Topic: Marcus Mariota

Marcus Mariota doesn’t let the moment get too big for him at Levi’s Stadium

By on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 2:25 am.

Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich was dishing out the standard postgame comments in regard to Marcus Mariota. After watching his team cruise to a 59-41 victory over Cal, Helfrich called his quarterback a “stud” and continued to ramble on about how unique Mariota is to the rest of the college football world. But at the […]


Rapid Reaction: Oregon and Cal in back-and-forth bout as Ducks lead 38-28

By on Friday, Oct. 24 at 9:17 pm.

In a back-and-forth battle, Oregon took a 38-28 lead into the locker room against California at Levi’s Stadium. For the fifth time this season, Oregon trailed to start the game. Cal drove 75 yards on its opening possession, capping it off with backup quarterback Luke Rubenzer scoring on a read-option keeper from 12 yards out. […]


Berg: Fox Sports’ ‘Super Mariota’ tribute is a great gesture, but something’s off

By on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 3:32 pm.

It sounded like an obvious nickname. Kids love video games and one of the most prominent Oregon quarterbacks in recent history just so happens to have “Mario” in his name. Thus, it’s only logical — even though No. 8 isn’t known for his jumping prowess — that the Ducks’ quarterback has earned the moniker Marcus “Super” […]


Gameday: Young wide receivers have Oregon’s offense firing on all cylinders

By on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 3:18 pm.

The consistent question throughout the preseason when discussing Oregon’s offense was: Who was Marcus Mariota going to throw to? With the loss of Josh Huff and De’Anthony Thomas to the NFL Draft and Bralon Addison to a torn ACL in spring practice, it was undoubtedly an area of concern. Yet eight weeks into the season, […]


Gameday: Can Jared Goff stand against the Oregon secondary?

By on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 2:37 am.

With two convincing victories over UCLA and Washington following its loss to Arizona, Oregon finds itself very much back in contention for a playoff spot. But with Cal looming, Oregon is preparing to face another air-raid style offense that has caused it problems in the past. At the brand new Levi’s Stadium — home of the San […]


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 […]