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Emerald Football Podcast: Redemption in a win over UW, WSU preview

Emerald sports reporters Jack Butler, Shawn Medow and Maverick Pallack discuss takeaways from Oregon football’s 30-27 victory over the University of Washington and preview Saturday’s match against No. 25 Washington State. Ryan Nguyen produced and edited this podcast.

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Players to watch: Washington State passing game presents biggest matchup

Calvin Throckmorton / Tackle / Oregon Oregon freshman left tackle Penei Sewell will be out approximately six weeks after injuring his ankle against Washington last Saturday. Sewell has protected quarterback Justin Herbert’s blind side incredibly well, given he just turned 18. In his absence, right tackle Calvin Throckmorton moved across …

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Quick Hits: Two Oregon softball players to transfer, No. 12 Oregon football travels to Pullman

The No. 12 Oregon football team will travel north to Pullman for a top-25 matchup against the No. 25 Washington State Cougars. The Ducks will be playing without freshman standout left tackle Penei Sewell, who is sidelined approximately six weeks with an ankle injury. Oregon soccer lost a hard fought, 2-1 …

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Oregon softball loses key contributors Miranda Elish and Lauren Burke to transfers

Announced Thursday morning via their personal twitter accounts, Oregon softball pitcher Miranda Elish and utility player Lauren Burke will transfer out of Oregon prior to the start of the 2019 season. Of course former head coach Mike White, who recruited both players, has left for Texas. pic.twitter.com/6KNd8HhTnR — Miranda ✞ …

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No. 17 Oregon upsets No. 7 Washington in redemption-filled overtime thriller

Three weeks after a devastating loss, when it seemed every card was against them, the No. 17 Oregon Ducks made all the right moves to upset the No. 7 Washington Huskies 30-27 in overtime, walking off with a 6-yard rushing touchdown by redshirt freshman CJ Verdell. There were three seconds …

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Rapid Reaction: No. 17 Oregon and No. 7 Washington tied at 17 at the half

The No. 17 Oregon Ducks are tied with the No. 7 Washington Huskies 17-17 in a depth-testing first half. Oregon offensive linemen Penei Sewell and Dallas Warmack left with injuries (Jacob Capra and Brady Aiello replaced them). Washington also lost starting running back Myles Gaskin to injury. Oregon quarterback Justin …

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Oregon’s Drayton Carlberg uses big plays to stick in the lineup

In the fourth quarter of Oregon’s game against then-ranked No. 7 Stanford, the Cardinal were looking to score, trailing 24-21. The Ducks defense held strong, putting Stanford in a fourth-and-one situation. With the offense remaining on the field, there was no secret what the Cardinal would do. They were going …

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Emerald Football Podcast: Washington preview

Jack Butler, Shawn Medow and Maverick Pallack preview No. 17 Oregon football’s matchup with No. 7 Washington and discuss possible names for a trophy for the rivalry game. Ryan Nguyen produced this podcast.

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Taking Stock: A look at Oregon halfway through the season

The No. 18 Oregon Ducks (4-1, 1-1) are off this weekend, but a tough test at home against the No. 10 Washington Huskies looms. The Ducks will take this week to stay in form and prep for the Huskies. Here is where the Ducks stand after five weeks of play: …

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No. 19 Oregon’s offense utilizes familiar faces to beat No. 24 Cal

BERKELEY, Calif. — The No. 19 Oregon Ducks defeated the No. 24 California Golden Bears 42-24 thanks to well-played games by quarterback Justin Herbert, wide receiver Dillon Mitchell and two freshmen running backs. The Ducks utilized big plays in order to beat the Golden Bears, with every touchdown but one …

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Rapid Reactions: No. 19 Oregon defeats No. 24 Cal 42-24

No. 19 Oregon defeated No. 24 Cal 42-24. The Ducks had four interceptions in the game, all by safeties. Key Plays Cal opened the game with points, driving 72 yards in seven minutes, 29 seconds for a field goal. No. 24 Cal 3, Oregon 0. Oregon answered on its opening …

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Ducks travel to Cal looking to rebound

Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert’s first career road start did not end the way he wanted. Forced into overtime against Cal in 2016, Herbert was looking to win the game on a pass to wide receiver Jalen Brown, but was intercepted by Jordan Kunaszyk to end the game. The true freshman …

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Oregon senior running back Taj Griffin to transfer

Senior running back Taj Griffin announced via Twitter on Saturday after the loss to No. 7 Stanford that he will be transferring to explore other options. Thankful for all the support and positivity i have recieved from the fan base here, but I’m going to open up other options from …

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No. 12 Oregon volleyball defeats No. 22 Washington State 3-2

Three days after a 3-1 victory over Oregon State, the No. 12 Oregon volleyball team (8-3) returned to action, defeating to the No. 22 Washington State Cougars (9-2) 3-2 (22-25, 25-22, 22-25, 25-23, 15-12) Sunday. Despite hitting .362 and only making 10 errors as a team on Thursday, the Ducks …

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Oregon football jumps to 19 in rankings following loss to Stanford

The now No. 19 Oregon football (3-1) team jumped one spot in the Associated Press Top-25 Poll following the 38-31 overtime loss to No. 7 Stanford. Oregon led by as many as 17 at one point, but the Cardinal were able to battle back and tie the game as regulation …

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Showdown against No. 7 Stanford is Oregon’s first true test of 2018

It was only six years ago when the winner of Oregon vs. Stanford essentially secured a spot in the Rose Bowl. The two were always locked in a prime time battle. Recently, however, the two have been relegated to afternoon or late-night games. On Saturday, the rivalry will pick up …

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Emerald Football Podcast: Previewing the upcoming showdown against No. 7 Stanford

Sports reporters Jack Butler, Maverick Pallack and Shawn Medow discuss the upcoming game against No. 7 Stanford. They talk matchups, players to watch and a final score prediction. This podcast was edited by Ryan Nguyen.

