EUGENE — Oregon begins spring football on Tuesday, April 1st, with the first of 15 practices. The Oregonian’s Andrew Greif stopped by Sunday Sports Extra to preview the most important storylines for the Ducks during the spring. Oregon’s spring practices will culminate on May 3rd with Oregon’s annual spring game at 11 a.m. in Autzen … Continue reading »
New Oregon defensive coordinator Don Pellum sits down for a one-on-one conversation with KEZI 9 News Sports Director Jake Zivin to discuss his new role. How different will the Ducks look under Pellum than they did under Nick Aliotti? What do backpacks have to do with Pellum’s philosophy? The longtime Oregon assistant discusses those things … Continue reading »
National Signing Day is just a few days away. Recruiting expert Matt Prehm of DuckTerritory.com and the 247 Sports Network joins Jake Zivin in studio to discuss some potential future Ducks in the class of 2014 and perhaps a signing day surprise.
Courtesy: Oregon Sports Information EUGENE, Ore. – Don Pellum, who has encountered 23 years of coaching success at the University of Oregon as a football graduate assistant, linebackers coach, and a tutor of safeties and defensive linemen, has been elevated to the position of defensive coordinator according to the Ducks’ Head Coach Mark Helfrich. Pellum … Continue reading »
Courtesy: Oregon Sports Information EUGENE – A four-game Pac-12 Conference slate that includes meetings with Arizona, Colorado, Stanford and Washington, as well as a visit from Rose Bowl champion Michigan State, highlight another exciting University of Oregon 2014 home football schedule as released by the Pac-12 Conference office Wednesday. The Ducks’ 12-game regular-season schedule includes … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore.– Ifo Ekpre-Olomu is staying in Eugene for one more season. The junior cornerback announced on Monday that he will not declare for the 2014 NFL Draft, according to Oregon’s athletic website. “The two main factors related to my decision to return were my continued progression as a person and a player,” Ekpre-Olomu said … Continue reading »
EUGENE — De’Anthony Thomas’s time in Eugene is over. After three electrifying years, Thomas will forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft, according to Oregon’s athletic website. “I am officially withdrawing from the University of Oregon to pursue a professional career in the NFL,” Thomas said in a statement provided to Oregon’s athletic … Continue reading »
SAN ANTONIO–Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti has always been colorful, passionate and open. After getting a win in the Alamo Bowl in his final game with the Ducks, Aliotti went on one more rant to the media — this one for Heisman Trophy pundits and Marcus Mariota. Jake Zivin shares from San Antonio. The Alamo … Continue reading »
SAN ANTONIO–On the eve of the 2013 Alamo Bowl, Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich and Texas head coach Mack Brown held a final pregame press conference. Helfrich discusses the Ducks search for Nick Aliotti’s replacement as defensive coordinator. Brown showed off his media relations skills before his final game as the Longhorns coach. Jake Zivin … Continue reading »
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Texas head coach Mack Brown and Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich hold their final news conference in the lead-up to the Alamo Bowl.