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No. 23 Oregon football defeats Portland State 62-14 with diverse offensive display

Most people knew the result before the game was played, but Oregon still needed to go out and dominate the game in order to feel good about the result. The No. 23-ranked Oregon football team defeated Portland State 62-14 Saturday, improving to 2-0 on the season. “I thought we did …

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Redshirt-freshman CJ Verdell could be the next great Oregon running back

Since Oregon’s all-time leading rusher Royce Freeman played his last game for the Ducks on Nov. 25 against Oregon State, Oregon has been looking to match the production the third round pick by the Denver Broncos brought over four years. Senior Tony Brooks-James is the starter this year but will …

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Oregon’s emphasis on special teams should see the unit become a major strength.

Heavy expectations were placed upon the 2017 Oregon Ducks football team after missing a bowl game for the first time in over 10 seasons. The team’s coaches and Twitter account preached “Do Something,” as a way to win some fans back in the offseason. Once the season started, it was …

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Oregon football offensive preview

Oregon’s offense was flying. They were undefeated after nonconference play in 2017, in which the Ducks outscored opponents 168-69, leaving a positive feeling around the team going into conference play. But a loss to Arizona State gave Oregon its first stutter of the season. However, it got much worse one …

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Fall camp showing how developing wide receiver depth will be crucial for Oregon this season

Oregon football’s wide receivers might be a little inexperienced, but wide receivers coach Michael Johnson has used fall camp to get them ready for the season. With Oregon’s top receivers are Brenden Schooler, Dillon Mitchell and Johnny Johnson III, but those behind them face a gap in experience they have …

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Oregon football implements new offense just in time for spring game

Oregon football began its final week of preparation before Saturday’s spring game with a focus on a new versatile offense. Head coach Mario Cristobal thinks the offense will run mostly out of shotgun and pistol formation, but hinted at the possibility of going under center as well. He even mentioned …

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Running Backs Preview: Freeman leads an elite unit looking to trample opposing defenses

If Oregon football is going to improve on last year’s four-win season, the team will need to rely on an experienced group of running backs. The 2017 unit is led by senior Royce Freeman, who decided to put the NFL on hold and return for his senior season. Despite underwhelming …

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