Topic: Oregon Football

Pregame notes: No. 3 Oregon hosts Colorado in home finale at Autzen Stadium

By on Saturday, Nov. 22 at 12:58 pm.

Following a bye week and its Pac-12 North clinching win over No. 20 Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah No. 3 Oregon (9-1, 6-1) welcomes Colorado (2-8, 0-7) for its final game of the 2014 season at Autzen Stadium. Oregon leads the all-time series against the Buffaloes 10-8 and has won four straight. Here are some pregame notes for […]

GameDay: Hroniss Grasu’s impact on Oregon goes beyond the gridiron

By on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 9:45 pm.

Oregon center Hroniss Grasu will not be suiting up for the Ducks on Saturday. Instead Grasu, who has played in 50 games for Oregon over his four-year career, will be forced to watch from the sideline for his final game at Autzen Stadium. In preparation for the game against Colorado, Grasu is reminiscing on the experiences […]

GameDay: Pharaoh Brown is out for the season, who will emerge for Oregon at tight end?

By on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 10:04 pm.

There’s no easy way to say it, but Pharaoh Brown’s season is over. Brown was Oregon’s breakout star this year, amassing 25 catches for 420 yards and six touchdowns, before suffering an injury two weeks ago against Utah. While all the prayers go out to Brown’s successful recovery, the Ducks are faced with finding a […]

GameDay: Matchups/players to watch in Oregon-Colorado game

By on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 9:38 pm.

The No. 2 ranked Oregon football team has just two games and a potential Pac-12 title game matchup remaining before it can seal the bid to the inaugural College Football Playoff. The Ducks will begin this two-game stretch against Colorado (2-8, 0-7 Pac-12) this weekend, the only team in the Pac-12 that has yet to notch a conference win. In […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Mariota gets in trouble with the law

By on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 9:25 pm.

– Oregon football’s Marcus Mariota, the front runner for the Heisman trophy award, was cited for a speeding ticket at 12:46 a.m. on Nov. 12 in Veneta, Oregon. Mariota was clocked going 80 mph in a 55 mph zone on Highway 126-westbound and was clocked by state trooper Ryan Hockema. According to the Register Guard, Mariota was […]

Take a knee: Hroniss Grasu scooters around Hatfield-Dowlin, discusses his injury

By on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 2:20 pm.

Wheeling around the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex on a scooter that he says gets “40 miles per gallon” with his injured foot propped up on a padded base, Hroniss Grasu talked to the media for the first time since leaving Oregon’s game against Utah two weeks ago. Currently his standing is day-to-day, but Grasu has been ruled out […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Both men’s and women’s basketball teams begin regular season, Grasu will “miss a couple of games”

By on Friday, Nov. 14 at 1:24 pm.

- The Oregon men’s and women’s basketball teams begin their regular season Friday. The women play at 12 p.m. against Utah State and the men’s squad plays Coppin State at 9 p.m. Josh Schlichter of the Emerald had a chance to preview the rest of the Pac-12 conference for men’s basketball. -Oregon offensive lineman Hroniss Grasu will “miss a couple of games” according […]

Kim: Oregon football has found its kicker in Aiden Schneider

By on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 3:42 pm.

Minutes after defeating Utah at Rice-Eccles Stadium, Aiden Schneider stood in front of a small crowd of media members following what many would call his breakout performance. The walk-on place kicker from nearby Grant High School had nailed three field goals – one from beyond 42 yards, the very distance that Alejandro Maldonado had missed […]

Gameday: Thomas Tyner’s a ‘Magnet’ for attention – but works behind the scenes

By on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 12:39 pm.

In his sophomore season, Oregon running back Thomas Tyner has made a habit of declining interviews. Over the course of the year, he’s made it known to the media that he’s not interested in talking. For this story, Tyner was unavailable for comment. Tyner, a former five-star recruit out of Aloha High School in the […]

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 […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon football ranked No. 2 heading into home stretch

By on Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 3:48 pm.

- The Oregon football team walked out of Rice-Eccles Stadium with another notable win against then No. 20 Utah. They were rewarded with a No. 2 ranking by the 12-person playoff selection committee. – The Oregon men’s basketball team will officially begin their regular season against Coppin State this Friday. Josh Schlichter of the Emerald had a […]

College Football Playoff Rankings: Oregon jumps Florida State to No. 2

By on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 4:57 pm.

After hitting the road and defeating the Utah Utes 51-27, the Oregon Ducks jumped to No. 2 in the College Football Playoff Rankings. Selection Committee Chair Jeff Long explained why Oregon jumped over the undefeated Seminoles. “Oregon has three top-25 victories, Florida State only has two,” Long said. “If you look at Oregon, they had […]

Pac-12 Roundup: Pac-12 south gets no clarity as expected teams win to set up dynamic final three weeks

By on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 10:48 am.

The Pac-12 conference is making its case for a team to be in college football’s final four with only three weeks of the regular season remaining. Oregon is clearly the front-runner after a 24-point win over Utah in Salt Lake City, an expected good impression on the election committee, while Arizona State dominated No. 10 […]

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 — […]

Rapid Raction: Ball bounces No. 5 Oregon’s way as they take 24-10 first half lead over No. 20 Utah

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

Utah wide receiver Kaelin Clay was sprinting towards the left pylon and the Utes fan base at Rice-Eccles stadium was going berserk. About 20 seconds later, the same screaming fans were shocked and stunned as they watched Oregon linebacker Joe Walker cross the end zone for a touchdown. Clay, on his way to an easy […]

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 […]