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Oregon Ducks 2015 Spring Football Preview

For the second time in five seasons, Oregon came up 60 minutes short of a national championship. This time the Ducks have to rebuild without...
Via Athlon Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Ducks audition QBs as Mariota's likely replacement bides time

  Even though heralded transfer Vernon Adams has yet to join the Ducks, Oregon opened spring practice with several candidates looking to succeed Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Marcus Mariota. Junior Jeff Lockie, Mariota's backup last season, led the quarterback group that went through drills Tuesday for the first of 15 practices ahead of the annual spring game on May 2. Coach...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Marcus Mariota, Dolphins, Panthers, Saints, & Texans

Marcus Mariota ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Oregon QB Marcus Mariota does not plan to attend NFL Draft in Chicago this year. According to Schefter, Mariota told the NFL that it’s important to him, personally and culturally, to be in Hawaii to celebrate next step in life. Dolphins The Dolphins announced that they hosted free agent RB ... The post NFL Notes: Marcus Mariota...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oregon opens spring practice looking at QBs

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) Even though heralded transfer Vernon Adams has yet to join the Ducks, Oregon opened spring practice with several candidates looking to succeed Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Marcus Mariota. Junior Jeff Lockie, Mariota's backup last season, led the quarterback group that went through drills Tuesday for the first of 15 practices ahead of the annual spring game...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ducks turn page to spring with optimism and work to do

The last image of the Ducks was Ezekiel Elliott running wild through a soft front seven, but spring is a season of renewal and renewed commitment (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images). Oregon opened spring practice under a mix of sunshine and high clouds, with beat reporters getting to watch the first ten minutes. Conference titles aren’t won in the spring, but the 15 allowed...
Via The Duck Stops Here
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Marcus Mariota, Bills, Broncos, Colts, & Panthers

Marcus Mariota Albert Breer confirms the report that the Jets will be sending a number of executives to work out Oregon QB Marcus Mariota on Saturday. Breer adds that the Chargers are set to work out Mariota on April 15. After that, the Redskins will meet with him for an in-house visit in Ashburn, rather than work him ... The post NFL Notes: Marcus Mariota, Bills, Broncos, Colts...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Heuerman Trolls Oregon After Their Loss In Tournament

Former Ohio State TE Jeff Heuerman had some fun at the expense of the Oregon Ducks. Following their NCAA Tournament loss to Wisconsin on Sunday, Heuerman pointed out on Twitter that it wasn’t the only recent loss for the Ducks. “@SportsCenter:That moment you realize you've been eliminated from the NCAA Tournament”and lost National Championship ...
Via Diehardsport
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon Ducks Basketball Season Ending Analysis

With 5:27 left in the second half, the Wisconsin Badgers looked to be in trouble.  One number one seed had already fallen on the weekend, and the Oregon Ducks had tied the game for the first time in the half on a three by Dwayne Benjamin.  The three point barrage by Benjamin and Jalil Abdul-Bassit had kept the Badgers from closing out the game. After a free throw by Bronson Koenig...
Via Oregon Sports News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon Ducks’ Throwback Basketball Jerseys For Wisconsin Game Are Fly

The Oregon Ducks' throwback basketball jerseys for the Wisconsin games are too cool for school.
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Marcus Mariota, Trent Richardson, Buccaneers, Cowboys, & Dolphins

Marcus Mariota Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report reports that “more than a few teams” are not happy with Oregon QB Marcus Mariota’s comments about it not mattering if he’s the No. 1 overall pick in the draft. Here’s what Mariota told Scott Smith of “You know, being the first pick, to me, it’s not a ... The post NFL Notes: Marcus Mariota, Trent Richardson...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon Ducks’ Terrific Season Cannot Excuse Their Ugly Recent History

The brackets are set. It’s Oregon and Oklahoma State on Friday afternoon in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Some are saying this is a good matchup for the Cowboys. I think the Ducks are going to blow their doors off, just like they did in 2012 as a #12 seed led by the likes of EJ Singler and Arsalan Kazemi. The game is in Omaha, Nebraska – less than an hour and a half...
Via Oregon Sports News
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: ESPN’s Jon Gruden Tells Marcus Mariota He Rooted Against Oregon Because Of The Ducks’ Uniforms

ESPN’s Jon Gruden is apparently not a fan of Oregon’s brightly-colored uniforms.  On Monday, ESPN aired Gruden’s QB Camp with former Ducks’ quarterback Marcus Mariota, who is expected to be a top-10 pick in the NFL Draft.  During Mariota’s session with Gruden, the NFL analyst expressed some distaste for Oregon’s fluorescent yellow uniforms, saying he rooted against...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The evolution of March Madness on television delights broadcasters and fans alike

