Topic: LaMichael James

Oregon football practice recap: Ducks’ ‘prize’ following dominant performance is matchup with Utah

By on Monday, Nov. 3 at 5:45 pm.

Onto the next week. Oregon may’ve solved its Stanford problem Saturday, however the road through the rest of the regular season hardly gets any smoother. With a road contest against a 20th-ranked Utah team that has only lost two games by a combined six points, it is clear that Marcus Mariota and the rest of […]


GameDay: Integral to Oregon’s success, special teams unit provides impact in more ways than one

By on Thursday, Aug. 28 at 8:37 am.

Darren Carrington doesn’t really care what his role is on this year’s Oregon football team. The redshirt freshman, who worked primarily with the scout team last year, isn’t trying to prove anything to the coaches either. It’s a lot simpler than that.  “Honestly, I’m not even just saying this, I’m just trying to be the best […]


GameDay: 2014 Oregon spring game presents another opportunity for newcomers to shine

By on Wednesday, Apr. 30 at 9:21 pm.

As college football has grown, so has the attention and value of the spring game. All across the country, teams are broadcasting what is now an annual event. It has turned into a must-see spectacle for avid football fans. Oregon’s spring game is this Saturday at 11 a.m. The spring game stands as the premier […]


Best Ducks sports tweets from Thursday, Feb. 6

By on Thursday, Feb. 6 at 5:03 pm.

Every week, the Emerald sports staff will collect and post their favorite tweets from Oregon athletes, coaches, media, etc. Below are sports reporter Christopher Keizur’s favorites from Thursday, Feb. 6. Former Oregon running back LaMichael James: I Forreal wish I could talk to my A/C , lights, water to turn it off and on from […]


Through hair-cutting, Rodney Witherspoon has ingrained himself in Oregon athletics

By on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 8:23 am.

His walls are littered with Oregon posters. He wears an Oregon ‘O’ on his chest. But until this year, Rodney Witherspoon wasn’t associated with the University of Oregon. Well, not officially at least. This past football season, the Oregon football team opened its doors to the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex, a football facility unparalleled by any university […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Defensive end Taylor Hart to miss Senior Bowl reportedly with foot injury

By on Monday, Jan. 20 at 2:22 pm.

- Oregon defensive end Taylor Hart will reportedly miss the Reese’s Senior Bowl with a foot injury, according to DraftInsider.net’s Tony Pauline. Hart and wide receiver Josh Huff accepted bids to the game last month, with the game scheduled to be played Jan. 25 in Mobile, Ala. CBS Sports and NFLDraftScout.com draft analyst Dane Brugler also […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Marcus Mariota wins quarterback award, former Duck sets 5,000-meter record

By on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 1:01 pm.

- Oregon’s Marcus Mariota received the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) quarterback trophy on Thursday. Mariota is the fourth Duck in five seasons to win a CFPA trophy. LaMichael James (freshman award) won in 2009, Cliff Harris (punt returner) won in 2010 and De’Anthony Thomas (kickoff returner) won in 2011. – Emerald sports reporter Jonathan Hawthorne previews […]


Best Ducks sports tweets from the weekend

By on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 6:48 pm.

Every week, the Emerald sports staff will collect and post their favorite tweets from Oregon athletes, coaches, media, etc. Below are the favorites from sports reporter Anne Yilmaz from Dec. 13-15. Oregon distance runner Jeramy Elkaim  comments on the weather: After a very quick winter it is officially spring in Eugene #soakinupinthesun — Jeramy Elkaim […]


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 […]


Oregon’s Marcus Mariota and Taylor Hart named team MVPs

By on Sunday, Dec. 1 at 4:54 pm.

Hours after an electrifying win over Oregon State in the Civil War, the Ducks named quarterback Marcus Mariota and defensive tackle Taylor Hart the team’s Most Outstanding Players (Skeie’s Award) for the season. This is the second-straight Skeie’s Award for Mariota, who also received the honor for Most Inspirational Player (Wilford Gonyea Award). The awards […]


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 Wednesday, Nov. 6

By on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 7:28 pm.

Every week, the Emerald sports staff will collect and post their favorite tweets from Oregon athletes, coaches, media, etc. Below are the favorites from sports reporter Christopher Keizur for Wednesday, Nov. 6. Oregon point guard Johnathan Loyd tweeting from overseas: Out here in South korea.. gonna be a cool experience bein at Camp Humphreys — […]


Best Ducks sports tweets for Halloween

By on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 12:40 am.

Every week, the Emerald sports staff will collect and post its favorite tweets from Oregon athletes, coaches, media, etc. Below are the staff favorites from Thursday, Oct. 31. Oregon receiver Josh Huff listening to music early in  morning: Cold Blood – Gotti — Huff 2Live (@Huff_Era_1) October 31, 2013 Women’s soccer head coach Kat Mertz […]


Best Ducks sports tweets for Monday, Oct. 28

By on Monday, Oct. 28 at 7:48 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 Monday, Oct. 28. Ducks running back De’Anthony Thomas: GOODMORNING I BEEN UP SINCE LIKE 6AM CLEANING THE HOUSE#BYEWEEK — DE'ANTHONY THOMAS (@EATBLACKMOMBA6) October 28, 2013 Ducks defensive back Eric Amoako, also […]


GameDay: UCLA-Oregon could be a preview of Pac-12 championship game

By on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 4:38 pm.

December 2, 2011. Auzten Stadium. The Pac-12 football world looked to Eugene, Ore., as the inaugural Pac-12 championship game between the Oregon Ducks and UCLA Bruins got underway. The Pac-12 conference had never hosted such a game to determine the conference’s representative in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. The Ducks went on a tear, winning […]


GameDay: Oregon’s top offensive plays from the Chip Kelly era

By on Thursday, Aug. 22 at 2:39 pm.

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, […]