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Photos: Oregon Basketball To Wear Throwback Uniforms Tonight vs. Arizona

During football season, the always-flashy Oregon Ducks wore throwback uniforms for their game against Washington, to mostly positive reviews. Oregon basketball isn’t the program that the football team is, but it is still a favorite program of Nike, and will wear a throwback uniform as well tonight.  pic.twitter.com/ROAyDvdOZ7 — Dwayne Benjamin Jr. (@MadBuckets) January 28,...
Via College Spun
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Eastern Washington QB says Oregon offered him scholarship

CHENEY, Wash. -- Eastern Washington's record-setting quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. says he has received a scholarship offer from Oregon and will visit the school this weekend. Adams told The Spokesman-Review on Wednesday that he will fly to Eugene, Oregon, on Friday and return Sunday. The strong-armed Adams, who will be a senior next season, owns nearly every major passing record...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

EWU QB Adams says he has scholarship offer from Oregon

CHENEY, Wash. (AP) Eastern Washington's record-setting quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. says he has received a scholarship offer from Oregon and will visit the school this weekend. Adams told The Spokesman-Review on Wednesday that he will fly to Eugene, Oregon, on Friday and return Sunday. The strong-armed Adams, who will be a senior next season, owns nearly every major passing record...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Star FCS Quarterback Vernon Adams Visiting Oregon This Weekend

Oregon obviously has a huge hole to fill at quarterback with Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota moving on to the NFL. There have been recent rumors that the Ducks could be looking to add a graduate transfer, namely FCS star Vernon Adams of Eastern Washington, to the fold to compete for the starting quarterback job.  Adams has denied those rumors, but a report today from Jen Beyrle...
Via College Spun
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Oregon Defensive Lineman Sam Kamp Retires Due To Long-Term Health Concerns

Football players at the collegiate level sacrifice their bodies on a regular basis, submitting themselves to rigorous off-season workouts, rugged spring and training camp practices and the grind of a 12-game regular season. If you’re extremely lucky, you get to play in 15 games counting the College Football Playoff and National Championship. Oregon redshirt junior defensive lineman...
Via College Spun
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Oregon Has An In-Home Visit Tonight With Texas A&M QB Recruit Kyler Murray

Allen (Tex.) senior Kyler Murray is the top dual-threat quarterback in the nation according to 247 Sports, and has been committed to Texas A&M since May. Recently, Murray has caused a major stir in the Lone Star State thanks to his dalliance with the Texas Longhorns.  Now, a third party could be firmly entering the mix for the 5-foot-11, 180-pound signal caller. Oregon will...
Via College Spun
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Stanford solve their Oregon problem?

Thomas Tyner spun away from two Cardinal defenders at the goal line, highlighting a 45-16 victory with a 21-yard touchdown run in the third quarter (Steve Dykes, Getty Images photo). Predicted by many experts to win the PAC-12 North last season, Stanford fell to 5-4 in conference, losing three out of four in a midseason slide that included a 45-16 loss to the Ducks. Oregon held...
Via The Duck Stops Here
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Shoulder injury could keep Marcus Mariota from throwing at NFL Combine.

Marcus Mariota with 2014 Heisman Trophy.Former Oregon starting quarterback Marcus Mariota has revealed that he injured his right (throwing) shoulder during the Ducks' loss to Ohio State in the College Football Playoff title game back on Jan. 12.The injury, which Mariota described as a sprain to his AC joint in his right shoulder, could prevent the 2014 Heisman Trophy winner from...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Mariota Might Not Throw At NFL Combine

Marcus Mariota chose to skip the Senior Bowl, but now we know it may have been for good measure. According to according to the staradvertiser.com, the Heisman Trophy winner and former Oregon star, has an AC issue with his shoulder, and may not throw at the NFL Combine in a few weeks. “Right now we’re still making that decision, whether to throw at the Combine. I had to kinda...
Via Thacover2
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks sweep L.A. schools, clobber UCLA 82-64

by Eric Sloat, DSH basketball correspondent NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 24: Jordan Bell #1 of the Oregon Ducks dunks in the first half during a game against the Michigan Wolverines at the Barclays Center on November 24, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images) The Ducks beat the Bruins, 82-64, completing a two game sweep of the LA schools...
Via The Duck Stops Here
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks break in new quarterback with no lack of targets

Rose Bowl razzle-dazzle: despite a late season setback, Darren Carrington displayed awesome potential in 2014, turning in the 5th-best performance in the history of the Granddaddy with seven catches for 165 yards and two touchdowns (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images). Oregon faces the daunting prospect of replacing Marcus Mariota in 2015, but the new quarterback will benefit from...
Via The Duck Stops Here
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks pull even with sack of Troy, 75-67

by Eric Sloat, DSH basketball correspondent EUGENE, OR – JANUARY 13: The Oregon Cheerleaders entertain during the pre-game ceremonies before the first game between the USC Trojans and the Oregon Ducks basketball teams at Matt Court on January 13, 2011 in Eugene, Oregon. The arena is named co-founder and Chairman of Nike, Inc., Phil Knight’s son, Matthew, who died at the age...
Via The Duck Stops Here
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Byron Marshall, the Swiss Army knife of Oregon football, takes the Ducks into the wild

