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Video: Mark Helfrich talks practicing indoors, previews Georgia State

The biggest question entering Oregon’s game versus Georgia State is: Who will start at quarterback? No, this isn’t an article from the preseason when Vernon Adams Jr. was studying math and Jeff Lockie was playing with the team. Adams Jr. broke his finger against Eastern Washington, played through the pain …

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Video: Don Pellum talks about where the defense needs to improve

Georgia state will come to Autzen Stadium ready to play hard and fast against the Ducks. Watch the video below to hear what Defensive Coordinator Don Pellum and Bralon Addison are doing to prepare for Georgia State, and how players reacted to the opening weeks of college football.

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Video: Ducks move on after loss, Prepare for Georgia State

After losing to Michigan State, the Ducks look to rebound with Vernon Adams Jr. leading the way. Scott Frost and Adams took blame for the loss, and now are hoping to bounce back this week against Georgia State. Oregon plays Georgia State at Autzen Stadium Saturday.

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Video: 20th annual Ferret Agility Trials

Local ferret owners and volunteers from the Lane Area Ferret Shelter and Rescue met at Emerald Park in Eugene on Sept. 13 for the 20th annual Ferret Agility Trials. Ferrets competed in various competitions, including a strength contest in which ferrets pulled Frisbees with weights attached to them. While some weasels would …

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Video: Don Pellum’s defense focused on improving

Don Pellum and his defense need to step up in order to defeat No. 5 Michigan State on Saturday. Pellum expressed satisfaction with the team’s focus in practice this week, and said this was one of the best three practices of the season so far. Watch below.

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Video: Gary Campbell wants to keep Michigan State defense off-balance

Running backs coach Gary Campbell is hoping his deep backfield — featuring Royce Freeman, Kani Benoit, Tony Brooks-James and Taj Griffin — will shake a sturdy Michigan State defense. Royce Freeman will strive to replicate his impressive performance against Eastern Washington (180 yards, three touchdowns). The strong Spartan defense will …

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Video: Vernon Adams played “conservative” against EWU

Senior transfers Matt Hegarty and Vernon Adams spoke to the media for the first time on Monday, in preparation for Michigan State. Vernon Adams said he thought he played “conservative” against Eastern Washington, which begs the question: How will he improve and impress in game two? The Oregon Ducks play …

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Video: Emerald staff does a blind taste test of campus area pizza

To help settle the debate for the best go-to pizza places near the University of Oregon campus, we brought six different pizzas to the Emerald office during one of our weekly staff meetings to have a blind taste test. Featured (in order of appearance): – Jamie Perry, Multimedia Producer – …

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VIDEO: Mark Helfrich and the Oregon Ducks prepared for Saturday’s season-opener

Head coach Mark Helfrich addressed the media on Tuesday regarding the Ducks’ preparation for their first game of the season against Eastern Washington University, Saturday. Coach Helfrich commends the defense for its energy and effort, and is confident Vernon Adams will play against his former team at a high level. Watch and listen below.

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Video: Scott Frost discusses quarterbacks, EWU gameplan

Game week is upon us, as Oregon prepares for the season opener against Eastern Washington University this Saturday at 5 p.m.. Vernon Adams was named the starting quarterback for the Ducks over Jeff Lockie, Taylor Alie, Morgan Mahalak and Travis Jonsen. Offensive coordinator Scott Frost said he is confident in …

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VIDEO: Mark Helfrich explains why he chose Vernon Adams Jr. over Jeff Lockie at quarterback

Mark Helfrich explains why he chose Vernon Adams Jr. over Jeff Lockie for the starting quarterback position, and Royce Freeman expresses excitement for the first game of the 2015-2016 season. Follow Samuel Marshall on Twitter @samwow55

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Video: Jeff Lockie sees too many penalties in scrimmage

The Ducks scrimmaged on Thursday, and Jeff Lockie said wants to improve upon the many penalties called. He also praised running back Taj Griffin, saying he looked “scary” Scott Frost talks about Vernon Adams, saying his head was spinning for a couple days during fall camp. Watch below:

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Video: Mark Helfrich discusses the team’s depth chart with defining scrimmage ahead

Head coach Mark Helfrich talks about depth chart positioning and who he may redshirt as an important scrimmage lies ahead tomorrow. Follow Samuel Marshall on Twitter @samwow55

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Video: Mark Helfrich addresses the media after week two of practice

Head coach Mark Helfrich addressed the media on Saturday, answering many depth chart questions. He expects the quarterback battle to “shake itself out” next week, and a depth chart should begin to take shape in 3-4 days. Follow Samuel Marsall on Twitter @samwow55

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Video: Discussing competition between Oregon running backs

Running backs coach Gary Campbell talked to the media on Thursday, dressed in all white per usual. He discusses competition and filling the void left by Thomas Tyner. Watch below.

