Posted September 06, 2013 on
The weather is perfect in Virginia as the Oregon Ducks are on the plane headed east for a 12:30 p.m. (Pacific) kickoff with the Cavaliers at Smith Stadium on the campus of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville on Saturday. Today, Duck Scoop links some stories and video previewing the upcoming game.
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Oregon WR BJ Kelley gave us a sneak peek at Oregon’s new Nike Alpha Pro TD cleat to be worn in an upcoming game. I can only imagine the uniform combination that they come up with to match this cleat. So Oregon is so far out ahead on Uniform Wars that they have started really designing the futuristic cleats? Time for Adidas to step it up again.
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The Oregon Ducks are ranked No. 2 in the nation and on Saturday they look to move to 2-0 on the season.
It will not be a completely easy task as they will play against a Virginia Cavaliers team which is coming off a first week win over BYU.
Oregon and Virginia will meet at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, VA Saturday in a game which can be viewed on ABC...
De'Anthony Thomas is an enigma, and No. 2 Oregon would like to keep it that way.
The 5-foot-9, 170-pound running back can confound defenses with his versatility and lightning speed. The trick for the Ducks is to manage Thomas on the field so as to keep opponents guessing while not over-taxing him.
During Oregon's season-opening 66-3 rout of Nicholls State, Thomas rushed...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Oregon freshman running back made his first appearance in a football game on Saturday when Oregon defeated Virginia 59-10. Tyner scored two touchdowns on runs of 3 and 31 yards.
The Oregon Ducks ran their record to 2-0 with a 59-10 victory over Virginia at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, televised nationally on ABC/ESPN2.
Oregon drove 89 yards with the opening kickoff, scoring in 5 plays, Marcus Mariota sprinting 71 yards straight up the middle untouched on a quarterback draw. Senior quarterback Dustin Haines, this year's holder kept on the Swinging...
CHAROLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Marcus Mariota ran for a touchdown and threw for a score as the Oregon Ducks took a 28-10 lead into the lockerroom for halftime against the Virginia Cavaliers. Mariota had three carries for 102 yards including a 71-yard touchdown run in the first drive of the game.
Ducks lead 28-10 but have kept the Wahoos close with stupid penalties and poor blocking by the offensive line. They've been stuffed twice on fourth down, once at the UVa. three just before the half.
Oregon has 6 penalties for 80 yards, and two of them, a taunting foul on De'Anthony Thomas, a late hit on Ricky Heimuli, were ticky-tack. A couple of the other were plain stupid...