Topic: Oregon Football

Rapid Reaction: Oregon and Cal in back-and-forth bout as Ducks lead 38-28

By on Friday, Oct. 24 at 9:17 pm.

In a back-and-forth battle, Oregon took a 38-28 lead into the locker room against California at Levi’s Stadium. For the fifth time this season, Oregon trailed to start the game. Cal drove 75 yards on its opening possession, capping it off with backup quarterback Luke Rubenzer scoring on a read-option keeper from 12 yards out. […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon football heads to Levi Stadium, men’s basketball prepares for upcoming season

By on Friday, Oct. 24 at 12:24 pm.

- The Oregon men’s basketball just made their appearance at the yearly Pac-12 Media Day. Dana Altman and Joseph Young had the following to say. – When the Oregon football team takes the field against California tonight, you’ll likely see Charles Nelson donning his No. 6 jersey on special teams. What you didn’t know is […]


Gameday Roundtable: Opinions and predictions leading up to Oregon-California matchup

By on Friday, Oct. 24 at 12:09 pm.

A short week shouldn’t be any reason to assume Oregon’s consistent play on both sides of the ball in its last two games will whither. With a road contest at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. the Ducks will face off against a reeling Cal team that has plenty of threats on the offensive side of […]


Berg: Fox Sports’ ‘Super Mariota’ tribute is a great gesture, but something’s off

By on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 3:32 pm.

It sounded like an obvious nickname. Kids love video games and one of the most prominent Oregon quarterbacks in recent history just so happens to have “Mario” in his name. Thus, it’s only logical — even though No. 8 isn’t known for his jumping prowess — that the Ducks’ quarterback has earned the moniker Marcus “Super” […]


Gameday: Young wide receivers have Oregon’s offense firing on all cylinders

By on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 3:18 pm.

The consistent question throughout the preseason when discussing Oregon’s offense was: Who was Marcus Mariota going to throw to? With the loss of Josh Huff and De’Anthony Thomas to the NFL Draft and Bralon Addison to a torn ACL in spring practice, it was undoubtedly an area of concern. Yet eight weeks into the season, […]


Gameday: Joey Mahalic, the Oregon native who dislikes Oregon football, but is ready for Friday

By on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 2:34 am.

California’s Joey Mahalic is not your normal football player. Mahalic spent five seasons as a minor league pitcher for the Cleveland Indians before beginning his college career at Cal at the age of 23. Though an injury kept him off the baseball field, he was still able to throw a football and “always wanted to play […]


Gameday: Humble yet motivated, Tyrell Crosby plays with something to prove every step of the way

By on Friday, Oct. 24 at 4:21 pm.

There is one image that continues to stick in Brian Castro’s mind. One which made him aware that what he was seeing on the football field was not something he, let alone this town, had ever seen come through this area. Sure, the long-time head football coach at Green Valley High School had grown used to […]


Gameday: Can Jared Goff stand against the Oregon secondary?

By on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 2:37 am.

With two convincing victories over UCLA and Washington following its loss to Arizona, Oregon finds itself very much back in contention for a playoff spot. But with Cal looming, Oregon is preparing to face another air-raid style offense that has caused it problems in the past. At the brand new Levi’s Stadium — home of the San […]


LGBTQ inclusion in sports at UO subject of Jaqua event

By on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 10:23 pm.

Imagine living life attempting to hide part of your identity. For some, this is a reality. “The unfortunate truth is that coaches, athletes and administrators remain closeted as retaliation, bullying and career sabotage serve as constant threats to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people,” said Nevin Caple, a nationally renowned consultant on LGBTQ inclusion in […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Ducks gear up for Friday Night Lights

By on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 4:23 pm.

With Oregon football preparing this week for its Friday night matchup against California, there are plenty of storylines to watch. -The Ducks are coming off one of their best football games of the year, as they were able to easily handle Washington 45-20 last Saturday. Defensive back Reggie Daniels spoke with the Emerald after practice on Tuesday, discussing the […]


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 […]