Topic: De’Anthony Thomas

Emerald sports quotes of the week: Pro day was something Avery Patterson had ‘been thinking about since the Alamo Bowl’

By on Monday, Mar. 17 at 12:08 am.

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 March 9-March 15. Acrobatics and tumbling “We didn’t know we won after team routine. I […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon men’s basketball projected as No. 8 seed by ESPN, CBS, USA Today

By on Friday, Mar. 14 at 2:01 pm.

- After UCLA ousted the Ducks in the second round of the Pac-12 tournament on Thursday, the Ducks could be destined for an early date with a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. CBS’ Jerry Palm, ESPN’s Joe Lunardi and USA Today all project Oregon to be a No. 8 seed in the NCAA Tournament, […]


Former Oregon football players compete with chip on their shoulders at pro day

By on Thursday, Mar. 13 at 11:03 pm.

The NFL Scouting Combine is the ultimate job interview. Unfortunately for former Oregon safety Avery Patterson, he didn’t receive an invite to the exclusive showing. “I actually was (surprised),” Patterson said following Oregon’s pro day. “Just being a two-year starter, a captain, and a leader on this Ducks team, I felt like I should’ve been at […]


De’Anthony Thomas keeps ‘everything 100,’ runs unofficial 4.39 in 40-yard dash at Oregon’s pro day

By on Thursday, Mar. 13 at 6:22 pm.

Donning Nike socks with the “100″ label emblazoned around the exterior, former Oregon running back De’Anthony Thomas used the emblem and today as a way to signify his attitude and ability to numerous scouts at Oregon’s pro day. “The socks were my motivation today about the 4.5,” said Thomas, referring to his 40-yard dash time […]


Photos: Oregon Football — Oregon NFL hopefuls look to impress scouts at annual Pro Day

By on Monday, Mar. 17 at 9:44 am.

Oregon’s 2014 class of draft-eligible athletes look to impress the pros as Oregon football hosts NFL scouts at the Moshofsky Sports Center on Thursday, March 13. Former defensive lineman Taylor Hart, wide receiver Josh Huff, linebacker Boseko Lokombo, cornerback Terrance Mitchell and running back De’Anthony Thomas are among the players with the most to prove […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon baseball’s win over LMU highlighted by spectacular catch

By on Monday, Feb. 24 at 5:48 pm.

- After grabbing the first two wins in the series against Loyola Marymount, the No. 11 ranked Oregon baseball team (7-0) recorded the series sweep with a 4-3 victory. Despite the game being tied until the eighth inning, right fielder Tyler Baumgartner made a spectacular catch late in the inning to keep the game tied. Oregon would go on to […]


NFL combine: De’Anthony Thomas runs 4.5 40-yard dash, Josh Huff right behind him

By on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 9:02 pm.

De’Anthony Thomas may have made his path to the NFL a lot more difficult after his performance at the NFL Scouting Combine Sunday. Thomas, a former Oregon running back who burst onto the national scene due to his explosive speed, finished with an official time of 4.50. The time ranks him 11th among running backs and […]


Best Ducks sports tweets from Thursday, Feb. 13

By on Thursday, Feb. 13 at 10:35 pm.

Every week, the Emerald sports staff will collect and post their favorite tweets from Oregon athletes, coaches, media, etc. Below are sports reporter Christopher Keizur’s favorites from Thursday, Feb. 13. Oregon football commit Haniteli Lousi: I do thith baaayyyybbbbyyyyyy!! pic.twitter.com/O0WGqXXYNx — Haniteli Lousi (@Teli_Tubby75) February 13, 2014 Former Oregon running back De’Anthony Thomas: BLACKMOMBA VS […]


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 […]


Best Ducks sports tweets from Tuesday, Feb. 4

By on Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 9:29 pm.

Every week, the Emerald sports staff will collect and post their favorite tweets from Oregon athletes, coaches, media, etc. Below are sports reporter Madison Guernsey’s favorites from Tuesday, Feb. 4. Former Oregon running back De’Anthony Thomas: HAHAH IM GOING TO MISS PLAYING IN THE BEST STADIUM IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL #AUTZEN#RUNDAT http://t.co/rFWomId8FQ — DE'ANTHONY THOMAS (@RUNDAT2014) […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Marcus Mariota wins quarterback award, former Duck sets 5,000-meter record

By on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 1:01 pm.

- Oregon’s Marcus Mariota received the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) quarterback trophy on Thursday. Mariota is the fourth Duck in five seasons to win a CFPA trophy. LaMichael James (freshman award) won in 2009, Cliff Harris (punt returner) won in 2010 and De’Anthony Thomas (kickoff returner) won in 2011. – Emerald sports reporter Jonathan Hawthorne previews […]


Best Ducks sports tweets from Thursday, Jan. 9

By on Thursday, Jan. 9 at 7:55 pm.

Oregon point guard Johnathan Loyd on tonight’s game versus California, the first home game of the season for the Ducks: Big game tonight.. Time to get Matt Knight rockin for the conference opener! Gotta get this W! #GoDucks — j loyd (@youngloyd24) Jan. 9 We need it! RT @DuckDudeDan: @youngloyd24 The @OregonPitCrew‘s got your back. […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Football recruit Jimmie Swain verbally commits to Oregon

By on Monday, Jan. 6 at 5:44 pm.

- Good news for Oregon football as the Ducks have landed yet another top recruit. Linebacker Jimmie Swain verbally committed to Oregon during a high school all-star game Sunday. Swain, who is from Olathe, Kan. is listed at 6-foot-3 and weighs 219-pounds. He is considered a three-star recruit by Rivals and a four-star by ESPN. Swain was also […]


Flores: Grading Mark Helfrich’s first year as Oregon’s head coach

By on Monday, Jan. 6 at 10:32 am.

It would have been hard for photographers at the Valero Alamo Bowl postgame press conference to snap a shot of Mark Helfrich without a smile on his face. Oregon’s first-year head coach sat between seniors Josh Huff and Avery Patterson with a bottle of Gatorade Propel Zero in his hands and seemed to enjoy answering […]


Should Ifo Ekpre-Olomu and Scott Frost stay or go?

By on Monday, Jan. 6 at 10:29 am.

Now that De’Anthony Thomas and Terrance Mitchell have announced their decisions to enter the NFL draft, Ifo Ekpre-Olomu is probably the only Oregon underclassman who isn’t sure if he’ll stay at Oregon or head to the NFL. Offensive coordinator Scott Frost also might leave. He’s been mentioned as a head coaching candidate, reportedly being interviewed […]


Photos: Oregon football — 101 best images from the 2013 Ducks football season

By on Sunday, Jan. 5 at 3:23 am.

From a 59-10 rout of the Virginia Cavaliers in Charlottesville to a thrilling 45-24 win over the Huskies in Seattle, to a pair of heartbreaking upset losses on the road against the Cardinal in Palo Alto and the Arizona Wildcats in Tucson, the Emerald’s staff photographers were on hand for every game throughout the season. […]