Topic: Tyler Johnstone

Gameday: Johnstone and Yruretagoyena still vital parts of offensive line after injuries

By on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 12:42 am.

Just one and a half games into the season, the Oregon Ducks lost their two starting left tackles. A week later, the third player to get reps at left tackle, Jake Fisher, went down with an injury. Luckily for the Ducks, Jake Fisher returned from injury to help stabilize the Ducks’ offensive line and bring […]


Gameday: Humble yet motivated, Tyrell Crosby plays with something to prove every step of the way

By on Friday, Oct. 24 at 4:21 pm.

There is one image that continues to stick in Brian Castro’s mind. One which made him aware that what he was seeing on the football field was not something he, let alone this town, had ever seen come through this area. Sure, the long-time head football coach at Green Valley High School had grown used to […]


Offensive line epitomizes Oregon’s “next man up” philosophy

By on Saturday, Sep. 13 at 4:12 pm.

After losing starting left tackle Tyler Johnstone to injury before the season started, Oregon’s offensive line was projected to still be okay with Andre Yruretagoyena taking over for the preseason all-American candidate in Johnstone. Yruretagoyena wasn’t much help in replace of Johnstone but only because he went down injured in last week’s victory over Michigan […]


Gameday: Plagued by an ACL, Tyler Johnstone’s injury reveals larger issue regarding athletes returning from knee reconstruction

By on Thursday, Aug. 21 at 5:00 pm.

Nine months of rehabilitation with the Oregon athletic staff all of a sudden meant nothing for Tyler Johnstone. After tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee on December 30, 2013 in the Valero Alamo Bowl, the redshirt junior was well on his way to what he phrased as “easing” his way into practice as Fall Camp began. […]


Emerald Roundtable: Preseason predictions bring questions and excitement to Ducks football

By on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 3:42 pm.

If you were a fan, what would be the best Oregon home game to attend this season? Ryan Kostecka — My first choice is the Michigan State game because it’s very rare to witness a Pac-12/Big-10 game that will feature two teams ranked in the top 10 nationally. I’m going to go with the Washington game […]


GAMEDAY Q&A: Tyler Johnstone

By on Wednesday, Aug. 13 at 6:53 pm.

Personality. Charisma. Leadership. Tyler Johnstone has it all, not to mention an unprecedented skill set. The redshirt junior,  who started 26 games in a row leading up to this season, had become a focal part of Oregon’s offensive line and molded into one of the more veteran savvy players the Ducks possessed on their roster. That and his […]


Q&A: Andre Yruretagoyena ‘ready for the challenge’ of filling void that Tyler Johnstone leaves

By on Wednesday, Aug. 13 at 10:48 am.

As a redshirt junior, Andre Yruretagoyena didn’t want this to be the way for him to win a starting job. Since he arrived in Eugene in 2011, the 6-foot-5, 290-pound offensive lineman has been progressing in almost every facet towards becoming a successful football player. Whether it was a matter of confidence or acquainting himself with […]


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 […]


Emerald Quick Hits: More preseason acolades for Oregon football players

By on Wednesday, Jul. 16 at 5:23 pm.

- As the preseason rolls on, more Oregon football players are being added to major award watch lists. Wednesday morning, Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota was named to the Davey O’Brien award watch list, which is given to the past passer in college football. Mariota finished as a semi-finalist for the award in 2013. – Along […]


Emerald sports quotes of the week: Tyler Johnstone talks Game of Thrones

By on Sunday, May. 11 at 3:52 pm.

Every Sunday, The Emerald sports staff will collect their favorite quotes from the previous seven days. Athletes, coaches, media or anybody with a quote pertaining to Oregon sports can be included. Below are The Emerald’s favorites from the week of May 5-May 11. Football “It was pretty traumatic, I went to therapy little bit for it. […]


Q&A with Oregon offensive lineman Tyler Johnstone on HBO series Game of Thrones

By on Tuesday, May. 6 at 10:55 pm.

The Emerald spoke to Oregon offensive lineman Tyler Johnstone last Monday about the popular HBO series Game of Thrones, something he and his roommates watch religiously at 6 p.m. every Sunday night. Here is his take on the series, his favorite moments and where the rest of season 4 might go. Spoiler Alert: The events […]


Walk-ons will benefit most from unlimited meals, Oregon football coaches and players say

By on Wednesday, Apr. 16 at 3:36 pm.

The NCAA Legislative Council approved a rule on Tuesday that would allow student-athletes to receive unlimited meals and snacks. The rule can be finalized next Thursday when the Division I Board of Directors meets. After Oregon’s spring football practice Wednesday, coaches and players were asked about the new rule, and a common theme emerged. “That’s […]


Take a Knee: Andre Yruretagoyena on his progression and Oregon’s offensive line

By on Monday, Apr. 14 at 1:28 pm.

Oregon offensive lineman Andre Yruretagoyena is going into his redshirt junior season. In a interview with the Emerald after Monday’s spring football practice, he said that he made large strides in the offseason. Yruretagoyena discussed his offseason progression, Oregon left tackle Tyler Johnstone and how the offensive line looks going into the 2014 season. You’ve been […]


Take a knee: Tyler Johnstone talks about recovery from injury and his relaxing spring break

By on Wednesday, Apr. 2 at 1:44 pm.

After tearing his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) during the Alamo Bowl, redshirt junior and offensive lineman Tyler Johnstone is already looking to next season as spring football practice is underway. After the Ducks’ second spring practice Tuesday morning, the Emerald caught up with Johnstone as he spoke about his road to recovery and his spring […]


Best Ducks sports tweets from Tuesday, Feb. 11

By on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 8:49 am.

Every week, the Emerald sports staff will collect and post their favorite tweets from Oregon athletes, coaches, media, etc. Below are sports reporter Madison Guernsey’s favorites from Tuesday, Feb. 11. Former Oregon defensive tackle Ryan Hagen: is anyone else as upset as I am about M&M's changing the voice of the yellow M&M…or is that […]


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 […]


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. […]


Alamo Bowl: Gruesome injury to Oregon’s Tyler Johnstone provides near perfect sendoff for Everett Benyard

By on Tuesday, Dec. 31 at 1:21 pm.

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — On one side of the field, players chased after a Marcus Mariota fumble that eventually rolled out of bounds. On the other side, Oregon left tackle Tyler Johnstone clutched his right knee, writhing on the ground in pain. As the trainer approached, Johnstone ripped off his helmet and fired it towards […]


Alamo Bowl: Quarterback advantage nets Oregon a 30-7 win over Texas

By on Monday, Jan. 20 at 1:12 pm.

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Two of Case McCoy’s passes resulted in touchdowns. Unfortunately for Texas, both were thrown to the other team. Less than a minute into the first quarter, Oregon safety Avery Patterson intercepted a McCoy pass and weaved his way through a group of Longhorns into the end zone. The Ducks had a […]