Topic: Duck football

Oregon football: Scott Frost finds new comfort level in second year

By on Sunday, Apr. 6 at 10:48 am.

After the conclusion of Oregon’s third spring practice, offensive coordinator Scott Frost had mainly positive things to say about his squad as they get back into the swing of things. Frost noted the leadership of Bralon Addison, as well as the strength of Marcus Mariota and the improvement of Thomas Tyner. Frost also spoke about the […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Don Pellum set to take over as Oregon football defensive coordinator

By on Monday, Jan. 13 at 1:54 pm.

- The Oregon women’s basketball team will get the chance to even the series against Oregon State as they travel to Corvallis Monday night for the 92nd Civil War. Oregon lost 88-80 on Saturday as they played host to the Beavers in the first game of the back-to-back series. Ducks center Jillian Alleyne led the team […]

Countdown to the Alamo Bowl: How Oregon’s and Texas’ wide receivers stack up

By on Thursday, Dec. 26 at 11:16 am.

In the days leading up to the 2013 Alamo Bowl, the Emerald will take a unit-by-unit look at Oregon and Texas, determining which team has the edge going into the showdown on Dec. 30 in San Antonio. Today, we’ll look at each team’s wide receivers, with thoughts on Texas from Wescott Eberts of Burnt Orange Nation. Oregon The […]

Gameday: Texas Big-12 Defensive Player of the Year Jackson Jeffcoat on the Alamo Bowl and the Ducks

By on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 4:01 pm.

The University of Texas football team has been lead defensively this season by defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat. Jeffcoat, who stands 6 feet 5 inches and weighs 250 pounds, has been impressive in his senior year with the Longhorns. He led the team with 85 tackles and 12 sacks, which gives him the third-highest total in […]

Twitter reaction from Oregon’s Alamo Bowl berth

By on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 10:31 pm.

Twitter reactions from Oregon athletes, fans and reporters following the football team’s invitation to participate in the Valero Alamo Bowl: Oregon continues its record: Oregon rises to #10 in the final #BCS rankings, so its record streak increases to 5 seasons – table @ updated later — BCS Central (@BCS_Central) December 9, 2013 The […]

Emerald roundtable: Predictions for Oregon vs. Arizona

By on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 11:11 am.

Every week during football season, our sports staff will discuss different topics surrounding an upcoming game. Today, sports reporters Chris Mosch, Madison Guernsey and Chris Keizur discuss today’s matchup between Oregon and Arizona. 1) What does Oregon have to do to come out of the desert with a win? Chris Mosch – Oregon’s success on […]

Oregon Ducks vs. Washington State Cougars play-by-play

By on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 11:09 pm.

Play-by-play from today’s game at Autzen Stadium, where the No. 2-ranked Ducks face off against the Washington State Cougars. First Quarter On Oregon’s first offensive possession Marcus Mariota sprinted past the Cougar defense for a 57-yard touchdown run. Two point conversion attempt was no good. 6-0 Ducks.  Byron Marshall pounds the ball two yards for […]

Behind enemy lines: An Oregon fan experience as a University of Washington student

By on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 12:30 pm.

Taylor VanderKley is a big Oregon football fan. In fact, one would have trouble finding a more devout supporter. But there is one catch, he attends the University of Washington. “I used to hate the Huskies,” VanderKley said. “It’s been kind of a hard adjustment but I’ve realized there are a lot of good people […]

GameDay: This is how Oregon and Washington stack up

By on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 2:34 pm.

Oregon travels to bitter rival Washington in a game that will feature two of the Pac-12′s highest-ranked teams. But how do they stack up? Offense Oregon: The Ducks rank second nationally in points per game (59.2) and total offensive yards per game (630.4). Oregon is led by Heisman front-runner Marcus Mariota. The quarterback has thrown […]

GameDay: Oregon coach Cha’pelle Brown reunites with his alma mater

By on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 11:12 am.

When aumni return to their alma mater for a football weekend, activities usually include reminiscing around campus and hitting up the bar where they spent most nights (or mornings.) Come game day, the itinerary calls for tailgating and catching up with old friends before kickoff. While most Colorado alumni will be in the stands cheering […]