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Josh Huff quietly becoming one of the Ducks' best receivers

Josh Huff is one elusive fellow and I learned this week it is true both on and off the field. Defenders across the country already know all about the freshman wide receiver from Houston. Through his first five games, Huff scored three times. Using game-breaking speed, he has earned consistent …

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No. 3 Ducks hope to repeat last year's victory over Cougars

This week the road to the championship rolls through Pullman, Wash., where the No. 3 Oregon Ducks will take on the Washington State Cougars in true David vs. Goliath fashion. Entering the game, Oregon (5-0, 2-0 Pacific-10 Conference) boasts the top-ranked offense in the country, which has put up an …

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Statistics on Oregon's side against Washington State

Andrew Luck quietly accumulated passing yards against the Oregon defense last week, but those yards failed to transfer into points. The Stanford quarterback completed 29 of 46 passes for 341 yards, with two passing touchdowns and two interceptions. Luck’s longest pass was a 41-yarder to Jamal-Rashad Patterson in the fourth …

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Washington State ranks at the bottom of the Pac-10 in offensive, defensive statistics

If anything can be taken away from the Washington State football team’s first five games of the season, it would come in last week’s 42-28 loss at UCLA. The Cougars found themselves down 14-0 just minutes into the second quarter, before clawing their way back in the game over the …

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No. 3 Ducks hope to repeat last year’s victory over Cougars

This week the road to the championship rolls through Pullman, Wash., where the No. 3 Oregon Ducks will take on the Washington State Cougars in true David vs. Goliath fashion. Entering the game, Oregon (5-0, 2-0 Pacific-10 Conference) boasts the top-ranked offense in the country, which has put up an …

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Players to Watch: No. 3 Oregon at Washington State

Washington State junior linebacker Alex Hoffman-Ellis faces the tough task of containing Oregon’s zone-read spread offense on Saturday. Hoffman-Ellis recorded seven tackles against the Ducks last season and leads the Cougars with 32 stops and two interceptions this season. Oregon quarterback Darron Thomas has continued to grow in his first …

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Josh Huff quietly becoming one of the Ducks’ best receivers

Josh Huff is one elusive fellow and I learned this week it is true both on and off the field. Defenders across the country already know all about the freshman wide receiver from Houston. Through his first five games, Huff scored three times. Using game-breaking speed, he has earned consistent …

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Statistics on Oregon’s side against Washington State

Andrew Luck quietly accumulated passing yards against the Oregon defense last week, but those yards failed to transfer into points. The Stanford quarterback completed 29 of 46 passes for 341 yards, with two passing touchdowns and two interceptions. Luck’s longest pass was a 41-yarder to Jamal-Rashad Patterson in the fourth …

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Kelly scolded for comments on officiating during Stanford game

Oregon head football coach Chip Kelly was publicly reprimanded Monday by the Pacific-10 Conference for comments made in a halftime interview with ESPN’s Erin Andrews during the Ducks’ 52-31 win over then-No. 9 Stanford on Saturday. Early in the first half of that game, Kelly was visibly frustrated on the …

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Malee: Coach Kelly demonstrates cool demeanor in season-altering moment versus Stanford

In the midst of a dreadful first quarter against Stanford, Chip Kelly started clapping. It was quite a strange sight to see, considering that Stanford looked invincible, while the Ducks seemed completely lost. The crowd, and even the press box, had been rendered silent. Now, I’ve seen my fair share …

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Ducks focus on Washington State after GameDay victory

After beating USC in spectacular, ESPN College GameDay-attended, attention-grabbing fashion last season, Oregon suffered a 51-42 letdown at the hands of the Stanford Cardinal. The lesson is lost on no one this year that, after the Ducks beat No. 9 Stanford 52-31 in front of an Autzen Stadium-record 59,818 fans …

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Two Ducks named Pac-10 Players of the Week

After climbing another spot in the national rankings following its 52-31 win over then-No. 9 Stanford, the No. 3 Oregon football team saw two of its players honored for their strong week-five performances. Sophomore running back LaMichael James (offense) and sophomore defensive back Cliff Harris (defense) were each honored as …

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Harris' second-half interceptions turn him from goat to hero

No. 4 Oregon’s contest against No. 9 Stanford could not have started more ominously for Cliff Harris. The sophomore cornerback, fielding a kickoff after a Cardinal touchdown, was hit by Stanford safety Austin Yancy at the 12-yard line. Harris lost the football, and Cardinal safety Delano Howell recovered. Stanford would …

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Cardinal coach, players deem Oregon loss ‘disappointing’

When the clock struck zero and Oregon fans began to flood the field in celebration of a 52-31 win, Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh remained just outside the visitor’s locker room. His steely gaze directed at the field, he waited for one last player to make his way to the …

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Ducks beat Stanford with dazzling offense and strong second-half push

Jack Hunter For the first time since 2002, the No. 3 Oregon football team is undefeated through the first five weeks of action. And for the first time since 2007, the Ducks are sitting in the top three in the nation, surpassing Boise State. In front of a sell out …

