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Four Oregon football players named to award watch lists

Every year, numerous college football committees release watch lists for the awards they hand out at the conclusion of the college football season. Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert was named to both the Maxwell Award list and the Davey O’Brien watch list. The Maxwell award is for Maxwell’s college football player …

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Royce Freeman drafted by Denver Broncos in third round

Oregon running back Royce Freeman was drafted in the third round, No. 71 overall, by the Denver Broncos on Friday at the 2018 NFL Draft. The former Duck finished his career as not only Oregon’s all-time rush-leader with 5,621 yards, but as the Pac-12 leader as well. Freeman leaves Eugene …

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Pac-12 media days: Return to Autzen looms as Carrington transfers to Utah

HOLLYWOOD — When Oregon plays Utah on October 23 at Autzen Stadium, there will be an underlying storyline: Darren Carrington’s return. Carrington, a star wide receiver for Oregon over the past three seasons, was dismissed by head coach Willie Taggart following a DUII arrest in the early hours of July …

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Takeaways and top quotes from Ducks at Pac-12 football media days

HOLLYWOOD — With so many questions heading into the 2017 season for Oregon football, head coach Willie Taggart, quarterback Justin Herbert and linebacker Troy Dye had lots of time in front of a microphone at Pac-12 media days in Hollywood. It is a city famed for its glamour and showmanship, …

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Herbert, Dye highlight changes within Oregon football at Pac-12 media day

HOLLYWOOD — A lot is changing for Oregon football, and it was all the buzz at Pac-12 media day on Thursday. The team is led by young talent in sophomore quarterback Justin Herbert and sophomore linebacker Troy Dye. Star wide receiver Darren Carrington was dismissed and has since transferred to …

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Pac-12 Round Up: USC upset by Stanford, UCLA escapes with win against BYU

What a week for the Pac-12. Stanford shocked then no. 6 USC in the Coliseum. Arizona ran for 499 yards and seven touchdowns. Cal and UCLA won by a single point in the final moments of their games. Here’s a recap of each Pac-12 game from week three (Pac-12 team in CAPS.) …

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Countdown to the National Championship: How Oregon and Ohio State got here

If this season was a year ago, Oregon and Ohio State would have met in the Rose Bowl and in actuality, it would’ve served as an exhibition game. The road would’ve ended there regardless of the outcome. Now, in this new format, both teams have ended up in the first ever College …

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Oregon's Mark Helfrich and Florida State's Jimbo Fisher discuss College Football Playoff

On the first day of 2015, the College Football Playoff will begin. The first of the two semifinal games is between No. 2 Oregon and No. 3 Florida State and will be held at the Rose Bowl. It will pit Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich and FSU head coach Jimbo …

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GameDay: Oregon seeks redemption in Pac-12 title game

The stage is set for Oregon’s biggest game of the year. Pac-12 title? Yes. Bid to the inaugural College Football Playoffs? You bet. Regardless of whether or not the complexion of the rematch will be any different than the Oct. 2 meeting, which ended in a 31-24 result in favor of …

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GameDay: Here's how Oregon and Arizona stackup

It seems fitting to have the Pac-12 Championship game consist of No. 2 Oregon and No. 11 Arizona. Why? Well Oregon is statistically the best team in the conference and proved that this regular season. However, there is one blemish on a nearly undefeated season: The loss to the Arizona Wildcats. This game …

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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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Marcus Mariota says likely goodbye to Autzen Stadium

There was 13:21 left in the game when Marcus Mariota jogged out to begin Oregon’s drive from its own five-yard line. Mariota handed off the ball to Kenny Bassett for a gain of one yard. Mariota didn’t look to the bench for the next play, instead he jogged toward the Oregon …

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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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GameDay: How do Oregon and Colorado Stack up?

