Oregon’s coaches and players are speaking with a new determination this spring, and it seems to be more than brave spring practice talk, because it’s backed up by some sustained hard work and tangible results.
Team leaders like Tyler Johnstone and Hroniss Grasu are talking openly about what went wrong last year and the need to get stronger and execute better. They’re not satisfied...
The Ducks got two powerful sources of inspiration and commitment this winter, and both will pay great dividends in their quest for greatness in 2014.
The decision by Marcus Mariota, Hroniss Grasu and Ifo Ekpre-Olomu to return to school is monumental for the mission of Oregon football. These three delayed millions in the NFL draft. Ifo and Super Mario were likely first-round picks...
SAN ANTONIO -- Oregon junior center Hroniss Grasu answers media questions and talks about the Ducks regaining "mojo" as they prepare for the test with Texas on Monday Dec. 30, 2013, at the Valero Alamo Bowl.
Quarterback Marcus Mariota and center Hroniss Grasu will return to the University of Oregon for the 2014 season.
Mariota, a redshirt sophomore from Honolulu, and Grasu, a redshirt junior from Los Angeles, announced their intentions a day after earning all-Pac-12 accolades from the conference’s head coaches for the second straight year.
“It is an honor to be a student at the...
EUGENE -- Oregon center Hroniss Grasu answers media questions following the Ducks 44-21 win over Utah on Nov. 16, 2013 at Autzen Stadium.
EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon's center Hroniss Grasu speaks to Erik Skopil of eDuck.com regarding the upcoming game with Tennessee at Autzen Stadium.
Hroniss Grasu is the real deal. Nfldraftscout.com 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...
Hroniss Grasu is a warrior, a 6-3, 294-lb. Romanian strongman who has started every game of his Oregon career.
The center who took over for Max Unger and Jordan Holmes has been the anchor of the Webfoot line for 27 straight games, debuting on the road against LSU in Cowboys Stadium as a redshirt freshman. The Ducks lost that night, but Grasu performed admirably on college football...
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. -- Oregon sophomore center Hroniss Grasu answers questions from media regarding the upcoming Fiesta Bowl, the leadership challenges and what he took from the loss against Stanford that will help against Kansas State in the Fiesta Bowl.
In golf, it's called the yips. Oregon center Hroniss Grasu (He-rone-iss Grah-su) doesn't have a name for it when it comes to football, he just knows he doesn't like it.
Grasu has worked this week to conquer football's version of the yips that were evident last week in the No. 4 Ducks' 42-25 victory over Fresno State.
One of his snaps was so badly off it went...
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September 13, 2012