Posted July 28, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Marcus Mariota
TEAMS: Oregon Ducks
CULVER CITY, Calif. -- Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota talks about eating correctly and the effect former Oregon nutritionist James Harris had on his eating habits. Mariota was at Sony Studios for the Pac-12 Media Day held on July 26, 2013.

Mariota, Ekpre-Olomu Discuss DAT

CULVER CITY, Calif. -- During the Pac-12 Media Day, Quarterback Marcus Mariota and defensive back Ifo Ekpre-Olomu of Oregon talk about teammate De'Anthony Thomas the all-purpose offensive player for the Ducks. Media Day was held on July 26 at Sony Studios.

Scouting Hroniss Grasu: worth 100 points in Words With Friends, 150 in the Duck offense

Hroniss Grasu is the real deal. rates him #1 out of 90 junior centers in the country. The PAC-12 coaches chose him as their All-Conference center in 2012, and the Ducks prize his strength and agility so much that he drives and lead blocks for a great percentage of their big plays. In this video clip, we'll see Grasu first in a series of running plays, all carries...

Hoiem decision leaves Ducks with scholarship to give at LB: who's "the next man in?"

Justin Hopkins of Duck Territory and Rob Cassidy of Duck Sports Authority reported this afternoon that 4-star Oregon verbal commit Jordan Hoiem has confirmed his decision to quit football altogether. Hoiem, 6-4, 205-lb. linebacker from Baldwin High School on the island of Maui, told Cassidy, "I just don't enjoy football like I used to." It's a decision that will...

Oregon Ducks unveil uniform color schedule for 2013 season

Luckily for fans and UniBloggers alike, Oregon has released a color schedule for the 2013 season to help everyone keep up with their jersey combinations.

Talks Duck Defense

CULVER CITY, Calif. -- Oregon corner back Ifo-Ekpre Olomu has lunch with the media and responded to question about the Duck defense. Ekpre-Olomu represented the University of Oregon at the Pac-12 Media Day on July 26, 2013.

Picked to Win Conference

CULVER CITY, Calif. -- While at lunch with Marcus Mariota and Ifo-Ekpre-Olomu, the pair were asked for their reaction to Oregon being picked to win the conference race in the Pac-12 Media's preseason poll.

Oregon's Team Leadership

CULVER CITY, Calif. -- On July 26, at the Sony Studios during Pac-12 Media Day, Oregon defensive back Ifo Ekpre-Olomu answered questions about Oregon's team leadership heading into the 2013 football season.

Pac-12 Media Day: Oregon Ducks football

Embrace the Mantra Chip Kelly’s departure from the Oregon Ducks‘ football program may have left a bit of uncertainty surrounding the program, but Mark Helfrich and his crew of Marcus Mariota and Ifo Ekpre-Olomu made sure to reassure the Pac-12 that the Ducks are here to stay. Picked to win the conference yet again, many see Oregon as national title contenders as well despite...

Oregon picked to win Pac-12 at Media Day

The Pac-12 media thinks QB Marcus Mariota will lead Oregon to a conference title this year. Losing Chip Kelly didn't hurt Oregon at all, according to the Pac-12 media. The Ducks were selected to win the 2013 Pac-12 title by the media at Pac-12 Media Day, today in Los Angeles. The ascendant UCLA and Stanford received first place votes but were not strong enough candidates...

Pac-12 notes: Oregon's O, Colorado rebuilding and more

CULVER CITY, Calif. -- Oregon's Mark Helfrich may be a rookie head coach, but he's no stranger to football, or quarterbacks. Helfrich spent the previous three seasons as Oregon's offensive coordinatorquarterbacks coach under Chip Kelly, who left in the offseason to take the helm for the Philadelphia Eagles. Helfrich also served as the QBs coach at Boise State, Arizona...

On Social Media and Playing Faster

CULVER CITY, Calif. -- Can the Ducks play faster this upcoming season? That's what was asked of Marcus Mariota and Ifo Ekpre-Olomu at the Pac-12 Media Day on July 26. The pair also talked about social media and the care one should take, plus are they now Philadelphia Eagles fans?

On Sancdtions

CULVER CITY, Calif. -- The question of how Oregon's players reacted to the recent NCAA penalties was asked of Marcus Mariota and Ifo Ekpre-Olomu.
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