Topic: oregon ducks

Oregon women’s basketball unveils 2014-2015 non-conference schedule

By on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at 9:34 pm.

When the Ducks open the 2014-2015 season against Utah State at Matthew Knight Arena on November 14, the Kelly Graves era at the University of Oregon will officially begin. Oregon will play 11 games as part of its 2014-2015 non-conference schedule, the university announced Tuesday. Headlining the teams traveling to Eugene this fall is North […]


Four-Star small forward Dillon Brooks commits to Oregon

By on Sunday, Aug. 17 at 7:54 pm.

Dana Altman can rest a little easier now that ESPN four-star guard/forward Dillon Brooks announced his commitment to the University of Oregon Sunday evening. The prospect out of the renown Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nevada, chose Oregon over Maryland, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and others. Brooks, who was originally projected to be a part of the 2015 […]


GameDay: New generation of defensive lineman takes over for Oregon

By on Wednesday, Aug. 13 at 6:38 pm.

116 appearances, 210 tackles, 25 tackles for loss and 17 sacks. Those are the combined career totals of the departed seniors Taylor Hart, Ricky Havili-Heimuli and Wade Keliikipi, staples in Oregon’s defensive line in the past four years. “We learned how hard they (the departed seniors) work mainly, and how to do the right things,” […]


Gameday: Chance Allen and Bralon Addison exemplify brotherhood

By on Thursday, Aug. 14 at 11:15 am.

The beginning In the third grade, a lifelong friendship was born through an AAU basketball team. After unknowingly battling each other on the football field, Oregon football’s Chance Allen and Bralon Addison first met when they were recruited to play for the same summer league basketball team. From the gridiron to the hardwood, the two were […]


Oregon quickly moves on from Tyler Johnstone injury, Andre Yruretagoyena ready to step up

By on Monday, Aug. 11 at 4:50 pm.

The Oregon football team suffered a huge loss when they confirmed that starting left tackle Tyler Johnstone will miss the upcoming season after re-tearing his right ACL. This is the same injury that he suffered against Texas in the Alamo Bowl last season. “It’s pretty sad,” Doug Brenner said about Johnstone’s injury. “But it’s really an […]


Kim: For Oregon football, ‘Big Five’ conference autonomy is a blessing and a curse

By on Sunday, Aug. 10 at 3:23 pm.

Marcus Mariota wasn’t shy about expressing one potential benefit from the “Big Five” conference schools receiving autonomy. The star quarterback who is worth approximately $2,572,980 million, based on the University of Oregon’s athletic department income was open to the idea of having his parents visit more often – a luxury that could become more accessible with […]


GameDay: Depth at wide receiver gives Oregon options

By on Friday, Aug. 8 at 4:40 pm.

The depth at the wide receiver position for Oregon isn’t a problem. With roughly seven players who are expected to contribute, the Ducks are merely going to have to narrow down their rotation. “We’re all out here grinding,” Darren Carrington said. “Whoever plays is gonna play. We’re all friends so it don’t really even matter because […]


GameDay: How Oregon fans do game day

By on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 9:47 pm.

Every football season brings many Oregon students to Autzen Stadium to root on the Ducks. Football games have become a thrilling and attractive aspect at the University of Oregon. The Emerald asked some UO students about their favorite memories and traditions for football games in the rowdy Autzen atmosphere.   Brooke Thomson Year: Sophomore Hometown: Vancouver, […]


Q&A: Johnny Mundt is confident going into his second season

By on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 9:53 pm.

After capturing the nation’s attention in a blowout game against Tennessee, catching five passes for 121 yards and two touchdowns in his third game as a collegian, Oregon tight end Johnny Mundt has returned ready to improve in his second season. The one time John Mackey Tight End of the Week will be competing with Pharaoh […]


GameDay: Kostecka: Strong leaders will push Oregon to success

By on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 10:03 pm.

“Enculturating” was the word of the day during the Oregon football team’s media day on Monday. Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich opened his press conference by saying, “The veteran guys have done a great job of enculturating these young guys into our deal.” Leadership to any team is extremely important, but to a team like […]


Raw video: Jonathan Loyd says he “shot a few air balls” last time he played basketball

By on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 5:01 pm.

After making the leap from hardwood to turf fields, wide receiver Jonathan Loyd has begun to ease into his new role on the team. With the beginning of Fall Camp underway, Loyd has expressed being more comfortable. Loyd did admit however, that his new training regimen/weight has made it difficult to shoot a basketball after taking […]