Topic: Johnny Manziel

The good, the bad, the ugly: Oregon will play Cal at 49ers’ new stadium next season

By on Wednesday, Nov. 27 at 11:04 am.

GOOD: – The University of California at Berkeley and the Santa Clara Stadium Authority have partnered up to announce that next year’s game between California and Oregon will take place in the San Francisco 49ers’ soon-to-be-opened Levi’s Stadium. The game will take place on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 and will be the first college football game to […]

GameDay: Pros and cons surround the possibility of Marcus Mariota leaving early for the NFL Draft

By on Thursday, Oct. 31 at 1:14 pm.

It’s the question everybody’s asking: Will Marcus Mariota leave Oregon for the NFL draft after this season? As expected, nobody’s getting any answers. The redshirt sophomore has catapulted himself beyond elite QB status and into the conversation of best collegiate signal caller. He’s progressed in every aspect of the game and never seems to be […]

For all the money college sports teams bring in, should student athletes be paid?

By on Monday, Oct. 28 at 10:26 am.

Elated over his upcoming 22nd birthday, Josh Huff did what many college students would do. Last weekend, he went online and told his friends about his weekend party and — heads-up — he would be charging a cover to recoup some of the expense. But Huff isn’t like most college students. As a wide receiver for […]

Week eight college football polls: Five top-10 teams lose on same weekend for first time since 2007

By on Sunday, Oct. 20 at 11:04 am.

A lot of movement in the polls resulted early Sunday morning after a list full of upsets occurred throughout the weekend. This was the first time since 2007 that five of the nation’s top-10 teams lost on the same weekend. While Oregon and Alabama remain at the top of the rankings, the rest of the polls […]

Emerald Roundtable: Games and players to get excited about this Saturday

By on Friday, Sep. 20 at 4:28 pm.

Every week during football season, our sports staff will discuss different aspects of the upcoming week in college football. Today, digital sports editor Victor Flores and sports reporters Chris Keizur, Ryan Kostecka, Madison Guernsey and Hayden Kim discuss what to look forward to on Saturday. 1) Do you see any top-25 teams getting upset this weekend? Victor Flores […]

Zone Read: Plum selected as senior CLASS candidate, Johnny Manziel suspended for first half against Rice.

By on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 4:07 pm.

Standout Oregon senior setter Lauren Plum is being recognized for her talents on and off the court. Plum is one of thirty other senior women’s volleyball candidates for the senior CLASS award. In order to be considered for the award, each player must excel in the community, the classroom, in character and in competition on the […]

De’Anthony Thomas and Marcus Mariota make ESPN’s Heisman Watch list

By on Thursday, Aug. 15 at 1:13 pm. just released their first “Heisman Watch” of the 2013-2014 year and both Marcus Mariota and De’Anthony Thomas are listed on the ballot. Mariota currently sits in fifth place while Thomas is 11th. Part of Mariota’s 23 points, chosen by ESPN experts, are two first-place votes and a single second place vote. Thomas has only […]

Zone Read: Mariota named to Manning watch list, Parcells heads loaded Hall of Fame class

By on Friday, Aug. 2 at 2:04 pm.

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota was named to the Manning Award watch list along with fellow Pac-12 QBs Sean Mannion, Taylor Kelly and Brett Hundley. Mariota and last year’s Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel highlight the list of 30 finalists. The award was created by the Allstate Sugar Bowl in honor of the college football accomplishments […]

Zone Read AM: Oregon track and field kick off preliminary action, Urlacher announces retirement

By on Wednesday, May. 22 at 4:19 pm.

Oregon track and field will compete in the NCAA West Preliminary rounds starting tomorrow in Austin, Texas. Oregon has 29 men’s entries and 23 women’s entries in the first round of prelims. The top 12 finishers in each event will earn of spot to compete at the NCAA Championships, which will be held in Eugene […]

Zone Read PM: Johnny Manziel fights for student athletes, Dominic Artis set to return against Oregon State

By on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 5:18 pm.

Heisman winner and freshman sensation Johnny Manziel has been nothing short of spectacular in his first year at Texas A&M. After trademarking the name “Johnny Football,” Manziel has gone from being a “what-if” Oregon recruit to the biggest name in college football. But with the name and fame has come the heated debate about whether […]

Zone Read PM: World Cup 2014 will use goal line technology, Johnny Football’s rigorous academic schedule

By on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 1:11 pm.

He’s the quarterback of a high-profile team and the Heisman Trophy winner. He has torched the SEC record books and has quickly become a legendary figure. But there’s one thing Johnny Manziel hasn’t done — sit in a lecture hall, at least this term. Manziel being on campus has become such a distraction that the […]

ESPN’s Rece Davis talks Capital One Cup, Chip Kelly’s decision to stay and Oregon’s BCS chances next year

By on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 7:50 pm.

The Capital One Cup, recognizing the best overall athletic universities in the country, released its fall standings Wednesday, and it’s good news for Duck fans. Recent runs of success enjoyed by Oregon’s football, volleyball and cross country teams have placed the Ducks No. 5 in both men’s and women’s sports, the only school in the […]

Zone Read AM: The Ducks ongoing injury woes, is Marcus Mariota better than ‘Johnny Football’

By on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 4:31 pm.

First it was De’Anthony Thomas.  Now, it’s Bryan Bennett.  A source tells OregonLive that the Ducks backup quarterback has also been taking reps on defense.  As for how soon or how often Bennett will be seeing time on defense, it’s unlikely Chip Kelly is going to say anything about it.  When the Ducks coach was […]