Found October 09, 2013 on The Duck Stops Here:
Today Andy Basantes of Movili Sports stopped by with three questions about the #2 ranked Ducks. How do you feel the loss of TE Colt Lyerla will impact the Ducks moving forward? Colt Lyerla has incredible talent, a physical mismatch at 6-5, 250. In his first two seasons he scored 11 tds on just 32 catches, also a load to tackle in a part-time role as a power running back. However, Lyerla had become a distraction and a disciplinary liability, frequently late or absent according to reports. He'd missed two of Oregon's first five games, a home game with Tennessee due to illness, last week's game at Colorado because of a suspension. He'd been limited this year to two catches for 26 yards, with four drops. In the first game he missed against the Vols, true freshman tight end Johnny Mundt grabbed five passes for 121 yards and two tds, single game numbers that exceeded anything the enigmatic junior had achieved as a Webfoot. Last week, Mundt had one catch for 13 yards, so...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Colt Lyerla reportedly was constantly late, missed team activities

Many were surprised when it was announced on Sunday night that tight end Colt Lyerla was leaving the Oregon Ducks football program. Lyerla had problems throughout his college football career, but a lot of people probably figured the two sides would work things out. Instead, Lyerla has left the team, dropped out of school and […]

A few speed bumps to Oregon's season

Oregon's season has come with a few speed bumps, but the No. 2 Ducks have managed just fine. Star running back De'Anthony Thomas sprained his ankle; tight end Colt Lyerla is gone, although his departure is not expected to have much impact. Next up for Oregon (5-0, 2-0 Pac-12) is Saturday's game at Washington (4-1, 1-1). Lyerla left the team Sunday, a day after he missed...

Draft Insider Podcast: October 8th

TFY Draft Insider Podcast with Jon Dove and Tony Pauline for the week of October 8th. A breakdown of last weekends bigger match-ups, the players rising and sliding on draft boards, news of the day, insiders notes as well as a preview of the comings weeks game.Highlights of October 8th podcast * Colt Lyerla/TE/Oregon being branded as "high maintenance". Recent issue was...

Friday prediction thread: Oregon at Washington

Thursdays are for panic, Fridays for sober realism. The 106th meeting between Oregon and Washington should be a tremendous college football game. The Ducks aren't on upset alert or in grave danger, but there are a few concerns. DeAnthony Thomas is questionable, termed a gametime decision. Colt Lyerla has left the team, and his two substitutes haven't had the experience of...

The Slant - Episode 124

On this episode of The Slant, host Brad Stein talks about Tony Romo, why nicknames on the backs of NBA jerseys is not a good idea, the impact of the Oregon Ducks losing Colt Lyerla, and more! Download & Listen Here
Ducks News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.