As most fervent fans know, Oregon isn’t renowned for producing outstanding quarterbacks on a consistent basis through its entire history. That being said, the program can lay claim to a respectable list of distinguished signal callers over the years. Here are some of the all-time greats to have suited up in the green and yellow.
With Cliff Harris conspicuously absent from last year’s defensive backfield, three true freshmen — Ekpre-Olomu, Hill and Mitchell – were thrown into significant roles. Surprisingly, the Ducks didn’t miss a beat, largely thanks to veteran leadership from Boyett and rover Eddie Pleasant, who graduated last spring.
Duck Season Magazine: Lieberman: Drama of Bennett vs. Mariota destined to shadow Oregon program indefinitely
Quarterback competition can be seen as an asset — or first-class theatre that threatens to create a troubling distraction.
Monday afternoon, Appalachian State announced that wide receiver Tacoi Sumler, who redshirted for Oregon last season, is officially transferring to the program. Sumler, a 5-foot-9, 173-pound wideout, begins practice with the Mountaineers this week. A four-star recruit from Christopher Columbus H.S. in Miami, Fla., Sumler announced intentions to transfer closer to home …
The former Oregon standout finished half a second behind his training partner, Mo Farah of England.
Former Oregon great Joey Harrington will be joining FOX Sports as a college football analyst for the network’s college football pregame show, according to USA Today and The Oregonian. The former Duck standout, who accumulated a 25-3 record during his collegiate career, will appear alongside former ESPN reporter Erin Andrews …
From the Pacific to the Gulf: A State of the Union for football in the Pac-12 and Southeastern conferences
With the SEC having wrapped up its media day last Tuesday and the Pac-12 conducting its bevy of press conferences one week later, now seems like a better time than ever to assess two of the NCAA’s more prestigious power conferences. Let’s break down each side with a few early …
When it comes to collegiate athletic facilities, there is luxurious, there is five-star and then there is the University of Oregon.
Friday afternoon, the University of Oregon released a list of proposed amendments and additions to its current drug-testing policies that could have far-reaching implications for Oregon student-athletes.
Over the past two weeks at the U.S. Olympic Trials, a group of talented individuals came together, put their best efforts on the line and formed an elite team on a worldwide stage.
Coming into the Olympic Trials, fans and media alike expected the final of the women’s 200 meters to be a closely contested and star-studded affair. Saturday evening, the event didn’t disappoint, as Allyson Felix crossed the line in 21.69 seconds to set a meet record while beating out world-class competitors …
Report: Vin Lananna to step down as head coach of Oregon track and field, Robert Johnson will take his place
Friday afternoon, Curtis Anderson of the Register-Guard reported that associate athletic director Vin Lananna will no longer lead the Oregon track and field program. While the timing of the move is unknown, Lananna will remain with Oregon in a different role.
Theisen was already named the USTFCCCA Indoor and Outdoor National Field Athlete of the Year earlier this year.
Galen Rupp used an inspired surge down the home stretch Thursday night to best Bernard Lagat and Lopez Lomong for first place in the men’s 5,000 meters.
While a contingent of elite athletes from the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials will head to London to strut their stuff this summer, another group of competitors will remain home in order to stage some games of their own.
The Humboldt, Sask., native finished second in the heptathlon at the Canadian Olympic Trials.
With the main events of the Olympic Trials on hiatus, USA Track & Field found another way to get the competitive juices flowing Wednesday night.
He was the last discus thrower to be trained by Bill Bowerman.
Ashton Eaton, Galen Rupp, Justin Gatlin and a women’s 10-meter dash top the list.
The former Olympic gold medalist qualified to run in London after missing the ’08 games due to a failed drug test.
Make sure you’re tuned in for this quartet of events.
Beamon made Olympic history with a single leap at the 1968 Olympic games in Mexico City.
Men’s and women’s 10K: Galen Rupp sets US Olympic Trials record, Amy Hastings claims dramatic victory
After claiming victory and a spot in London from the hollowed grounds of Hayward Field, former Oregon standout Galen Rupp said he couldn’t ask for more.
A contingent of former Olympic gold medalists and their representatives in the event will take center stage in Eugene.
Mills won the 10,000 meters in Tokyo in 1964, while Samuelson claimed the Marathon in Los Angeles in 1984.
Here’s a handful of locations around Hayward Field for fans to grab food to feed their stomachs.
The San Diego native wasted little time in accepting an offer from Oregon.
Here is a quintet of events you shouldn’t skip during the Olympic Trials.