Topic: Marcus Mariota

Marcus Mariota named as one of Senior Bowl’s Players of the Week

By on Monday, Oct. 20 at 6:01 pm.

After leading Oregon to a convincing 45-20 victory over Washington on Saturday, Marcus Mariota was named as a Senior Bowl Player of the Week. The Heisman candidate threw for 332 yards on 24-for-33 passing and two touchdowns and lead the Ducks on a 28-3 run to close out the first half against the Huskies. For Mariota though, […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon’s fast-paced offense meets the stout Washington defense

By on Friday, Oct. 17 at 1:21 pm.

- Coming off their best conference showing of the season, the Ducks are determined to build on their lead in the Pac-12 North against the rival Huskies. Oregon ran the ball against UCLA like the field was on a slope, and the O-line protected Mariota as well as it has all season. Linebackers Shaq Thompson […]

Gameday Roundtable: Opinions and predictions leading up to Oregon-Washington matchup

By on Friday, Oct. 17 at 11:15 am.

**Editor’s Note: With both Oregon and Washington coming off convincing wins last week, the Huskies come to Autzen Stadium on Saturday with plenty riding on the line, not to mention trying to end the Ducks’ 10-game win streak in this classic rivalry. With that said, Sports Editor Justin Wise and Associate Sports Editor Joseph Hoyt answered a […]

Gameday: Jake Fisher proves his worth, has offensive line “clicking”

By on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 12:17 pm.

As the temperature rose to 80 degrees in Pasadena, California last Saturday, just prior to kickoff against UCLA, the Ducks’ offensive line was finally hearing good news. Senior left tackle Jake Fisher, one of the focal points of the the unit as the season was beginning, would be assuming his position on Marcus Mariota’s blindside. In […]

Gameday: Here’s how Oregon and Washington stack up

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 11:15 pm.

It’ll be tough to gauge which Washington team will show up on Saturday in Eugene when the two teams face off in this classic rivalry. After underperforming during its non-conference schedule and barely squeaking by teams like Hawaii and Eastern Washington (defeating those teams by a combined eight points), the Huskies found a bit of […]

Take A Knee: Marcus Mariota talks about the weather and Oregon’s new uniforms for the Washington game

By on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 4:29 pm.

As the weather shifts towards rainier days, the Ducks are preparing for their week eight showdown with rival Washington. With an expected overcast set for game day, Oregon has practiced outside in the rain in hopes of being prepared for the soggy conditions. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota spoke with the media after practice today, discussing […]

Rapid Reaction: Oregons responds in dominant fashion, defeats UCLA 42-30

By on Saturday, Oct. 11 at 4:10 pm.

Oregon entered their matchup against No. 18 UCLA with a lot of unanswered questions. Was the Oregon defense defense going to be able to contain Brett Hundley and Co.? How would Oregon’s offensive line fare against a talented Bruins front? Would the absence of Arik Armstead show an immediate impact? But as the clock winded […]

Gameday: Mariota vs. Hundley, the hyped matchup between future NFL signal callers

By on Friday, Oct. 10 at 2:42 pm.

Entering the 2014-2015 college football season, two names stood out above the rest when talking about the Heisman trophy. Out of one corner comes the name Marcus Mariota, Oregon’s do-everything quarterback who has used his laid-back Hawaiian upbringing to stay calm under the most dire of scenarios, and become one of college football’s premier players. […]

Gameday Roundtable: Insights and predictions leading up to Oregon vs. UCLA matchup

By on Friday, Oct. 10 at 6:28 pm.

**Editor’s Note: The matchup doesn’t carry as much national attention as it would’ve had between Oregon and UCLA if the teams had remained undefeated. However, when the two preseason favorites meet in the Pac-12 Championships, plenty will still be on the line. Leading up to the matchup, sports editor Justin Wise and associate sports editor Hayden Kim answered a […]