Pellum Named Defensive Coordinator

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 »

Ducks Announce 2014 Schedule

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 »

Ifo Won’t Go: Ekpre-Olomu Staying at UO

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 »

DAT To NFL: Thomas Declares For Draft

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 »

Aliotti’s Last Rant; Huff Walks the Walk

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 »

Ducks DC Search, Brown’s Last Stand

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 »

Web Extra: Helfrich & Mack Brown

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.

Mariota Healthy, Huff Motivated for VAB

SAN ANTONIO–October 26. That’s the last time Marcus Mariota appeared in a football game without a brace on his left knee. Two days before the Alamo Bowl, the Ducks star quarterback gives an update on his health. Oregon wide receiver Josh Huff has been open about his motivation against Texas and UT offensive coordinator Major … Continue reading »

Ducks in Texas Day 3: Aliotti Era Ending

SAN ANTONIO–On day three of the Ducks trip to Texas for the Alamo Bowl, longtime Oregon assistant and defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti announced that he will retire after the Ducks face the Longhorns. Jake Zivin and Erik Elken anchor KEZI 9 Sports’ coverage and have more on Aliotti, Ifo-Ekpre Olomu’s NFL decision, and the Ducks … Continue reading »

Ducks In Texas Day Two: Open Practice

SAN ANTONIO — It’s day two of KEZI 9 Sports’ coverage of the Ducks at the Alamo Bowl. Oregon practiced for the first time in San Antonio on Thursday, and the media was allowed in for ten minutes – the only ten minutes of the season that the media is able to see. Additionally, the … Continue reading »

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