Found October 05, 2013 on The Duck Stops Here:
Colt Lyerla Oregon State had good success throwing to the tight end against the Buffalo defense, hook routes at the sticks, flat routes at the goal line, drag routes. So far Lyerla's junior season has been one of frustration, nagging injury, illness and false starts, and he's too talented to waste. The Ducks have three very talented tight ends and a four one with good work habits and potential, and a quarterback who's struggled to find his rhythm at times. High percentage throws to the tight end are a great way to loosen up a defense and get the offense going. Getting Lyerla going will pay huge dividends as the Ducks enter the meat of the schedule. He's too good a weapon to waste, and there will be games later in the year that an outstanding game by a big, physical player will be a difference maker. He adds a dimension to the offense that no one else on the roster, not even Mundt, has. Lyerla is one of the biggest match up nightmares in the conference, the latest i...

Report: Colt Lyerla withdraws from Oregon ‘on good terms’

After being suspended for the Colorado game, Oregon Ducks tight end Colt Lyerla has withdrawn from the school altogether - although he does so on good terms.

Is this the year Oregon finally can complete the job and take down Alabama?

College Football has been wondering if anyone can take down the mighty Crimson Tide of Alabama University.  The same team that has won three of the last four BCS Championships and on track to win third in a row, a feat that has not been done since Army won three in a row in 1944-46.  Who has the team, scheme on both offense and defense and the momentum to stop the streak? Here...

Oregon TE Colt Lyerla Leaves Team

Starting Oregon Tight End Colt Lyerla has left the football team. The exact reason is uncertain at this point but we do know that Colt and new head coach Mark Helfrich never quite saw eye to eye. In fact, Lyerla was suspended for the last game. Here is what Lyerla had to say through the statement released by Oregon: “I love everyone at Oregon; everyone’s on good terms, I believe...

Mark Helfrich’s New-Era Duck Offense

Oregon Ducks (@IamMSilvestre) Earlier in the year, I wrote an article about the Ducks’ 2013 prospects without Chip Kelly at the helm. I guessed that the talent of our athletes would hold true despite some scheme changes, and that the blueprint for success at our school had already been laid. Now that I have had a chance to observe some of the fine points of new head coach...

Helfrich, Teammates Talk Lyerla Departure

EUGENE- To no one's surprise, less than 24 hours after the departure of tight end Colt Lyerla, the Oregon Ducks were already onto Husky prep week, the absence of a former star already in the rear view mirror.

Colt Lyerla leaves Oregon

According to a report by, Oregon junior tight end Colt Lyerla has left the program.

Oregon 57, Colorado 16 Game Rewind

Nice Win Ducks! Marcus Mariota threw a season-high five touchdown passes – three in the first half to go along with two rushing scores – as the visiting Ducks won their 32nd straight game against an unranked opponent. NWSB Recap: Oregon vs. Colorado Pac 12 highlights

Pregame thread, Oregon at Colorado

Colt Lyerla is out. Aaron Fentress of Comcast Sports News confirms he did not make the trip. De'Anthony Thomas is in a protective boot. The Ducks are wearing white  jerseys with green iridescent wings, silver helmets, green pants. It's sunny and mild, perfect football weather. In other games, Georgia Tech is stinging the Canes at halftime, 17-17 tie against #14 in the nation.

Ducks pile up yardage records vs. Buffaloes

Not bad, Ducks. Not bad. What a performance by the Ducks Saturday.  Mariota, an early Heisman Trophy favorite, passed for 261 yards in the first half and Oregon racked up 415 total yards prior to the break en route to a 43-16 lead. The Ducks have scored 31 of their 39 offensive touchdowns on drives of less than two minutes, including 5-of-8 against the Buffaloes. They put up some...

Colorado Post Game: Josh Huff

BOULDER, Colo. -- Oregon wide receiver Josh Huff talks about Oregon's 57-16 win over Colorado on Oct. 5, 2013. Huff had five catches for 103 yards and two TDs.

Sunday Night Chat Log 10/6/13

Sunday Night Chat focused the news of Colt Lyerla's withdraw from school and the upcoming Oregon-Washington game.

Oregon Ducks vs. Colorado Buffaloes: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

getty images/Steve Dykes Two Pac-12 schools will meet on Saturday when the Oregon Ducks and Colorado Buffaloes match-up. Alas, not all Pac-12 schools are created equal and the No. 2 Oregon Ducks will be looking to move their record to 5-0. Colorado (2-1) is coming off a blowout loss to Oregon State. Coverage of the game between the Oregon Ducks and Colorado Buffaloes will air on...

ESPN’s College GameDay Will Be Heading To Seattle Next Week For Oregon-Washington

Washington lost a heartbreaker last night to the No. 5 Stanford Cardinal, dropping 31-28 in Palo Alto. However, the Huskies don’t have time to sulk, as they take on an equally formidable opponent next week: the Oregon Ducks. In fact, that is the marquee game of week seven of college football, and it was just announced that ESPN’s College GameDay will be making the trip to Seattle...

ESPN College GameDay is headed to Oregon-Washington

ESPN’s College GameDay crew is is headed out to Spokane for the Washington Huskies’ big-time home showdown against the Oregon Ducks.
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