Topic: Football

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 […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Kailee Cuico wins Pac-12 softball player of the week

By on Monday, Apr. 7 at 3:15 pm.

- Oregon softball’s Kailee Cuico was named the Pac-12 player of the week on Monday, after a record-setting weekend against No. 1 UCLA. Cuico broke the Oregon RBI record after a three-run home run during Saturday’s 12-4 win over the Bruins (she also hit a grand slam later in the game). The record isn’t the first […]


Emerald sports quotes of the week: Kailee Cuico breaks Oregon softball career RBI record with three-run home run

By on Sunday, Apr. 6 at 7:02 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 March 31- April 6. Softball “I just had to wipe the slate. I just really […]


Panhellenic Council change 2014 Fall Formal Recruitment dates

By on Thursday, Apr. 3 at 9:11 pm.

Each year UO Fall Formal Recruitment takes place the first week of school, making it an especially hectic time for new freshmen women pledging a sorority and finding their footing in school. But fall 2014, these recruitment dates are changing. Instead, recruitment will begin on Wednesday, Oct. 8 and continue until Bid Day on Tuesday, Oct. 14. […]


Oregon football: Learning and maturing are two of biggest spring keys for a successful season

By on Tuesday, Apr. 1 at 6:43 pm.

Spring football can best be described as a tune-up for the Oregon football team. It’s a 15-practice period where players and coaches gear up for the slowly approaching start of the upcoming season. Regardless of stature and experience, this time frame is also used as a chance to learn and improve for everyone associated with […]


Best of Campus: Best Duck Fan — Cody Karlin cooks up the best school spirit

By on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 10:08 am.

Nobody questions Duck fans’ spirit. The University of Oregon has the coolest mascot, state-of-the-art athletics facilities and an entire student section that believes that on any given Saturday during Oregon’s fall, it will never rain. Senior Cody Karlin is more than just a fair-weather football fan. He attends games and meets of almost every sport […]


Former Oregon football player Colt Lyerla Wins $10,000 at NFL combine

By on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 11:30 am.

Former University of Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla won a $10,000 prize from Adidas for his performance at the NFL Combine Monday afternoon. Along with Oregon State wide receiver Brandin Cooks, Lyerla raked in the extra money as a reward for notching the best time in the 40-yard dash while wearing the Adidas adizero 5-star […]