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The Duck Stops Here:
Oregon rode the pinpoint passing of Marcus Mariota, an 86-yard kickoff return for a touchdown by De'Anthony Thomas and a stubborn defense to a 44-21 win over Utah, improving their record to 9-1, 6-1 in the PAC-12.
Fans got an additional treat on the drive home as many tuned their car radios to Stanford-USC game. The Trojans Andre Heidari nailed a 47-yard field goal with 19 seconds left to boot The Cardinal, 20-17 in the Los Angeles Coliseum.
The upset loss means the Ducks are in first place in the PAC-12 North and control their destiny for the right to host the PAC-12 Championship Game. Finish the season with wins at Arizona next Saturday and in The Civil War, and they will meet the winner of of the PAC-12 South in Autzen Stadium on December 7th, Arizona State, UCLA or USC.
Mariota was masterful this afternoon. Still not running with the sprained knee, although he looked more comfortable and more mobile, he threw darts to receivers at every level of the defense, hitting ...
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A week ago, Marcus Mariota had the world at his feet and the college football stage to use as his canvas.The redshirt sophomore was supposed to show the world that the Heisman Trophy was his – more so than it needed to be in the hands of Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel or Jameis Winston of FSU or even someone like Northern Illinois’ Jordan Lynch.But Mariota did not get the memo...
While many ponder the health of quarterback Marcus Mariota's left knee, Oregon's focus is solely on moving on.
The sixth-ranked Ducks are eager to bury last week's loss to Stanford. The first step will come on Saturday when they host Utah.
There's no doubt that the 26-20 loss to the Cardinal spoiled the Ducks' shot at a spot in the national championship game...
Oregon's offensive line had a very poor game against Stanford. Marcus Mariota was sacked three times and harassed all night. The Ducks running game was limited to a season-worst 62 yards on 24 carries, 2.4 per attempt.
Utah is second in the country with 33 sacks in just 9 games, a FBS-leading 3.67 per game. They blitz well. They feature two big defensive tackles and active linebackers...
After a tough loss against Stanford last week, the Ducks return to Eugene for a home matchup against the Utah Utes. The Ducks haven’t squared off against the Utes since 2009, when Utah lost to Oregon by a touchdown. Now ranked #6 in the BCS standings, Oregon has a chance this week to improve their bowl placement, while Utah goes into the game unranked, hoping to topple Oregon for...
EUGENE – Perhaps it was a lingering of the sting that was the loss to Stanford last week, but for over two quarters the Oregon Ducks seemed to sleep walk through the paces. Then De’Anthony Thomas took a kickoff back 86-yards for a touchdown and the Oregon Ducks were wide awake and won 44-21. Marcus Mariota guided the team by throwing for 288 yards and three touchdowns.
EUGENE – The Oregon Ducks appeared to struggle at times during the second quarter of its game with the Utah Utes but still hold a 17-7 lead at halftime. Quarterback Marcus Mariota was sacked three times but was 13-for-16 for 180 yards and two touchdowns.
Following Oregon's first loss of the year, the Ducks will wear a set of olive green "Sonic Boom" uniforms for its Nov. 16 game against Utah.
EUGENE -- Oregon wide receiver Bralon Addison spoke to media following Oregon's 41-21 win over Utah on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 at Autzen Stadium. Addison had four catches for 67 yards in the Duck win.
EUGENE -- Oregon center Hroniss Grasu answers media questions following the Ducks 44-21 win over Utah on Nov. 16, 2013 at Autzen Stadium.
Poor Raymond Robertson. The 66-year-old Oregon Ducks fan thought the November 7 game against Stanford would go perfectly: he would drink some…
by Jeff Newcomb, DSH columnist
Oregon began this season with a simple goal: Rise.
It was a statement, more than a desire. Rise above adversity. Rise above the hype. Rise above the media and the east coast bias, USC, Stanford, and all the lingering doubts that have kept Oregon teams in that frustrating no-man's land of wonder and doubt. Rise, and prove that a west coast offence...