Topic: Football

Q&A: Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich addresses his team’s offseason plans

By on Monday, Jan. 19 at 5:40 pm.

Much of the news following the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship has revolved around the departures from the Oregon’s program. With Marcus Mariota and Arik Armstead declaring for the NFL Draft, and three players announcing their decisions to transfer, the Ducks will have plenty of starting positions to address next season. One week after […]


Oregon’s Stephen Amoako close to completing transfer to Illinois State

By on Monday, Jan. 19 at 12:51 pm.

Per Matt Prehm of DuckTerritory, Oregon defensive back Stephen Amoako has decided to transfer and enroll at Illinois State. Currently, Amoako is listed as enrolled on Illinois State’s online registrar, while he is no longer listed on the University of Oregon registrar. Last spring, Oshay Dunmore, completed the transfer from Oregon to Illinois State. According to reports, […]


Marcus Mariota enters NFL draft: Where does that leave Oregon?

By on Wednesday, Jan. 14 at 12:30 pm.

To little surprise, three-year starter and Heisman winning quarterback, Marcus Mariota declared his entry into the 2015 NFL Draft Wednesday. Mariota has been projected to go has high as No. 1. Where does this leave the Ducks? Well, it leaves them with three options –Jeff Lockie (redshirt sophomore), Morgan Mahalak (freshman) and Travis Waller (incoming freshman) – at […]


Kaelin Clay’s fudged almost-touchdown leads to a 100-yard return for the Ducks

By on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 10:17 am.

Utah’s Kaelin Clay fudged a touchdown against the Oregon Ducks in the first quarter of the Utah-Oregon football game this weekend. Clay ran 79 yards, hoping to score a touchdown, but ultimately dropped the ball at the one yard line before entering the end zone. The result? Linebacker Joe Walker snagged the ball, and the […]


One example of how the Eugene International Film Festival brings fantastic to the big screen

By on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 7:17 pm.

Eugene’s best kept secret is finally here. This weekend from Nov. 7-9, located at both the Regal Valley River Center Cinema and the Bijou Metro Theater, you can find a variety of films ranging from 3 to 98 minutes. These individual films come in multiple genres and from all over the world. I was fortunate enough […]


Gameday: What to watch and where to watch it

By on Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 1:41 pm.

Week 11 of the college football season has all the makings of being the weekend that everyone remembers shook up the College Football Playoff picture. Six games feature ranked opponents in the top-25 with the Pac-12, SEC, Big-10 and Big-12 each featuring one of those games with conference championship implications. Here are the top games […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon basketball smokes NCU 101-69, Joseph Young blazes the way

By on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 12:16 pm.

-Well at least we know they can score. In its first exhibition game of the season, the Oregon men’s basketball team was able to defeat crosstown neighbors Northwest Christian 101-69. -A full photo gallery from the basketball game, showing off many of the new Duck players. -The Ducks featured plenty of new faces against NCU, […]


LGBTQ inclusion in sports at UO subject of Jaqua event

By on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 10:23 pm.

Imagine living life attempting to hide part of your identity. For some, this is a reality. “The unfortunate truth is that coaches, athletes and administrators remain closeted as retaliation, bullying and career sabotage serve as constant threats to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people,” said Nevin Caple, a nationally renowned consultant on LGBTQ inclusion in […]


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: […]