Topic: Scott Frost

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, […]


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 football practice recap: Rushing attacks finds rhythm leading up to matchup with Washington

By on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 12:54 pm.

You may’ve heard, Oregon responded in a big way Saturday following its first loss and much of the storyline had to do with the rushing attack finding its footing with the return of left tackle Jake Fisher. With Fisher taking over and the line creating holes like it couldn’t in previous weeks against Washington State […]


In front of his own cheering section, Royce Freeman and Ducks’ rushing attack respond

By on Sunday, Oct. 12 at 3:54 pm.

It was the largest crowd Royce Freeman played in front of and almost certainly the largest cheering section he had at the collegiate ranks. With dozens of family and friends garnering a yellow Oregon shirt with the number 21 and ‘Freeman’ emblazoned across the front, the true freshman was playing in front of quite the fan […]


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 […]


Oregon football practice recap: Ducks officially move on from loss, prepare for UCLA

By on Monday, Oct. 6 at 1:38 pm.

Entering the seventh week of the college football season, the premiere Pac-12 showdown was expected to be the matchup between Oregon and UCLA.  Two undefeated, top-10 teams with Heisman trophy-conteding quarterbacks leading the way, that was the prepared storyline. That’s not necessarily the case anymore. The Ducks and Bruins enter Saturday’s game as two teams outside […]


Gameday: Oregon running backs settling into new roles

By on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 11:37 pm.

Entering the season, there was an influx of starting running backs vying for playing time. Last year it was Byron Marshall running the show with true freshman Thomas Tyner learning the ropes. Now, the Ducks pose a three-headed monster that features Marshall at the slot receiver position. “He’s (Marshall) done a really nice job,” Oregon head […]


Putting the game in Mariota’s hands, Oregon feeds off the do-everything quarterback

By on Sunday, Sep. 21 at 1:31 am.

Whatever it was, Oregon simply could not find the rhythm it is so used to playing at. 10 penalties combined on both the offense and defense – that played a huge factor in drives either stalling or prolonging – paired with seven sacks given up by its depleted offensive line gave every indication that things were […]


Oregon football practice recap: Mariota talks about his leap into end zone, O-line undergoes more turnover

By on Monday, Sep. 15 at 3:35 pm.

The most talked about play of the Ducks’ game against Wyoming was when quarterback Marcus Mariota summersault leaped into the end zone to give the Ducks a 20-7 lead. It was reason for his mom to worry also. “My mom sent me the video over text message and said, please don’t ever do that again,” Mariota said […]


Marcus Mariota: The play that changed the game

By on Sunday, Sep. 7 at 4:43 pm.

Mark Helfrich compared his halftime speech to the Gettysburg Address as an uncertain Oregon team headed into the break trailing 24-18. While Helfrich was being a little overdramatic, the results produced afterwards were profound. “Gettysburg Addressish,” Helfrich jokingly said. “We have so many young guys on our team that haven’t had a competitive quote unquote adversity. Just to […]


Devon Allen emerges as lead wideout against Michigan State secondary

By on Saturday, Sep. 6 at 11:44 pm.

In the blink of an eye, Devon Allen rose to stardom. On a 70-yard touchdown connection with Marcus Mariota early in the second quarter, Allen not only electrified the sold out Autzen crowd by breaking through a group of Michigan State defenders with his olympic speed, but he more importantly, solidified his role on this […]


Oregon running backs in three-way tie on South Dakota game depth chart

By on Monday, Aug. 25 at 4:05 pm.

(Marcus Mariota recaps this year’s Fall Camp and discusses the battle at the running back position heading into their season opener against South Dakota) The Oregon football team released their depth chart for the upcoming season opener against South Dakota. Despite the game being just under a week away, the Ducks have yet to settle the […]


Oregon quickly moves on from Tyler Johnstone injury, Andre Yruretagoyena ready to step up

By on Monday, Aug. 11 at 4:50 pm.

The Oregon football team suffered a huge loss when they confirmed that starting left tackle Tyler Johnstone will miss the upcoming season after re-tearing his right ACL. This is the same injury that he suffered against Texas in the Alamo Bowl last season. “It’s pretty sad,” Doug Brenner said about Johnstone’s injury. “But it’s really an […]


Oregon football finishes final full spring practice and prepares for spring game

By on Wednesday, Apr. 30 at 4:37 pm.

Oregon football’s final full spring practice on Wednesday was split up into two parts: offense vs. defense and split team — where the newly selected spring game teams had a preliminary competition before the real contest on Saturday. With so many newcomers receiving key spots on both spring game teams, it will be the coaching […]


Oregon football prepares for spring game with intrasquad draft

By on Friday, Apr. 25 at 4:23 pm.

With 12 of 15 spring practices complete, the Oregon football team is getting ready for its annual spring game with an intrasquad draft to be held Friday afternoon. The coaching staff doesn’t want to put too much weight into the spring game, saying it’s truly just one of fifteen practices. “The entire spring is going […]