The first NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament took place in 1939. The field consisted of eight teams, was not broadcast on anything but local radio, and the Final Four was held in Evanston, Ill. The Oregon Ducks beat the Ohio State Buckeyes, their last championship to date in the sport. The tournament was not broadcast on television until 1969, when NBC picked up the rights...
Via Awful Announcing
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon Ducks NCAA Tournament Preview

It has been a year of vindication for Dana Altman’s squad. Injuries slowed the team early in the season, and their depth was tested with the ejection from the team of stars Dominic Artis and Damyean Dotson for sexual assault allegations, and the transfer of bench star Ben Carter to UNLV.  The team fielded six walk-on players and seven freshman with the inclusion of Israeli transfer...
Via Oregon Sports News
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon vs. Oklahoma State – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Twitter/OSUMBB The 8th-seeded Oregon Ducks, who finished tied for second place in the Pac-12 this past year and reached the league’s tournament title game, will get the 9th-seeded Oklahoma State Cowboys, who finished tied for sixth in the Big 12 and lost to rival Oklahoma in the league’s tournament. The Ducks are led by Joe Young, one of the best players in America. The Cowboys...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Mighty Joe Young sinks Utes with 30-foot buzzer beater

by Eric Sloat, DSH basketball correspondent Player of the year, natch: Joseph Young #3 of the Oregon Ducks shoots a game-winning 3-pointer against Jakob Poeltl #42 of the Utah Utes in a semifinal game of the Pac-12 Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 13, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Oregon won 67-64. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) Oregon 67 Utah 64...
Via The Duck Stops Here
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Leaders are born in the spring, and the Ducks need some new ones

 Derrick Malone and Tony Washington have finished their playing careers at Oregon, and a new generation of leaders has to emerge to take their place. It’s a cycle that takes place every year in college football (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images). Football is unique among team sports because leadership is so important, and every year there is a rebirth of leadership within...
Via The Duck Stops Here
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon Heads To Las Vegas Looking To Keep Hot During Conference Tournament

The surging Oregon Ducks enter the Pac-12 Tournament as arguably the league’s hottest team and perhaps one of the most cohesive in all the country. Lead by senior guard Joseph Young, the Ducks have won five in a row and all but have an NCAA tournament invite locked up heading into this week’s Pac-12 tournament in Las Vegas. So good have things been for the Ducks, they even swept...
Via Oregon Sports News
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon offense loaded for an explosive defense of PAC-12 crown in 2015

Hunting touchdowns at TT speed: Cameron Hunt and Thomas Tyner are back for the Ducks, and that’s just the beginning of the awesomeness (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images). In six short weeks Oregon fans get their first unfiltered look at the Oregon offense for 2015, and the cautious optimism of winter is apt to give way to full-blown giddy excitement. The entire fanbase will...
Via The Duck Stops Here
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: NFL Network compares Marcus Mariota to Colin Kaepernick

In this “Scout’s Eye” segment, NFL Network analyst Bucky Brooks talks about Oregon’s Marcus Mariota skill set and compares him to Colin Kaepernick…..
Via This Given Sunday
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Devon Allen keeps dreaming the biggest dreams possible

Speed kills: Devon Allen #5 of the Oregon Ducks heads toward the end zone on a 70-yard touchdown reception in the first half of the game against the Michigan State Spartans at Autzen Stadium on September 6, 2014 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images) Devon Allen led the Ducks in receiving touchdowns as a redshirt freshman with 7, catching 41 passes for 684 yards...
Via The Duck Stops Here
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Mariota Destroys Jameis Winston In 40-Yard Dash At NFL Combine (Video)

The debate over who is the better quarterback lives on. As for who’s faster? It’s safe to say that got settled Saturday. Oregon’s Marcus Mariota and Florida State’s Jameis Winston headlined day four of the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine, as the two are expected to be among the first players off the board in the NFL draft. Both Mariota and Winston performed capably in throwing...
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Nike Releases New Uniforms For Kentucky, Duke, Syracuse, Florida, Arizona, Oregon, UConn And Baylor

We’re just one month away from March Madness, so naturally, the apparel manufacturers are starting to debut new uniforms for the top college basketball teams. Nike unveiled eight new uniforms Friday – six for men’s teams, two for women’s teams. The men’s squads for Kentucky, Duke, Syracuse, Florida, Arizona and Oregon got new Nike Hyper Elite’s for the stretch run. UConn...
Via College Spun
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Eastern Washington Star QB Vernon Adams Will Transfer To Oregon

How does a program replace a Heisman winner like Marcus Mariota at quarterback? Oregon will attempt to do so by bringing in perhaps the most exciting player in the FCS, Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams. Adams made the announcement on Instagram. Oregon it is! First off, I want to thank God for this amazing opportunity. I want to thank all of Eagle Nation for all...
Via College Spun
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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. — Dwayne Benjamin Jr. (@MadBuckets) January 28,...
Via College Spun
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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