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Gameday: Young wide receivers have Oregon’s offense firing on all cylinders

The consistent question throughout the preseason when discussing Oregon’s offense was: Who was Marcus Mariota going to throw to? With the loss of Josh Huff and De’Anthony Thomas to the NFL Draft and Bralon Addison to a torn ACL in spring practice, it was undoubtedly an area of concern. Yet …

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De’Anthony Thomas keeps ‘everything 100,’ runs unofficial 4.39 in 40-yard dash at Oregon’s pro day

Donning Nike socks with the “100” label emblazoned around the exterior, former Oregon running back De’Anthony Thomas used the emblem and today as a way to signify his attitude and ability to numerous scouts at Oregon’s pro day. “The socks were my motivation today about the 4.5,” said Thomas, referring …

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Duck fans are burnt out with Autzen blowouts

Students run towards the best seats in Autzen Stadium two hours before Oregon’s game with the Washington Huskies. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)” It had been 261 days since the Oklahoma Sooners crushed the hearts of thousands of Duck fans in the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl when Adrian Peterson and the Sooners started …

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The Tide turns — what Alabama's loss means for Oregon

The news was too weighty too ignore. After all, it’s not everyday the No. 1 college football team in the country falls from grace. On Saturday, hours before Oregon took Cal to the woodshed in its own 59-17 win, defending national champ Alabama lost to SEC newcomer Texas A&M 29-23. …

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No. 3 Oregon outpaces Cal 59-17 to stay unbeaten

On a day full of BCS madness, No. 3 Oregon restored some semblance of order to the national college football rankings, battling injuries and a scrappy California defense to win 59-17 and stay undefeated on the year. But while the scoreboard reads as another Ducks blowout, Saturday night’s game was …

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Josh Huff in, Michael Clay out in Oregon's big win

Oregon took care of business against Washington State on Saturday, and it got a boost from a familiar face. Junior Josh Huff returned to the lineup since spraining his knee earlier this year against Fresno State, and the Ducks wasted no time getting him involved.

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Long: Ducks diversify the passing game, for the better

Opponents of the Ducks are used to having to ask themselves who the ball is going to. Now they have to wonder — who isn’t it going to?

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Kenjon Barner: Oregon’s new top back is bold, better and ready to be The Guy

You’re in line for a promotion. It’s a real high-profile, punishing job as the face of an organization with national influence and interest. Oh, and the turnover rate’s pretty high. Also, I forgot to mention — the guy you’re replacing? He did the job better than anyone in the company’s …

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Duck Season Magazine: Wide receivers preview

For the second year in a row, Oregon’s wide receiving corps remain somewhat of a mystery.

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Duck Season Magazine: Special teams preview

Despite many ups and downs during a season filled with setbacks, most Oregon fans will remember Maldonado for the 37-yard field goal he missed against USC that could have sent the game to overtime.

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Take Five: Recruiting perfection, Tyrann Mathieu dismissed and other links

We’ll start today with the big college football news out of Baton Rouge today that star LSU defensive back Tyrann Mathieu (AKA Honey Badger) has been dismissed from the team and will likely seek to play at a lower-level school before moving on to the NFL. His prospects for next year …

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Position battles: Quarterbacks not only group with questions

Chip Kelly says he’s not opposed to playing two quarterbacks, but that a starting quarterback has separated from the pack in past competitions.

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‘Art of the Athlete’ exhibit shows another side of University athletes

Sports and fine arts are often perceived to be at different ends of a spectrum at school. But the new “Art of the Athlete” exhibition at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art has united the two in an interdisciplinary meditation.

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Clark: Player stand-outs and disappointments from Oregon football’s spring game

A brief look at a few players that made waves in Oregon’s spring game on Saturday.

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Spring game rosters finalized as weekday practices come to a close

The final spring game rosters were released — a reminder that the Ducks’ work is far from over, and the most important test for many players still lies ahead on Saturday when they take the field in front of what promises to be a sizable crowd.

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As spring practices enter second week, redshirt freshmen receivers look to show off improvement

After sitting out all of 2011, redshirt freshmen Devon Blackmon, Tacoi Sumler and B.J. Kelly each began spring practices with fresh motivation.

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Clark: The arrival of spring football puts to rest another eventful offseason

The spring football season begins next month, and there will be plenty to keep an eye on this year.

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Oregon sophomore Josh Huff cited for DUII Saturday morning

According to a report from Jack Morgan of The Register-Guard, University of Oregon wide receiver Josh Huff was cited for driving under the influence of intoxicants early Saturday morning. Huff, 20, was stopped by a police officer at the corner of 18th Avenue and Agate Street. The report said the …

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A game-by-game recap of the 2011 Oregon football season

Reliving the season that was for the Ducks, one game at a time.

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Snapshot of the Day: High-stepping out of Palo Alto

Josh Huff and the Duck share a moment against Stanford.

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Back to business as No. 4 Oregon prepares for USC

With Stanford in the past, Oregon returned to practice with nothing but USC to focus on.

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Oregon runs to 53-30 victory over Stanford, jumps to No. 4 in BCS standings

Oregon puts up 53 against the top defense in the Pac-12 en route to its eighth-straight victory.

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Oregon releases more documents pertaining to Lyles investigation

More information about the NCAA’s investigation of Oregon emerged on Tuesday.

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Clark: More to come from Oregon's special teams

Oregon is loaded with playmakers on special teams, and those units are starting to take shape midway through the season.

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With Bennett at helm, Ducks don't miss a beat in second half

When junior quarterback Darron Thomas left with a knee injury, the Oregon offense didn’t blink under redshirt freshman Bryan Bennett.

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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 football welcomes just second FCS opponent in five years

No. 12 Oregon hosts Missouri State of the Missouri Valley Conference Saturday afternoon at 12:30 p.m.

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Video: Josh Huff moves smoothly during warmups

Oregon sophomore wide receiver Josh Huff, who suffered a leg injury during spring workouts and has been limited in the team’s fall practices, warmed up on the field at Cowboys Stadium before the Cowboys Classic game against LSU. He looks smooth, even running at half-speed, and does not appear to be wearing a brace under his shorts.

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Oregon's Josh Huff ready to step in as starting wide receiver

The Daily Emerald caught up with sophomore Josh Huff after practice this week for a quick Q&A. Here’s what we chatted about.

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First practice of fall camp brings more questions to the offense

Oregon made its fall camp debut on Monday, and here’s a look at a few early impressions offensively.

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