Posted September 09, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Marcus Mariota
TEAMS: Oregon Ducks
A week after a near flawless offensive performance, Marcus Mariota and the Oregon offense showed a few blemishes.

Heisman Trophy Winner Marcus Mariota? Slow Down

After an impressive first game against Arkansas State, Oregon freshman quarterback Marcus Mariota’s name – however it may be pronounced – has been tossed into the ring of Heisman Trophy candidates. One game, one bad opponent, one man mentioned as a potential winner of what is supposed to be college football’s most prestigious individual award. Does this make sense? At all...

Oregon Ducks: Marcus Mariota: Heisman Watch Week 2

Marcus Mariota and the Oregon Ducks rolled to another easy victory in their young 2012 football season, upending visiting Fresno State 42-25. The 4th ranked Ducks improved to 2-0 with the win.In just his second start for the U of O, Mariota threw for 166 yards on 19 of 27 passing. While this was a solid performance, his stats did drop from last week. In his quarterback debut he passed...

Boyett Done for the Season

Oregon senior safety John Boyett is done for the season according to a story in the Napa Valley Boyett, who is from Napa Valley returned home with his father Dan and will undergo surgery on Wednesday and will go through rehabilitation for six months following surgery.

Ducks Go To Barner For Win

Eugene -- Oregon relied on the running game Saturday to take and hold control of its contest with Fresno State and won 42-25. Senior running back Kenjon Barner set a personal best by gaining 201 yards on 34 carries and three touchdowns. His teammate, De’Anthony Thomas contributed 102 yards on seven carries and two scores. The game though was far from perfect for the No. 4 team in the country.

Ducks Edged by Pacific 1-0

EUGENE, Ore.— The Oregon Ducks women’s soccer fell just short on Friday night against the Pacific Tigers, losing in a hard-fought 1-0 battle. The Tigers earn their first win of the season, advancing to 1-5-0, while the Ducks fall to 3-2-0.

Pac-12 Preview And Predictions

Oregon: The Ducks start out with a very weak schedule this season. This is good news for their new quarterback, Marcus Mariota. Mariota, the redshirt freshman, looked very comfortable in week 1 as he led the Ducks to a 50-3 lead before he was sat for the rest of the game. By the looks of his performance, this will still be the high powered offense it has been the past few years under...

An Exiting Time

"It's an exciting time," said Jesuit (Portland, Ore.) High School offensive lineman Doug Brenner when talking about the verbal commitment he made to the Oregon Ducks on Sunday.

Oregon's Rushing Attack Too Much For Fresno State

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon’s quarterback Marcus Mariota was looking to steal the show for the second strait game to start his career, but it was the running game that stole the show for the No. 4 Ducks against Fresno State.Kenjon Barner and De’Anthony Thomas led the charge as they combined for 303 rushing yards, and Mariota added 67 on the ground as Oregon beat Fresno State 42-25...

Duck Mondays: Week 2

With relatively little change at the top of the college football world, this week was an uneventful one for the #4 Oregon Ducks. The Ducks flattened Fresno State 42-25 as Chip Kelly’s team felt the pressure of a close game. That is, if you want to call a 17 point win “close”. Before the Duck’s victory, the “other” team in the state of Oregon pulled off a fantastic upset...
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