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No 3 Oregon looks to continue path to playoffs

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) The last thing Oregon wants to do now is trip on the path to the playoffs. So the No. 3 Ducks (10-1, 7-1 Pac-12) were diligent this week in their preparation for the annual Civil War rivalry game against Oregon State (5-6, 2-6) on Saturday. With a six-game winning streak in the series, no one currently on the Oregon team has lost to the rival Beavers. None of...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oregon Ducks at Oregon State Beavers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Getty Images Oregon looks to continue it’s march towards the college football playoff with a win over Pac-12 opponent Oregon State come Saturday. No. 2 Oregon (10-1) will look to knock off Oregon State (5-6) in this Pac-12 showdown. Coverage of this game can be seen on ABC and WatchESPN beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Reser Stadium in Corvallis, OR. The Odds: The Oregon Ducks are...
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

DC's Heisman Ballot: Week 14

BOOK YOUR FLIGHT TO NEW YORK1. MARCUS MARIOTA, QB, OREGON: The Ducks star paced them to another blowout victory while other top teams struggled in Week 13, accounting for four total TDs and breaking Matt Barkley's single-season Pac-12 passing TD record (he's at 32 with only 2 picks). If Mariota was putting these numbers up on the east coast he'd have a state named after...
Via Double Coverage Football
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Unbreak my heart: Marcus Mariota’s surprise January decision meant the world to the Ducks

Without Marcus Mariota, this would have been a ruined season, or at least a much different one. The best quarterback in Oregon history has been sacked 25 times, and with a lesser mortal in the pocket, the Ducks, playing with a rebuilt, patchwork offensive line would have been doomed or at least severely limited offensively. With Mariota, they’ve converted 52% of their third downs...
Via The Duck Stops Here
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Beaver outlook cloudy with a chance of rout: Ducks have to move in with a high-pressure system

Washington monument: Tony Washington sacks UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley earlier this year and forces a fumble. Ducks need to pressure Oregon State’s Sean Mannion this weekend and force some mistakes (Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports photo). In 2010 the Ducks went to Corvallis with an opportunity to play in the national championship game, and Casey Matthews decided it early...
Via The Duck Stops Here
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Oregon DC: Every NFC East Team Tried To Hire Me To Combat Chip Kelly

Former Oregon Ducks defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti told The Oregonian that he’s been contacted by every NFC East team trying to hire him as a consultant to help them solve the Philadelphia Eagles’ offense. Aliotti of course coach under Chip Kelly at Oregon. “I have been asked by everybody in the NFC East…” the retired Aliotti said on Monday. “The Giants asked me...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitch perfect: Mariota curtain call caps stellar Senior Day as Ducks rout Buffs, 44-10

Bell canto: Marcus Mariota heads to the locker room after orchestrating a 44-10 victory over Colorado in what will likely be his last home game as a Duck (Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports photo). In his last game at Autzen Marcus Mariota threw three touchdowns and ran for another as the #2 Ducks bested an injury-riddled, two-win Colorado team 44-10. Head coach Mark Helfrich orchestrated...
Via The Duck Stops Here
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kid has great exchange with Mark Helfrich at press conference (Video)

The funniest moment from Mark Helfrich’s press conference following Oregon’s 44-10 win over Colorado on Saturday came from none other than a middle schooler. A kid named Charlie Pape, who attends O’Hara Catholic School in Eugene, asked Helfrich after the game whether Marcus Mariota would return to school for his senior year next season. Helfrich...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kid to Oregon coach: Jesus, girls, Mariota all that matters in life

Charlie Papé is a reporter who's not afraid to ask the tough questions. He's also a 12-year-old. After No. 2 Oregon took down Colorado to earn its 10th win of the season, Papé got the attention of Ducks head coach Mark Helfrich at his press conference and asked the question thats "like the talk around school." "Do you know anything about Marcus Mariota, if...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Oregon's Darren Carrington Makes Catch on His Back With Help of Extremely Lucky Bounce

Darren Carrington is a freshman wide receiver for the Oregon Ducks. Heading in to Saturday's game he had yet to become a big factor in the Ducks offensive game plan with just 19 catches on the season. On a team loaded with talent at the position though if he wants more playing time he is going to have to do something to earn it.Making catches like this will certainly help his case...
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon WR Darren Carrington Makes Tricky Catch Against Colorado on Deflection

Oregon cruised to an easy win over Colorado in what could be the final home game for quarterback Marcus Mariota.The Ducks didn’t need much...
Via Athlon Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Oregon’s Darren Carrington makes a ridiculous catch while on his back

You don’t see this everyday… Nice catch — Bryan Fischer (@BryanDFischer) November 22, 2014 Great still shot from @FlatlandPhoto of @WinTheDay WR @dcisaballa24_7 "immaculate reception” #CUvsUO #GoDucks — Fletcher Johnson (@Fletch_Johnson) November 22, 2014
Via The Student Section
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Marcus Mariota scorches Colorado on 46 yd TD run

