Topic: Rose Bowl

Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon football eying first-ever national championship

By on Monday, Jan. 12 at 1:30 pm.

-Oregon football will play in the first-ever College Football Playoff Championship game against Ohio State in Arlington, Texas at AT&T Stadium tonight. The kickoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. PST on ESPN. The Ducks were seeded as the No. 2 team in the final four. Ohio State was placed at the No. 4 position. Oregon beat […]

Rose Bowl: Oregon defense forces five turnovers, opens floodgates in doing so

By on Saturday, Jan. 3 at 2:24 pm.

PASADENA – With the score 18-13 when the third quarter began, Oregon and Florida Sate looked to be headed into the type of back-and-forth battle that its billing had hyped. The first half was defined by both teams responding to each connected punch. No matter what it was – the goal line stand from Oregon, the response to […]

Q&A with Oregon linebacker Tyson Coleman: “We made it clear we had to finish”

By on Friday, Jan. 2 at 11:06 am.

Pasadena, Calif – It was an 18-13 game, with Florida State driving down the field on the opening possession of the second half, when linebacker Derrick Malone made a play. He latched onto Seminoles ball carrier Dalvin Cook and swiped the football from him before he hit the ground. Turnover. Oregon would force four more […]

Rose Bowl: Darren Carrington just wanted to contribute; now he’s dominating

By on Saturday, Jan. 3 at 12:56 pm.

PASADENA – It was the third week of August and Darren Carrington displayed the simple mentality he possessed. After redshirting his first season at Oregon, he wanted to be a part of something. He wanted to contribute. “Honestly, I’m not even just saying this, I’m just trying to be the best teammate and help wherever I […]

Rapid Reaction: Behind concerted offensive attack, Oregon takes 18-13 lead into half

By on Thursday, Jan. 1 at 4:16 pm.

Oregon moves fast. That was clear before the game even began, but after a half of football against Florida State in the 101st Rose Bowl, it’s become magnified.  With scoring drives of 73, 75 and 88 yards while only taking 9:56 off the clock, the Ducks offense keyed an 18-13 lead the team takes into the […]

Rose Bowl: Making an impact, Helfrich and Fisher lead teams into College Football Playoff

By on Thursday, Jan. 1 at 12:02 pm.

Pasadena, Calif. – Former Texas head coach and ESPN college football analyst Mack Brown knows what it takes to be a successful head coach. He’s won 244 games, two outright Big 12 titles and one National Championship. In his year 15 years at Texas, he did something both Florida State’s Bobby Bowden and Oregon’s Chip […]

Rose Bowl: Perception is one thing for Florida State, reality is another

By on Thursday, Jan. 1 at 8:23 am.

Los Angeles, Calif. – In the week leading up to the 101st Rose Bowl, the buzz word surrounding the Florida State Seminoles has been “perception”. Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston and head coach Jimbo Fisher, as well as the contingent of media at the LA Hotel Downtown, have floated the word around on numerous occasions. In […]

Rose Bowl Roundtable: Predictions leading up to Oregon-Florida State matchup

By on Wednesday, Dec. 31 at 2:26 pm.

We’re just a day away from a game that hasn’t lacked any sort of hype or attention surrounding it. No. 2 Oregon and No. 3 Florida State are set to face off in the Rose Bowl Thursday for a chance to play in the National Championship. With that said, Sports Editor Justin Wise and Associate Sports Editor […]

Countdown to the Rose Bowl: Marcus Mariota vs. Jameis Winston

By on Thursday, Jan. 1 at 10:17 am.

In the days leading up to the 2015 Rose Bowl, the Emerald will take a unit-by-unit look at Oregon and Florida State, determining which team has the edge going into the showdown on Jan. 1 in Pasadena. Today, we’ll look at each team’s quarterbacks. Marcus Mariota vs. Jameis Winston. For everything that the matchup between No. […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Duck fans can countdown to football on New Year’s

By on Thursday, Jan. 1 at 12:28 pm.

In honor of the tradition of counting down to the new year, here are the top-10 things going on in Duck sports: 10. – The top of the list is dedicated to football, as most Oregon fans are anxiously awaiting tommorrow when their team participates in the innaguaral College Football Playoffs. While you wait, check […]

Rose Bowl: Oregon’s offense keyed by the play of its freshmen in 2014

By on Tuesday, Dec. 30 at 11:54 pm.

Los Angeles, Calif. – Looking back on it, offensive coordinator Scott Frost rattled off what seemed like a never-ending list. He wasn’t going to forget anyone when describing the amount of production Oregon got from its freshmen in the Pac-12 Championship. “Devon Allen made plays as a freshman, Darren Carrington as a freshman, Charles Nelson as […]

Rose Bowl: Football remains ‘king’ as Devon Allen prepares for another immense stage

By on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 11:48 pm.

Los Angeles, Calif. – A monumental stage will be set for Oregon football this Thursday. It’s the Rose Bowl, just for starters. It is the first playoff game at the FBS level. It also includes the chance to dethrone the reigning National Champions, a team that hasn’t lost in 29 games. Yet, for everything that is currently in front […]