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Cardinal coach, players deem Oregon loss 'disappointing'

When the clock struck zero and Oregon fans began to flood the field in celebration of a 52-31 win, Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh remained just outside the visitor’s locker room. His steely gaze directed at the field, he waited for one last player to make his way to the …

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No. 4 Oregon uses second-half surge to beat No. 9 Stanford

The fourth-ranked Oregon Ducks overcame a 21-3 first quarter deficit to defeat No. 9 Stanford 52-31 Saturday night at Autzen Stadium. With the win, Oregon improved to 5-0 overall and 2-0 in Pacific-10 Conference play heading into a road game next week at Washington State. “I think with our tempo …

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Cliff Harris and Oregon use composure, depth to overwhelm Stanford

Jack Hunter No. 4 Oregon’s contest against No. 9 Stanford could not have started more ominously for Cliff Harris. The sophomore cornerback, fielding a kickoff after a Cardinal touchdown, was hit by Stanford safety Austin Yancy at the 12-yard line. Harris lost the football, and Cardinal safety Delano Howell recovered …

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Harris’ second-half interceptions turn him from goat to hero

No. 4 Oregon’s contest against No. 9 Stanford could not have started more ominously for Cliff Harris. The sophomore cornerback, fielding a kickoff after a Cardinal touchdown, was hit by Stanford safety Austin Yancy at the 12-yard line. Harris lost the football, and Cardinal safety Delano Howell recovered. Stanford would …

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Portland native leads Stanford's dominant defense into Pac-10 showdown

With 7:58 remaining in the fourth quarter in Stanford’s game against Notre Dame last Saturday, senior Owen Marecic scored two touchdowns in a 13-second span to extend the Cardinal’s lead over the Fighting Irish and helped the Cardinal improve to 4-0 on the year, marking the programs best start since …

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Looking for an option

It’s Nov. 21, 2009. The No. 11 Oregon Ducks are facing third and goal to go from the 1-yard line. Alex Zendejas’ 41-yard field goal to open up double-overtime put the Arizona Wildcats ahead, 41-38. The Ducks responded with a 23-yard strike from Jeremiah Masoli to Ed Dickson on first …

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Stanford's defense looks to halt Oregon's high-pace attack

Through four games, the No. 9 Stanford Cardinal has proven to be far more than just quarterback Andrew Luck and a physical running attack. “They are playing a lot better on the defensive side of the ball,” Oregon head coach Chip Kelly said. “They’ve changed their scheme defensively, and are …

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Players to watch: No. 9 Stanford at No. 4 Oregon

To make Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck force plays, Oregon must stop the Cardinal’s north-south rushing attack, an unenviable task. That means going through a stout offensive line that has paved the way for 223.3 yards per game on the ground (19th nationally). The 6-foot-5-inch, 303-pound Derek Hall, a fifth-year senior …

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Ducks seek revenge for last year’s loss to Stanford

When asked by reporters to describe the versatile Stanford offensive attack, cornerback Anthony Gildon summed it up by explaining, “You never know what you’re going to get.”






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Ducks seek revenge for last year's loss to Stanford

When asked by reporters to describe the versatile Stanford offensive attack, cornerback Anthony Gildon summed it up by explaining, “You never know what you’re going to get.”






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Huskies ready to take on No. 18 Trojans

Washington at No. 18 USC (5:00 p.m. Saturday) While this battle between two teams led by former Pete Carroll assistants (Lane Kiffin of USC, Steve Sarkisian of Washington) looks like a mismatch on paper, the final score might be closer than you think. Until last week’s 50-16 drubbing of awful …

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Stanford’s defense looks to halt Oregon’s high-pace attack

Through four games, the No. 9 Stanford Cardinal has proven to be far more than just quarterback Andrew Luck and a physical running attack. “They are playing a lot better on the defensive side of the ball,” Oregon head coach Chip Kelly said. “They’ve changed their scheme defensively, and are …

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Portland native leads Stanford’s dominant defense into Pac-10 showdown

With 7:58 remaining in the fourth quarter in Stanford’s game against Notre Dame last Saturday, senior Owen Marecic scored two touchdowns in a 13-second span to extend the Cardinal’s lead over the Fighting Irish and helped the Cardinal improve to 4-0 on the year, marking the programs best start since …

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Points of debate: No. 4 Oregon Ducks vs. No. 9 Stanford

The following is an excerpt from an e-mail debate between Oregon Daily Emerald Sports Editor Lucas Clark and Stanford Daily Sports Editor Kabir Sawhney. Lucas Clark: I can think of very few things that left more of a bitter taste in my mouth than when I walked out of Stanford …

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Catching up with Josh Huff

With a 2010 freshman class including the likes of Lache Seastrunk, Dontae Williams, Curtis White and Ricky Heimuli, few would have expected wide receiver Josh Huff to be first-year player earning the most snaps four weeks into the season. Yet the 5-foot-11-inch freshman has made a difference for the Ducks …

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