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Oregon offensive coordinator Marcus Arroyo reflects on SJSU game

After a less than stellar performance against San José State, No. 20 Oregon football returned to practice looking to work out the kinks before its big game against No. 7 Stanford. With two turnovers and a couple drops against the Spartans, Oregon’s offense will have to play better to stay …

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Oregon football remains at No. 20 heading into Stanford matchup

The Oregon football team (3-0) will remain ranked No. 20 after its week three 35-22 win over unranked San José State. Although they won, the Ducks struggled to put away the Spartans, despite being heavily favored. Oregon will have a chance to jump up in the rankings if it wins …

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ESPN’s College GameDay returning to Eugene for next week’s top-25 matchup against Stanford

ESPN’s College GameDay, the popular national pregame show for college football, will take place on Oregon’s campus for the No. 20 Oregon Ducks (3-0) hosting No. 9 Stanford (3-0) on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 5 p.m. This will be the 10th time the GameDay crew has come to Eugene, the …

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Oregon tight ends regroup after loss of McCormick

The Justin Herbert era started five weeks into the 2016 season with Oregon trailing Washington State 51-26. Although there wasn’t much to cheer about, the true freshman quarterback entered the game for his first collegiate action and by the end of his first drive, he flashed the skills of a …

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No. 23 Oregon football defeats Portland State 62-14 with diverse offensive display

Most people knew the result before the game was played, but Oregon still needed to go out and dominate the game in order to feel good about the result. The No. 23-ranked Oregon football team defeated Portland State 62-14 Saturday, improving to 2-0 on the season. “I thought we did …

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Rapid Reactions: Oregon defeats Portland State 62-14

No. 23 Oregon football started off hot and kept it going throughout the second half defeating Portland State, 62-14. Here are the key plays and stats from the second half. Key Plays Tony Brooks-James one-yard touchdown run Travis Dye bounced a run outside and outran the Portland State safety for …

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Redshirt-freshman CJ Verdell could be the next great Oregon running back

Since Oregon’s all-time leading rusher Royce Freeman played his last game for the Ducks on Nov. 25 against Oregon State, Oregon has been looking to match the production the third round pick by the Denver Broncos brought over four years. Senior Tony Brooks-James is the starter this year but will …

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Oregon soccer wins second straight, defeating Gonzaga 2-0 behind Eddy’s two goals.

Two days after getting back into the win column with a 2-0 victory over Dartmouth, Oregon’s soccer team returned to Papé Field to host the Gonzaga Bulldogs. On Sunday, the Oregon (4-1-1) defeated the Gonzaga Bulldogs 2-0 thanks to two goals by leading goal-scorer Emma Eddy, who was making her …

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Behind Herbert’s record breaking performance, Ducks’ offense soars over Bowling Green 58-24

Players and fans had been waiting since the Las Vegas Bowl loss to Boise State in December. Oregon football is finally back, and the Ducks gave their fans 58 reasons to cheer. Despite a few mishaps scattered throughout the game, Justin Herbert and Oregon’s offense unleashed on the Bowling Green …

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Rapid Reaction: Oregon leads Bowling Green 37-17 at the half

Halftime rapid reaction: Oregon leads Bowling Green 37-17. @ODEsports pic.twitter.com/Vwy5hG4IXy — Shawn Medow (@ShawnMedow) September 2, 2018 Key Plays: — Bowling Green’s Jarret Doege hit Scott Miller for a six-yard touchdown, putting the Falcons up 10-0. — Three plays after he kept an option for a 37-yard gain, Herbert hit …

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Oregon football vs. Bowling Green: Players to watch

Penei Sewell / Tackle / Oregon Early in fall camp, head coach Mario Cristobal named Sewell as someone he has noticed making a large impact. The 6-foot-6, 364-pound freshman works along the line, but has recently been with the first team at left tackle. Whether he gets the start or …

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Oregon volleyball sweeps Utah Valley and Long Beach State

Five days after a dominant 3-0 win over Portland State to kick off the home-campaign, the No. 18 Oregon volleyball team returned to action Friday, hosting Utah Valley and Long Beach State in the Oregon Classic. The Ducks defeated Utah Valley 25-16, 25-23, 25-12 to clinch their first match of …

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Oregon’s emphasis on special teams should see the unit become a major strength.

Heavy expectations were placed upon the 2017 Oregon Ducks football team after missing a bowl game for the first time in over 10 seasons. The team’s coaches and Twitter account preached “Do Something,” as a way to win some fans back in the offseason. Once the season started, it was …

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