Topic: Devon Allen

Devon Allen emerges as lead wideout against Michigan State secondary

By on Saturday, Sep. 6 at 11:44 pm.

In the blink of an eye, Devon Allen rose to stardom. On a 70-yard touchdown connection with Marcus Mariota early in the second quarter, Allen not only electrified the sold out Autzen crowd by breaking through a group of Michigan State defenders with his olympic speed, but he more importantly, solidified his role on this […]

Schlichter: Michigan State’s press quarters defense promises chess match with Oregon’s offense

By on Wednesday, Sep. 3 at 1:09 pm.

For the past three seasons, Michigan State’s top-tier defense has pushed the program from Big Ten dark horse to Big Ten favorite. The Spartans have led the Big Ten in total defense three years running and led the nation in yards allowed per play in 2013, all without the help of a top-25 recruiting class. […]

GameDay: Integral to Oregon’s success, special teams unit provides impact in more ways than one

By on Thursday, Aug. 28 at 8:37 am.

Darren Carrington doesn’t really care what his role is on this year’s Oregon football team. The redshirt freshman, who worked primarily with the scout team last year, isn’t trying to prove anything to the coaches either. It’s a lot simpler than that.  “Honestly, I’m not even just saying this, I’m just trying to be the best […]

Oregon freshman Devon Allen named USATF Athlete of the Week

By on Wednesday, Jul. 2 at 5:59 pm.

A month after winning the 110-meter hurdles in the NCAA Championships, Oregon freshman Devon Allen repeated the same performance at the U.S. Outdoor Championships in Sacramento, California last weekend. Due to his victory in last week’s event, Allen has been named as the United States of America Track and Field Athlete of the Week, the first […]

Devon Allen wins and Laura Roesler sets record on final day of USATF Outdoor Championships

By on Sunday, Jun. 29 at 10:53 pm.

The final day of the 2014 USATF Outdoor Championships came to a conclusion Sunday afternoon in Sacramento, Calif. with multiple events crowning champions. It was Oregon senior Laura Roesler who had the best performance of the day for someone competing in a Ducks uniform. Roesler competed as part of a competitive women’s 800, holding her own […]

Oregon’s Mike Berry sprints to a sixth-place finish at USATF Outdoor National Championships

By on Saturday, Jun. 28 at 3:26 pm.

The action continued at the 2014 USATF Outdoor National Championships in Sacramento, Calif. Saturday afternoon as athletes competed in a combination of qualifying heats and finals. Oregon’s Mike Berry was the headliner for the Ducks as he competed in the finals of the men’s 400. Berry qualified for the event with the seventh fastest time in […]

Three members of Oregon track and field receive Pac-12 awards

By on Tuesday, Jun. 17 at 4:47 pm.

Three members of Oregon track and field were honored Tuesday as sprinter Jenna Prandini, hurdler Devon Allen and head coach Robert Johnson were given Pac-12 conference awards. Prandini was named the Women’s Track Athlete of the Year and the Field Athlete of the Year, Allen was given the Men’s Newcomer of the Year and Johnson […]

Oregon men are the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field National Champions, women finish third

By on Saturday, Jun. 14 at 6:23 pm.

As the day came to a close at Historic Hayward Field, the Oregon Duck men celebrated as they were crowned the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field National Champions. After they took their photos and held their trophy high, the victors decided to reenact a tradition started in 1984, the last time the men won […]

Oregon track and field lead both men and women’s competitions after day two of NCAA Track and Field Championships

By on Thursday, Jun. 12 at 9:04 pm.

At the conclusion of the second day of the NCAA Track and Field Championships, hosted at Historic Hayward Field, the overall team scores continued to come together as Oregon led both the men (26.0 points) and women’s (19.0) competitions. Rounding out the top three for the men are Georgia (24.0) and Texas (19.50), while Florida, Boise […]

Oregon track and field shatters records en route to NCAA Championships

By on Sunday, Jun. 1 at 12:54 pm.

After the final day of the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds in Fayetteville, Ark., Oregon track and field can come away pleased with their performance. The Ducks qualified 19 of their athletes by the end of the night, bringing their total number of performers headed back to Eugene for the NCAA Championships to 39. “It was […]

Season bests from Boru Guyota and Tanguy Pepiot highlight day two for Oregon track and field at NCAA West Regionals

By on Friday, May. 30 at 9:45 pm.

Oregon track and field continued to impress this weekend, posting a strong day two at the NCAA West Preliminary Round Friday in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The meet is all about getting athletes qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championship meet, which is taking place at the friendly confines of Eugene’s Historic Hayward Field. Only the top-12 finishers in […]

Oregon track and field honors athletes during team banquet

By on Sunday, May. 25 at 4:23 pm.

Oregon track and field celebrated the season and honored individuals during the annual team banquet Sunday. Collectively, the banquet served as a chance to revel in the program’s accomplishments this season. The Ducks swept the NCAA Indoor Championships, and notched their sixth-straight sweep of the Pac-12 Championships. Multiple individuals were also recognized. Laura Roesler and Phyllis […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Amazing weekend for Oregon athletics ends with Pac-12 Championships

By on Monday, May. 19 at 3:58 pm.

- Oregon’s men’s track and field made it eight years in a row with a Pac-12 Championship. The Ducks left the two-day event in Pullman, Washington with a dominating 64.25 difference in points between themselves and second-place Arizona. Freshman Devon Allen highlighted the men’s team as he finished second in 110-meter hurdles with a time […]

Emerald sports quotes of the week: Tyler Johnstone talks Game of Thrones

By on Sunday, May. 11 at 3:52 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 May 5-May 11. Football “It was pretty traumatic, I went to therapy little bit for it. […]

Oregon Twilight bids farewell to 26 seniors competing at Hayward for final home meet

By on Saturday, May. 10 at 2:44 am.

In an event highlighted by the ceremony acknowledging the 26 seniors, the Oregon Track and Field team produced its final showcase at the Oregon Twilight as it prepares for the Pac-12 Championships next week. The seniors were recognized by the coaches in front of the west grandstand before an announced crowd of 4,044. Then the […]

Olympic champion Ashton Eaton returns to Hayward

By on Saturday, May. 10 at 10:43 am.

Dubbed as the world’s greatest athlete, Ashton Eaton returned to Historic Hayward Field Friday to compete in the Oregon Twilight. Eaton, a former Oregon standout decathlete, competed in the men’s 110 meter hurdles for Nike OTC Elite. Eaton is the reigning Olympic and World Champion in the decathlon. With the Ducks he was a five-time […]