Ducks sign talented RB, because of course they do

The speedy Oregon Ducks just keep landing talented running backs. Last year it was homegrown star Thomas Tyner. This year it's Royce Freeman out of Imperial, Calif., who also had offers from Alabama, Florida, Florida State, and Stanford, but on Wednesday signed his letter of intent to play for Oregon. Freeman ran for 2,824 yards and 41 touchdowns as a senior last season at...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks in the NFL: Stewart, Boyett in football purgatory, LMJ hangs on

NFL waiver wires are beginning to hum as teams move toward Saturday night's 53-man roster deadline, but so far the bulk of former Oregon Ducks are hanging on to their thin lifeline in the not-for-long league. Yesterday the 49'ers placed South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore on the Non-football Injury List, a day after waiving former Boise State Bronco D.J. Harper...
Via The Duck Stops Here
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Jonathan Stewart

@champagnepapi drizzy @drake knows what the deal is #goducks #duckjs
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July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

The burden of Thomas Tyner, and how he'll respond

Fans always want to annoit the new guy. Having just enrolled in his first college class and participated in his first few workouts in shorts and cleats, many have already tabbed the uberfast, ubertalented Thomas Tyner as the present and future of the Oregon running game. The knee-jerk comparison is to Jonathan Stewart, but it doesn't work for a couple of reasons. Tyner runs...
Via The Duck Stops Here
July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Jonathan Stewart Jams On His Ukulele

Don’t worry Juan, I got some tips… Jonathan Stewart isn’t just talented on the football field, but apparently he is talented off it as well.  He played for some tourists in Hawaii, let’s just hope he doesn’t get hurt playing that thing. Cam Newton Brings Doughnuts To Class Jonathan Stewart And His Bestie Catch The Ducks
Via Juan Elway
February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Jonathan Stewart And His Bestie Catch The Ducks

I like make butterflies Juan… Jonathan Stewart and his childhood bestie caught the Oregon Ducks and the whooping they put on Kansas St at the Fiesta Bowl. Looks like J-Stew’s old coach Chip Kelly will be joining his former running back in the NFL this season. The Browns look like the front runner, but Philli and Buffalo are still in the mix. Johnny “Tip Toes” Manziel Russell...
Via Juan Elway
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Morning Playbook - Pizza delivery driver jokes with Fickell's wife, gets fired

An college student and longtime Ohio State Buckeyes fan says he was fired from his job as a pizza delivery driver for making a joke to Luke Fickell's wife over the phone. The offending joke, the student says, was about how Ohio State needs to improve on defense. The best part of all of this is the student asked not to be identified by name but he seemed perfectly fine showing...
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October 11, 2012  |  Discuss

In building a fence around this state, Alex Balducci is a cornerstone

Alex Balducci has signed his Oregon letter of intent, adding to the Ducks depth and promise on the defensive line. Balducci is a high-motor 6-4, 275-lb. defensive tackle from Portland's Central Catholic High School. The Oregon co-defensive of player of the year (also all-conference as an offensive lineme) has wanted to be a Duck since he was a grade schooler, watching Dennis...
Via The Duck Stops Here
February 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Assessing Oregon's immediate needs in recruiting

This is the season of hype and hysteria in college football. Recruiting is such a compelling part of the game because it encompasses so much hope. Everybody's a potential superstar in February. Every high school phenom is can't-miss, and every program is sure to land four or five plays that will return Beloved U. to the glories of the past. Read message boards from Southern...
Via The Duck Stops Here
January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Oregon recruiting: scouting report on Duck verbal commit Alex Balducci

Aaron Fentress of has an excellent profile this morning of Alex Balducci, a 6-5, 265-lb. defensive tackle from Portland's Central Catholic High School. In it he reveals that Balducci, the Oregon co-defensive of player of the year and also all-conference as an offensive linemen, has wanted to be a Duck since he was a grade schooler, watching Dennis Dixon and Jonathan...
Via The Duck Stops Here
January 22, 2012  |  Discuss

My 5 Best University Of Oregon Football Players in the NFL

Q weighs in with his five best 5 Best University Of Oregon Ducks Football Players currently playing on Sunday's in the NFL. Patrick Chung, Jonathan Stewart, Jairus Byrd, Haloti Ngata, LeGarrette Blount make the grade. Could LaMichael James be on this list next year?
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
November 03, 2011  |  Discuss
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