The post-spring confidence meter: receivers

SEATTLE, WA – OCTOBER 17: Darren Carrington has tea-bagged opposing defenses for 69 catches and 10 touchdowns over two abbreviated seasons.  Given a full year, he could become Oregon’s next great 1000-yard receiver. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images) Even going back to the dismal days when wins were scarce, Oregon has always had running backs and receivers that were fun...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon WR Darren Carrington Posts Beautiful Tribute To “Brother 4 Life” Markel Byrd

Earlier this morning, the New Mexico football program revealed that red-shirt sophomore safety Markel Byrd, 20, was killed in a single car accident on Tuesday.  Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington and Byrd were close friends, having grown up together and played high school football together at San Diego’s Horizon Christian Academy. Carrington has been posting tributes to his...
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December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Oregon WR Darren Carrington applies for draft grade, still leaning towards return

The 2015 college football season is all but over, but it is always fun to look back at the season and wonder what could have happened. One team that could have had a vastly different season had things gone their way is the Oregon Ducks. Had quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. not broken his finger in the opening game of the season, the second game against Michigan State could have gone...
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December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Oregon football: Travis Waller recruit spotlight

Of all the tantalizing prospects committed to playing for the University of Oregon next season, quarterback Travis Waller of Servite H­igh School in Anaheim, CA figures to be one of the most exciting and paid attention to. With the Ducks searching for an heir to Mariota’s throne, many fans are pointing towards this young player to be the face of the future. Waller is a dual-threat...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Oregon’s Darren Carrington Fails Drug Test, Won’t Play Vs. Ohio State

Oregon will be without one of its top wide receivers for the college football national championship game. Ducks head coach Mark Helfrich said Saturday that freshman wideout Darren Carrington and senior running back Ayele Ford won’t play Monday night against Ohio State after both failing their NCAA drug tests. Carrington took his drug test the week...
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January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Oregon No. 2 WR out of title game after failed drug test

By Vincent Frank Big-play Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington has reportedly been suspended for the team’s National Championship game matchup against Ohio State after apparently testing positive for marijuana. Oregon redshirt freshman wide receiver Darren Carrington failed a NCAA administered drug test and did not make the trip to Texas for Monday’s national title game...
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Oregon Freshman WR Darren Carrington Suspended For Title Game

It was just earlier this week that Oregon freshman Darren Carrington posted a message to his Instagram account, calling out haters for sleeping on the Ducks’ wide receiving corps. Now, via Comcast Sportsnet’s Aaron J. Fentress, who cites multiple team sources, we’re learning that he won’t be part of it come Monday’s national championship game. Sources: Oregon WR Darren...
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Rose Bowl Hero Darren Carrington Posts Message For Those Who Doubted Oregon’s Wideouts

College football fans who hadn’t gotten much of a chance to see Oregon play this year were no doubt impressed by its incredibly efficient offense against Florida State in the Rose Bowl. The Ducks, in their 59-20 victory, put up 639 yards of offense – 338 of which came through the air. Freshman wideout Darren Carrington was an issue all day for the Seminoles, as he racked up seven...
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January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Oregon wide receiver caught a pass while laying on his back (video)

No footing, no problem. Oregon WR Darren Carrington caught a ball lying flat on his back in Saturday’s game against Colorado. As Carrington and a Buffaloes defensive back went up to battle for a jump ball, neither came down with it. Both players fell down, but Carrington was able to get his fingers on the ball and tipped it up in the air. It then fell right into his hands as he...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon Football: Surviving without top WR Bralon Addison

Oregon was supposed to have a banner year in 2014, but now a key piece to their championship puzzle has been potentially sidelined for the season. Stalwart junior wide receiver Bralon Addison was poised to have a breakout season leading a young Ducks’ receiving corps. Addison was even penned by some to be a dark horse Heisman candidate for the Ducks (Hey! The kid is a difference...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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