Lyerla Pleads Guilty to Drug Charge

EUGENE, Ore. — Former University of Oregon football player Colt Lyerla pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of cocaine Friday and was sentenced. A judge sentenced Lyerla to two years of court probation, 10 days in jail and a $200 fine. He is also responsible for 40 hours of community service, random drug tests and attendance … Continue reading »

Judge Denies Lyerla’s Travel Request

EUGENE, Ore. — Former Oregon Duck football player Colt Lyerla was back in court Tuesday to find out if he could move to Las Vegas while he awaits trial on drug charges. The judge denied the request because other defendants facing similar charges wouldn’t be allowed to leave the state, and they couldn’t make any … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Lyerla Case Headed to Trial

EUGENE, Ore. — Former Oregon Duck Colt Lyerla was back in court Wednesday morning, after the judge twice postponed his hearing. Deputies arrested Lyerla two weeks ago. They say they caught him snorting what appeared to be cocaine, near 7th Avenue and Polk Street. Lyerla appeared with his defense team and asked for a two-week … Continue reading »

Lyerla Has First Drug Court Appearance

EUGENE, Ore. — Former University of Oregon football player Colt Lyerla made his first appearance in Lane County Drug Court Wednesday, following his arrest last Wednesday. Lyerla was one of the last people to be called before the judge, who said she wanted him to see how the court worked. The judge then made the … Continue reading »

Lyerla Enters Drug Treatment

EUGENE, Ore. — Within three weeks he went from being a star player on the number two ranked college football team to behind bars. Deputies arrested former Ducks tight end Colt Lyerla Wednesday night for cocaine possession and interfering with police. Lyerla left the team and the university on Oct 6 to pursue a professional … Continue reading »

Helfrich, Ducks On Colt Lyerla’s Arrest

Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich gives very brief comments on Colt Lyerla’s arrest: Oregon offensive lineman Tyler Johnstone on Colt Lyerla’s arrest and UCLA’s Brett Hundley and Anthony Barr: Oregon center Hroniss Grasu on Colt Lyerla’s arrest: Oregon defensive back Reggie Daniels on UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley:

Former Duck Colt Lyerla Arrested

EUGENE — According to the Lane County Sheriff’s Office, former Duck tight end Colt Lyerla was arrested on Wednesday night for possession of cocaine and interfering with a police officer. According to the LCSO, the arrest happened near 7th Ave. and Polk St. in Eugene, when dectectives, who were working a different case, saw Lyerla¬†¬†“in … Continue reading »

Web Extra: DAT, Mundt, Malone, Helfrich

Oregon running back De’Anthony Thomas: Oregon tight end Johnny Mundt: Oregon linebacker Derrick Malone: Oregon defensive end/linebacker Tony Washington: Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon offensive coordinator Scott Frost:

Lyerla’s Draft Stock Takes a Hit

EUGENE, Ore. — On their first day of practice without star tight end Colt Lyerla, the Ducks react to his departure. According to Rob Rang, Senior NFL Draft Analyst for NFLDraftScout.com , The Sports Xchange and CBSSports.com, Lyerla’s draft stock has already taken a hit.

Ducks React to Colt Lyerla’s Departure

Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon Tight Ends Coach Tom Osborne: “(I’m) never surprised with Colt.” Oregon Quarterback Marcus Mariota: Oregon Linebacker Tyson Coleman: Oregon Safety Brian Jackson:

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