Topic: Football

Emerald Quick Hits: Former Oregon quarterback Dennis Dixon signed by Cardinals

By on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 6:17 pm.

- The Arizona Cardinals signed former Oregon football quarterback Dennis Dixon. The Cardinals are the fifth team for Dixon to play for, who’s also played for the Buffalo Bills, Philadelphia Eagles, Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers. During his time at Oregon, he was an All-American honorable mention. – After Oregon football’s Thursday night loss to […]


Oregon can’t overcome mistakes in 31-24 loss to Arizona

By on Friday, Oct. 3 at 1:33 am.

The stage was set for Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota to notch another Heisman moment under his belt. With Oregon starting on its own nine-yard line, down by a touchdown, Autzen Stadium still had plenty of believers filling the stands. However, when the clock struck 2:11, any hope of Oregon clinging to an undefeated season was […]


Pac-12 roundup: Overtime win for California, UCLA shines on National stage

By on Sunday, Sep. 28 at 4:03 pm.

Week five for the Pac-12 marked the first time this season that the full slate of games were played within the conference. Several of the games served as a chance for questions to be answered, as lopsided victories helped clear up the state of the league. Here is your Pac-12 roundup for week five play: […]


What not to miss in the Pac-12 during Oregon’s bye week

By on Thursday, Sep. 25 at 2:23 pm.

After this week’s Pac-12 conference games, every team in the conference will have officially entered Pac-12 play. With No. 2 Oregon and Arizona receiving byes for the week (both teams meet next week on Thursday night in Eugene), the remaining 10 teams will play one another and take a step closer to the Pac-12 championship game […]


Oregon rises to challenge at Washington State

By on Friday, Sep. 26 at 11:11 am.

Assistant coach Steve Greatwood’s experience had brought him to one conclusion. “They’re going to say hey, the two starting tackles are out, but there’s nothing we can do about that,” the University of Oregon coach said during the week. “More coordinators are going to try to scheme their blitzes on formations than they are on personnel from […]


Gameday: A matchup down south, UCLA vs Arizona State with major conference implications

By on Thursday, Sep. 25 at 10:41 am.

Come Friday morning, one Pac-12 South team will present itself as a clear frontrunner to play in the conference championship game while the other will be on the outside looking in. Whether Arizona State (3-0) or UCLA (3-0) comes out on top, both teams will enter the game battling injuries to some star players and […]


GameDay Roundtable: Opinions and predictions leading up to Michigan State-Oregon

By on Wednesday, Sep. 3 at 11:23 pm.

With plenty more to discuss about the Michigan State-Oregon game this Saturday, staff reporter Ryan Kostecka, Associate Sports Editor Hayden Kim and Sports Editor Justin Wise answered a roundtable of questions, giving their thoughts and predictions leading up to the highest ranked non-conference matchup of the year.  Who or what will be the difference in whether Michigan […]


Report: Oregon Five-Star commit Taj Griffin out for season

By on Monday, Aug. 25 at 4:19 pm.

Taj Griffin, the number one all-purpose running back and five-star Oregon commit, is out for the remainder of his senior season after being diagnosed with a torn ACL Monday, according to Michael Carvell of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The McEachern High School star hurt himself while trying to make a tackle on special teams Saturday during […]


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 […]


Mark Helfrich notches 11 victories in first year at the helm

By on Sunday, Jun. 8 at 7:59 pm.

After falling short of season expectations, first-year head coach Mark Helfrich guided Oregon to its sixth consecutive 10-win season, which culminated in a 30-7 victory over Texas in the Alamo Bowl. Averaging 45.5 points per game, Oregon began its 2013 campaign by breezing through its first eight games. However, an injury to Marcus Mariota’s knee […]


Emerald sports quotes of the week: Oregon softball rolls in game one of Super Regionals

By on Sunday, May. 25 at 10:32 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 May 19-May 25: Softball “We’ve had that bitter taste in our mouths since last year, […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Discussion continues over sexual assault case, search for new Oregon State head coach continues

By on Wednesday, May. 14 at 5:44 pm.

- More news has broken about the alleged sexual assault case involving three Oregon basketball players. A former Eugene City Councilor has filed a Title IX complaint. Kevin Hornbuckle believes, in a letter he sent to the U.S. Department of Education, that the actions committed by the athletes were consensual and that the university was […]


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. […]


Emerald Quick Hits: OSU men’s basketball head coach Craig Robinson fired

By on Monday, May. 5 at 3:03 pm.

- Oregon State’s men’s basketball head coach Craig Robinson was fired this morning. Under Robinson the Beavers went 94-105 in six seasons with no NCAA tournament appearances, no NITs and four College Basketball Invitationals. He will be paid $4-million for his departure due to three years being left on his contract. – No. 1 Oregon softball […]


Photos: Oregon Football — Team Mariasu beats Team Twifo in spring game matchup 27-7

By on Tuesday, May. 6 at 1:38 pm.

The Oregon football team played a spring scrimmage on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Autzen Stadium. After one half of regular playing time and another of a constant running clock, Team Mariasu, sporting green, beat team Twifo 27-7. Between the two teams, fans got a chance to see some new faces play like wide receiver […]


Oregon football unveils spring game uniforms

By on Thursday, May. 1 at 2:38 pm.

The Oregon football team has unveiled the uniforms they will be wearing during the annual spring football game on May 3, the Nike Mach Speed “Salute the Day” uniforms. The uniforms honor the men and women who serve our country. Salute the Day. @WinTheDay Spring Game unis for Sat from @usnikefootball #GoDucks #WTD pic.twitter.com/0MKUo7kXTX — […]


Five-star running back Taj Griffin verbally commits to Oregon

By on Thursday, Apr. 24 at 6:16 pm.

Running back Taj Griffin, one of the nation’s top 100 recruits for the 2015 season, has verbally committed to play for the University of Oregon. Griffin shared the news via Twitter late Thursday evening. I've decided to take my talents to the west coast and officially commit to University of Oregon #GoDucks !! — Taj […]