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Will Oregon’s Defensive Secondary Seize the Moment?


With news of consensus All-American Ifo Ekpre-Olomu’s season-ending knee injury splashed all over college football pages and blogs from Tallahassee to Eugene, attention has been largely focused on the dire implications for a depleted Ducks’ secondary now forced to go...

Tasty Tidbits from Media Day


I am not a “professional,” per se, as I refuse to write the usual “blah-blah” that you’ll see from other media outlets, but then that is why this site began. I wanted more information, and to learn — and our readers have agreed. This Oregon Football Media day was like going down memory lane … in how similar it was to my ...

Position Change Makes Johnathan Loyd One Rare Duck


If there are any Duck fans out there still skeptical or on the fence about Johnathan Loyd’s place in Oregon Duck athletic history, Dana Altman’s first recruit just gave you another reason to get on board. Already the winningest player in the long history of Oregon Basketball, Loyd, like so many of the Oregon fans this time of year, has ...

Secondary Education: Oregon Defensive Backs


For the better part of the last decade, Oregon has been a veritable clearinghouse for NFL-caliber defensive backs. The likes of Jarius Byrd, T.J. Ward, Walter Thurmond III, Patrick Chung, Eddie Pleasant, and more recently, John Boyett, are all former Ducks now cashing checks from teams in the NFL.  Assistant Coach John Neal gets kudos for recruiting defensive backs extremely ...

The Oregon Ducks Win Epic Civil War Showdown Against The Oregon State Beavers

117th Civil War Ducks V. Beavers at Autzen Stadium Image | Sandy Harris

An overview, scoring breakdown and player post-game reaction from one of the most exciting Civil War game's in recent memory.

De’Anthony Thomas Steals Show at Oregon Preview


The men and women’s outdoor track and field season started with the Oregon Preview Saturday at Hayward Field. The women have aspirations for a sweep across the board, already winning the national title in cross-country and indoor track and field.