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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

Michigan State To Unveil White Helmet vs. Oregon?

It appears that Michigan State will be unveiling a new all-white look against the Oregon Ducks in September, including a new white helmet. Nothing official yet, but this ad looks pretty real. [@CUTESalad] [@Pulling69] The post Michigan State To Unveil White Helmet vs. Oregon? appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon transfer Dominic Artis to visit St. John’s this weekend

Oregon transfer Dominic Artis will visit St. John's this weekend, a source told the Daily News. The point guard was a part of two NCAA Tournament teams with the Ducks and would need to sit out a year per NCAA transfer rules before having two years of eligibility left. Artis was dismissed from Oregon after allegations were brought that he was part of a sexual assault, but the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

4-star QB Travis Waller picks up offer from Oregon

The Oregon Ducks, looking for a potential class of 2015 signee to succeed Marcus Mariota, on Saturday offered Travis Waller. Waller, a four-star Anaheim, Calif., quarterback visited Alabama last week. On June 9 he announced via Twitter that Alabama, Northwestern, Notre Dame and Ohio State were his "top four" schools. The offer comes days after Oregon missed out on four...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon Finds 3 Basketball Players Guilty Of Sexual Assault, Will Remove Them From Campus

The University of Oregon found three former basketball players responsible for sexual misconduct, and will remove them from campus for up to 10 years. Dominic Artis, Damyean Dotson and Brandon Austin were accused of sexually assaulting an intoxicated female undergraduate overnight from March 8 to 9 at multiple off-campus locations. The university faced criticism for allowing the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon bans three student athletes from campus for up to 10 years over sexual misconduct

The trio of Dominic Artis, Brandon Austin and Damyean Dotson could face a campus ban of up to 10 years after the University of Oregon found them responsible for sexual misconduct.The former men's basketball players allegedly sexually assaulted a female classmate on the night of March 8 at multiple off-campus locations. However, local prosecutors opted to drop the case after deeming...
Via Bush League Chronicle
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon Ducks Unveil New Textured Helmet

The Oregon Ducks Storm Trooper look isn’t something new, but they have now added a textured white helmet, much like what the Washington Huskies now have. The storm trooper look is one of the best modern looks in college football and this new helmet should only make it that much better. [UO Ducks] The post Oregon Ducks Unveil New Textured Helmet appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Oregon players tied to rape case dismissed from school

Dominic Artis, Brandon Austin and Damyean Dotson were cut loose from the Oregon basketball team in early May, but it was Monday night when the Associated Press reported all three would be banned from attending the university as students for at least the next four years and for as long as the next 10 years. The suspensions stem from rape allegations that occured on March 9. The case...
Via Pro Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon’s “Join the Force” Football Hype Video

Football season is just around the corner. The Oregon Ducks are the latest school to unleash their hype video for the season. With a theme of ‘Join the Force.’ The Star Wars references run deep with the Ducks since their new football facility has been dubed the “Death Star” by many. Oregon figures to be very much in the National Championship picture this season, led by Heisman...
Via BlackSportsOnline
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Ofodile is Oregon Ducks' latest reported recruiting commitment in 2015 class

Oregon has reportedly added its ninth verbal commitment to its 2015 recruiting class with the addition of Alex Ofodile, a 6-foot-3, 185-pound receiver from Columbia, Mo. Ofodile was offered a scholarship by Oregon on May 7.
Via Pro Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bloguin around college football (6/25)

It’s time to take our weekly look around the Bloguin family of sites and see what they are talking about… Dale Newton of The Duck Stops Here thinks Marcus Mariota ought to be more famous than Jameis. [story link] Texas A&M and LSU will be meeting on Thanksgiving Day this season. Saturday Night Slant looks back at previous LSU holiday games. [story link] Noled Out continues...
Via Crystal Ball Run
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bloguin around college football (6/25)