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Video: Helfrich pleased with team’s talent, says DeForest Buckner is “X-factor”

With a little over two weeks until Oregon’s season opener against Eastern Washington, a lot of talk has been about the offense. That includes recent transfer Vernon Adams Jr. who is for better or for worse, in the most paid attention to quarterback duel in the Pac-12. Competition is at …

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Video: First Scrimmage Penalty Filled, Still a “Good Day”

Back and forth. Back and forth. Back and forth. That was the Oregon offense on Tuesday during their first team scrimmage, filled with penalties. Prospect Quarterback Jeff Lockie wants to speed up the tempo, but must be patient with new guys learning the offense at a high speed. Defensive Coordinator …

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Video: Scott Frost ‘feels good’ about ongoing quarterback battle

Offensive coordinator Scott Frost speaks to the media about the state of the defense and the quarterback battle on Monday. Follow Samuel Marshall on Twitter @samwow55

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Video: Week one of fall camp concludes for Oregon football

Listen to Jeff Lockie and Mark Helfrich talk about position changes as well as the highs and lows of camp as the first week of practice for Oregon football concludes. Read the practice recap here.

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Video: Oregon Ducks Football Fall Camp August 13, 2015

Day 4 of fall camp for the Ducks concludes, and still no sign for possible transfer Vernon Adams Jr. Listen to Scott Frost, Royce Freeman, and Tyson Coleman discuss how the team is progressing.

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Video: Oregon Ducks Football Fall Camp Recap: Aug. 12

Listen to Gary Campbell, Tony Brooks-James, Jeff Lockie and Byron Marshall talk about day three of Oregon Ducks football fall camp. Read Hayden Kim’s article about the practice here.

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How to ace your next job interview, as told by Ted Talks

Take a look at these TED Talks to motivate yourself for your next interview.

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Ducks on their favorite Lane County Fair festivities

Every year, thousands flock to the Lane County Fair. Filled with entertainment, deep-fried food and carnival games, the five-day event kicked off on Wednesday and continues through Sunday night. We grabbed some University of Oregon students from the crowd and asked them about their time so far. Follow Raquel on …

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What makes you proud to be a Duck?

With the year coming to a close, several UO students reflect on what makes them proud to be a Duck.

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Video: Ducks on Pups

The “Ducks on” team talks to members of PAAWS and UO students who de-stress during finals week by playing with dogs.

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Video: Ducks on Yik Yak

Our “Ducks on” team asks UO students about their experience with the app Yik Yak.

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Video: 2015 Campus Block Party

On Saturday, June 6, students with the University of Oregon held the 2015 Campus Block Party. The block party was hosted by the student groups Ethos and DuckTV from the School of Journalism and Communication. The party included food, games and live music, with a finale performance put on by …

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Video: Holi Fest 2015 at the University of Oregon

On June 4 the Students of the Indian Subcontinent student group held their annual Holi Fest at the University of Oregon campus. Holi Fest is an Indian ritual celebrating the coming of spring. This year over 200 people showed up to celebrate on the lawn at the Knight Library. The …

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Tony Nelson remembered by friends at Thursday vigil

A vigil was held at the EMU Amphitheater on Thursday night to remember Sidney Anthony “Tony” Nelson III.  Tony Nelson passed away on May 31 at Wildwood Falls. The vigil included speeches from Tony’s Phi Delta Theta fraternity bothers and other friends who shared some of their favorite memories about …

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Video: The Secret Art of Doodling

The Emerald’s Gavin Uppal and Raquel Ortega explore the hidden art form of doodling by asking artist UO students about the inspiration behind their sketches.

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