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Ducks-'Devils Game Promises To Deliver Entertaining Football

By Jim McCoy Wed 17th October Sportscollege footballOregon Ducks
Second-ranked Oregon has raced through the first six games without hitting much of a speed bump. Arizona State has exceeded most expectations in its first season under coach Todd Graham. The two Pac-12 division leaders get a chance to see just how good they are Thursday night in what should be an offensive showcase at Sun Devil Stadium. Oregon has been nearly unstoppablRead More »

Ducks Find Balance

By Jim McCoy Thu 4th October Sportscollege footballOregon Ducks
With their speedy offense and tireless defense, the ultimate goal for the second-ranked Oregon Ducks is finding balance. They've recently shown that both sides of the ball are equally capable. When Washington State mounted a first-half challenge last weekend in Seattle, Oregon's defense stopped the Cougars from taking the lead before the break, making way for the Ducks' offense iRead More »

OSU Calls Off "Black Out"

By Jim McCoy Thu 4th October Sportscollege footballOregon State Beavers
Oregon State University has canceled its promotion to "wear black" at a couple of football games this season because it is seen by some as racially insensitive. The athletic department had printed "wear black" or "wear orange" on tickets, posters and its website to promote school colors at different games in Reser Stadium. The department decided to end the promotion after hearing concerns Read More »

OSU's Riley Free of Rumors This Season

The whispers about job security aren't an issue for Oregon State coach Mike Riley any more. The amiable Beavers coach has led his team to a 3-0 start and the No. 14 spot in the AP rankings.Read More »

Beavers One of Many Pac 12 Surprises

By Jim McCoy Tue 2nd October Sportscollege footballOregon State Beavers
Oregon State has been one of college football's unexpected stories after winning its first three games.Read More »

Barner Steps Up To Fuel Ducks Victory

In the third quarter against Washington State, Oregon running back Kenjon Barner's teammates lifted him high off the ground in celebration of a 10-yard scoring dash. The touchdown put the No.Read More »

Preview of Ducks Road Opener With Cougars

For all the mistakes second-ranked Oregon made a week ago at home almost giving points away, the result was still an impressive shutout by the Ducks.Read More »

Ducks TE Adjusting To Backfield Role

By Jim McCoy Wed 26th September Sportscollege footballOregon Ducks

Tight end Colt Lyerla can be excused for momentary lapses because he's still getting used to playing a role in Oregon's backfield.  The sophomore laughed that he wasn't supposed to hold onto the ball when quarterback Bryan Bennett handed off to him in the third quarter Saturday night against Arizona.Read More »

Ducks-'Cats Preview: A Feast of Offense

By Jim McCoy Fri 21st September SportsArizona Wildcatscollege footballOregon Ducks
Much has been made this week about how new Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez pioneered the up-tempo, no-huddle offense, and how Oregon coach Chip Kelly has taken the concept and run with it, so to speak. So while most eyes are unblinkingly watching the two hyper-drive offenses, it may be the defenses that determine the outcome when the No. 22 Wildcats visit the No.Read More »

Ducks- Wildcats Offers High Octane Gridiron Action

By Jim McCoy Thu 20th September Sportscollege footballOregon Ducks

There will be a lot of fast dudes on the field at Autzen Stadium on Saturday night. That's when No. 22 Arizona, with the nonstop no-huddle offense coach Rich Rodriguez helped innovate, takes on No. 3 Oregon and Chip Kelly, the coach who put a rocket booster on RichRod's original idea.Read More »

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