Topic: Marcus Mariota

Emerald Quick Hits: Byron Marshall and Thomas Tyner named to Doak Walker Award watch list, Brady Breeze commits to Oregon

By on Friday, Jul. 18 at 5:25 pm.

- Oregon running backs Byron Marshall and Thomas Tyner were named to the preseason watch list for the Doak Walker Award on Thursday. The Doak Walker award is given to the best running back in the nation. – Oregon landed its first recruit of its 2016 recruiting class on Friday afternoon. Brady Breeze, a six-foot, 185 pound […]


Emerald Quick Hits: More preseason acolades for Oregon football players

By on Wednesday, Jul. 16 at 5:23 pm.

- As the preseason rolls on, more Oregon football players are being added to major award watch lists. Wednesday morning, Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota was named to the Davey O’Brien award watch list, which is given to the past passer in college football. Mariota finished as a semi-finalist for the award in 2013. – Along […]


Reporters discuss 2014 Pac-12 football season

By on Wednesday, Jul. 16 at 4:23 pm.

With the college football season on the horizon, members of the The Emerald, Daily Bruin and Stanford Daily sport staffs chimed in to discuss the upcoming Pac-12 season. The following content was provided by reporters Hayden Kim (Emerald), Kevin Bowman (Daily Bruin) and David Cohn (Stanford Daily). All three teams are set to begin their […]


Four-star quarterback Travis Waller verbally commits to Oregon

By on Tuesday, Jul. 1 at 11:52 am.

Four-star dual-threat quarterback Travis Waller verbally committed to the University of Oregon Tuesday morning via his Twitter account. Ranked 141st on the ESPN 300, Waller is listed as the fourth-best quarterback in the nation going into his senior season. I am truly blessed to announce that I will be committing to the University of Oregon!! […]


Mark Helfrich notches 11 victories in first year at the helm

By on Sunday, Jun. 8 at 7:59 pm.

After falling short of season expectations, first-year head coach Mark Helfrich guided Oregon to its sixth consecutive 10-win season, which culminated in a 30-7 victory over Texas in the Alamo Bowl. Averaging 45.5 points per game, Oregon began its 2013 campaign by breezing through its first eight games. However, an injury to Marcus Mariota’s knee […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon acrobatics and tumbling head coach Mulkey leaves program for Baylor

By on Wednesday, Jun. 4 at 2:51 pm.

- Oregon acrobatics and tumbling head coach Felecia Mulkey decided to leave the program to become the next head coach at Baylor University. The news was announced Tuesday by Baylor athletic director Ian McCaw. The departure comes on the heels of the Ducks winning the 2014 National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association National Championship. During […]


Oregon quarterback Damion Hobbs will reportedly transfer

By on Saturday, May. 17 at 12:02 pm.

Redshirt freshman quarterback Damion Hobbs will not return to Oregon this fall and will transfer, according to reports. The Oregon athletic department has not yet confirmed Hobbs’ departure. Hobbs, Jeff Lockie, Taylor Alie and incoming freshman Morgan Mahalak made up a group of quarterbacks fighting for the backup job behind Marcus Mariota. The group included […]


Quarterback Jake Rodrigues leaving Oregon football

By on Monday, May. 12 at 12:23 pm.

Backup Oregon quarterback Jake Rodrigues is leaving the football team and is looking to transfer schools, the redshirt sophomore told CSNNW.com Monday. He made his decision after meeting with head coach Mark Helfrich. The athletic department has yet to confirm Rodrigues’ departure, although ESPN’s Kyle Bonagura and The Oregonian’s Andrew Greif confirmed the report. Confirmed […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Pac-12 discussing neutral site for championship football game

By on Wednesday, May. 7 at 11:05 am.

- The Pac-12 conference is considering moving its annual championship football game to a neutral site. Sports Illustrated reported that the conference is “discussing” moving the upcoming championship game on Dec. 5 to Levi’s Stadium, the 49ers’ new 68,500-seat stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. The stadium sits in the relative center of the Pac-12′s coastal schools […]


Eugene native Taylor Alie shows promise after struggling early in spring game

By on Saturday, May. 3 at 5:36 pm.

During pre-game warmups, Oregon quarterback Taylor Alie jogged off the field and headed towards the gate at section 35 of Autzen Stadium. There waiting for him was his father, Jeff. The two hugged and parted ways, a tradition between the father and son that stems back to his days at Sheldon High School. “It’s just […]


Marcus Mariota shines as Team Mariasu takes easy care of Team Twifo, 27-7

By on Saturday, May. 3 at 7:19 pm.

The floodgates opened quickly for the team with Marcus Mariota behind center. The redshirt junior threw two touchdown passes in the first quarter to both Thomas Tyner and Devon Allen, and Team Mariasu handled Team Twifo en route to a 27-7 win in what Mark Helfrich termed as a “sluggish” spring game. In front of […]


Photos: Oregon Football — Team Mariasu beats Team Twifo in spring game matchup 27-7

By on Tuesday, May. 6 at 1:38 pm.

The Oregon football team played a spring scrimmage on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Autzen Stadium. After one half of regular playing time and another of a constant running clock, Team Mariasu, sporting green, beat team Twifo 27-7. Between the two teams, fans got a chance to see some new faces play like wide receiver […]


Gameday: Trading spikes for cleats, Devon Allen and Dior Mathis tackle both track and football this spring

By on Saturday, May. 3 at 3:59 pm.

It’s Monday morning and a swarm of reporters, cameras and recorders, placed at a distance, are camped at the Hatfield Dowlin Complex. Though what’s demanding the reporters’ attention at the moment is not Oregon’s preseason Heisman candidate Marcus Mariota or head coach Mark Helfrich. It’s redshirt freshman Devon Allen, whom as of Saturday’s spring game […]


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 […]


Take a Knee: Senior running back Kenny Bassett reflects on spring game past

By on Monday, Apr. 28 at 4:48 pm.

Senior running back Kenny Bassett has come a long way since joining the team as a walk-on four years ago. This Saturday, Bassett will compete in his final spring game at the University of Oregon. After Monday’s practice, Bassett talked with the Emerald about his spring game past and the current status of the Ducks […]