Found December 30, 2011 on
PLAYERS: Chip Kelly
TEAMS: Oregon Ducks
As the Oregon Ducks prepare for the Rose Bowl, Chip Kelly took the time to answer questions about the upcoming contest.

Rose Bowl Preview: Oregon Ducks Have Weapons to Win Shootout

Is the third time a charm for Chip Kelly and his Oregon Ducks? Will the 2012 Rose Bowl end differently than last year’s national title game and the 2010 Rose Bowl? The knock on Kelly’s Ducks is that if you get an entire month to prepare for them, then stopping the 3rd in the nation in total yards Quack Attack isn’t so difficult. However, the Ducks are 6 point favorites in...

Oregon lineman saves choking fan

Oregon lineman Mark Asper was in prime position to deliver the Heimlich maneuver on a Duck fan choking on a rib at a team dinner in California ahead of the Rose Bowl, The Register-Guard reported Thursday. Asper put his full 325-pound weight into the technique to dislodge the meat from fellow diner Paul Diamond's throat Wednesday evening at the traditional Beef Bowl being hosted...

Oregon’s 2nd and 3rd Ground Weapons: Kenjon Barner and Darron Thomas

The Quack Attack is largely built on short, fast guys who will beat anyone at setting the edge. Once they turn the corner against you, you’re done. Chip Kelly has made the Oregon Ducks into an offensive juggernaut by recruiting and molding the perfect guys to fit his system. The focal point of the Oregon Ducks offense is tailback LaMichael James, last year’s Doak Walker Award...

Nine big Oregon players were trapped in a little hotel elevator

Oregon's trip to California for the Rose Bowl has been nothing short of an adventure — and there are still four days until the game. The Ducks were caught on camera fearing for their lives on various roller coasters at Disneyland on Tuesday and offensive lineman Mark Asper used the Heimlich Maneuver to save a choking man during Wednesday night's Beef Bowl at the original...


Fans knew that Oregon would debut snazzy new uniforms for the Rose Bowl game, but Wisconsin too has revealed a new set of on-field threads to be worn in Pasedena. As the teams battle on the gridiron on January 2nd, Nike and adidas will battle on the fashion front. Oregon is constantly drawing attention due to their ever-changing Nike uniforms and they alter their stylng several...

Ducks' Mark Asper Rescues Choker at Lawry's 'Beef Bowl'

Los Angeles, CA -- Lawry's The Prime Rib is a high-end, gourmet restaurant that hosts teams prior to the Rose Bowl for a dinner tagged Lawry's 'Beef Bowl.' Yesterday? Oregon's Mark Asper rescued a... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

RB Saturday: Coaches Presser

Los Angeles – Today the two opposing head coaches from Oregon and Wisconsin met with media and responded to a number of questions regarding the upcoming 98th Annual Rose Bowl. While the rest of the country will be celebrating New Year’s Eve tonight, the both Chip Kelly and Bret Bielema indicated their teams would be in bed by the time midnight comes around.

Video: Terrance Mitchell talks Rose Bowl

As the Ducks prepare for the Wisconsin Badgers in the Rose Bowl, Duck Sports Authority caught up with CB Terrance Mitchell to get his thoughts.

Video: Pellum evaluates LB personnel

As the Oregon Ducks prepare for the Rose Bowl, Duck Sports Authority spoke with LB coach Don Pellum to get his thoughts on the progress of his unit.

M. Basketball. Pac-12 Sweep At Stake For Both UW-UO

The Huskies (7-5, 1-0) and Oregon Ducks (10-3, 1-0) will pop the corks early for New Year's Eve in a 7:00 p.m. showdown that will be telecast nationally on ESPN2.

Buckner set to announce

The Oregon Ducks have five DL recruits in the class of 2012, but they would like another. DeForest Buckner is set to announce his decision at the Semper Fidelis Bowl.
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