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Ducks need a leap from Lowe in senior season

The best play Keanon Lowe made last year was a block. He cleared out standout safety Deone Buchanon to spring Thomas Tyner for a 66-yard touchdown run against Washington State, an effort that typified the solid, steady role Lowe plays for the Ducks. He’s been the consummate team player at Oregon, playing on every one of the special teams, a dedicated and consistent blocker, the...
Via The Duck Stops Here
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oregon Football: Why Mark Helfrich is the right man for the job

The University of Oregon football program has a specific way of doing things. From their offensive scheme to how the hire their coaches, they do it the Oregon way. After long-time and well beloved coach Mike Bellotti left after the 2008 season, Duck fans we’re unsure what the university would do to replace him. Like many members of the Oregon coaching staff, Bellotti had been at...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Mariota about more than just football

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Marcus Mariota can assure you, his return to Oregon has nothing to do with the Heisman Trophy. Well maybe not nothing, since soon as the redshirt junior quarterback announced that he would be returning to Eugene for his third season with the Ducks, the Heisman campaign began and Oregon was yet again an instant title contender. Yes, Mariota wants to finally lead...
Via Fox Sports West
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The best interview with Marcus Mariota ever

Rick Neuheisel of the PAC-12 Network has a wide-ranging discussion with Oregon’s record-setting quarterback, in the film room and on the beach. They talk about everything from footwork to surfing.  
Via The Duck Stops Here
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Oregon’s Marcus Mariota Dresses Up In An Absurdly Ridiculous Outfit At Pac-12 Media Days

Marcus Mariota is a lot of things.  He’s the leader of the most dynamic offense in college football; he’s a threat both through the air and on the ground; he’s a Heisman candidate; he’s projected by many to be the No. 1 pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.  The Oregon quarterback is also quite good at the game, Dress Up.  Ladies and gentlemen you’re Oregon heisman candidate...
Via College Spun
2 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
5 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
6 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
13 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
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
June 24, 2014  |  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
June 24, 2014  |  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
June 24, 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 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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