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Oregon left tackle Tyrell Crosby drafted No. 153 overall by the Detroit Lions

Former Oregon left tackle Tyrell Crosby was drafted in the fifth round, No. 153 overall, by the Detroit Lions on Saturday in the 2018 NFL Draft. The four-year tackle was the 14th tackle drafted and the second Duck, behind running back Royce Freeman. He is the first Oregon offensive lineman …

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With Carrington gone, it’s next man up for Oregon’s young receivers

Going into the 2017 season, Darren Carrington was supposed to be the Ducks’ star receiver. The athletic wideout led the Ducks in 2016 with 606 yards and built a reputation for incredible catches. Unfortunately, he also had become known for his frequent run-ins with law enforcement, which culminated in his …

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Ducks combine practice for first time this camp, assistant coaches speak to media

The Ducks practiced with their full squad for the first time this season during Wednesday’s practice. Freshmen and select underclassmen joined the full squad after practices the first two days were broken into two sections to maximize reps. The first two practices were open to fans and media for their …

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Preview: Be ready to see plenty of new names for this season’s receivers and tight ends

There will be lots of fresh faces on the Oregon receiving units in 2017. Key players are gone from last year’s team with wide receivers Devon Allen pursuing a professional track career, Dwayne Stanford graduating and Darren Carrington recently being released from team and reportedly transferring to Utah. The Ducks …

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Charles Nelson ‘not at all’ satisfied with his progression so far this season

Charles Nelson has been one of the highlights of the Oregon football roster since he first joined the team in 2014, but with his more centralized role on offense this season, he hasn’t made all the significant strides many expected. Last season, he made a transition to the secondary to …

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Q&A: Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich addresses his team's offseason plans

Much of the news following the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship has revolved around the departures from the Oregon’s program. With Marcus Mariota and Arik Armstead declaring for the NFL Draft, and three players announcing their decisions to transfer, the Ducks will have plenty of starting positions to address …

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Countdown to the National Championship: How Oregon and Ohio State’s special teams stack up

In the days leading up to the 2015 College Football Playoff National Championship, the Emerald will take a unit-by-unit look at Oregon and Ohio State, determining which team has the edge going into the showdown on Jan. 12 in Dallas. Today, we’ll look at each team’s special teams. Oregon With …

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GameDay: Oregon's Top 10 Moments from 2014

10. Royce Freeman trucks Cal linebacker It’s only right to start this list with a boom, and that’s exactly what freshman running back Royce Freeman put on California linebacker Jake Kearney. At the point of contract Kearney was already in trouble while Freeman threw his arms as if saying “get off …

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Pac-12 championship: Charles Nelson showcases what it means to be a 'gradual evolution'

Charles Nelson may not have scored, but he did just about everything else to help Oregon win the Pac-12 title. Nelson, a freshman wide receiver from Dayton Beach, Florida, finished with 148 total yards, and at times, looked like the best player on the field. For a player that was virtually …

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GameDay: Here's how Oregon and Arizona stackup

It seems fitting to have the Pac-12 Championship game consist of No. 2 Oregon and No. 11 Arizona. Why? Well Oregon is statistically the best team in the conference and proved that this regular season. However, there is one blemish on a nearly undefeated season: The loss to the Arizona Wildcats. This game …

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Oregon football: Five Ducks garner first-team All-Pac-12 honors

The Pac-12 conferenced honored five Oregon football players to the All-Conference first team on Tuesday. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota was one of the players honored and became the first quarterback in conference history to be named to the Pac-12 first-team three times. Mariota was also honored as the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the …

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Passing of the torch highlights Oregon’s senior day

On a day that is reserved every year for the seniors on Oregon’s football team, the Ducks’ final home game of the year proved to be so much more than a “goodbye.” Of course there were the emotional moments between head coach Mark Helfrich and his seniors before the first kickoff. …

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Passing of the torch highlights Oregon's senior day

On a day that is reserved every year for the seniors on Oregon’s football team, the Ducks’ final home game of the year proved to be so much more than a “goodbye.” Of course there were the emotional moments between head coach Mark Helfrich and his seniors before the first kickoff. …

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Q&A: Charles Nelson rises above expectations

Not many true freshmen have the ability to make an instant impact on a top-five team, especially when playing for a team with the schemes Oregon has. Sure, there are rare athletes like De’Anthony Thomas from the past and Royce Freeman who is playing this year, both players came into their …

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