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota spoke with the media after practice today, discussing […]


Oregon football practice recap: Rushing attacks finds rhythm leading up to matchup with Washington

By on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 12:54 pm.

You may’ve heard, Oregon responded in a big way Saturday following its first loss and much of the storyline had to do with the rushing attack finding its footing with the return of left tackle Jake Fisher. With Fisher taking over and the line creating holes like it couldn’t in previous weeks against Washington State […]


Video: Mark Helfrich adresses media day after Oregon beats UCLA 42-30

By on Sunday, Oct. 12 at 6:30 pm.

Following its first loss of the season to Arizona in the previous week, Oregon bounced back nicely in its road contest at UCLA on Saturday, winning 42-30. With a day behind them and after evaluating the film, Mark Helfrich addressed the media Sunday, discussing the team’s response and Jake Fisher’s impact. Follow Justin Wise on Twitter @JustinFWise


Pac-12 roundup: USC holds off Arizona, Washington shuts down Cal

By on Sunday, Oct. 12 at 2:11 pm.

The Pac-12 has had no shortage of exciting games this season. 12 of 18 Pac-12 games have been decided by a touchdown or less and 10 of those games where decided on the final snap of the game. The conference also leads the nation in average combined points per conference game. Avg points per conference game: #ACC: 49.0 #B1G: 50.6 #Big12: […]


In front of his own cheering section, Royce Freeman and Ducks’ rushing attack respond

By on Sunday, Oct. 12 at 3:54 pm.

It was the largest crowd Royce Freeman played in front of and almost certainly the largest cheering section he had at the collegiate ranks. With dozens of family and friends garnering a yellow Oregon shirt with the number 21 and ‘Freeman’ emblazoned across the front, the true freshman was playing in front of quite the fan […]