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OREGON RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
1 day 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
2 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
10 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
10 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
13 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
27 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
27 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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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
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