It’s time to take our weekly look around the Bloguin family of sites and see what they are talking about… Dale Newton of The Duck Stops Here thinks Marcus Mariota ought to be more famous than Jameis. [story link] Texas A&M and LSU will be meeting on Thanksgiving Day this season. Saturday Night Slant looks back at previous LSU holiday games. [story link] Noled Out continues...
Via Bloguin Best
28 days ago  |  Discuss

One month till training camp, Ducks poised for favorite’s role

For cold-hearted objectivity, nothing beats an oddsmaker. Those guys outguess the public for a living. Yesterday online bookmaker bovada.com set the odds for for the PAC-12 Championship, and the Ducks come in as the favorite at 6-5. From a bookie, that’s staggering optimism in a 12-team league. California and Colorado were the long shots at 100-1. The Beavers, who have never lost...
Via The Duck Stops Here
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Former UO basketball player Brandon Austin reportedly transferring to Community College

Former Oregon men’s basketball player Brandon Austin will be transferring to Hutchinson Community College in Hutchinson, Kansas, according to a JucoJunction.com source close to the situation. Recently, the 6-foot-6 forward was suspended from UO for at least four years along with former teammates Dominic Artis and Damyean Dotson, after violating the University of Oregon’s student...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Mariota uncertain about future at Oregon beyond 2014

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota will spend the weekend imparting wisdom about the game to young campers at the 19th annual Manning Passing Academy, but that doesn't mean the Ducks star can't soak up some valuable instruction himself. Even a Heisman Trophy candidate like Mariota can use a few pointers from the first family of the quarterback position, and Mariota said that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Mariota unsure if 2014 will be his final year at Oregon

While attending the Manning Passing Academy,  reporters asked Marcus Mariota if 2014 will be his final year at Oregon. “We’ll see, I’m not too sure,” he said, via NFL.com. “The opportunity to leave obviously is there, but at the same time, college is fun and I’m not sure what I’m going to do yet.” The good news for Mariota is that he’s already earned his degree...
Via Pro Football Zone
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Mariota unsure if he’ll leave Oregon in 2015

While attending the Manning Passing Academy,  reporters asked Marcus Mariota if 2014 will be his final year at Oregon. “We’ll see, I’m not too sure,” he said, via NFL.com. “The opportunity to leave obviously is there, but at the same time, college is fun and I’m not sure what I’m going to do yet.” The good news for Mariota is that he’s already earned his degree...
Via NCAA Football Zone
11 days ago  |  Discuss

What Team Needs a National Title More Than Any Other in 2014?

Each year when the college football season starts the one ultimate goal every team dreams of is being crowned national champions. It is a journey and quest that takes hard work and near perfection that is required like in on other sport. Until recently to be crowned national champions in college football you had to run the table every year and finish 11-0 or 12-0.As the parity has...
Via Football Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Does the “Helfrich effect” doom the Ducks?

This week at SB Nation in a segment they named “Easy Call,” columnists Dan Rubenstein, Spencer Hall, and Bud Elliott discussed the PAC-12 Conference over a beer and a fried fish sandwich. The sandwich looked delicious, but Hall’s comments on the Oregon Ducks were harder to swallow. He said the Ducks were likely to fall back this season because of “the Helfrich effect,...
Via The Duck Stops Here
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The most disrespected 1000-yard rusher in college football history

Royce Freeman and Thomas Tyner are great talents with a dazzling futures, but their backfield mate Byron Marshall is almost an after thought to some Oregon fans despite rushing for 1038 yards last season and 1484 in his two-year Duck career. Marshall averaged 6.2 yards a carry in 2014 with 14 touchdowns. He put together a streak of five straight 100-yard games that included 192 against...
Via The Duck Stops Here
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks cooking up a secret sauce for 2014

Writer Jeff McClane of the Philadelphia Inquirer wrote a feature story last week about Chip Kelly’s philosophy as coach of the Eagles, and a quote in the story points to something crucial about the team he left behind. Kelly still practices his legendary attention to detail, even to insisting his players don’t cut across the grass after practice. He told McClane, ”The more...
Via The Duck Stops Here
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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