One of the biggest plays from Saturday’s Oregon-Washington State game was Thomas Tyner’s 66-yard touchdown run with 4:40 left in the second quarter to give the Ducks a 34-21 lead. While the run was brilliant, the biggest highlight on that play was the devastating block by wide receiver Keanon Lowe on safety Deone Bucannon that […]
Oregon has been known for its high-octane offense under former head coach Chip Kelly. With Kelly in Philadelphia, questions loom about Oregon’s offense and if it will still function at blur speed and how the transition will work from Kelly to his right-hand man Mark Helfrich. While all those questions will be answered throughout the season, […]
The spring game is just one practice, sure, but it’s the last one of the season and a chance to cap off a solid camp in a public setting. One season ago, Marcus Mariota won the starting job in the court of public opinion — though it’s important to note he didn’t win the job […]
A return to the air — As dominant as the Oregon football offense has been the past few years, fans have continually had one complaint: The Ducks lack off a deep threat in the air. Not since the Jeff Maehl Era has Oregon had a go-to wide receiver that defenses have had to account for […]
With last week’s hiring of Scott Frost as offensive coordinator, new head coach Mark Helfrich finds even more continuity on one of the most stable coaching staffs in the country. Previously wide receivers coach, Frost brings both a winning attitude and experience on both sides of the ball. He began his college career as a […]
The California Golden Bears must have the best defense in the entire country. At first glance, a layman might have made this deduction by seeing that California held the Oregon’s NASCAR offense to its lowest scoring efforts in the recent past — the most important being when the Bears kept it close in a loss […]
The hoopla is over. The islander quarterback is in fact a human being. His five interceptions the past four games prove his mortality. Yet, despite Kilimanjaro-sized expectations coming into his premier season, Marcus Mariota has weathered the storm of the first half of his first college football season — and he looked good doing it. […]
As the NFL wraps up another round of roster cuts, many former Ducks are getting news — both good and bad — about their future in the league.
Produced by: Will Rubin/ Sreang “C” Hok The 2009 Civil War between Oregon and Oregon State marked the 115th year of the gridiron rivalry, but the first contest that would earn the winner the Pac-12 championship along with a trip to the Rose Bowl. Televised to a national audience on a Thursday Night, anticipation had […]
Produced by: Will Rubin/ Sreang “C” Hok The 2009 Oregon football season was a roller coaster ride unlike anything seen in recent memory. Beginning in Boise with the loss of both the game and star running back LeGarrette Blount to an afternoon getting picked apart by emerging Stanford star Andrew Luck, Duck fans were reaching […]
Coming off a bye week, Oregon looks to improve to 2-0 in Pac-12 play when they host a tough California team on Thursday night.
More than a handful of former Oregon football players were happy to see the National Football League’s lockout end early last week, as several of them are now heading to training camp for a shot at making a team’s 53-man roster as free agents this month
Oregon’s group of young wide receivers must gain in-game experience before they can contribute meaningfully.