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2015 NFL Draft: A Scouts Eye View: Marcus Mariota QB Oregon

Marcus Mariota QB Oregon (RJr)Measurables: 6'4 222 9 7/8" handsCombine Results: 4.52 40 yard dash, 36" vertical jump, 121" broad jump, 4.11 20 yard shuttleSize/Build/Pocket Presence: Has prototype height for the position... He has added some bulk since the end of the season to prepare for the pro game, even more added muscle would help him stay on the field and take the punishment...
Via Football Nation
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brett Hundley Believes He Should be Considered Alongside Marcus Mariota, Jameis Winston

Quarterback Brett Hundley said on ESPN’s Gruden’s QB Camp on Thursday that he considers himself the peer of the top two passers in the 2015 NFL Draft class, Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston. While speaking to Gruden for the show, Hundley said (via Pro Football Talk): “I think I’ve done enough to put my name in that conversation I think that’s something that’s always...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oregon OC Scott Frost Really Tired of “Dumb” Marcus Mariota Questions

It’s no surprise that Oregon offensive coordinator Scott Frost is being asked a variety of questions about 2014 Heisman Trophy winner and top draft prospect Marcus Mariota. As much as Frost would like to provide helpful answers to inquiring minds, however, he’d really like the dumb queries concerning the former Ducks quarterback to cease. According to Tyson Alger of The...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ducks making progress in spring, my golf swing, not so much

The view from the stands should be more optimistic at the Spring Game on May 2nd than it was on January 12th  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images). It’s amazing how many ways there are to hit a golf ball bad, how awkward a bad swing can feel, and how many hours of obsessive practice it takes to repair it. I’m currently on my third layer of thumb skin, but the swing is coming...
Via The Duck Stops Here
1 day ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Releases Oregon Duck-Themed College Football Playoff Promo

The Oregon Ducks came oh-so-close to winning the national championship this past year, but at this point, most Ducks fans will tell you that they’re only looking forward. It may still be April, but it looks like ESPN is doing the same. College GameDay has released two Playoff-related promos in the last week. The first went to Ohio State. The second, predictably, centers around...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Damyean Dotson getting ‘second chance’ with Houston

Former Oregon guard Damyean Dotson is set to return to the court, but he won’t be reprising his role in a Ducks uniform. SI.com reported that Dotson is set to sign a letter of intent to play for the University of Houston next season. Dotson, who has reportedly been taking classes at Houston Community College following his dismissal from Oregon, is player eligible for another two...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Great Moments In Premature Celebration

At the risk of eternal shame and ridicule, athletes continue to prematurely celebrate their would-be victories.  The latest and greatest example of this comes to us from Eugene, Oregon, where the University of Oregon Ducks hosted and competed against athletes from Washington and Kentucky in the Pepsi Team Invitational on Saturday. In the video, Oregon track and field senior Tanguy...
Via Oregon Sports News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Oregon Ducks Season and Schedule in Review

The 2014 season for the Oregon Ducks, from the PAC 12, was one full of the highest of highs and lowest of lows. The Ducks entered the 2014 season with a Heisman hopeful at the quarterback position in Marcus Mariota. He was the Heisman favorite entering the season and he didn’t disappoint as he became the 80th all-time winner of the most prestigious individual trophy in the sport...
Via Football Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Runner’s premature celebration costs him the win (Video)

There’s a long list of things you should remember to do as an athlete in the midst of a sporting event. You “don’t mess with a streak.” You “don’t lose your cool.” You don’t forget that “it’s not over ’til it’s over” and start celebrating too soon. Oregon Ducks track athlete Tanguy Pepiot is going to go down in some form of sports history as one of the...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota, Draft, Cardinals, Saints

Jameis Winston The Titans announced that they’re hosting Florida State QB Jameis Winston for a visit on Monday. Albert Breer reports that Winston will work out for the Rams later in the week and has a trip scheduled to meet with the Jets. Marcus Mariota Albert Breer reports that Oregon QB Marcus Mariota will work out ... The post NFL Notes: Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota, Draft...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Marcus Mariota, Draft, Cardinals, & Cowboys

Marcus Mariota Jason Cole of the Bleacher Report lists the Redskins, Jets, Bears, Rams, Browns, and Eagles as team in the bidding for Oregon QB Marcus Mariota with the Titans. Draft Greg Auman reports that there is “strong” interest in USF CB Chris Dunkley, who is visiting with the Falcons on Tuesday and Dolphins on Thursday. Penn ... The post NFL Notes: Marcus Mariota, Draft...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Browns “Truly Interested” In Trading Up For Oregon QB Marcus Mariota

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing multiple league sources, reports that the Browns are “truly interested” in using their two first-round picks in 2015 to trade up for Oregon QB Marcus Mariota. However, Florio writes that even with the Browns’ two first-round selections, it could be difficult for them to move all the way up into the ... The post Report: Browns “Truly...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Slant – Episode 236 – Final Four Recap, MLB Opening Day, And Marcus Mariota

On this episode of The Slant, host Brad Stein recaps the NCAA basketball title game. Then, he talks Major League Baseball opening day, Marcus Mariota’s NFL destination, and NBA rumors. http://oregonsportsnews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/82/2015/04/the-slant-complete-4-6-15.mp3
Via Oregon Sports News
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The spring practice Concern-O-Meter: offensive line

Attention of a center: Jake Pisarcik wraps a protective paw around Marcus Mariota after a touchdown  in the PAC-12 Championship Game (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images). Manufactured in a Beaverton basement by a former engineer from Textronix, the Concern-O-Meter is a precision instrument, painstaking crafted to measure smoke, heat, hype, seismic vibrations, cosmic interventions...
Via The Duck Stops Here
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The spring practice Concern-O-Meter

Reggie Daniels lays out maximum effort defending Chris Harper of the Cal Bears. He faces a monumental task this year anchoring down a secondary that is young and thin in numbers (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images). In the spring of 1958 Ernest Hemingway gave an interview to George Plimpton of the Paris Review, who asked him about the novelist Graham Greene and what he said a writer...
Via The Duck Stops Here
14 days ago  |  Discuss

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
16 days 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
17 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
25 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
26 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
March 15, 2015  |  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
March 11, 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

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
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