Topic: Mark Helfrich

Oregon football practice recap: Friday game makes for both a short and long week

By on Monday, Oct. 20 at 12:32 pm.

It’s an unusual set of circumstances that Oregon is under this week. With a date set for this Friday against Cal at the brand new Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, the Ducks are making their way through the beginning stages of what Scott Frost calls both a short and long week. “We have to […]

Video: Mark Helfrich adresses media day after Oregon beats UCLA 42-30

By on Sunday, Oct. 12 at 6:30 pm.

Following its first loss of the season to Arizona in the previous week, Oregon bounced back nicely in its road contest at UCLA on Saturday, winning 42-30. With a day behind them and after evaluating the film, Mark Helfrich addressed the media Sunday, discussing the team’s response and Jake Fisher’s impact. Follow Justin Wise on Twitter @JustinFWise

In front of his own cheering section, Royce Freeman and Ducks’ rushing attack respond

By on Sunday, Oct. 12 at 3:54 pm.

It was the largest crowd Royce Freeman played in front of and almost certainly the largest cheering section he had at the collegiate ranks. With dozens of family and friends garnering a yellow Oregon shirt with the number 21 and ‘Freeman’ emblazoned across the front, the true freshman was playing in front of quite the fan […]

Lightning strikes twice at Autzen Stadium as Arizona takes care of Oregon for second year in a row

By on Friday, Oct. 3 at 1:46 am.

During their final preparations for Thursday night’s game, Arizona concluded its pre-game pep talk with a video of lightning striking a man twice in 30 seconds. The team chuckled, but the message was clear: do it again. A year ago when Oregon played at Arizona, it was senior day. It was the final game some of […]

GameDay: Here’s how Oregon and Arizona stack up

By on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 11:48 pm.

According to Oregon has a -23 point line going into this game. But don’t count Arizona out quite yet. Here’s how Oregon and Arizona stack up: OFFENSE: Oregon: There’s no question that Oregon’s offense is the best in the conference when healthy. the team has scored more points (194) and averaged more points (48.5) than any […]

Gameday: Defensive backs use bye week to sure up mental and physical issues

By on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 11:47 pm.

Entering the season, Oregon knew it had to answer some serious questions in the secondary. Who would take over the opposite cornerback spot from All-American Ifo Ekpre-Olomu? Would this unit gel together and make some serious plays week-in and week-out? With four games under their belt, the defensive backs’ unit is still trying to answer […]

Gameday: Oregon running backs settling into new roles

By on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 11:37 pm.

Entering the season, there was an influx of starting running backs vying for playing time. Last year it was Byron Marshall running the show with true freshman Thomas Tyner learning the ropes. Now, the Ducks pose a three-headed monster that features Marshall at the slot receiver position. “He’s (Marshall) done a really nice job,” Oregon head […]

Oregon football supports Kay Yow Cancer Fund with pink uniforms

By on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 1:12 am.

The Oregon football team will be donning a special black uniform with pink details in support of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund when they take the field against Arizona this Thursday at Autzen Stadium. Over the years, the Ducks have supported the cause of honoring cancer survivors and continues to help raise awareness for the fight […]

Oregon rises to challenge at Washington State

By on Friday, Sep. 26 at 11:11 am.

Assistant coach Steve Greatwood’s experience had brought him to one conclusion. “They’re going to say hey, the two starting tackles are out, but there’s nothing we can do about that,” the University of Oregon coach said during the week. “More coordinators are going to try to scheme their blitzes on formations than they are on personnel from […]

Raw video: Mark Helfrich believes versatility of offensive line will lessen blow of injuries

By on Sunday, Sep. 14 at 6:22 pm.

  The No. 2 ranked Oregon football team will begin their Pac-12 season at Washington State next weekend. Mark Helfrich had a moment to speak at his weekly press conference about adjusting for injuries on the offensive line and preparing the younger players for their first conference away game. Follow Hayden Kim on Twitter @HayDayKim

Erick Dargan provides much needed momentum against Wyoming and tips his way into national spotlight

By on Saturday, Sep. 13 at 4:27 pm.

Erick Dargan walked off the field with a slight grin on his face following Oregon’s 48-14 win over Wyoming and it was for good reason. Dargan, who was named the player of the game, finished with two interceptions and four tackles. Midway through the second quarter, Oregon safety Erick Dargan made one of those plays […]

Marcus Mariota: The play that changed the game

By on Sunday, Sep. 7 at 4:43 pm.

Mark Helfrich compared his halftime speech to the Gettysburg Address as an uncertain Oregon team headed into the break trailing 24-18. While Helfrich was being a little overdramatic, the results produced afterwards were profound. “Gettysburg Addressish,” Helfrich jokingly said. “We have so many young guys on our team that haven’t had a competitive quote unquote adversity. Just to […]