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Colt Lyerla has 30 days added to jail sentence after escape

Former Oregon football player Colt Lyerla was sentenced to an additional 30 days in jail following his escape from custody on May 4. Lyerla was originally sentenced to six months in jail for first- and second-degree forgery after he admitted to using counterfeit $50 bills to pay for items in stores. …

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Gameday: Tom Osborne likes the way Pharaoh Brown has played, but there’s more for the tight ends group to improve

For Oregon football, at least in recent memory, the tight end position has been one that has continually brought a high level of production to the offense. With guys like Ed Dickson and David Paulson, who were honored as first-team all-conference selections in back-to-back years, the Ducks had a firm security …

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Oregon walk-on and scout team star Brian Teague struggled to stay driven in his five-year career

Brian Teague had finals to study for, but he first had to finish weight lifting. Teague was preparing for his fifth and final season as a walk-on tight end for the Oregon football team and he had a chance to earn a scholarship for the first time in his career. During …

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Countdown to the Fiesta Bowl: Grading Oregon’s, Kansas State’s tight ends

In the days leading up to the 2012 Fiesta Bowl, the Emerald will take a position-by-position look at Oregon and Kansas State, determining which team has the edge going into the BCS showdown on Jan. 3. @@all names in story [email protected]@Oregon — You might assume there’s no room for a …

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Long: Mariota will see more success than Darron Thomas

The hoopla is over. The islander quarterback is in fact a human being. His five interceptions the past four games prove his mortality. Yet, despite Kilimanjaro-sized expectations coming into his premier season, Marcus Mariota has weathered the storm of the first half of his first college football season — and …

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Seven different Ducks reach the endzone in 52-21 blowout

The words “most complete performance” were thrown around on more than one occasion during post-game interviews after the Ducks 52-21 demolition of Washington and it’s easy to see why. After sluggish starts the last two weeks — albeit in two games that finished as lopsided Duck victories — Oregon dominated for 60 minutes on Saturday, scoring 35 points in the first half.

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2011 football recruiting class making a difference already

A dynasty. It’s what every head coaches hopes to build. Victories are nice, but a tradition of winning, an expectation of excellence is what the men with the playbooks strive for.

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Zone Read AM: Arsalan Kazemi transfers to Oregon, Lauren Plum takes conference honors and Bill Musgrave's big weekend

Former Rice forward Arsalan Kazemi, the first Iranian-born college basketball player, will attend classes Monday at the University after transferring to Oregon, joining the team to lift weights as well. His eligibility at Oregon rides on a hardship waiver he will file in order to play immediately this year. Sources …

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Out of the stable: Colt Lyerla emerges as Ducks' new rushing threat

Sitting in front of the media in a black sleeveless shirt Saturday night, Colt Lyerla smiled like a free man. And, in a way, he was. All year long, the Ducks’ 6-foot-5 sophomore tight end has been locked away from the media, either in self-exile or as punishment for missing …

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No. 3 Oregon blanks No. 22 Arizona 49-0

What was supposed to be a shootout between two of the nation’s fastest and most potent offenses ended as a lopsided rout as the No. 3 Oregon Ducks knocked out the No. 22 Arizona Wildcats 49-0 Saturday night at Autzen Stadium.

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Zone Read: Duck Season Magazine and the return of Colt Lyerla

Editor’s note: This week’s “Zone Read” posts are being done by incoming reporter Hayden Kim. Summer is inching towards its conclusion and that can only mean one thing: Oregon football is right around the corner. We start out the day with Duck Season Magazine, published by the Emerald as an …

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Duck Season Magazine: Tight ends preview

With three-year starter David Paulson graduated, sophomore Colt Lyerla is in line to take over at a position that’s been as important as any for the Ducks offensively.

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Chip Kelly glad to have Colt Lyerla back

Tight end Colt Lyerla made his first appearance at the Ducks fall camp Tuesday after missing the first week for undisclosed personal reasons. Head coach Chip Kelly said Lyerla showed some understandable rust but looked good overall on his first day back. “He’s certainly not jumping in with the ones …

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As spring practice begins, question marks abound for Oregon football

A slew of departures at key positions makes this a particularly important spring for the Ducks.

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Fourth-straight win over Oregon State puts Oregon in Pac-12 title game

With a win over Oregon State, No. 10 Oregon sits one game away from its third consecutive BCS bowl berth.

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21-point second quarter leads Oregon to fourth straight win over Oregon State

Oregon’s 14 seniors helped lead the Ducks to a win over Oregon State for the fourth year in a row.

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Malee: Welcome to the Year of the Freshmen

Some of the team’s youngest players have seen the field early and often, showing promising talent in the process.

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Don't panic about David Paulson's production

Previous evidence shows that the Ducks tight end’s early-season slump is probably not much to worry about in the long run.

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Oregon scores 56 unanswered points en route to 56-7 victory over Missouri State

Despite strong start for Missouri State, Oregon offense proved too much to handle in lopsided loss.

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Oregon offense looks to improve against Missouri State

With so many weapons offensively, it’s anyone’s guess who will be the playmaker in week three.

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David Paulson quietly steps into leadership role

By the time David Paulson broke into Oregon’s everyday playing rotation as a redshirt sophomore in 2009, it had been nearly three full years since he’d lined up at tight end in a live game.

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Oregon’s Brandon Williams forced to leave football due to chronic injury

Oregon’s backup tight end Brandon Williams sees his football career come to an unexpected end.

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