Topic: Oregon Football

Oregon football ranked fourth in USA Today’s coaches poll

By on Thursday, Jul. 31 at 10:13 am.

After coming off an Alamo Bowl victory in late December and finishing the season with an overall record of 11-2, Oregon was ranked fourth in USA Today’s Amway Coaches Poll released Thursday. Earning the top spot is reigning BCS national champions Florida State, who finished 14-0 last season. The Seminoles received 56 of the 62 first-place […]

Wise: College football media days shows that conference commissioners are ready for change

By on Monday, Jul. 28 at 12:25 am.

The attention headed west in the college football media sphere last week, and one truth was glaring as Paramount Studios transformed into a gathering for coaches, athletes and media members alike. Unlike years past, what Pac-12 commissioner, Larry Scott, had to say in the event’s opening remarks would possibly be the most important note to […]

In company with Helfrich and Mariota, Derrick Malone assumes role as leader of defense

By on Wednesday, Jul. 23 at 4:48 pm.

Before the 2013 season began, Derrick Malone was a redshirt junior linebacker with just one start to his credit. However it didn’t take long for him to assume the role as one of Oregon’s defensive leaders, notching 11 tackles in the Ducks’ opener against Nichols St. and then 12 in the team’s next contest against […]

Linebacker Rahim Cassell leaves Oregon football

By on Tuesday, Jul. 22 at 9:30 pm.

Linebacker Rahim Cassell is departing the Oregon football program, the athletic department announced Tuesday morning. A spokesperson for the athletic department declined to comment further on the departure. Cassell is coming off his redshirt sophomore season with the Ducks. He played in all 13 games last season, accumulating 32 total tackles, two tackles for loss and one […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Byron Marshall and Thomas Tyner named to Doak Walker Award watch list, Brady Breeze commits to Oregon

By on Friday, Jul. 18 at 5:25 pm.

- Oregon running backs Byron Marshall and Thomas Tyner were named to the preseason watch list for the Doak Walker Award on Thursday. The Doak Walker award is given to the best running back in the nation. – Oregon landed its first recruit of its 2016 recruiting class on Friday afternoon. Brady Breeze, a six-foot, 185 pound […]

Reporters discuss 2014 Pac-12 football season

By on Wednesday, Jul. 16 at 4:23 pm.

With the college football season on the horizon, members of the The Emerald, Daily Bruin and Stanford Daily sport staffs chimed in to discuss the upcoming Pac-12 season. The following content was provided by reporters Hayden Kim (Emerald), Kevin Bowman (Daily Bruin) and David Cohn (Stanford Daily). All three teams are set to begin their […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon signee Raevyn Rogers wins 800 meters, Oregon football welcomes Zac Schuller

By on Monday, Jul. 7 at 10:25 pm.

- On the final day of the USATF Junior Championships, Oregon signee Raevyn Rogers won the 800 meters. – The 2014 World Cup is now down to four teams. For Brazilian exchange students at the University of Oregon, this is just another opportunity to pour out their passion for their beloved national team. – After heading into the […]

Former Oregon defensive end Dion Jordan suspended four games

By on Friday, Jul. 4 at 10:35 am.

Former Oregon defensive end Dion Jordan, who is now with the Miami Dolphins, was suspended for four games for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances, the NFL announced Thursday. The former Oregon standout was selected No. 3 overall in the 2013 NFL draft and recently told reporters he gained 17 pounds of muscle this offseason. “I recently learned […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Travis Walker and PJ Locke give verbal commitment to Oregon football

By on Wednesday, Jul. 2 at 11:10 am.

- Three-star safety PJ Locke recently gave his verbal commitment for Oregon football. The Beaumont Central high school prospect was ranked No. 34 overall safety in the 2015 recruiting class, according to ESPN. – After losing highly touted QB prospects Blake Barnett (committed to Alabama) and Kyler Murray (committed to Texas A&M) to other programs, Oregon made up some […]

Four-star quarterback Travis Waller verbally commits to Oregon

By on Tuesday, Jul. 1 at 11:52 am.

