Topic: LeGarrette Blount

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’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 draft analyst Dane Brugler also […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Former Duck LeGarrette Blount makes SI cover, coach Neal to stay at Oregon

By on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 11:56 am.

- After a stellar performance in last weekend’s NFL playoff, former Oregon running back LeGarrette Blount is now on the cover of the latest version of Sports Illustrated. The New England Patriot running back ran for 166 yards and four touchdowns on 24 carries, marking perhaps his best game as a pro. The Patriots beat the Colts […]

Royce Freeman commits to Oregon football

By on Friday, Jul. 12 at 11:07 pm.

The Oregon football team had a recruiting victory Friday as five-star running back Royce Freeman out of Imperial, Calif., committed to the program. Freeman is garnering national attention after an impressive showing at Nike’s The Opening, a showcase for the nation’s top football recruits. He was ranked as high as second best running back in […]

Elbow to Brock Motum’s head gets Tony Woods ejected from men’s basketball game against Washington State

By on Sunday, Feb. 17 at 2:19 pm.

It wasn’t quite a LeGarrette Blount moment, but it was close: Oregon center Tony Woods was ejected from the Duck’s overtime win at Washington State for elbowing Brock Motum in the back of the head, temporarily sending Motum to the locker room. A look at the video monitor made it clear the elbow was a […]

Eugene Police talk to former Ducks linebacker about giving free hugs by Duck Store

By on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 2:39 pm.

Terrance Pritchett, former linebacker for the Oregon Ducks, has been standing outside the Duck Store and other various businesses along 13th Avenue for the past three days offering hugs to passersby. Pritchett explained he was giving free hugs because “You have to look at life like you’re looking in a mirror.” Calls about Pritchett were made to […]

Chip Kelly’s legacy: No one was wiser than the man in the visor

By on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 12:46 am.

There’s no joy in Mudville. The news of Chip Kelly’s departure for the NFL reached campus Wednesday, as students slogged to class through frozen mud and frost. Despite the cold, hands stayed glued to iPhones, calling friends to share the news and staying warm with the blaze of tweets chronicling the end of Kelly’s saga. […]