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Raw video: Troy Hill confident in Oregon secondary despite Ifo Ekpre-Olomu injury

When asked if he was the next man up following Ifo Ekpre-Olomu’s season ending knee injury, Troy Hill simple replied: “I’ve been up.” Here’s a video of Hill from Oregon’s Thursday morning practice. Follow Hayden Kim on Twitter @HayDayKim

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Practice recap: Oregon quickly moves forward from Ifo Ekpre-Olomu injury

The Oregon football team has moved on. Not because they aren’t feeling the impact of losing All-American cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu to a season ending knee injury, but because they had no other choice. “I will confirm that he won’t participate in the Playoff, which is very unfortunate for him,” Mark …

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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: 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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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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Raw video: Ifo Ekpre-Olomu reflects on favorite Civil War moments

As senior cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu heads into his last Civil War, he had a moment to reflect on the in-state rivalry. His favorite moment? Last year’s late game heroics to defeat Oregon State on senior night. Follow Hayden Kim on Twitter @HayDayKim

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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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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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Recap: Oregon ‘out-executes’ Michigan State in 46-27 win

It looked as if Oregon was producing in all the right ways after Marcus Mariota and Devon Allen hooked up for a 70-yard touchdown pass with 10:12 in the second quarter left to put the Ducks up 18-7. However, what followed was a scoring drought that Oregon’s offense isn’t particularly …

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GameDay: Aliotti’s retirement creates another change for the Ducks

An hour before he was about to address the media for the first time in San Antonio, defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti had a big announcement to make. The man who was been with the program for 24 years and held the position as defensive coordinator for 17, revealed that the …

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Oregon cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu discusses why he chose to stay for his senior season

Ifo Ekpre-Olomu held a press conference Monday night to discuss why he chose to stay for his senior year at the University of Oregon. The 5-foot-10, 185-pound cornerback was projected by many to go in the first round of the NFL draft, but chose not to join teammate Terrance Mitchell …

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Oregon defensive back Ifo Ekpre-Olomu will return for his senior season

Oregon defensive back Ifo Ekpre Olomu is putting off the NFL Draft for another year. According to GoDucks editor-in-chief Rob Moseley, the junior from Chino Hills, Calif. told him of his intentions to return to Oregon this morning. “The two main factors related to my decision to return were my …

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Oregon football safety Avery Patterson exemplifies a quick, stingy Duck defense

Yes, Avery Patterson​ was just a yard short of scoring off an interception for the third consecutive week (as if the offense wasn’t scoring enough points). But nobody is upset. In fact, Patterson has become a popular guy lately.

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Ducks dominate with five forced turnovers, hold Arizona scoreless

Sometimes stats don’t tell the story. This was not one of those games.

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Duck Season Magazine: Defensive backs preview

With Cliff Harris conspicuously absent from last year’s defensive backfield, three true freshmen — Ekpre-Olomu, Hill and Mitchell – were thrown into significant roles. Surprisingly, the Ducks didn’t miss a beat, largely thanks to veteran leadership from Boyett and rover Eddie Pleasant, who graduated last spring.

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Oregon defense shows a glimpse of things to come next season

Both quarterbacks — Bryan Bennett and Marcus Mariota — also bring different skill sets to Ducks’ offense.

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Mariota shines as White team overwhelms Green team in spring game

The redshirt freshman from Hawaii put a diverse skill set to work as his White squad pounded the Green team 41-14.

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Oregon secondary faces another challenge with Oregon State receiving corps

Oregon’s secondary will have a chance for redemption after a rough game against USC last weekend.

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Oregon secondary ready for another challenge in Keith Price

Oregon managed without Anthony Gildon last week, but the senior’s presence will surely be appreciated against a balanced Washington team on Saturday.

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