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Justin Herbert stays humble despite Heisman hype

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert never expected to be on Heisman Trophy watchlists. He never expected NFL scouts to be licking their lips at the chance of picking the local kid with the big head of hair and boyish smile in the NFL Draft. He never expected to …

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Mariota’s weekend in the Big Apple: Links and sounds from the DP Show and Late Show with David Letterman

Marcus Mariota has been a busy man lately. After being named the 80th Heisman Trophy winner on Saturday night, Mariota has since been the center of attention in New York City. From reenacting what it’s like calling a play from the line of scrimmage with Dan Patrick to doing a …

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Links: Marcus Mariota's awards haul culminates tonight at Heisman Trophy ceremony

By the third quarter of Oregon’s matchup with Arizona in the Pac-12 Championship, the discourse surrounding Marcus Mariota shifted. In the weeks that led up to a game that would affirm the Ducks a spot in the inaugural College Football Playoff, the majority of the discussion about Mariota ended with …

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Pac-12 championship: Oregon 'ready' for Playoff, Mariota seals Heisman

SANTA CLARA – It was a party at Levi’s Stadium, as Oregon was crowned Pac-12 champions following its 51-13 statement win against Arizona. Hugs were given. Tears were shed. Roses were carried in mouths. Confetti was blown. “We Dem Boyz” by Wiz Khalifa was being blasted in the locker room. Even …

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GameDay: The history of Oregon-Arizona continues in a winner-take-all battle

The last time the Ducks were led by a Heisman trophy contending quarterback, ranked No. 2 in the nation and facing the Arizona Wildcats, they ended experiencing the worst possible outcome. Not only did Oregon suffer a loss on that fateful night in 2007, quarterback Dennis Dixon suffered a season-ending …

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Despite Mariota's huge night,Ducks prove to be far more than a one-man show

On a night when Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota may have secured himself in Oregon history by staking his claim on the Heisman trophy, the Ducks’ 47-19 Civil War victory over rival Oregon State served as a display of far more than just one player. Although he was the top performer Saturday …

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Despite Mariota’s huge night,Ducks prove to be far more than a one-man show

On a night when Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota may have secured himself in Oregon history by staking his claim on the Heisman trophy, the Ducks’ 47-19 Civil War victory over rival Oregon State served as a display of far more than just one player. Although he was the top performer Saturday …

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Emerald Quick Hits: Mariota gets in trouble with the law

– Oregon football’s Marcus Mariota, the front runner for the Heisman trophy award, was cited for a speeding ticket at 12:46 a.m. on Nov. 12 in Veneta, Oregon. Mariota was clocked going 80 mph in a 55 mph zone on Highway 126-westbound and was clocked by state trooper Ryan Hockema. According to …

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Take A Knee: Marcus Mariota talks about the weather and Oregon’s new uniforms for the Washington game

As the weather shifts towards rainier days, the Ducks are preparing for their week eight showdown with rival Washington. With an expected overcast set for game day, Oregon has practiced outside in the rain in hopes of being prepared for the soggy conditions. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota spoke with the …

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Putting the game in Mariota’s hands, Oregon feeds off the do-everything quarterback

Whatever it was, Oregon simply could not find the rhythm it is so used to playing at. 10 penalties combined on both the offense and defense – that played a huge factor in drives either stalling or prolonging – paired with seven sacks given up by its depleted offensive line gave …

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Kenjon Barner's historic night caps Oregon's barn-burning win over USC

Kenjon Barner had barely left the locker room when the cameras caught sight of his mohawk. Media surged around him, hot lights from the cameras drawing fresh beads of sweat on his brow. Barner took a step back from the glare and hit the concrete wall behind him. For the …

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Lieberman: Darron Thomas deserves Oregon’s Heisman hype in 2012

Should De’Anthony Thomas or Darron Thomas be promoted as Oregon’s lead Heisman candidate in 2012?

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LaMichael James not listed as Heisman finalist

Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, Trent Richardson, Tyrann Mathieu and Montee Ball are this year’s finalists for the Heisman Trophy.

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Lieberman: LaMichael James deserves more respect in Heisman race

Voters seem to be ignoring another sensational season from Oregon’s junior running back. LaMichael James’ Heisman candidacy is flying under the radar.

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