Bird Man: In Arlington Byron Marshall flew past the Ohio State secondary for a 70-yard touchdown on Ducks first play from scrimmage in the second half, capping off a thousand-yard season. His decision to return for his senior year is huge for the Oregon offense (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images). This is how good Byron Marshall is: at various times in his career the Ducks have...
Via The Duck Stops Here
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly Is Looking Into Moving Up To Draft His Old Oregon QB

Oregon’s record-setting, Heisman-winning quarterback Marcus Mariota is widely-regarded as the potential no. 1 overall pick in the upcoming NFL Draft, despite some criticism that he is a “system” quarterback who benefits from Oregon’s high-octane spread scheme that relies on quick, safe passes near the line of scrimmage. Even if that isn’t the case, what better place for...
Via College Spun
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Chance Allen, Bralon Addison and the Texas two-step

Bralon Addison works the sideline for a touchdown catch against Washington in October 2013. Addison will be back for the Ducks next year, but buddy Chance Allen is leaving for Houston (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images). When Bralon Addison was a high school senior he played quarterback at Fort Bend Hightower in Missouri City, Texas, leading the Hurricanes all the way to the...
Via The Duck Stops Here
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Joey Bosa And Marcus Mariota Took A Selfie At The Walter Camp Awards Dinner

Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa took a big shot at Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota during the National Championship Game, and took some criticism afterwards from those who felt that he was trying to injure the Heisman winner. During this weekend’s Walter Camp Awards Dinner in New Haven, Bosa took a selfie with Mariota, and jokingly added the caption “He’s mad at me,...
Via College Spun
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

The most under-appreciated quarterback in Duck history

Darron Thomas wasn’t as fast as Mariota and wasn’t as finished as a passer, but he led the Ducks to a 24-3 record. He seized the job winning a quarterback competition and never looked back, leading a comeback effort against Tennessee in his second game as redshirt sophomore. Marcus Mariota will never be duplicated or replaced. Oh, the Ducks will have great quarterback play in...
Via The Duck Stops Here
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

DeFo returns, and that’s the beginning of hope

If there’s a pile-up at the line of scrimmage, DeForest Buckner is usually in the middle of it. Oregon’s prospects for defending their PAC-12 title got a huge boost when the NFL prospect decided to return for his senior year (Brian Bahr, Getty Images photo). The desolate period from mid-January to August when there is no college football is overladen with mostly bad news, like...
Via The Duck Stops Here
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

One area where the Ducks need an infusion of discipline, beginning with spring ball

Why is this considered cool? Byron Marshall made a great play, but he nearly finished it with a bonehead mistake (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images). Mark Helfrich has a well-deserved reputation as a player’s coach, an intelligent man who gets results by relating and teaching rather than yelling. It’s a perfect fit for modern athletes, particularly the kind of mature leaders...
Via The Duck Stops Here
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

A new element to the Oregon offense that could make a big difference next time

Oregon commit Jake Breeland snares a 24-yard touchdown pass against San Clemente in the CIF Southwest Division Championship. Breeland’s a rangy pass catcher who could give the Oregon offense a big boost in the red zone next year year (PHOTO BY PATRICK TAKKINEN, ocsidelines.com). In 2015 Ducks could get an offensive boost from Jacob Breeland, the rangy pass-catching tight end from...
Via The Duck Stops Here
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Five Wide Sports skeptical about Mariota NFL draft prospects

 Under his wing: True freshmen tackle Tyrell Crosby picks up Marcus Mariota after a play in the National Championship Game. Mariota’s quiet, team-first leadership style will win him fierce loyalty from an NFL offensive line (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images). Old friend Vito Jerome of Five Wide Sports puts his pitchfork to the chest and asks The Duck Stops Here five pointed...
Via The Duck Stops Here
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

26 Billion pixel panorama of the National Championship Game

Click on this link here to view a 26 billion pixel panorama of the College Football Playoff National Championship Game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Oregon Ducks. You can scroll around the stadium 360 degrees and you can also tag yourself or your friend in the panorama if you were at the game. It’s pretty cool to see a scene like this in such great detail. Here’s a...
Via Bloguin Best
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

26 Billion pixel panorama of the National Championship Game

Click on this link here to view a 26 billion pixel panorama of the College Football Playoff National Championship Game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Oregon Ducks. You can scroll around the stadium 360 degrees and you can also tag yourself or your friend in the panorama if you were at the game. It’s pretty cool to see a scene like this in such great detail. Here’s a...
Via The Student Section
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Marcus Mariota succeed at the next level?

While he has the arm strength and the leadership makeup that are needed in an elite signal caller, Marcus Mariota severely lacked something during his time at Oregon: the proof that he can make NFL throws. While Mariota is far beyond just a system-made quarterback, the Oregon offense did Mariota no favors in his preparation for the league during the last three seasons. While watching...
Via Bloguin Best
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus, for now, says good-bye

Marcus Mariota answers questions in post-game interview room after the National Championship Game (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images). After three brilliant seasons in which he led the Ducks to a 35-6 record and amassed four pages of records and accolades, Marcus Mariota has declared for the NFL Draft. The decision wasn’t unexpected, and it was made tearfully and carefully. In...
Via The Duck Stops Here
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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