The Oregon Ducks are on the Pac-12 Network today so odds are you didn’t catch this great TD run by the Heisman front runner…. — CFBZ (@CFBZ) November 22, 2014
Via The Student Section
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Oregon Releases A ‘Go Get It’ Hype Video For Its Game vs. Colorado

Oregon, at 9-1, has won five straight games – nearly all of which came in blowout fashion – and is possibly the hottest team in the country.  The No. 2-ranked Ducks will look to continue their streak of impressive victories when it hosts Colorado at Autzen Stadium this afternoon. It’s senior day and probably redshirt junior quarterback Marcus Mariota’s final home game, too...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Injuries change Oregon game plan but not much; still enter game with schematic advantage

Nissan Cube speed: several coaches have wanted to give Marcus Mariota a speeding ticket after three years of racing through PAC-12 secondaries (Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports photo). For the Ducks 4-year starter Hroniss Grasu is out at center, lithe tight end Pharaoh Brown won’t play again this season, but their backups are capable players. Reserve center Doug Brenner was the...
Via The Duck Stops Here
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon Ducks Are The Champions Of The West

Oregon’s men and women cross country teams made history at the NCAA Regional race this past weekend in Indiana.  For the first time in over 20 years, the Ducks were crowned champions on both the men and women’s side.  It was an exciting day for Oregon Athletics as we saw the women set the pace with a victory in the 6k race.  Once again, the Lady Ducks executed the “pack”...
Via Oregon Sports News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

85 problems: how the Ducks cope with the loss of their star tight end

Good man down: Pharaoh Brown sparked the Quack Attack with big catches and key run blocks, but with the rangy tight end lost for the season after a devastating injury, Scott Frost has to adjust and find new ways to keep the offense performing like a well-tuned piano (Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports photo). Pharaoh Brown emerged from a suspension last December to become a team leader...
Via The Duck Stops Here
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon QB Marcus Mariota in Trouble With the Law?

For the last couple years Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota has been an absolute joy to watch play. From what we hear via social media and the news he's a pretty good kid too. We know that mostly because we don't hear about him in the media too often because he is not one of the many idiots that get in trouble with the law.That is, until now. Marcus Mariota has had a brush...
Via FatManWriting
8 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Time For Dana Altman’s Disappearing Act To End

Oregon played a basketball game against Detroit last night as part of ESPN’s college basketball tip-off marathon, and the announced attendance was 5,051. The actual attendance wasn’t even that –the loudest noises at Matt Knight on Monday night were sneakers on the floor. Of course, the start of the college basketball season never draws very much attention and is dwarfed by...
Via Oregon Sports News
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon Football: Headed into the final stretch

It’s that time again. November is in full swing and the college football season is headed into the most crucial time of year. It’s time for the Oregon football team to make its final push towards the playoff. After big wins against Stanford and Utah the past two weeks, the Ducks head into their bye week at 9-1, PAC-12 North champions, and the #2 ranked team in the county. Following...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Utah's Kaelin Clay Pulls a Leon Lett and Oregon Returns it 99-Yards for a TD

Kaelin Clay is going to have a hard time living this one down. Poor guy thought he was scoring a sweet 79-yard touchdown to put his team up 14-0 on the Oregon Ducks. Instead he dropped the ball a moment before crossing the goal line, Oregon picked it up, fumbled it, picked it up again, and ran it back the length of the field for a touchdown.Poor kid is never going to hear the end...
Via FatManWriting
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Oregon Scores 100-Yard TD After Utah Player Drops Ball Before Reaching Goal Line

Oregon scored one of the wildest touchdowns you will ever see in college football Saturday night.  Utah senior wideout Kaelin Clay burned the Ducks defense for what seemed to be a 79-yard touchdown reception. Unfortunately, Clay dropped the ball just before the goal line. Oregon’s Erick Dargan picked it up to run it back, but he too fumbled. Another Ducks defender, Joe Walker...
Via College Spun
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Slant – Episode 206 – Ken Goe On The Oregon Ducks

Ken Goe from The Oregonian joins The Slant to talk about if the Oregon Ducks could be left out of the College Football Playoff, even if they run the table. Then, they discuss how the weather will impact Saturday’s contest in Utah.
Via Oregon Sports News
22 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Oregon Ducks PR Charles Nelson Puts on a 58-Yard Clinic on Punt Returning

One of the greatest and worst things about the Oregon Ducks program is that when they are playing there is never a dull moment on the field. Yes, some fans may get tired of repeated awesomeness, but most of the football loving free world (possibly fans in the not-so-free world too) never gets tired of seeing what the high-flying Ducks will do next.For example, if you thought you...
Via FatManWriting
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks player's 'bow' helps lead to Arizona upsetting Oregon

The second-ranked Oregon Ducks lost at home last night (this morning?) to Arizona 31-24, partially due to a ridiculous taunting penalty called at a crucial moment of the game.Oregon defensive lineman Tony Washington sacked Arizona quarterback Anu Solomon on third down, but after the fourth quarter play ended Washington bowed toward the sideline in celebration and was penalized for...
Via The Other Paper
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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