Topic: Kenjon Barner

Countdown to the Alamo Bowl: How Oregon’s and Texas’ running backs stack up

By on Sunday, Dec. 22 at 8:12 pm.

In the days leading up to the 2013 Alamo Bowl, the Emerald will take a unit-by-unit look at Oregon and Texas, determining which team has the edge going into the showdown on Dec. 30 in San Antonio. Today, we’ll look at each team’s running backs, with thoughts on Texas from Wescott Eberts of Burnt Orange Nation. Oregon The […]


Oregon’s Josh Huff, Taylor Hart accept bids to play in 2014 Senior Bowl

By on Monday, Dec. 16 at 2:19 pm.

Oregon wide receiver Josh Huff and defensive tackle Taylor Hart both have accepted their invitations to the 2014  Reese’s Senior Bowl. Both Huff and Hart were named in part of a large announcement on Monday from the bowl’s Twitter account. For Huff, Hart and the other participants, the Senior Bowl will give players an extra […]


Ifo Ekpre-Olomu named Walter Camp second team All-American

By on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 7:44 pm.

The Walter Camp Football Foundation announced their All-American teams Thursday and Oregon junior defensive back Ifo Ekpre-Olomu was one of 25 players named to the second team. Ekpre-Olomu, who was second on the Ducks in both tackles (78) and interceptions (3), was named first-team All-Pac-12 earlier this month. He was also named a second team […]


Best Ducks sports tweets from Wednesday, Nov. 27

By on Wednesday, Nov. 27 at 8:03 pm.

Every week, the Emerald sports staff will collect and post its favorite tweets from Oregon athletes, coaches, media, etc. Below are digital sports editor Victor Flores’ favorites from Tuesday, Nov. 26. Oregon tight end Pharaoh Brown is a fan of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”: That hungry games get my vote for movie of the […]


GameDay: Preparation has parlayed into success for Byron Marshall

By on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 12:05 pm.

Behind the shadow cast by other running backs’ successes throughout his football career, Byron Marshall has prepared for the opportunity to break free and show off the skills that he has fine tuned behind the scenes. It’s been this way since he was growing up, even from the confines of his home. Cameron Marshall — Byron’s […]


GameDay: Duck football doesn’t often let a loss carry over to the next game

By on Friday, Nov. 15 at 1:32 pm.

After compiling a 54-8 record over the past five years, Oregon has only lost back-to-back games once and that was when it lost the 2010-2011 national championship game to Auburn and the following season opener against LSU. Other than that, the Ducks have always responded each loss with a victory and will try to continue […]


Best Ducks sports tweets from Tuesday, Oct. 29

By on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 11:13 pm.

Every week, the Emerald sports staff will collect and post their favorite tweets from Oregon athletes, coaches, media, etc. Below are their favorites from Tuesday, Oct. 29. Ducks linebacker Torrodney Prevot: Someone be my lifeline right now on BA 101 — Torrodney Prevot (@TorrodneyPrevot) October 30, 2013 Oregonian reporter Jason Quick reports on the pink helmet […]


Game Day: Where are they now? A look at where former Duck standouts are today

By on Thursday, Sep. 19 at 3:07 pm.

Ever wonder where your favorite Oregon football players ended up after finishing their careers at the university? Here are six guys who were standouts during their time in Eugene: Dion Jordan Oregon’s standout defensive player was the third overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft by the Miami Dolphins and already registered his first career […]


Zone Read: De’Anthony Thomas Pac-12 Player of the Week, Chip Kelly wins NFL debut

By on Tuesday, Sep. 10 at 12:37 pm.

De’Anthony Thomas was recognized by conference officials after being named the Pac-12 Player of the Week for offense. Thomas had an impressive showing on the road for Oregon as the Ducks faced Virginia. He had 124 yards on only 11 carries, adding three touchdowns in the 59-10 win. Thomas is tied for the national scoring […]


GameDay: How does Oregon’s receiving corps add up to the rest of the Pac-12?

By on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 8:04 pm.

Last year on offense, 12 Ducks combined to score 35 touchdowns by way of reception. This year, Oregon returns nine players who caught scoring passes that accounted for 88 percent of Oregon’s receiving touchdowns. Oregon’s receiving corps is led by junior De’Anthony Thomas and senior Josh Huff. Thomas led the team with 45 receptions and […]


GameDay: Projected starters for the coming Oregon football season

By on Thursday, Aug. 15 at 10:54 am.

In the ever-changing world of college football, Oregon has adopted the mantra “next man up.” That means the Ducks prepare each athlete as if they are playing that week, so if given the opportunity, the athlete in question is ready to go. With that being said, Oregon rarely sees a decrease in talent from year to year […]


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

By on Thursday, Aug. 15 at 1:13 pm.

ESPN.com 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 […]


Take a Knee: Running backs coach Gary Campbell on Byron Marshall

By on Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 6:33 pm.

As questions surrounding the competition at the starting running back position for next season continue to float around, running backs coach Gary Campbell had a little time after practice this afternoon to give some of his insight into Byron Marshall’s individual development over this past year as well as his growth as a leader. Campbell […]


Zone Read: Kenjon Barner promotes NCAA Football 14, Jordan Hasay named Capital One Academic All-America of the year

By on Thursday, Jun. 27 at 3:53 pm.

If you haven’t already seen the video, former Oregon running back Kenjon Barner was recently featured in a video promoting not only Ducks football, but also the release of the video game NCAA Football 14. In the video, Barner reflects on the thrills of being a Duck and eventually asks fans to vote for the […]


Another triumphant Oregon football season lives up to the standard

By on Sunday, Jun. 9 at 8:11 pm.

Oregon football has continued to live up to its national brand during the 2012 campaign. Finishing this season with a 12-1 overall record and a 35-17 Fiesta Bowl victory over Kansas State, the Ducks continued to once again prove themselves as one of the top college football programs in the nation. Oregon fans can look […]


Zone Read AM: Barner in Carolina, Spurs sweep Lakers and NFL Draft review

By on Monday, Apr. 29 at 4:12 pm.

Kenjon Barner patiently waited behind his predecessors for the chance to be Oregon’s lead back, and the team that just drafted him, the Carolina Panthers, may have just put him in the same situation. As The Charlotte Observer notes, he will be stuck behind DeAngelo Williams, Oregon alum Jonathan Stewart and Mike Tolbert. *** Like […]