Mariota Likes Living Low Key

LOS ANGELES — This tale of two quarterbacks seems a bit unjust. The two are the same age, with similar styles and stats. One is the Heisman Trophy winner, a sports tabloid darling. In comparison, the other plays in relative anonymity while leading the nation’s flashiest team. Marcus Mariota wakes up on time, you won’t … Continue reading »

Cooks, Reynolds Ready to Fill Big Shoes

LOS ANGELES, Calif.– The Beavers’ 2013 season will depend largely on their ability to replace Markus Wheaton and Jordan Poyer. At Pac-12 Media Day, Oregon State was represented by the two players who hope to fill their shoes. Brandin Cooks and Rashaad Reynolds were this year’s player reps, which is a nice parallel to last … Continue reading »

Mariota, Ifo Growing and Getting Noticed

LOS ANGELES, Calif.– At Friday’s Pac-12 Media Day, Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich was joined by two Ducks with big expectations for this upcoming season. Oregon was represented by quarterback Marcus Mariota and cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu. Both figure to be preseason All-Americans. Mariota spent part of his summer as a counselor at the Manning Passing … Continue reading »

Ducks, Beavers, KEZI at Pac-12 Media Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif.– Today coaches and player representatives from every Pac-12 school descended on Los Angeles for the conference’s annual media day. KEZI 9 News Sports Director Jake Zivin was there. Watch his one-on-one interviews with players and coaches from around the Pac-12. Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon State head coach Mike Riley: Oregon … Continue reading »

Jordan Poyer Takes Over the Mic

It’s not all business at the Pac-12 Media Days. Jordan Poyer took a break from all the interviews to conduct an interview himself. He grills his teammate, Markus Wheaton.

Pac-12 Media Day Wrap-Up

LOS ANGELES — KEZI 9 News Sports Director Jake Zivin was in Los Angeles for Pac-12 Media Day on Tuesday. Among the topics discussed: Chip Kelly’s new hot tub (or lack there of), Kelly’s experience during Running of the Bulls, Jordan Poyer’s off-season arrest, and where Oregon State’s increased swagger has come from. Click above … Continue reading »

Pac-12 Media Day: Chip Kelly

Raw interview with Oregon head football coach Chip Kelly from Pac-12 Media Day

Pac-12 Media Day: Mike Riley

LOS ANGELES — Click above to watch our entire interview with Oregon State head coach Mike Riley at Tuesday’s Pac-12 Media Day. ┬áThe second part of the interview will automatically play after the first is complete. Riley reveals his affinity for track & field, including which iconic race he attended in person (hint: it happened … Continue reading »

Pac-12 Media Day: Kenjon Barner

LOS ANGELES — Click above to watch our entire interview with Oregon running back Kenjon Barner at Tuesday’s Pac-12 Media Day. Barner reveals what Fourth of July activity his coaches probably wouldn’t approve of, whether or not he would ever run with the bulls, and what he thinks about Chip Kelly’s (possibly non-existent) future hot … Continue reading »

Pac-12 Media Day: Michael Clay

LOS ANGELES — Click above to watch our raw interview with Oregon linebacker Michael Clay at Tuesday’s Pac-12 Media Day. Clay tells us how his fellow linebacker Kiko Alonso has used his past to help the future of Duck foootball, what he sees in Oregon’s two quarterbacks, and whether or not he’s bummed to not … Continue reading »

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