“Did you hear Washington is replacing Husky Stadium’s AstroTurf with cardboard?” one kid in an Oregon snapback asks another on Taylor’s patio. He milks the pause, finishes his Coors Light. “The Huskies always look better on paper.” His friend guffaws and raises his drink. “Huck the Fuskies!” It’s Monday, and their No. 2 Ducks are […]
1980′s: “You’re utterly defenseless when both hands are on your horn and you’re focusing on playing music. A Duck fan randomly pelted me with a rock, while I was in the band back in the ’80s. I was completely shocked because I thought things like that were only done by preschoolers who didn’t know any better.” — Former Washington […]
The Oregon Ducks have never won a national championship in football. Ranked second in the nation with an undefeated record, only seven regular season games and potentially a Pac-12 Championship Game stand in the way of the Ducks’ second trip to the BCS National Championship in three years. There are a multitude of reasons the […]
Avery Patterson talks about finishing plays, his initial thoughts on Washington and where the Ducks stand nearing the middle of the season.
Marcus Mariota talks about what he has learned from his interceptions and how his comfort level has grown as he prepares for the upcoming game against the University of Washington.
Offensive Coordinator Mark Helfrich talks about Marcus Mariota on the road, the offense’s slow start and addressing mistakes.
Wide receiver Josh Huff returned to action for the Ducks on Saturday after missing time due to a sprained knee suffered during Week Two. Oregon was quick to get the ball into his hands, as quarterback Marcus Mariota found Huff on an out route on the Ducks’ first offensive play. Huff struggled to get involved […]
Chip Kelly talks about Marcus Mariota’s cool demeanor, Kenjon Barner’s leadership and night games.
Head coach Chip Kelly knew going into Saturday’s showdown with Washington State that his secondary would be tested. Cougars head coach Mike Leach brought with him to Pullman his famous “Air Raid” offense — a pass-first, pass-second mentality that causes mismatches and stretches defenses across the middle of the field. “(Leach) throws it 70 times […]
At the end of the day the Ducks are 5-0 no matter how you slice it. There are things to smooth out for sure, but in the end it’s pretty simple: the Ducks’ goal every time they step onto the field is to win.
Oregon took care of business against Washington State on Saturday, and it got a boost from a familiar face. Junior Josh Huff returned to the lineup since spraining his knee earlier this year against Fresno State, and the Ducks wasted no time getting him involved.
For the second time in two weeks, the No. 2 Oregon Ducks overcame an iffy first half with an explosive second to stay undefeated, knocking off the Washington State Cougars 51-26 Saturday night at CenturyLink Field in Seattle.
For the better part of thirty minutes, Oregon and Washington State traded blows with Oregon clinging to a 23-19 lead. Then, almost without warning, Dion Jordan, Michael Clay and Wade Keliikipi came up with sacks on three consecutive plays forcing a fourth and 38 on the Cougars’ final offensive play of the half.
For updates and analysis throughout the game, follow the Emerald and sportswriters Isaac Rosenthal and Matt Walks on Twitter. iPhone users can download the Emerald’s Ducks football GameDay app for coverage all season long. Join the conversation in the comments below. Kickoff: 7:30 PM TV: ESPN2 Records: Oregon 4-0, 1-0 Pac-12. Washington State 2-2, 0-1 […]
Thomas Tyner, the five-star speedster out of Aloha High School in Beaverton, Ore., has had Oregon fans drooling ever since he verbally committed to Oregon on November 19, 2011.
Zone Read PM: Ducks travel to WSU for first game away from Autzen, Moore goes for 500, LaMike’s twitter jab
When the Ducks head north to face Washington State this weekend, their equipment will be brought up in the Ducks’ new equipment truck. Chip Kelly spoke with reporters on Thursday and said the Ducks aren’t paying too much attention to where the game is being played — though Marcus Mariota said he’s excited to play in […]