Four-star dual-threat quarterback Travis Waller verbally committed to the University of Oregon Tuesday morning via his Twitter account. Ranked 141st on the ESPN 300, Waller is listed as the fourth-best quarterback in the nation going into his senior season. I am truly blessed to announce that I will be committing to the University of Oregon!! […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Former Oregon linebacker Oshay Dunmore to transfer to Illinois State

By on Monday, Jun. 23 at 2:39 pm.

- Former Oregon linebacker Oshay Dunmore, who was dismissed from the team due to a violation of team rules last week, will transfer to Illinois State. Dunmore added a photo to his personal Instagram account of the Illinois State logo to announce his next college destination. Because Illinois State is a member of the Football […]

Oregon football lost over $689,000 from Alamo Bowl appearance

By on Friday, Jun. 20 at 7:24 pm.

The Oregon football program experienced a loss of $689,353 from its appearance in the Alamo Bowl this past December. As part of a public records request, The Oregonian acquired a breakdown of the trip’s expenses, which detailed the total bowl expenses. The figure for these expenses was over $2.5 million. The largest contributors to the bowl […]

“Win the Day” slogan temporarily taken down at Autzen Stadium

By on Wednesday, Jun. 18 at 5:59 pm.

The “Win the Day” slogan has become synonymous with Oregon football and more specifically, with former head coach Chip Kelly, who popularized the phrase during his run. Painted on the corners of the end zones at Autzen Stadium, the shield logo has surrounded Oregon’s turf field with its vibrant white and yellow finish since its arrival. However, Oregon senior […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon loses Eric Amoako to transfer, Jihree Stewart to commit

By on Friday, Jun. 13 at 2:47 pm.

- For the second time this week, an Oregon football player has decided to transfer. According to DuckTerritory, redshirt sophomore defensive back Eric Amoako will leave the University of Oregon in order to be closer to his family in his home state of Texas. Amoako joins Tyrell Robinson as the second Ducks defensive player this […]

Oregon Ducks defensive back Eric Amoako to transfer in hopes of playing closer to home

By on Thursday, Jun. 12 at 4:29 pm.

The Oregon football team confirmed the transfer of defensive back Eric Amoako Thursday afternoon. According to DuckTerritory, Amoako’s decision to transfer revolved around playing closer to his home town of Arlington, Texas. “Eric asked for, and received, a release shortly after the conclusion of Spring football practice,” Mark Helfrich said in a statement released to […]

Oregon football linebacker Tyrell Robinson leaving the program

By on Tuesday, Jun. 10 at 5:40 pm.

Oregon linebacker Tyrell Robinson is leaving the football program and will play college football elsewhere, according to Justin Hopkins of 247Sports. An Oregon spokesman confirmed to 247 Sports that the freshman linebacker, who is a native of San Diego, has been granted his release to release to investigate other college football programs, but would not comment […]

Oregon lands JUCO outside linebacker Eddie Heard

By on Friday, Jun. 6 at 4:44 pm.

Laney Community College outside linebacker Eddie Heard, who originally committed to play at the University of Missouri, signed a financial aid agreement with the University of Oregon on Friday, the team announced through its Oregon Gridiron twitter account. Congratulations Eddie Heard! Welcome to the Oregon family. @TownNewton #YVY #GoDucks — OregonGridiron (@OregonGridiron) June 6, 2014 […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon softball headed to Women’s College World Series

By on Monday, May. 26 at 6:15 pm.

- The No. 1 ranked Oregon softball team is headed to Oklahoma City this Thursday for the Women’s College World Series. The Ducks defeated No. 16 Minnesota as Eugene Super Regional hosts 2-0 over the weekend. The Ducks are set to face No. 8 seed Florida State in the first round. – The Oregon baseball team […]