Topic: Colt Lyerla

Emerald Quick Hits: Terrance Mitchell finishes first among DBs in multiple drills at NFL combine

By on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 5:08 pm.

- Former Oregon cornerback Terrance Mitchell completed his NFL Combine workouts in Indianapolis, Ind., on Tuesday. Mitchell didn’t rank in the top 15 among defensive backs in the 40-yard dash (4.63 seconds), vertical jump (34 inches) or broad jump (117 inches) but recorded the fastest time in the 3-cone drill (6.57 seconds) and tied for the […]


Former Oregon football player Colt Lyerla Wins $10,000 at NFL combine

By on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 11:30 am.

Former University of Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla won a $10,000 prize from Adidas for his performance at the NFL Combine Monday afternoon. Along with Oregon State wide receiver Brandin Cooks, Lyerla raked in the extra money as a reward for notching the best time in the 40-yard dash while wearing the Adidas adizero 5-star […]


Emerald sports quotes of the week: Feb. 17-23

By on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 7:25 pm.

Every Sunday, The Emerald sports staff will collect their favorite quotes from the previous seven days. Athletes, coaches, media or anybody with a quote pertaining to Oregon sports can be included. Below are The Emerald’s favorites from the week of Feb. 17-23. Baseball “The rain was falling pretty good out there. He’s got great stuff. […]


Former Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla posts elite marks in 40-yard dash, pair of jumps at NFL combine

By on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 4:30 pm.

At today’s NFL Scouting Combine, Colt Lyerla publicly displayed why his physical skills were so highly revered when he was at Oregon. Lyerla, a former tight end for the Ducks, posted some of the top performances in a pair of exercises meant to measure their various athletic skill sets. Lyerla was able to raise some […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Former Oregon football commit Budda Baker signs with Washington

By on Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 3:19 pm.

- Four- star football recruit Budda Baker has committed to Washington. The highly touted running back and defensive back out of Bellevue High School made his decision during a live broadcast on KING 5 TV Tuesday night. At one time, Baker was committed to Oregon, though he backed out in January, narrowing his choices between […]


Oregon walk-on and scout team star Brian Teague struggled to stay driven in his five-year career

By on Sunday, Jan. 5 at 11:41 am.

Brian Teague had finals to study for, but he first had to finish weight lifting. Teague was preparing for his fifth and final season as a walk-on tight end for the Oregon football team and he had a chance to earn a scholarship for the first time in his career. During the lift, rookie head coach […]


Former Duck Colt Lyerla pleads guilty to cocaine possession, sentenced to two years probation

By on Friday, Dec. 27 at 6:45 pm.

Former Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla pleaded guilty to cocaine possession on Friday. The plea resulted in two years probation for Lyerla, as well as 10 days in jail and another 10 days suspended. Lyerla, 21, will be allowed to move to Nevada to train for February’s scouting combine. In the two most recent hearings, […]


Oregon football practice recap: Mark Helfrich talks team discipline

By on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 4:38 pm.

With Troy Hill’s indefinite suspension, the Ducks are facing team discipline issues that have been a somewhat common theme this year. Hill is the fourth Oregon player to be suspended for a game this year as he joins former tight end Colt Lyerla, safety Eric Dargan and tight end Pharaoh Brown to be suspended for […]


Judge denies Colt Lyerla’s request to relocate to Las Vegas for NFL training

By on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 6:27 pm.

Former Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla’s request to move to Las Vegas was denied by Lane County Circuit Court judge Jay McAlpin Tuesday morning. Lyerla, who’s facing one felony count of cocaine possession, hoped to live and train in Las Vegas with Dwight Ross of Performance Athletics in preparation for February’s NFL scouting combine and […]


Oregon suspends Pharaoh Brown for the Alamo Bowl due to role in Friday’s snowball fight

By on Monday, Dec. 9 at 4:25 pm.

Oregon tight end Pharaoh Brown has been suspended for the Alamo Bowl, two university sources told the Oregonian, due to the role he played in Friday’s snowball fight where multiple students were seen on video pelting cars with snowballs and pouring snow on the windshields. Head coach Mark Helfrich handed out the suspension on Sunday after he […]


The good the bad, the ugly: Oregon’s Liz Brenner expected to be four-sport athlete

By on Friday, Dec. 6 at 11:32 am.

GOOD - Oregon’s star athlete Liz Brenner is expected to join rarified company this year when she becomes a four-sport athlete for the Ducks. After competing in the NCAA Tournament in volleyball (first round game this afternoon),  Brenner will take to the hardwood for basketball. Once the sun comes in the spring, she’s expecting to pull double […]


Colt Lyerla seeks permission to move to Las Vegas after postponement of Thursday’s hearing

By on Friday, Dec. 6 at 11:12 am.

Colt Lyerla’s status hearing for cocaine possession charges on Thursday lasted just minutes. Lyerla’s lawyer Stephen Houze requested the hearing be postponed to Dec. 16 after finding out the assigned prosecutor for his client’s case was not available this week. Had Thursday’s hearing at the Lane County Circuit Court gone as scheduled, Judge Karsten Rasmussen […]


Best Ducks sports tweets from Wednesday, Nov. 13

By on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 6:06 pm.

Every week, the Emerald sports staff will collect and post their favorite tweets from Oregon athletes, coaches, media, etc. Below are the favorites from sports reporter Christopher Keizur from Wednesday, Nov. 13. Shelby Armstrong and Krista Phillips of Oregon Acrobatics and Tumbling both really love their morning drinks: How much caffeine can coffee shops legally […]


Colt Lyerla to appear in drug court, could be cleared of charges

By on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 11:22 pm.

Colt Lyerla might get his charges for cocaine possession and interfering with a police officer dismissed. That all depends on if the former Oregon tight end can complete a treatment program in the Lane County Drug Court. Lyelra went through his arraignment on Thursday following his Wednesday arrest , for which he was caught using […]


Take a Knee: Eric Dungy dicusses Lyerla’s arrest and Oregon’s upcoming game versus UCLA

By on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 1:34 pm.

Eric Dungy’s former teammate Colt Lyerla was arrested Wednesday night. Dungy, a junior wide receiver for the Ducks, talked about his reaction to the news and Lyerla’s future after Thursday’s practice. Dungy also shared his thoughts on Oregon’s upcoming game against UCLA, ESPN College GameDay and ice baths. Reaction when he saw the news about […]


Oregon football practice recap: Ducks look forward to UCLA’s arrival to Eugene

By on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 2:41 pm.

In the Ducks’ final practice before No. 12 UCLA comes to town, head coach Mark Helfrich stressed that it has been another solid week of practice to prepare for perhaps the Ducks’ toughest opponent of the season so far. Helfrich said that UCLA’s true freshmen on the offensive line performed well against Stanford. “I thought […]


Former Duck Colt Lyerla arrested for cocaine possession and interfering with police officer

By on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 9:38 am.

Former Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla was arrested on Wednesday night for cocaine possession and interfering with a police officer, according to a press release from the Lane County Sheriff’s Office. The press release: DATE/TIME OF RELEASE: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 9:20 p.m. NATURE OF STORY: INET Arrest of Colt Lyerla DETAILS: On Wednesday, October […]