Topic: Mark Helfrich

Gameday: Injuries continue to mount as season progresses. Can Oregon withstand it?

By on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 2:54 pm.

Oregon’s 51-27 win over Utah clinched the Pac-12 North division crown and jettisoned itself into prime contention for the College Football Playoff. Oregon moved to No. 2 in the poll and now appears to be on a collision course with Arizona State for a Dec. 5 matchup in the Pac-12 Championship with “winner goes to […]

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 […]

Kaelin Clay fumble was the turning point in No. 5 Oregon’s 51-27 victory over No. 20 Utah

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

SALT LAKE CITY — Mackenzie Westfall and her father Bill were standing in the front row of section 22 at Rice-Eccles Stadium. The tandem, dressed from head-to-toe in Oregon apparel, had made the five hour drive to Salt Lake City, Utah from their Boise, Idaho home to watch the Ducks take on the Utah Utes — […]

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 […]

Oregon football practice recap: Staggering numbers for Ducks’ defense on road

By on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 1:26 pm.

It was a business as usual type day for the Oregon football team Thursday as it prepares to fly to Salt Lake City, Utah for Saturday’s game. Facing its last true road test of the season against a Utah team with plenty of characteristics about itself that create difficult match-ups for the Ducks, Mark Helfrich […]

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 […]

Oregon football maintains ‘one game at a time’ mentality heading into Stanford game

By on Monday, Oct. 27 at 6:51 pm.

A lot will be riding on Oregon’s upcoming matchup with Stanford. The first official playoff committee rankings are scheduled to be released this Tuesday and it will coincide with an opportunity for the Ducks to end the quote unquote “Stanford problem.” “You can’t let your emotions get the best of you,” Troy Hill said. “They […]

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 […]

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 […]