Topic: NCAA

Q&A: Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich addresses his team’s offseason plans

By on Monday, Jan. 19 at 5:40 pm.

Much of the news following the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship has revolved around the departures from the Oregon’s program. With Marcus Mariota and Arik Armstead declaring for the NFL Draft, and three players announcing their decisions to transfer, the Ducks will have plenty of starting positions to address next season. One week after […]

Oregon still looking for consistency as non-conference season ends and Pac-12 play begins

By on Monday, Dec. 29 at 11:08 pm.

After everything the Ducks have been through — from the tumultuous offseason to returning just three players with any real playing time — Oregon should be very pleased to be standing at 10-3 at the end of the preseason schedule. The only person who doesn’t seemed pleased is Ducks head coach Dana Altman. Altman, one […]

Kim: JaQuan Lyle’s departure leaves Oregon back at square one

By on Sunday, Oct. 5 at 1:53 pm.

Heading into the 2014-2015 season, freshman guard JaQuan Lyle was the beacon of hope for the Oregon men’s basketball team. The 6-foot-4 guard was a five-star prospect out of the acclaimed Huntington Prep in West Virginia and had a strong chance of becoming a starter. After losing Jason Calliste, Mike Moser and the trio of […]

Gameday: Don Pellum brings swagger to promising Oregon defense

By on Wednesday, Sep. 17 at 6:08 pm.

Don Pellum entered this season with a lot riding on his shoulders. With the departure of long-time defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti, the former linebackers coach, Pellum, understood the high-pressure situation he was getting into. But as the No. 2 ranked Oregon football team heads into the Pac-12 play, the team is looking like a shoo-in […]

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 […]

Offensive line epitomizes Oregon’s “next man up” philosophy

By on Saturday, Sep. 13 at 4:12 pm.

After losing starting left tackle Tyler Johnstone to injury before the season started, Oregon’s offensive line was projected to still be okay with Andre Yruretagoyena taking over for the preseason all-American candidate in Johnstone. Yruretagoyena wasn’t much help in replace of Johnstone but only because he went down injured in last week’s victory over Michigan […]