It’s not often that the opposing team’s mascot summarizes how a game is likely to go. But, this might be the opportunity as the Ducks should stampede like a herd of Buffalo over Colorado. In addition, Oregon fans will say their final goodbye to Marcus Mariota in what is likely his final …

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Rapid Raction: Ball bounces No. 5 Oregon’s way as they take 24-10 first half lead over No. 20 Utah

Utah wide receiver Kaelin Clay was sprinting towards the left pylon and the Utes fan base at Rice-Eccles stadium was going berserk. About 20 seconds later, the same screaming fans were shocked and stunned as they watched Oregon linebacker Joe Walker cross the end zone for a touchdown. Clay, on …

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Gameday: Oregon’s trip to Salt Lake City will tell us how physical the Ducks really are

With Oregon leading its nemesis Stanford 21-6 early in the second quarter this past Saturday, both teams lined up for a fourth-and-two play at the Ducks’ 24-yard line. In the past, this is the exact type of play that Stanford would just line up behind its more physical offensive line, …

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Gameday: Here’s how Oregon stacks up with Utah

The No. 5 ranked Ducks may have enjoyed their weekend after flipping the script against Stanford, but that doesn’t mean they are off the hook quite yet. With No. 20 Utah — who is coming off a heartbreak loss to Arizona State — on the road, the Ducks will once again …

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Gameday: Here’s how Oregon and Stanford stackup

When Oregon takes the field against Stanford this weekend, a lot will be riding on the line. For the Ducks, this game is not only about snapping their two game losing streak to the Cardinal, but it’s also about solidifying their spot as a top four team. Having said that, …

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Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon football heads to Levi Stadium, men’s basketball prepares for upcoming season

– The Oregon men’s basketball just made their appearance at the yearly Pac-12 Media Day. Dana Altman and Joseph Young had the following to say. – When the Oregon football team takes the field against California tonight, you’ll likely see Charles Nelson donning his No. 6 jersey on special teams. …

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Gameday: Here’s how Oregon and Washington stack up

It’ll be tough to gauge which Washington team will show up on Saturday in Eugene when the two teams face off in this classic rivalry. After underperforming during its non-conference schedule and barely squeaking by teams like Hawaii and Eastern Washington (defeating those teams by a combined eight points), the …

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Raw video: Oregon OT Jake Fisher says he felt “great” against UCLA in return

Oregon can attribute much of its 42-30 win against No. 18 UCLA to the return of offensive tackle Jake Fisher. The four-year starter opened up the run game and alleviated much of the pressure on Marcus Mariota. Oregon now improves to 5-1 on the season and is in a three-way tie …

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Gameday: Here’s how Oregon and UCLA stack up

Following the loss against Arizona, Oregon has a lot of work to do to prove that they will not only be deserving of a playoff spot but also be able to attend the Pac-12 championship game at the end of the regular season. So as No. 12 Oregon heads down …

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Take a Knee: Tony Washington says his post-sack celebration intention was out of respect, but a “selfish” mistake

When the game was tied during the final minutes of the fourth quarter of Oregon’s 31-24 loss to Arizona, Oregon outside linebacker Tony Washington sacked Arizona’s Anu Solomon on third and goal for a nine-yard loss. But following the play Washington bowed and was called for an unsportsmanlike penalty — …

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Offensive line epitomizes Oregon’s “next man up” philosophy

After losing starting left tackle Tyler Johnstone to injury before the season started, Oregon’s offensive line was projected to still be okay with Andre Yruretagoyena taking over for the preseason all-American candidate in Johnstone. Yruretagoyena wasn’t much help in replace of Johnstone but only because he went down injured in …

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Rapid Reaction: Oregon leads Craig Bohl’s Cowboys 27-7

The No. 2 Oregon Ducks (2-0) took a 27-7 lead over Craig Bohl’s Cowboys (1-0) in the first half. After starting off a little shaky — giving up the first score to the Cowboys midway through the first quarter — the Oregon defense recovered and managed to make some key …

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Q&A: Kirk Herbstreit doesn’t have Oregon in his final four

ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit had a moment to speak with the media prior to tomorrow’s Gameday for the matchup between No. 3 Oregon and N0. 7 Michigan State. Herbstreit, who is a former Ohio State quarterback, discussed what he liked about Eugene, Oregon, the state of the Big Ten and what …

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What you missed over winter break in Oregon athletics

While you were enjoying your much-needed rest and relaxation over winter break, Ducks sports were still in full action. Both basketball teams combined to go 21-2 in non-conference play, one of the best combined starts ever in Oregon’s history. The football team  dismantled the Texas Longhorns 30-7 in the Valero Alamo …

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LIVE from Autzen Stadium: No. 23 Washington @ No. 2 Oregon (7:30 PM ESPN)

No. 23 Washington heads to Autzen Stadium to take on No. 2 Oregon.  Live coverage starts half an hour before kickoff.

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