Topic: Thomas Tyner

Spring football game serves as showcase for Oregon backups

By on Wednesday, Apr. 23 at 4:33 pm.

Oregon’s spring football game is a chance for fans to see the Ducks play during the offseason, but it’s also a rare opportunity for some of Oregon’s players – the backups. The Ducks, of course, have utilized their backups multiple times in recent seasons due to blowout wins, but many of their appearances don’t come […]


Raw video: Mark Helfrich on center backups and running back competition

By on Monday, Apr. 7 at 2:10 pm.

After Monday’s spring football practice, Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich spoke to the media and discussed two offensive positions: center and running back. Hroniss Grasu has earned first-team all-Pac-12 honors the last two seasons, so barring anything unforeseen, he will be the starting center next season. But the Ducks still needs backups and Helfrich discussed […]


Oregon football: Scott Frost finds new comfort level in second year

By on Sunday, Apr. 6 at 10:48 am.

After the conclusion of Oregon’s third spring practice, offensive coordinator Scott Frost had mainly positive things to say about his squad as they get back into the swing of things. Frost noted the leadership of Bralon Addison, as well as the strength of Marcus Mariota and the improvement of Thomas Tyner. Frost also spoke about the […]


Best Ducks sports tweets from Thursday, Feb. 6

By on Thursday, Feb. 6 at 5:03 pm.

Every week, the Emerald sports staff will collect and post their favorite tweets from Oregon athletes, coaches, media, etc. Below are sports reporter Christopher Keizur’s favorites from Thursday, Feb. 6. Former Oregon running back LaMichael James: I Forreal wish I could talk to my A/C , lights, water to turn it off and on from […]


National Signing Day: Mark Helfrich says Oregon is ‘really happy’ with its 21 new players

By on Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 11:18 pm.

At the end of college football’s National Signing Day, Oregon ended up with 21 commitments in total, four transfers and 17 freshmen. Although there were no five-star recruits in the class, cornerback Arrion Springs and running back Royce Freeman were both highly recruited and were praised by head coach Mark Helfrich. “Not the biggest guy […]


Best Ducks sports tweets from Thursday, Jan. 9

By on Thursday, Jan. 9 at 7:55 pm.

Oregon point guard Johnathan Loyd on tonight’s game versus California, the first home game of the season for the Ducks: Big game tonight.. Time to get Matt Knight rockin for the conference opener! Gotta get this W! #GoDucks — j loyd (@youngloyd24) Jan. 9 We need it! RT @DuckDudeDan: @youngloyd24 The @OregonPitCrew‘s got your back. […]


Best Ducks sports tweets from Christmas

By on Thursday, Dec. 26 at 1:13 pm.

Every week, the Emerald sports staff will collect and post its favorite tweets from Oregon athletes, coaches, media, etc. Below are sports reporter Anne Yilmaz’s favorites from Wednesday, Dec. 25. Oregon soccer midfielder Kiyomi Cook: pic.twitter.com/FQfTzqMdDi — Kiyomi (@kiycook) December 25, 2013 Oregon wide receiver Chris Tewhill sends warm wishes to his team: Shout out […]


Countdown to the Alamo Bowl: How Oregon’s and Texas’ running backs stack up

By on Sunday, Dec. 22 at 8:12 pm.

In the days leading up to the 2013 Alamo Bowl, the Emerald will take a unit-by-unit look at Oregon and Texas, determining which team has the edge going into the showdown on Dec. 30 in San Antonio. Today, we’ll look at each team’s running backs, with thoughts on Texas from Wescott Eberts of Burnt Orange Nation. Oregon The […]


Oregon athletes and students battle in massive snowball fights on campus

By on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 11:41 am.

After weight lifting this morning, University of Oregon football players took to social media to invite the student body to a snowball fight. Senior wide receiver Josh Huff, as well as other football players, used their Twitter accounts to spread the word. The battles took place on the Student Recreation Center fields on 15th Avenue […]


Best Ducks sports tweets from Thursday, Dec. 5

By on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 10:53 pm.

Every week, the Emerald sports staff will collect and post its favorite tweets from Oregon athletes, coaches, media, etc. Below are sports reporter Christopher Keizur’s favorites from Thursday, Dec. 5. Oregon women’s basketball forward Danielle Love with a nice surprise: Found these at my door. This can't be real life ☺️ pic.twitter.com/40mocV0oQl — Danielle Love […]


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 […]


Ducks beat Oregon State 36-35 in thrilling Civil War game

By on Saturday, Nov. 30 at 12:09 am.

In Oregon’s recent half-decade run of success, down-to-the-wire victories have been rarer than Ducks losses. Friday night’s Civil War game had the makings of a heartbreaking loss, until Marcus Mariota and Josh Huff connected on a 12-yard touchdown to give them a 36-35 lead with 29 seconds to play. The touchdown, arguably the biggest play […]


Best Ducks sports tweets from Tuesday, Nov. 26

By on Wednesday, Nov. 27 at 12:24 am.

Every week, the Emerald sports staff will collect and post its favorite tweets from Oregon athletes, coaches, media, etc. Below are sports reporter Christopher Keizur’s favorites from Tuesday, Nov. 26. Oregon golf’s Monica Petchakan: Pour Some Sugar On Me came on the radio. It's gonna be a great day. — Moni P (@muhnikkuh) November 26, 2013 […]