Oregon Ducks Articles

How does a program react to a historic season that includes a win in the inaugural College Football Playoff, a Pac-12 Conference championship and a Heisman Trophy? “Initially, a lot of tears,” Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich said,...
Kyle Kensing
1 month ago
Todd Graham
Success with any college football team starts with coaching. Even if a program doesn’t have the resources of the nation’s elite jobs, a good coach can elevate a program into national title contention. However, similar to any position on...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Oregon is set to close spring practice with its final scrimmage of the season on Saturday. It’s a big spring in Eugene, as the Ducks are looking for a replacement for Marcus Mariota, as well as searching for new starters on defense....
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Cody Kessler
Quarterback play is usually a strength in the Pac-12, and all signs point to 2015 as another deep year for signal-callers on the West Coast. USC’s Cody Kessler leads the way in our quarterback rankings, but California’s Jared Goff is a...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Washington Huskies
The old saying “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” couldn’t be more true when it comes to ranking college towns. Do you prefer larger metropolitan areas? Do you enjoy the isolated peace and quiet of a quaint small town?...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Dallas Cowboys
DeMarco Murray isn't in Dallas any longer but Jerry Jones is clearly thinking Super Bowl still. He's assembled a roster that appears poised to make a deep postseason run and finish what it couldn't a year ago. The Cowboys have...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Oregon Ducks
Oregon enters a season after losing in the national title game for the second time in six years. This time, Mark Helfrich has to rebuild without the best player in school history. While finding a replacement for Marcus Mariota is critical, it...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Pac-12 Football
Is it easier to win at USC or UCLA? How about Oregon, Stanford or Washington? Which program provides the most support? Which program has access to the best players? Which program has proven it can succeed at a high level over time? Which...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Jeremy Johnson
Each season always brings a new cast of college football stars. Whether it’s touted true freshmen living up to the hype in their first season on campus, a sophomore ready to emerge in their second year, or an upper classmen taking on a bigger...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Florida State Seminoles
The only thing worse than the NFL Combine is a pro day. It’s like the Combine but with home-field advantage. And no defense. Jameis Winston’s 2015 pro day was rather uneventful and did very little to change his stock as...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Oregon Ducks
For the second time in five seasons, Oregon came up 60 minutes short of a national championship. This time the Ducks have to rebuild without arguably the greatest player in the history of their program. Five starters are back on defense and...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
The Heisman Trophy is the most prestigious award in sports and gambling is a huge part of the game of football. Put them together and you get preseason odds for the coveted stiff-armed trophy. Bovada recently released an updated list of...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Arizona State Sun Devils
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan go in-depth with an early 2015 Pac-12 conference preview. Has the Pac-12 caught the SEC as the nation's best conference? Is the Pac-12 South the best division in football? Or is this league too...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Oregon Ducks
Never before has scheduling been a bigger issue than the 2014 College Football Playoff. The committee clearly took a stance on Baylor’s weak non-conference matchups and it cost the Bears a chance at the national championship. That...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Cody Kessler
The 2015 Pac-12 season is shaping up to be another year filled of intrigue in both division races. Oregon is the favorite in the North, but the Ducks have question marks on both sides of the ball. And the expected replacement for quarterback Marcus...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Marcus Mariota
What does the trophy case look like for one of the most accomplished college football players of the last few years? Digital journalists Matt Walks and Carli Krueger visualized such a trophy case for former Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota,...
David Fox
3 months ago
Washington Huskies
Spring practice is already underway for a handful of college football teams, and the offseason workouts and scrimmages provide the first glimpse of how all 128 teams will look in 2015. After claiming a Heisman Trophy and reaching the national...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
USC Trojans
Recruiting rankings matter. They are not a guarantee of future success but they are the foundation every national championship has been built upon. It takes great coaching, development and luck to win a title, but having better players is the...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
USC Trojans
Athlon Sports has averaged out the four major recruiting services — 247Sports, Rivals.com, Scout.com and ESPN — and created the Pac-12 consensus team recruiting rankings for 2015. Here is what we learned: Continued growth...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Oregon Ducks football
The battle at Oregon to replace quarterback Marcus Mariota was one of the biggest storylines set to unfold in college football’s spring practice, but coach Mark Helfrich found his answer on Monday with the announcement Eastern Washington...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Jeff Lockie
Attrition and finding replacements are a key part of any college football offseason. A coaching staff may find answers through the junior college ranks for a quick fix, or they may feel comfortable with a replacement that’s been on the roster...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Cody Kessler
College football’s 2014 season has ended, and the focus shifts from the national championship picture to signing day, spring practice and early preseason rankings for 2015. While last year and Ohio State’s national title victory over...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Jeff Lockie
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is leaving Eugene for the NFL after three seasons as the Ducks’ starting signal-caller. The Heisman Trophy winner declared for the NFL Draft on Wednesday and finished his career at Oregon as arguably the top...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Mark Helfrich
Oregon fell short of claiming its first national championship with a 42-20 loss to Ohio State on Monday night. The Ducks have played in college football’s title game in two out of the last five years but lost both matchups. The lack of a...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Trevone Boykin
The 2014-15 college football season concluded with Ohio State’s 42-20 win over Oregon on Monday night in Arlington, Texas. Although the on-field game action is over until next August, spring practice and offseason workouts will start for some...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago

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