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Oregon QB Jake Rodrigues leaves program, seeks to transfer

Oregon backup quarterback Jake Rodrigues is leaving the Ducks football program and will seek to transfer to another university, the redshirt sophomore told CSNNW.com today. Rodrigues had been competing for the backup quarterback position behind Marcus Mariota for the past year and hoped to be named the No. 2 quarterback after spring practices concluded May 3. But the competition...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcus Mariota Scouting Report

Marcus Mariota QB Oregon #8 Ht: 6’4″ Wt: 212 All of our scouting reports are available to our premium members. If you would like access to our 2014 scouting reports, click here to sign up. Overview: Mariota is a risky prospect because of the scheme he plays in at Oregon. He has the tools to transition to more of a pro-style system, but he needs to land with an organization...
Via DraftAce
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Agree To 4-Year Deal With 3rd-Round Pick, Josh Huff

The Eagles have agreed to a four-year deal with third round pick, Josh Huff out of Oregon. Eagles and 3rd round pick josh huff agree on a 4 year contract — Derrick Gunn (@TheRealDGunnCSN) May 13, 2014 Standing at just 5’11″, Huff can flat-out fly on the football field.  Huff had 62 receptions for 1,140 yards and 12 touchdowns for the Oregon Ducks in 2013.
Via Thacover2
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana Altman deserves to be fired for mess at Oregon

Dana Altman needs to be fired. I’ll explain why in a minute, but before I do, let me set the stage for you. Altman, the Oregon head coach, finally spoke publicly about the rape accusations against three of his players on Friday evening, just a few hours after school President Michael Gottfredson made it official that Dominic Artis, Damyean Dotson and Brandon Austin were kicked...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon QB Jake Rodrigues to transfer

In a report by Brianna Amaranthus, Comcast Sportsnet, Quaterback Jake Rodrigues will transfer from Oregon.  Rodrigues had been competing for the backup quarterback position behind Marcus Mariota.  This unexpected news may be a result of not being able to secure that number 2 position—one that may now belong to Jeff Lockie. Rodrigues’ thoughts on this decsion, “Football wasn’t...
Via NCAA Football Zone
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon QB Damion Hobbs transferring from Ducks

The starting quarterback position isn’t all that big of a concern this season for head coach Mark Helfrich and the Oregon Ducks. With Heisman hopeful Marcus Mariota’s decision to return this season and bypass the NFL Draft, the team has one of the most prominent players in the country at the position running the show. However, depth behind Mariota is a slight issue, and according...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Byron Marshall Scouting Report

Byron Marshall RB Oregon #9 Ht: 5’9″ Wt: 207 All of our scouting reports are available to our premium members. If you would like access to our 2015 scouting reports, click here to sign up. Overview: Marshall is among the best athletes in this draft class and can make an immediate impact in the league as a change-of-pace back and a weapon in the passing game. If he...
Via DraftAce
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 College Football Rankings: #6 Oregon

A late-season knee injury to quarterback Marcus Mariota ended Oregon’s national title hopes last year, but the Ducks are poised for a run at a...
Via Athlon Sports
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Is the window closing for Oregon football?

It’s 95 days until the start of college football, and Travis Haney of ESPN says the window for Oregon football is closing after this year: Bluntly, it’s a big year for Mark Helfrich. The second-year coach needs to show program sustainability beyond Chip Kelly, and he needs to do so by getting Oregon — among the preseason favorites on an annual basis — into the first playoff...
Via The Duck Stops Here
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Former Oregon QB Rodrigues has a new home in San Diego

According to a report by Aztec Sports Report, former Oregon QB Jake Rorrigues has decided upon San Diego State as his new home. Previously it was shared that Oregon was also losing another QB on the depth chart when Damion Hobbs also transferred out of the program.  Oregon now is lacking depth behind Heisman candidate Marcus Mariota. I will ask what every Oregon fan is hoping...
Via NCAA Football Zone
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Amanda Pflugrad ranked #1 in new hottest sportscaster poll

Former Oregon Ducks Cheerleader Amanda Pflugrad tops a new list: the  “sexiest female sportscasters of all time” on the exceedingly high traffic list site Ranker. You can follow Amanda Pflugrad, who currently works for CBS Sports Network and Pac 12 Network, on Twitter here.  You can also vote and interact with this poll. I’m certainly not going to argue against Amanda Pflugrad...
Via The Sports Bank
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Oregon quarterback Damion Hobbs bound for Utah State

Former Oregon redshirt freshman quarterback Damion Hobbs has found a new team to play for, and it's the school he considered playing for all along. Hobbs told the Salt Lake Tribune on Wednesday that he will transfer to Utah State, the school he says he strongly considered out of Cedar Hill, Texas, before ultimately choosing the Ducks prior to national signing day in 2013. News...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon Ducks Softball Uniforms Are The Best Softball Uniforms

