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Pac 12 Football Schedule Opens This Weekend

By Jim McCoy Wed 25th September Sportscollege footballPac 12 conference
The Pac-12 season is about to go into full swing. After a handful of conference games to open the season, the Pac-12 will have 10 teams playing each other this weekend. While UCLA and Utah get a week off before facing each other on Oct. 3, five teams will be playing their first conference games of the season. California may have the toughest opener, facing No.Read More »

Oregon vs. Tennessee Preview

By Jim McCoy Thu 12th September Sportscollege footballOregon DucksTennessee Vols
WHAT'S AT STAKE Oregon's high-powered blur offense gets another shot to measure up to a team from the Southeastern Conference. The Ducks defeated the Vols 48-13 in Knoxville in their only previous meeting in 2010. That season Oregon faced another SEC team, Auburn, in the BCS national championship game.Read More »

It's Pac-12 vs. Big 10 This Weekend

By Jim McCoy Wed 11th September Sportscollege footballPac-12
This is one of those rare weeks when even Michigan hopes for an Ohio State victory. Minnesota wouldn't mind a win by Wisconsin, either. There are four games this Saturday pitting Big Ten teams against top Pac-12 competition. This is the best opportunity until bowl season for the conferences to establish themselves as powers of the sport. No.Read More »

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 »


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