Oregon’s De’Anthony Thomas to enter the NFL draft

Running back De’Anthony Thomas announced on Sunday, his 21st birthday, that he will pass up his senior season for the Ducks and enter the NFL draft. “I am officially withdrawing from the University of Oregon to pursue a professional career in the NFL,” Thomas said in a prepared statement. “I …


Walks: Oregon tries to write fairy-tale ending before the credits roll

For a sport that carries such enormous weight here at Oregon, football season always seems regrettably short. Thirteen games — 14 if you’re lucky — simply doesn’t feel like enough in one year. Maybe this will change in 2014 when the angels sing and trumpets sound, and the NCAA institutes …


Paskal: What the world was like the last time the Huskies beat the Ducks

The beauty of college football is that every game is important. For teams like Alabama and Oregon that have national title aspirations, a single sloppy game that results in a loss could all but ensure that these goals will not be met. While this need for perfection can be frustrating …