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EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon quarterback Jeff Lockie speaks to Erik Skopil about the role of backing up Marcus Mariota and the competition with Jake Rodrigues in practice. Lockie and the rest of his teammates are preparing to meet Colorado this Saturday, Oct. 5th in Boulder.
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Oregon is off to a hot start, but are they a true national title contender? Photo: USA Today Sports We’ve seen this movie before. In each of the past three seasons, Oregon has jumped out to a blazing start in September, beating mediocre opponents to a pulp with ease. Every year, we fall in love with the Ducks for this, falling for the illusion that those 45-point (or more)...
Earlier this offseason you could’ve gotten Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota at 16/1 to win the Heisman. Now, at least for the time being, you can get him at valueless price of 8/5. Bovada has updated its Heisman odds, and Mariota is now a heavy favorite. Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is second, while A&M’s Johnny Manziel [...]
Ducks win another
In yesterday’s torrential downpour at Autzen Stadium, Byron Marshall fumbled two of his first four touches while filling in for the injured De’Anthony Thomas.
That didn’t stop him, though, from going on to have one of the best games of any player.
“Marshall entered the game with two touchdowns and tied that mark within the game’s first 10 minutes. He capped...
EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon wide receiver and punt returner Bralon Addison speaks with Erik Skopil of eDuck.com about his performance last week against California and the upcoming game with Colorado.
Oregon star De’Anthony Thomas is questionable to play Saturday against Colorado after spraining his left ankle while returning the opening kickoff in last Saturday’s game against Cal. He left the game and did not return.
Fantasy Outlook: Thomas is working to get back on the field Saturday but if he isn’t able to go, Byron Marshall is a must start. Marshall carried the ball...
Everybody has a plan until you punch them in the mouth.
I don't expect Mark Helfrich to get a face tattoo anytime soon, but one thing he has done very well in his first few weeks on the job is instill an attitude of toughness in the 2013 team. It's the best indicator yet of what kind of coach he will be after a 4-0 start against the bottom half of the schedule.
Courtesy of Mike Wines of Oregon Duck Soup, here is the Oregon football motivational from goducks.com:
EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon defensive lineman speaks to Erik Skopil of eDuck.com about the upcoming match up between Oregon and Colorado. Hart also talked about some of the past Duck defensive units he has been part of.
Oregon sophomore Bralon Addison was honored on Monday by being named Pac-12 Conference Special Teams Player of the Week. Addison returned two punts against California for touchdowns of 75 and 67 yards, tying a school record. Oregon beat California 55-16 at Autzen Stadium.
EUGENE - Two years ago the Ducks made the trip to Boulder with star running back LaMichael James and starting quarterback Darron Thomas sidelined. In their absence, the team didn't miss a beat, beating Colorado 45-2.