For Fred: Murphy Emerges Through Tragedy

BERKELEY, Calif.– When Fred Thompson died suddenly two years ago, Oregon State safety Ryan Murphy lost a teammate, a best friend, and a brother. “Growing up [in Oakland, Calif.], you have to be tough-minded and thick-skinned,” OSU wide receiver Kevin Cummings said, “But I don’t think you can ever be ready for your best friend … Continue reading »

Preseason Special: Cav Weathers Storm

CORVALLIS, Ore.– For our 2013 College Football GameDay Preseason Special, Stephen Nelson shares the story of Oregon State offensive line coach Mike Cavanaugh, who was recruiting in Oklahoma when he found himself in the middle of one of the country’s biggest storms.

Preseason Special: Nick Aliotti 1-on-1

CORVALLIS, Ore.– For our 2013 College Football GameDay Preseason Special, KEZI 9 News Sports reporter Erik Elken sits down with Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti for a one-one-one. What does Aliotti reveal about Chip Kelly? What does the future hold?

Preseason Special: Helfrich Next Man Up

EUGENE, Ore.– For our 2013 College Football GameDay preseason special, KEZI 9 News sports reporter Erik Elken takes a deeper look at the similarities and differences between Oregon’s new head football coach, Mark Helfrich, and its old one Chip Kelly.

Preseason Special: 1-on-1 with Josh Huff

EUGENE, Ore.– For our 2013 College Football GameDay Preseason Special, KEZI 9 News sports director Jake Zivin sits down with University of Oregon wide receiver Josh Huff for an insightful one-on-one on Huff’s maturation on and off the field as a Duck.