Topic: Rose Bowl

Q&A: Oregon band announcer Scott Barkhurst discusses his 17 years on the job

By on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 8:48 pm.

Scott Barkhurst spends his Saturdays with the Oregon Marching Band. Rather than take the field, Barkhurst works up in the press box as the band announcer introducing the pregame and halftime shows. This is his 17th year on the job. So, what exactly is your role as band announcer? I have the simplest job in […]


Gameday: Jake Fisher proves his worth, has offensive line “clicking”

By on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 12:17 pm.

As the temperature rose to 80 degrees in Pasadena, California last Saturday, just prior to kickoff against UCLA, the Ducks’ offensive line was finally hearing good news. Senior left tackle Jake Fisher, one of the focal points of the the unit as the season was beginning, would be assuming his position on Marcus Mariota’s blindside. In […]


Raw video: Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott advocate of compensating full cost of attendance, nothing more

By on Saturday, Oct. 11 at 2:45 pm.

Pac-12 Commisioner Larry Scott had a brief moment to speak with the media during halftime of the matchup between No. 12 Oregon and No. 18 UCLA. In addition to discussing the recent issues with Pac-12 officiating, Scott spoke about player compensation and reaching a deal with DirecTV. Follow Hayden Kim on Twitter @HayDayKim


Kim: Joe Walker adds physical nature that Oregon hasn’t seen since Kiko Alonso

By on Friday, Sep. 12 at 3:25 pm.

Michael Clay sent out a tweet following Oregon’s 46-27 win over No. 7 Michigan State claiming Joe Walker was the second coming of Kiko Alonso. The junior linebacker out of Palos Verdes High School, who had started in place of Derrick Malone for matchup purposes, shined against a physical Spartan front seven and finished the […]


Kostecka: No natty? The Ducks got what they deserved this season

By on Friday, Dec. 6 at 8:37 am.

Christmas came early for De’Anthony Thomas. A week after Thomas stated that the Rose Bowl “feels like whatever,” he will get what he wants when he plays in a sub-par bowl, something he’s never done while wearing green and yellow. Instead of continuing to “win the day,” Oregon’s high-profile players pouted like 5-year-old children who […]


History of the long and bitter Civil War rivalry between Oregon and Oregon State continues Friday

By on Wednesday, Nov. 27 at 10:55 am.

One of college football’s most storied rivalries takes place on Friday when Oregon hosts Oregon State at Autzen Stadium, the 117th meeting all-time between the two programs. As with any true rivalry game, anything can happen, and games between the Ducks and Beavers have proven no different. Ranging from the “War for the Roses” in […]


Oregon football practice recap: Arizona loss doesn’t prevent Oregon coaches from appreciating recent success

By on Tuesday, Nov. 26 at 3:22 pm.

Oregon players, coaches and fans can all agree: Saturday’s loss to Arizona hurt. Not only did the Ducks get blown out by 26 points, they saw their Pac-12 Championship, Rose Bowl and BCS bowl hopes evaporate like dew in blazing sunlight. But the loss hasn’t caused head coach Mark Helfrich or defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti […]


The good, the bad, the ugly: Plenty of student tickets left for Civil War game

By on Monday, Nov. 25 at 1:54 pm.

GOOD – Edward Cheserek, Oregon’s star freshman runner, has added his name to the list of famous Duck legends by winning an NCAA cross country championship over the weekend. With the win, Cheserek became the first Oregon freshman to ever win an individual NCAA title. Cheserek wasn’t favored, as many thought defending champion Kennedy Kithuka […]


Mark Helfrich prefers taking blame after losses and giving credit to Oregon’s players after wins

By on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 7:09 pm.

Mark Helfrich entered Arizona Stadium’s press room after the Saturday’s game with a demeanor one would expect from a coach whose team just lost by 26 points in a game it was expected to win. A slumped posture. A solemn voice. Eyes expressing a mixture of pain and sadness. He looked like someone who just […]


The good, the bad, the ugly: Huff and Thomas want more than a Rose Bowl

By on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 11:51 am.

GOOD – It was a good day for news regarding Oregon athletes. Quarterback Marcus Mariota said his injured knee is “good,” and offensive coordinator Scott Frost said he expects Mariota to be close to 100 percent on Saturday when the Ducks take on Arizona this weekend in Tucson, Ariz. Not only has Mariota declared himself good, […]


Take a knee: Josh Huff discusses his national championship aspirations and USC’s win over Stanford

By on Monday, Nov. 18 at 4:18 pm.

As a senior, Josh Huff has endured quite a journey during his tenure at Oregon. After coming three points shy as a freshman of winning a national championship, winning it all has become that elusive goal that has seemingly haunted him. Now, after losing to Stanford for a second consecutive year and most likely dashing […]