Topic: Thomas Tyner

GameDay: Here’s how Oregon and Arizona stackup

By on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 11:11 pm.

It seems fitting to have the Pac-12 Championship game consist of No. 2 Oregon and No. 11 Arizona. Why? Well Oregon is statistically the best team in the conference and proved that this regular season. However, there is one blemish on a nearly undefeated season: The loss to the Arizona Wildcats. This game is for bragging rights, in addition […]

Gameday: Thomas Tyner’s a ‘Magnet’ for attention – but works behind the scenes

By on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 12:39 pm.

In his sophomore season, Oregon running back Thomas Tyner has made a habit of declining interviews. Over the course of the year, he’s made it known to the media that he’s not interested in talking. For this story, Tyner was unavailable for comment. Tyner, a former five-star recruit out of Aloha High School in the […]

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 […]

GameDay: Here’s how Oregon and Arizona stack up

By on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 11:48 pm.

According to Oregon has a -23 point line going into this game. But don’t count Arizona out quite yet. Here’s how Oregon and Arizona stack up: OFFENSE: Oregon: There’s no question that Oregon’s offense is the best in the conference when healthy. the team has scored more points (194) and averaged more points (48.5) than any […]

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 […]

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 […]

GameDay: Oregon looking to carry on excitement in return game

By on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 4:18 pm.

In the past few years, the Oregon football team has enjoyed the luxury of having some versatile return men. From Kenjon Barner to De’Anthony Thomas, the Ducks have not only experienced consistently good field position, they have also been the benefactors of their occasional highlight reels. Now that both of them have moved on to the […]

GameDay: Thomas Tyner and Byron Marshall benefit from shared competitive nature

By on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 9:49 pm.

Oregon running back Kenny Bassett has witnessed a phenomenon occur every year with his new freshmen teammates. Fresh out of high school, new players enter the program with confidence and a reluctance to hard work that blinds them from the culture in place. “When people come in — all the freshmen — they don’t really […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Byron Marshall and Thomas Tyner named to Doak Walker Award watch list, Brady Breeze commits to Oregon

By on Friday, Jul. 18 at 5:25 pm.

- Oregon running backs Byron Marshall and Thomas Tyner were named to the preseason watch list for the Doak Walker Award on Thursday. The Doak Walker award is given to the best running back in the nation. – Oregon landed its first recruit of its 2016 recruiting class on Friday afternoon. Brady Breeze, a six-foot, 185 pound […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Pac-12 discussing neutral site for championship football game

By on Wednesday, May. 7 at 11:05 am.

- The Pac-12 conference is considering moving its annual championship football game to a neutral site. Sports Illustrated reported that the conference is “discussing” moving the upcoming championship game on Dec. 5 to Levi’s Stadium, the 49ers’ new 68,500-seat stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. The stadium sits in the relative center of the Pac-12′s coastal schools […]