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EUGENE -- The Oregon Ducks (1-0) took a healthy 35-10 lead into the lockerroom at halftime paced by a pair of 100-yard rushing performances. Kenjon Barner had 131 yards on 17 carries while De'Anthony Thomas racked up 100 yards on five carries. Both players scored two touchdowns each.
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Eugene -- Oregon relied on the running game Saturday to take and hold control of its contest with Fresno State and won 42-25. Senior running back Kenjon Barner set a personal best by gaining 201 yards on 34 carries and three touchdowns. His teammate, De’Anthony Thomas contributed 102 yards on seven carries and two scores. The game though was far from perfect for the No. 4 team in the country.
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...
Updates. With AP Photos. By BY ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer Oregon has grown so accustomed to routing certain opponents that there's a lot of head scratching when the margin of victory isn't what the No. 4 Ducks and their fans expect it should be.
And that's exactly what happened after Oregon's 42-25 victory over Fresno State this past weekend.
The Ducks rolled...
The story was buried innocuously on page D3 of The Oregonian’s sports section, as if it was of no import and even less concern. The University of Oregon announced that it was about to put in place a mandatory, random drug-testing program for student/athletes across all sports. The story talked about the program as if it was the most natural thing in the world, something that should...
Oregon senior safety John Boyett is done for the season according to a story in the Napa Valley Register.com. Boyett, who is from Napa Valley returned home with his father Dan and will undergo surgery on Wednesday and will go through rehabilitation for six months following surgery.
Kenjon Barner ran for 201 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 4 Oregon to a 42-25 victory over Fresno State on Saturday.
De'Anthony Thomas ran for 102 yards and two additional scores for the Ducks (2-0), who sprinted to a 35-6 lead in the first half before the Bulldogs were able to slow them a bit in the second. Redshirt freshman quarterback Marcus Mariota completed 19 of...
EUGENE, Ore.— The Oregon Ducks women’s soccer fell just short on Friday night against the Pacific Tigers, losing in a hard-fought 1-0 battle. The Tigers earn their first win of the season, advancing to 1-5-0, while the Ducks fall to 3-2-0.
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).
"It's an exciting time," said Jesuit (Portland, Ore.) High School offensive lineman Doug Brenner when talking about the verbal commitment he made to the Oregon Ducks on Sunday.
Taking care of business.
The Oregon Ducks looked great early, sluggish late and relieved when the clock finally hit 0:00.
Despite trailing 35-6 at the half, the Fresno State Bulldogs entered the second half with confidence and gave the Ducks a run for their money.
The 42-25 score may not indicate any troubles on the Ducks’ part, but sloppy possessions and numerous turnovers came...