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Tyner Off To A Running Start With Ducks

By Jim McCoy Tue 10th September Sportscollege footballOregon DucksThomas Tyner
It's fitting that Thomas Tyner's nickname is Dash. The freshman running back made his highly anticipated debut for No. 2 Oregon last weekend against Virginia and scored the first time he was handed the ball. Oregon went on to defeat the Cavaliers 59-10 and Tyner had a coming out party as the latest speedster for the Ducks' vaunted offense.Read More »

USC Has Big Problems After Embarrassing Loss

Southern California hadn't even finished the first half of its home opener before the Coliseum crowd erupted in boos for its inept offense and full-throated chants of "Fire Kiffin!" Lane Kiffin heard it all night long during a disheartening 10-7 loss to Washington State. And while the fourth-year coach isn't about to agree with the instructions, he couldn't argue with the sentimeRead More »

Ducks Looking For Ways To Use Thomas

De'Anthony Thomas is an enigma, and No. 2 Oregon would like to keep it that way. The 5-foot-9, 170-pound running back can confound defenses with his versatility and lightning speed. The trick for the Ducks is to manage Thomas on the field so as to keep opponents guessing while not over-taxing him.Read More »

College Football Lifts Network TV Ratings

By Jim McCoy Wed 4th September Sportscollege footballtv
ABC's best week in the television ratings since mid-June has much to do with the start of college football season. The Nielsen company said ABC finished second behind CBS in the weekly ratings last week. The most female-friendly broadcast network largely has southern football fans to thank.Read More »

Tuesday Sports Headlines: Tide Rolls, Altidore Feeling Better, US Open tennis update

By Jim McCoy Tue 3rd September Sportscollege footballsoccer
Denver All-Pro linebacker Von Miller is among 20 NFL players suspended for the beginning of the NFL season. Miller will be out for six games for violating the league's substance abuse policy.Read More »

Frost Settling Into New Role With Ducks

By Jim McCoy Thu 29th August Sportscollege footballOregon DucksScott Frost
When third-ranked Oregon takes the field against Nicholls State on Saturday, head coach Mark Helfrich won't be the only one assuming a new role. Scott Frost will be watching from upstairs at Autzen Stadium as the Ducks' offensive coordinator.Read More »

Ducks' Huff Looking For Redemption

By Jim McCoy Tue 27th August Sportscollege footballJosh HuffOregon Ducks
Receiver Josh Huff hopes to remake his legacy in his final season at Oregon. Huff has had a rocky career for the Ducks. He's been dogged by injuries. He's been in an offense that puts more emphasis on the run than the pass.Read More »

Five Pac-12 Teams Have Yet To Name Starting QB's

By Jim McCoy Fri 23rd August Sportscollege footballPac-12
The college football season opens next week and five Pac-12 teams have yet to formally name a starting quarterback. Oregon State, Washington State, Colorado, Arizona and USC haven't made their starters official. At 25th-ranked Oregon State, Mike Riley is still trying to decide between Cody Vaz and Sean Mannion. At No.Read More »

Beavers' Cooks Stepping Up As Offensive Leader

Last season the comparison was made that Brandin Cooks was Robin to Markus Wheaton's Batman in Oregon State's dynamic receiving duo.Read More »

Pac 12 Day Includes Predictions for Beavers and Ducks Football

Oregon has been picked to win the Pac-12 football title, edging Stanford and UCLA in the preseason media poll. The Ducks were announced as the conference favorites Friday before Pac-12 media day. Oregon received 14 of the 25 first-place votes in the poll, earning 139 points.Read More »

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