Topic: Oregon Football

Take a Knee: Reggie Daniels says defense has a chip on their shoulder and is playing better because of it

By on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 12:40 pm.

Oregon’s defense may’ve played its most complete game of the year Saturday in its win over Washington. Limiting the team to just 317 yards of total offense and forcing two turnovers, it appeared that from the secondary to the front seven, the Duck were improving in all the areas that had headlined their performances throughout […]

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, […]

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 […]

Oregon moves up to No. 6 in the AP Top 25 after 45-20 win against Washington

By on Sunday, Oct. 19 at 12:28 pm.

Back at Autzen Stadium for the first time since their loss to Arizona the Ducks flew past Washington 45-20. The victory bumped Oregon’s ranking up to No. 6 and the team now sits alone atop the Pac-12 North standings. Perhaps the biggest upset of the week was at Milan Puskar Stadium, where West Virginia beat No. […]

“Kenny Wheaton’s gonna score”: 20 years later and Wheaton still has Ducks fans’ adoration

By on Friday, Oct. 17 at 6:54 pm.

It’s been quite the week for Kenny Wheaton. With stops throughout the state of Oregon to sign autographs and take pictures with Ducks fans on the 20th anniversary of the seminal play now referred to as “The Pick,” Wheaton concluded his tour in Eugene on Friday at the campus Duck Store as his former team gears up […]

#LastTimeUWBeatUO everybody owned a Motorola Razr: history in a hashtag

By on Friday, Oct. 17 at 4:16 pm.

The Oregon-Washington matchup this week has triggered a lot of publicity for a number of reasons. It will be the 107th act in this historic Northwest rivalry and the 20th anniversary of The Pick, Kenny Wheaton’s interception that plays right before the action starts at Autzen Stadium during every home game. But there’s more. It’s been […]

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: Q&A: Jared Siegel sheds insight onto Oregon kickers

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 10:18 pm.

During all four years with the Oregon football team, place kicker Jared Siegel, who played from 2001-2004, was the special teams scoring leader. As the second all-time scoring leader in program history and holder of multiple single-season records, Siegel is among the list of the best Oregon special teams players in program history. Q: It’s […]

Gameday: High school teammates have a bond stronger than a college rivalry

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 10:44 pm.

Standing under the lights at Benicia High School in Benicia, California back in 2011, then junior Chris Seisay made a pledge to himself and to his teammates from American Canyon High School that he would be better his team. Without Seisay knowing it, sophomore Jomon Dotson was feeling the same way. Together, these two would […]

Gameday: Arik Armstead and Shaq Thompson reunite friendship with Washington in town

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 11:17 pm.

Oregon’s Arik Armstead and Washington’s Shaq Thompson represent the north and south side of the Pacific Northwest, just as they did representing north and south Sacramento. However, their journeys to their respective schools brought to light a friendship that “no rivalry is going to break up,” Armstead said. Living about 30-45 minutes away from one […]

Gameday: What to watch for and where to watch it this weekend

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 10:47 pm.

As the 2014 college football season reaches its midway point, there is no doubt that this season has continued to exceed its high expectations. With the College Football Playoff committee coming out with its first poll on Oct. 28, each game is becoming more important with minimal room for error. Headlined by a top-five matchup, […]

GameDay: Q&A with Oregon place holder and Eugene native Taylor Alie

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 11:19 pm.

The place holding position with the Ducks is starting to become a tradition shared by Eugene natives. After former Oregon backup quarterback and South Eugene alumni, Dustin Haines carried the duties last season, former Sheldon High School quarterback Taylor Alie has since taken over. In his redshirt freshman season, Alie found the end zone twice […]

Oregon volleyball drops second straight match in 3-1 loss to UCLA

By on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 10:23 am.

Four days after the Oregon football team went down to Pasadena, California and beat the UCLA Bruins 42-30, the Ducks’ volleyball team was unable to emerge from Southern California with a similar result against UCLA. Oregon, playing a rare Wednesday match, fell behind early to the Bruins and were unable to mount much of a […]

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 […]

Oregon football practice recap: Rushing attacks finds rhythm leading up to matchup with Washington

By on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 12:54 pm.

You may’ve heard, Oregon responded in a big way Saturday following its first loss and much of the storyline had to do with the rushing attack finding its footing with the return of left tackle Jake Fisher. With Fisher taking over and the line creating holes like it couldn’t in previous weeks against Washington State […]

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