Found August 22, 2013 on The Duck Stops Here:
Nine days. That's barely more than a week after eight months of waiting. Ask Avery Patterson how long that was. Patterson's made a full recovery from a torn ACL, a courageous and thorough rehab that rivaled Adrian Peterson's in its intensity. A senior leader with an inspiring story, he'll be one of the Ducks counted on in a very strong secondary this season.  #21 for the Ducks defense is a valuable resource for John Neal and Nick Aliotti, because the 5-10, 189-lb. defensive back can play all five positions in the defensive backfield. He's a capable cover man who can play cornerback on either side, comfortable in the nickle back position lining up on a slot receiver, and knowledgeable at either safety spot. Run Forest, run: Avery Patterson discovers his magic legs, timing an out route with great anticipation for a 34-yard pick-six in a September road game against Washington State (Otto Greule jr., Getty images photo)     Patterson can strike a blow. He'...

Oregon Ducks fall camp: everybody's ready to hit somebody. ...

Running backs coach Gary Campbell is back at practice, and so is receiver Dwayne Stanford. The Ducks are tired of hitting each other. Linebacking proceeds by committee. Jake Rodrigues is a playmaker, Jeff Lockie is cerebral, and Dustin Haines is the holder. Everything clear so far? The Oregon offensive line lags behind the defensive line, which thus far looks massive and dominating...

Oregon football recruiting: Layth "Super" Friekh could continue the tradition of ...

Steve Greatwood's not looking for lumbering oxes, fat guys who can fall on people. When your offensive backfield features blur-fast scooters who run the 40 in four-flat and a burp, it wouldn't do to have slow, clumsy linemen who can't pull or take on a safety 10 yards downfield. All De'Anthony Thomas, Thomas Tyner or Byron Marshall need is a swath of daylight, and...

Stanford Back and Ready for the Season

EUGENE, Ore. -- Even though he won't talk about the injury that sidelined him during spring workouts, Oregon wide receiver Dwayne Stanford is back practicing and ready to go as the Ducks finish out fall camp and get ready for Nicholls State University on Aug. 31 at Autzen Stadium.

Johnstone on Fall Camp

EUGENE, Ore. -- Offensive tackle Tyler Johnstone spoke to regarding fall camp as the Ducks are ready to start game week preparations against Nicholls State University on Aug. 31, 2013 at Autzen Stadium.

Maldonado Competing for Three Positions

EUGENE, Ore., -- Oregon's senior kicker Alejandro Maldonado is ready for the season to start and he could be used this season as a place kicker for kickoffs, field goals or extra points and he could also be a punter.

Video: Oregon Ducks’ facilities teased in great new feature

The Oregon Ducks' new football facilities are teased in this great new featured. Perhaps it's time we pick our collective jaws off the ground and just giggle at how nuts the college football arms race has become.

Countdown to kickoff, August 23rd

Marcus Mariota is right on target: there's just 8 days until the kickoff of Oregon Duck Football.   (Don Jones photo)

Siri has a favorite college football team

Apple iPhone’s assistant Siri has a favorite college football team, and that team is the Oregon State Beavers because they are apparently underdogs.  Looks like the big schools in Oregon have control of some major companies.  The Oregon Ducks have Nike backing them up and the Beavers have Apple.  This isn’t the first time that Apple has done something special like this with...
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