Topic: EA Sports

Zone Read: Alex Rovello Memorial Fund and NCAA ends agreement with EA Sports

By on Thursday, Jul. 18 at 1:16 pm.

The hype surrounding Oregon football players this preseason continues to grow. Marcus Mariota, the Ducks’ phenomenal sophomore gunslinger, was named to the Davey O’Brien Award watch list on Thursday. The reigning first team Pac-12 quarterback threw for 2677 yards and 32 touchdowns last season, but after a full season under center for Oregon, Mariota is expected […]

Zone Read AM: Oregon men’s basketball’s ’96 percent’ chance for March Madness, while Kenjon Barner advances to his own Final Four

By on Friday, Feb. 22 at 11:17 am.

Despite their recent tough sledding, the Ducks were given a No. 6 spot in ESPN’s most recent Bracketology prediction for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. It’s the same spot Oregon held last week. Although much basketball has yet to be played, Joe Lunardi pitted Oregon against No. 11 Iowa State in the mock-up. The four […]

Oregon’s Kenjon Barner a finalist for NCAA Football cover athlete

By on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 5:26 pm.

EA Sports has announced the eight finalists for the cover of this year’s iteration of NCAA Football, and former Oregon running back Kenjon Barner is among them. Fans are asked to vote for their favorite athlete on the video game company’s official Facebook page. The players and schools with the most “likes” will advance to the […]

Zone Read AM: Oregon gets shot at NCAA Football’s cover; Sacramento Kings could move to Seattle

By on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 2:46 pm.

Sophomore sensation De’Anthony Thomas has video-game speed. And if the votes keep up, he might just become video-game royalty, too. Per an EA Sports press release: The EA SPORTS NCAA Football Cover Vote had advanced to the second round as the field of 126 was cut down to 32 schools today. After over 630,000 fan votes were […]