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Oregon Sports News:
Highlights & analysis from the Arkansas State vs. Oregon Ducks game at Autzen Stadium on Saturday, September 1, 2012.
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Thirty-four points and 530 yards doesn't sound too bad does it? You could live with your team averaging that, couldn't you? One touchdown and a two point conversion to go with around 130 yards a quarter is a healthy average for any offense. Except we are not talking about an offense. Not exactly.
Those numbers you were just shrugging to, those acceptable numbers, were what...
Upon further review, and no matter how you pronounce it, Marcus Mariota was dazzling and almost flawless in his debut as the Oregon quarterback.
He completed 18-22 passes for 200 yards and 3 touchdowns, and three of the four incompletions were drops.
In Mariota, Chip Kelly has a new kind of weapon. For the first time as head coach he has a passer who can run, rather than a game...
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...
Sitting in a half empty Autzen Stadium Saturday night as the last minutes rolled off the clock, fans couldn’t help but look at this Oregon team and think of what could be. A freshman quarterback who showed poise well beyond his 19 years. A once-in-a-generation jitterbug in De’Anthony Thomas that very well could end up in New York come December, and a deep and talented defense...
For the second week in a row the Oregon Ducks will face a first-year head coach, this time Fresno State’s Tim DeRuyter, who comes to the Bulldogs after stints as the defensive coordinator at Texas A&M and Air Force. DeRuyter replaces Pat Hill at the helm, who was a mainstay in Fresno for 15 years before his termination following last season.
One week removed from the 57-34 win over Arkansas State, and there's still some unknowns regarding the University of Oregon Ducks (1-0).
Fresno State has not beaten a top 25 team since 2004, and it’s been 11 years since the Bulldogs defeated a top 10 team. But the ‘Dogs feel confident as they prepare to face the No. 4 Oregon Ducks on Saturday in Eugene…
EUGENE, Ore. – Prior to the release of the depth chart a couple of weeks back, there was much speculation surrounding the wide receiver position for the Ducks. Though the Ducks did have a few returning starters in Josh Huff, Daryle Hawkins, and Rahsaan Vaughn, many knew the Ducks’ receiving corps would see more than its fair share of new faces throughout the season.