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Look: LaMichael James is a tough dude. He's averaged more than 20 carries per game over the last three years, racking up more rushing yards than any other active player in college football and more touchdowns than any player in Oregon history. After he dislocated his elbow in grisly fashion in the Ducks' Oct. 7 win over Cal, he showed up at the postgame press conference to joke with reporters about popping it back into place himself on the field, and pledged to return within a few weeks. Which he did, at full speed.
But there's football speed, and then there's Disney speed, the latter of which clearly does not sit as well with James' sense of personal well-being as the prospect of facing Pac-12 defenses. We know that thanks to his backfield mate, Kenjon Barner, who tweeted this photo of he and James on "Space Mountain" Tuesday during the team's pre-Rose Bowl trip to Disneyland. Kenjon (front right) remained composed despite an obviously heightened s...
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For University of Oregon star running back LaMichael James, he and some of the University of Oregon football team made a trip to Disneyland during their stay in Los Angeles for the Rose Bowl.
LaMichael and some teammates decided to trip down Space Mountain and below the picture proof that LaMichael was a little scared:
(Courtesy of Larry Brown Sports)
Is Oregon running back LaMichael James having second thoughts about going to the NFL?
A couple weeks ago, the Oregonian cited a source inside the Oregon program as saying that James was not coming back for his senior season. However, James to express opposite feelings when speaking to the media at the Rose Bowl on Thursday.
"People are going to talk about what they're...
Oregon tackle Mark Asper performed the Heimlich maneuver on a man who was choking on a piece of meat Wednesday evening at Lawry's during the Beef Bowl.
Asper was eating dinner with his teammates during the annual event preceding the Rose Bowl game when, he said, "the table in front of us started stirring in commotion, and they stood up and the gentleman, I didn't catch...
Nike unveiled Oregon’s newest Nike Pro Combat uniform system, what it calls ‘the most advanced football uniform system ever assembled.’ Oregon wore a similar version of these uniforms in last season’s BCS national title game. The technology behind the uniform ‘system’ is explained on Nike’s website. (More photos of the uniforms are there, too.)
The Oregon Ducks have gotten great play from star tight end David Paulson, but true freshman Colt Lyerla has done his job when called upon.
Oregon guard Mark Asper can not only block with the best of them, but he is also a true Eagle Scout. During last night’s traditional Beef Bowl hosted by the famed Lawry’s in Beverly Hills, Asper performed an emergency Heimlich maneuver on Paul Diamond, a random diner and screenwriter veteran, who was choking on a slab of prime rib. When Asper saw Diamond struggling and portraying...
Disneyland -- Oregon's Chip Kelly has been called on of the brightest minds in college football with his innovative style of play. Kelly, however maintains that the success of the Oregon Ducks is about preparation and paying attention to details. Anyone ever watching Oregon practice can attest that the Ducks concentrate on those small tasks that can payoff in big results.
Oregon to go all-black for Rose Bowl
Wings not included. Photo credit: Nike
The Oregon Ducks, surprise surprise, are going to wear a specially designed Pro Combat uniform from Nike when they take on the Wisconsin Badgers in the Rose Bowl January 2. Nike released the photos today and it looks as though Oregon will be suiting up in all-black for the game, with a trim around the numbers...
Los Angeles -- Oregon's Chip Kelly was not in front of media much today but for the few minutes he was, he had the following to say.
• Defense and Special Team play win games and the 2011 team has provided many exciting moments. Here is part one of two and includes games up to and including the Colorado game. Part two will be uploaded to YouTube shortly after the Rose Bowl so subscribe to my YouTube channel if you haven't already.GO DUCKS!
An Oregon football player helped a choking diner during the traditional Beef Bowl, which brings the teams playing in the Rose Bowl to Lawry's in Beverly Hills for prime rib. City News Service says Paul Diamond began choking a bit while eating Wednesday. Oregon guard Mark Asper performed the Heimlich maneuver on Diamond, helping him cough the meat up.
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.