Topic: Marcus Mariota

Pregame notes: No. 3 Oregon hosts Colorado in home finale at Autzen Stadium

By on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 12:04 pm.

Following a bye week and its Pac-12 North clinching win over No. 20 Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah No. 3 Oregon (9-1, 6-1) welcomes Colorado (2-8, 0-7) for its final game of the 2014 season at Autzen Stadium. Oregon leads the all-time series against the Buffaloes 10-8 and has won four straight. Here are some pregame notes for […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Mariota gets in trouble with the law

By on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 9:25 pm.

– Oregon football’s Marcus Mariota, the front runner for the Heisman trophy award, was cited for a speeding ticket at 12:46 a.m. on Nov. 12 in Veneta, Oregon. Mariota was clocked going 80 mph in a 55 mph zone on Highway 126-westbound and was clocked by state trooper Ryan Hockema. According to the Register Guard, Mariota was […]

Gameday: Thomas Tyner’s a ‘Magnet’ for attention – but works behind the scenes

By on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 12:39 pm.

In his sophomore season, Oregon running back Thomas Tyner has made a habit of declining interviews. Over the course of the year, he’s made it known to the media that he’s not interested in talking. For this story, Tyner was unavailable for comment. Tyner, a former five-star recruit out of Aloha High School in the […]

Kim: Oregon leaves Salt Lake City as Pac-12 North division champions, loses a lot in the process

By on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 3:36 pm.

SALT LAKE CITY – Prior to the kickoff at Rice-Eccles Stadium, Mark Helfrich, who was in his formal attire, was quietly speaking with Athletic Director Rob Mullens near the 30-yard line. While the content of their discussion remained undisclosed, the two exchanged some laughs in an empty stadium before eventually parting ways. What would transpire in […]

Rapid Raction: Ball bounces No. 5 Oregon’s way as they take 24-10 first half lead over No. 20 Utah

By on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 1:28 am.

Utah wide receiver Kaelin Clay was sprinting towards the left pylon and the Utes fan base at Rice-Eccles stadium was going berserk. About 20 seconds later, the same screaming fans were shocked and stunned as they watched Oregon linebacker Joe Walker cross the end zone for a touchdown. Clay, on his way to an easy […]

Pregame notes: No. 5 Oregon football looking to seal Pac-12 North in Salt Lake City

By on Saturday, Nov. 8 at 6:52 pm.

Coming off their all-important win against Stanford last weekend, the No. 5 Oregon football team (8-1, 5-1) will need to survive yet another test at No. 20 Utah (6-2, 3-2), who is coming off a 19-16 loss to Arizona State. With just three games remaining against bottom tier conference teams, the Ducks are in the […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon basketball smokes NCU 101-69, Joseph Young blazes the way

By on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 12:16 pm.

-Well at least we know they can score. In its first exhibition game of the season, the Oregon men’s basketball team was able to defeat crosstown neighbors Northwest Christian 101-69. -A full photo gallery from the basketball game, showing off many of the new Duck players. -The Ducks featured plenty of new faces against NCU, […]

Take a knee: Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota previews an aggressive Utah defense

By on Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 1:34 pm.

After practice on Tuesday, Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota was quick to acknowledge the Utah Utes’ pass rushing prowess. The Utes’ stout defense is led by the duo of Nate Orchard and Hunter Dimick, who have 12 and nine sacks this season, respectively. Mariota met with members of the media after practice to preview Utah’s aggressive […]

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 […]

Oregon flips the script, confronts “Stanford problem” with ease

By on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 10:35 pm.

On Thursday morning, long-time Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti was seen hanging around the Hatfield Dowlin-Complex in a jacket and jeans, talking to Mark Helfrich and Marcus Mariota after practice. And while Helfrich and Mariota both described his visit as “typical” – alluding to nothing more than a casual conversation – it perfectly framed an image […]