Topic: Ducks

GameDay: Oregon looking to carry on excitement in return game

By on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 4:18 pm.

In the past few years, the Oregon football team has enjoyed the luxury of having some versatile return men. From Kenjon Barner to De’Anthony Thomas, the Ducks have not only experienced consistently good field position, they have also been the benefactors of their occasional highlight reels. Now that both of them have moved on to the […]

Local artists to create Simpsons mural in Springfield

By on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 1:10 pm.

Next month, a Simpsons mural will be installed in downtown Springfield, giving the town a chance to finally claim the longest-running scripted television series as its own. The city of Springfield has spent years working with 20th Century Fox pitching idea after idea with little success, according to Niel Laudati, the city’s community relations manager. “We […]

Four-Star small forward Dillon Brooks commits to Oregon

By on Sunday, Aug. 17 at 7:54 pm.

Dana Altman can rest a little easier now that ESPN four-star guard/forward Dillon Brooks announced his commitment to the University of Oregon Sunday evening. The prospect out of the renown Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nevada, chose Oregon over Maryland, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and others. Brooks, who was originally projected to be a part of the 2015 […]

Gameday: Chance Allen and Bralon Addison exemplify brotherhood

By on Thursday, Aug. 14 at 11:15 am.

The beginning In the third grade, a lifelong friendship was born through an AAU basketball team. After unknowingly battling each other on the football field, Oregon football’s Chance Allen and Bralon Addison first met when they were recruited to play for the same summer league basketball team. From the gridiron to the hardwood, the two were […]

GAMEDAY Q&A: Tyler Johnstone

By on Wednesday, Aug. 13 at 6:53 pm.

Personality. Charisma. Leadership. Tyler Johnstone has it all, not to mention an unprecedented skill set. The redshirt junior,  who started 26 games in a row leading up to this season, had become a focal part of Oregon’s offensive line and molded into one of the more veteran savvy players the Ducks possessed on their roster. That and his […]

Oregon quickly moves on from Tyler Johnstone injury, Andre Yruretagoyena ready to step up

By on Monday, Aug. 11 at 4:50 pm.

The Oregon football team suffered a huge loss when they confirmed that starting left tackle Tyler Johnstone will miss the upcoming season after re-tearing his right ACL. This is the same injury that he suffered against Texas in the Alamo Bowl last season. “It’s pretty sad,” Doug Brenner said about Johnstone’s injury. “But it’s really an […]

Kim: For Oregon football, ‘Big Five’ conference autonomy is a blessing and a curse

By on Sunday, Aug. 10 at 3:23 pm.

Marcus Mariota wasn’t shy about expressing one potential benefit from the “Big Five” conference schools receiving autonomy. The star quarterback who is worth approximately $2,572,980 million, based on the University of Oregon’s athletic department income was open to the idea of having his parents visit more often – a luxury that could become more accessible with […]

GameDay: Depth at wide receiver gives Oregon options

By on Friday, Aug. 8 at 4:40 pm.

The depth at the wide receiver position for Oregon isn’t a problem. With roughly seven players who are expected to contribute, the Ducks are merely going to have to narrow down their rotation. “We’re all out here grinding,” Darren Carrington said. “Whoever plays is gonna play. We’re all friends so it don’t really even matter because […]

Q&A: Johnny Mundt is confident going into his second season

By on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 9:53 pm.

After capturing the nation’s attention in a blowout game against Tennessee, catching five passes for 121 yards and two touchdowns in his third game as a collegian, Oregon tight end Johnny Mundt has returned ready to improve in his second season. The one time John Mackey Tight End of the Week will be competing with Pharaoh […]

Raw video: Jonathan Loyd says he “shot a few air balls” last time he played basketball

By on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 5:01 pm.

After making the leap from hardwood to turf fields, wide receiver Jonathan Loyd has begun to ease into his new role on the team. With the beginning of Fall Camp underway, Loyd has expressed being more comfortable. Loyd did admit however, that his new training regimen/weight has made it difficult to shoot a basketball after taking […]

Media Day: Oregon views inexperience on offense as a blessing in disguise

By on Monday, Aug. 4 at 12:43 pm.

The biggest question heading into this year’s media day wasn’t whether or not Marcus Mariota was going to win the Heisman. It also wasn’t about Oregon earning a bid to the inaugural NCAA playoffs. These are all things that will be in order in due time. Since the loss of Bralon Addison, Oregon’s biggest question has […]

Q&A: Haley Jacob is ready for the Champions League and Rabita Baku

By on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 10:26 am.

A few years removed from playing in the national championship with the Oregon volleyball team, Haley Jacob, 23, has eased into her new career at the professional level. The libero recently signed a three-year deal with Super League power Rabita Baku, who is coming off a bronze medal finish. How did your signing with Rabita […]