Found November 08, 2013 on Online Sports Guys:
Florida State fans are rejoicing.  Number 2 Oregon has a loss. In a game that had the west coast buzzing Stanford raced out to a 26-0 lead until the middle of the fourth quarter.  Oregon rallied as Marcus Mariota threw two touchdown passes but the rally fell short. Stanford defeats Oregon 26-20. "Our guys played extremely well today." Stanford head coach David Shaw said. "The fact that we've won two in a row against these guys, credit to our players, the coaches and preparation. Bottom line, they didn't give it to us. They didn't give it to us. We had to play our game and finish the game at the end, and we did." "Our guys competed, no question." Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich said. The Ducks defense couldn't figure out how to stop Stanford running back Tyler Gaffney who had a school record 45 carries.  Gaffney ended up with 157 yards rushing and a touchdown. "Tyler Gaffney ran the ball tonight the way...

Marcus Mariota reportedly playing through knee injury

Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota is playing through a knee injury, according to a report. KVAL sports reporter Collin Harmon reported on Thursday that the MCL in Mariota’s left knee is partially sprained. Mariota was wearing a brace on his left knee during the Ducks’ game at Stanford on Thursday. You can see him with […]

Marcus Mariota Played Against Stanford With Sprained MCL

NFL scouts can put a check next to the toughness box when it comes to Marcus Mariota and whether he should be the No. 1 overall pick in next May’s NFL draft. The Oregonian is reporting that Mariota played and balled out against Stanford with an already partially sprained MCL. Mariota wore a brace during Thursday nights loss, and spent most of the night not looking like his normal...

Tonight Will Be the Game Marcus Mariota Wins the Heisman

Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) heads to the end zone for a touchdown run in the second quarter against the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field. Tonight in Palo Alto the Heisman Trophy winner will be decided. There is also a rather large college football game going on between two of the best teams in the Pac-12, the Stanford Cardinal and the Oregon Ducks, who both also...

Marcus Mariota, No. 3 Oregon Ducks Face Pac-12 Rival No. 5 Stanford Cardinal in Battle for BCS Contention

The No. 3 Oregon Ducks have put their undefeated record on the line before, but never like this. The top team in the Pac-12 will get a chance Thursday night to prove that they deserve their 11-5 odds of winning the BCS National Championship by taking care of the No. 5 Stanford Cardinal on the road. The Cardinal, it’s important not to forget, are one mere October slip-up away from...

2013 Bloguin Heisman Poll: Week Ten

Over the last few weeks, the Heisman race has become a two man battle with Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston nose to nose with 2012 winner Johnny Manziel sitting in their rear view mirror. Winston took to the main stage this weekend against rival Miami while Mariota had the weekend off to prepare for Oregon's upcoming battle against Stanford. How would that impact our weekly...

Video: Marcus Mariota’s Fumble/Injury Perfectly Sum Up Oregon’s Night

Oregon fans are currently experiencing their worst nightmare. The Ducks are being completely shut down by Stanford’s defense, they can’t stop the Cardinal running attack, and now, their star quarterback is hurt. Marcus Mariota was sacked by Stanford’s A.J. Tarpley and fumbled early in the third quarter of the affair. The play perfectly sums up how the night has gone for the Ducks.

Q&A with Stanford RB Tyler Gaffney

As a dual-sport, double-major beast at Stanford, Tyler Gaffney is back on the gridiron barreling through defenses after taking a year to play professional baseball. Recently, the Cardinal running back has started to hit his stride toting the rock for Stanford thanks to his rare combination of size, strength and speed. Despite having 22 fewer carries than Arizona's Ka'Deem...

Jameis Winston is favorite to win Heisman Trophy with Oregon’s loss

Marcus Mariota and Oregon's loss to Stanford has catapulted FSU's Jameis Winston into the favorite to win the Heisman Trophy.

Unquiet: Oregon-Stanford, Marcus Mariota, and more.

Unquiet on the Western Front -  Your Pac-12, Mountain West, and BYU extravaganza. And All My Dreams, Torn Asunder.  Stanford knocks Oregon out of the the ranks of the unbeaten in a 26-20 home victory. (AP/ESPN) Mariota injured.  Oregon starting quarterback Marcus Mariota dealt with an MCL injury during the Ducks' loss to Stanford. ( Out of the running...

Stanford clips Ducks' wings again

Tyler Gaffney ran for 157 yards and No. 5 Stanford hammered No. 3 Oregon for three quarters, then held off a furious final kick by the Ducks to crush their national title hopes for a second straight season, this time with a 26-20 victory Thursday night.

Ducks put nation’s longest road winning streak on the line in top 5 BCS matchup at Stanford: My Thoughts

— This Thursday marks a huge contest as the No. 3 Oregon Ducks (8-0, 5-0 Pac-12) travel to Palo Alto to challenge the No. 5 Stanford Cardinals (7-1, 5-1 Pac-12) in one of the biggest conference clashes in recent memory. As Oregon has gone above and beyond impressing fans around the country, with a high octane attack and Heisman contending QB Marcus Mariota, Thursday will be the...

Stanford survives, crushes Oregon dream again

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- Tyler Gaffney ran for 157 yards and No. 6 Stanford hammered No. 2 Oregon for three quarters, then held off a furious final kick by the Ducks to crush their national title hopes for a second straight season, this time with a 26-20 victory Thursday night. Kevin Hogan ran for a touchdown and played a mistake-free game for Stanford (8-1, 6-1 Pac-12). The Cardinal...

Stanford Beats Oregon, Helps FSU: The Good, The Bad The Ugly

Kevin Hogan did not have to be brilliant on Thursday night. Marcus Mariota did.Behind a steady does of Tyler Gaffney and a swarming Cardinal defense, Stanford helped make the BCS title picture a little clearer than it was with a 26-20 win over the second ranked Oregon Ducks and Heisman Trophy candidate Marcus Mariota.The win shook up the college football landscape again as both FSU...

Pac-12 Game of the Century: Oregon at Stanford Game Preview

Thursday night the biggest college football game of the season, to this point, will finally be upon us. The No. 3 Oregon Ducks travel to Stanford to take on the No. 5 Stanford Cardinal. This game has been highlighted and anticipated dating back to the summer months leading up to this college football season. The Ducks and Cardinal both were pointed out as serious national title contenders...

2014 Heisman Trophy: Three Quarterbacks With One Goal in Mind

Marcus Mariota, Jameis Winston, Johnny Manziel: Three quarterbacks, two with National Title hopes and all with one goal in mind – to win the Heisman Trophy.This weekend may just separate one of them from the pack.There are only three choices to choose from. Everyone else has eliminated themselves (Tajh Boyd, Teddy Bridgewater) or the team has done them in (Georgia, Aaron Murray...
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