Awesome University of Oregon uniforms are nothing new, but usually we’re talking about football when discussing their latest and greatest. Not today, however, as the Ducks’ softball team will be absolutely dripping with swag for the college softball World Series. I don’t think I’ve ever felt compelled to buy a softball jersey before, but I would definitely consider breaking...
Via Next Impulse Sports
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Stanford Falling Back To The Pack? Here Are The Betting Odds On A Pac-12 Title For Each Team In 2014

Oregon deserves to be the favorite, but don’t count out the Cardinal. Oregon continues to be among the most consistent programs in the nation, and they bring back a potential first overall pick at quarterback in Marcus Mariota. There is little to argue with their place at the top of the list of odds for this year’s Pac-12 championship. Seeing Stanford tied with schools like Arizona...
Via College Spun
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Woman who accused Oregon players of sexual assault expresses anger at school

The woman who accused three Oregon basketball players of sexual assault has sent a letter to the Daily Emerald, the university's student newspaper, questioning the culture within the athletic department. "I am angry with the culture that appears to exist in our athletic department that prioritizes winning over safety of our students," she wrote. Damyean Dotson, Dominic...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon Bball Rape Accuser Writes Letter Ripping School

In the wake of the Oregon basketball team’s sexual assault scandal, the accuser has written a letter, which was published by the school newspaper, in which she rips the university for not caring about the safety of the students. Dominic Artis, Brandon Austin and Damyean Dotson were the basketball players she accused of raping her. The woman was represented by Colorado attorney...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

With just 83 days until Oregon football, it’s time for a fan summer workout

It’s a grievous mistake to base too much on a spring game, but Devon Allen drew a lot of heightened awareness and attention among fans with his two-touchdown performance (2 catches, for 49 and 45 yards). He added another layer of intrigue by setting a school record in the 110-meter hurdles, 13.27, besting the old mark by .11 seconds. While track and spring game success doesn...
Via The Duck Stops Here
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon football linebacker Tyrell Robinson leaving the program

Oregon linebacker Tyrell Robinson is leaving the football program and will play college football elsewhere, according to Justin Hopkins of 247Sports. An Oregon spokesman confirmed to 247 Sports that the freshman linebacker, who is a native of San Diego, has been granted his release to release to investigate other college football programs, but would not comment further.
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Another twin DB Eric Amoako to leave Oregon

Report: Oregonlive.com, Another twin DB Eric Amoako was granted a release from Oregon.  Earlier we discovered that linebacker Tyrell Robinson would be transferring while his twin brother Tyree would remain with the Ducks. Oregon coach Mark Helfrich stated, “Eric asked for and received a release right after spring football.  We wish him all the best in pursuit of his educational...
Via NCAA Football Zone
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon defensive back Eric Amoako to transfer

Oregon redshirt sophomore defensive back Eric Amoako will transfer, UO spokesman Dave Williford said Friday afternoon. "Eric asked for and received a release right after spring football," Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich said. "We wish him all the best in pursuit of his educational and football goals." Amoako is the second Duck to transfer this week after sophomore...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Gators men's track and field finishes second at NCAA championship

EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon senior Mac Fleet successfully defended his title in the 1,500 meters Saturday at the NCAA track and field championships, denying Arizona senior Lawi Lalang a ninth national title in his final college race. Fleet pulled ahead down the stretch and bore down for the final 50 meters to win in a personal-best 3 minutes, 39.09 seconds, with Lalang close behind in...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Getting to know the new Oregon Ducks: Jalen Brown

[The Ducks begin summer workouts this weekend as the incoming freshman join their brothers on campus, beginning their four and five-year adventure as college football players. As we have done annually DSH will profile the new players. The order is alphabetical.] Oregon outdueled 40 schools for Jalen Brown, an acrobatic receiver from Arizona who considered Vanderbilt, Ohio State,...
Via The Duck Stops Here
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Dunmore the latest to leave Oregon football program

Since late March, Oregon has lost 25 percent of its touted 2012 recruiting class. Redshirt sophomore linebacker Oshay Dunmore is the latest Duck to leave the program. The 6-foot-2, 217-pound former Newport High two-way football star and state track champion played in 10 games last season and finished with nine tackles. Dunmore could not be reached by The Register-Guard on Tuesday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon is losing yet another player

The Oregon Ducks are losing yet another player which could certainly impact the program. 247sports.com s reporting that Oshey Dunmore who is transferring is the sixth to leave Eugene.  Dunmore started off his career at defensive back but most recently played at the linebacker position. How much of this is due to the coaching staff philosophy or are these because of the need for...
Via NCAA Football Zone
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Getting to know the 2014 Oregon Ducks: Tanner Carew

[The Ducks begin summer workouts this weekend as the incoming freshman join their brothers on campus, beginning their four and five-year adventure as college football players. As we have done annually DSH will profile the new players. The order is alphabetical.] Tanner Crew does everything with speed and efficiency. He can snap the ball to the punter in a tight spiral in less than...
Via The Duck Stops Here
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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