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Kaelin Clay’s fudged almost-touchdown leads to a 100-yard return for the Ducks

Utah’s Kaelin Clay fudged a touchdown against the Oregon Ducks in the first quarter of the Utah-Oregon football game this weekend. Clay ran 79 yards, hoping to score a touchdown, but ultimately dropped the ball at the one yard line before entering the end zone. The result? Linebacker Joe Walker …

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Here’s some new ways to (re)do old tailgate favorites

The chill is in the air, the Ducks are No. 2 in the nation and now fall term is here it’s time to tailgate. Let’s be real — college students don’t bring food to tailgates, but they are always equipped with drinks. No more standing in long lines for food …

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Oregon can’t overcome mistakes in 31-24 loss to Arizona

The stage was set for Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota to notch another Heisman moment under his belt. With Oregon starting on its own nine-yard line, down by a touchdown, Autzen Stadium still had plenty of believers filling the stands. However, when the clock struck 2:11, any hope of Oregon clinging …

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What not to miss in the Pac-12 during Oregon’s bye week

After this week’s Pac-12 conference games, every team in the conference will have officially entered Pac-12 play. With No. 2 Oregon and Arizona receiving byes for the week (both teams meet next week on Thursday night in Eugene), the remaining 10 teams will play one another and take a step closer …

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Best of Campus: Best Duck Fan — Cody Karlin cooks up the best school spirit

Nobody questions Duck fans’ spirit. The University of Oregon has the coolest mascot, state-of-the-art athletics facilities and an entire student section that believes that on any given Saturday during Oregon’s fall, it will never rain. Senior Cody Karlin is more than just a fair-weather football fan. He attends games and …

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Photos: Oregon football — 101 best images from the 2013 Ducks football season

From a 59-10 rout of the Virginia Cavaliers in Charlottesville to a thrilling 45-24 win over the Huskies in Seattle, to a pair of heartbreaking upset losses on the road against the Cardinal in Palo Alto and the Arizona Wildcats in Tucson, the Emerald’s staff photographers were on hand for …

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Photos: Oregon football — Best of Ducks vs. Texas Longhorns Alamo Bowl game

Here are the Emerald’s top 10 images from Oregon’s 30-7 win over the Texas Longhorns in the 21st Alamo Bowl on Monday, Dec. 30. Click here to view the pre-game festivities photos. Click here to view the first half photo gallery. Click here to view the second half photo gallery.

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GameDay: Ten games that could have changed completely by one field goal

You know your football program is in a good place when a missed kick means you have to settle for a Rose Bowl appearance instead of a second berth at the national championship game. But the 2012 game against Stanford wasn’t the first time — nor will it be the …

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Oregon Ducks football isn't an upstart team anymore

People outside of the Ducks football universe like to say that Oregon is just a flavor-of-the-month program without any tradition. It’s true that Oregon doesn’t have any Heisman Trophy winners or national championships (yet), but the numbers simply don’t back up the notion that the Ducks are upstarts. When the …

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Walks: Oregon tries to write fairy-tale ending before the credits roll

For a sport that carries such enormous weight here at Oregon, football season always seems regrettably short. Thirteen games — 14 if you’re lucky — simply doesn’t feel like enough in one year. Maybe this will change in 2014 when the angels sing and trumpets sound, and the NCAA institutes …

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Canceled Oregon-Kansas State game is going to happen after all

So much has been made of the canceled home-and-home series between Oregon and Kansas State, it’s become a bit of a soap opera. The two teams were supposed to play in 2011 and 2012, but when Oregon was faced with the opportunity to start their 2011 season against LSU, Oregon asked to …

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Video: College GameDay visits Eugene

Duck fans showed their spirit early Saturday morning for ESPN’s College GameDay show.

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Video: Chip Kelly on Duck schedule and Coach Campbell

Chip Kelly, Oregon Head Football Coach, talks the Duck’s upcoming schedule and Coach Campbell’s talent.

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Video: Chip Kelly on Kenjon Barner this year

Chip Kelly, Oregon Head Football Coach, talks Kenjon Barner’s contributions this year.

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Long: Penn State pride is on the rebound

Jerry Sandusky got whacked in the face. He deserved it. Thirty to 60 years in prison isn’t nearly enough for what he did, but he will die in jail. And that is how it should be. Everybody who covered for him at Penn State got whacked in the face as …

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Democrats and Republicans hold differing views on football, according to Wall Street Journal

This election season, talk about swing states has been all over the news. However, The Wall Street Journal published a report yesterday on a different sort of swing state — the ones in which residents are split not between political parties but football teams. Data was collected on which college …

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Photos: Oregon football — Ducks defeat Trojans in a shootout, 62-51

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Video: Chip Kelly on upcoming USC game

Oregon Head Football Coach Chip Kelly reflects on last year’s game against USC and talks about this year’s upcoming game.

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Video: Mark Helfrich on Kenjon Barner and Oregon's "little guys"

Mark Helfrich talks about Kenjon Barner and how Oregon’s “little” running backs have made up for size in speed and toughness.

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Video: Chip Kelly addresses USC's offense, both teams' growth

Chip Kelly addresses the USC offense and the growth both teams have seen over a year.

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Oregon Ducks defeat Arizona State Thursday night 43-21

If Thursday’s matchup between Oregon and Arizona State was supposed to be a test for the two Pac-12 division leaders, the country is going to think the Ducks cheated. Running back Kenjon Barner and quarterback Marcus Mariota combined for 278 yards and four touchdowns on the ground, as No. 2 …

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Dion Jordan's life-threatening injury nearly derailed a promising career

A lot of things weren’t supposed to happen. The car wasn’t supposed to be out of gas. His skin wasn’t supposed to erupt into flames. He wasn’t supposed to recover. He wasn’t supposed to compete again. He wasn’t supposed to play defense. He wasn’t supposed to become one the best …

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Video: Brian Jackson on containing the quarterback, why every game is a test

Brian [email protected]@http://directory.uoregon.edu/ws-directory-client/[email protected]@ talks about what the defense needs to do to contain ASU’s quarterback and why every game is a test.

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Video: Avery Patterson's initial thoughts on Washington

Avery Patterson talks about finishing plays, his initial thoughts on Washington and where the Ducks stand nearing the middle of the season.

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Video: Marcus Mariota on what he has learned, why he is more comfortable

Marcus Mariota talks about what he has learned from his interceptions and how his comfort level has grown as he prepares for the upcoming game against the University of Washington.

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