Topic: practice

Emerald Quick Hits: Former Oregon quarterback Dennis Dixon signed by Cardinals

By on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 6:17 pm.

- The Arizona Cardinals signed former Oregon football quarterback Dennis Dixon. The Cardinals are the fifth team for Dixon to play for, who’s also played for the Buffalo Bills, Philadelphia Eagles, Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers. During his time at Oregon, he was an All-American honorable mention. – After Oregon football’s Thursday night loss to […]

Raw Video: Dana Altman talks Colorado loss and upcoming opponent California

By on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at 2:40 pm.

Following their first loss of the season to now No. 15-ranked Colorado, the Ducks are continuing to emphasize the two very areas that they have been worried about all season: rebounding and defense. On Wednesday, head coach Dana Altman talked about what they need to do to improve those aspects heading into their third Pac-12 […]

Video: Oregon players and coaches discuss Nick Aliotti’s impact on the program

By on Saturday, Dec. 28 at 6:41 pm.

Several Oregon players and coaches talked to the media after Saturday’s morning practice at Alamo Heights High School, and one theme was constant throughout: Nick Aliotti’s retirement. Players such as linebacker Boseko Lokombo, offensive lineman Tyler Johnstone, wide receiver Bralon Addison and safety Avery Patterson discussed their 59 year-old defensive coordinator, from their favorite memories […]

Oregon football practice report: Ducks kick off practice in San Antonio

By on Thursday, Dec. 26 at 12:11 pm.

With songs such as “All My Exes Live in Texas” blaring, there was a Texas flare at Oregon’s first practice Thursday in San Antonio. Media got a glimpse of the Ducks practicing for 10 minutes at Alamo Heights High School. Quarterback Marcus Mariota, who has been facing a knee injury since before the Stanford game […]

Oregon football practice recap: De’Anthony Thomas likely to play this weekend, Mariota discusses WSU fumble

By on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 11:40 am.

De’Anthony Thomas told reporters that he was “pretty close” to playing against Washington State but said that he will be ready for UCLA. “Feeling good,” Thomas said. “You know, I was pretty close. I just felt like I should wait one more week. Yes, I should play on Saturday … I’m ready, I’m hungry.” As […]

Oregon women’s soccer practice recap: One goal and ‘the floodgates will open’

By on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 3:24 pm.

The main struggle this season for the Oregon women’s soccer team has been finding the back of the net. Through all its games the team has never lost by more than a single goal, which is impressive yet frustrating for a team whose record doesn’t completely reflect the season they’ve had. The Ducks are most […]

Oregon football practice recap: Helfrich and Aliotti talk about final practice before Colorado

By on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 1:40 pm.

In the Ducks’ final practice before their first Pac-12 road test, head coach Mark Helfrich praised the team’s concentration. “Really happy with our mental focus today,” Helfrich said. “Specifically from the offensive side of the ball. The first group had no mental errors and that’s exactly what you want on this day, on Thursday. Very […]

Thomas Tyner injured during Tuesday’s practice

By on Thursday, Aug. 15 at 1:10 pm.

Reports indicate that Thomas Tyner, Oregon’s freshman running back, was wheeled out of practice today. It appears that he received an injury to his left foot. “To my knowledge he is 100 percent,” head coach Mark Helfrich told The Oregonian. “The protective boot business is a good business. I should have gotten into that business.” Earlier […]

A peek at Kansas State’s final Fiesta Bowl preparations

By on Tuesday, Jan. 1 at 6:21 pm.

If it comes down to a kick, Kansas State will be ready. During the 15-minute window of time the media was allowed to observe the Wildcats’ last practice before their bowl game on Thursday, K-State kickers took turns practicing game-scenario field goals. Every attempt from 20, 30, 40 yards and beyond, glided through the posts […]