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No. 16 Oregon seeks to win 1st Pac-12 opener since 2014

Sep. 19, 2019 2:50 PM EDT

No. 16 Oregon (2-1, 0-0 Pac-12) at Stanford (1-2, 0-1), Saturday at 7 p.m. EDT (ESPN). Line: Oregon by 10 1/2. Series record: Stanford leads 49-32-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Oregon looks to win its Pac-12 opener for first time since 2014, with a game against nemesis Stanford. The Cardinal are trying to avoid their first...

Pac-12 This Week: Utah's defense sits atop the league

Sep. 17, 2019 8:02 PM EDT

Utah left end Bradlee Anae may be the next mayor of Sack Lake City. Anae is among four players in the Pac-12 who have collected three sacks this season to lead the league, joining Oregon freshman Mase Funa, Colorado's Mustafa Johnson and Oregon State's Hamilcar Rashed. Anae has 20 career sacks, ranking him third...

Oregon tight end Cam McCormick to miss remainder of season

Sep. 16, 2019 4:17 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon tight end Cam McCormick will miss the rest of the season with an ankle injury. McCormick dressed and participated in warmups before the Ducks' games against Nevada and last week against Montana but did not play. He was hampered by the injury throughout preseason camp. "We have...

Oregon wraps nonconference slate with 35-3 win over Montana

Sep. 15, 2019 3:32 AM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Justin Herbert isn't satisfied yet but he's confident that the Ducks are on the right path. The senior quarterback threw for 316 yards and five touchdowns in No. 15 Oregon's 35-3 victory Saturday night over Montana, the Ducks' final tuneup before opening Pac-12 play at Stanford next...

No. 15 Oregon hosts Montana to wrap up nonconference play

Sep. 13, 2019 3:19 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The No. 15 Ducks may have that high-profile loss in the opener to Auburn but the good news is that they haven't dropped a Pac-12 game — unlike a pair of their northern rivals. Oregon wraps up its nonconference slate Saturday against Montana, the last tuneup before visiting...

Oregon gets Pac-12 After Dark matchup with Montana

Sep. 12, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

Montana (2-0) at No. 15 Oregon (1-1), Saturday at 10:55 p.m. EDT (Pac-12 Network). Line: No Line. Series: Ducks lead 7-0-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Oregon seeks to continue its upward trajectory after a season-opening loss to Auburn. The Ducks are coming off a 77-6 rout of Nevada last weekend. With both Washington and...

Seminoles hire former South Florida coach Leavitt as analyst

Sep. 12, 2019 10:50 AM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Former South Florida coach Jim Leavitt has been hired by Florida State as a senior defensive analyst. Coach Willie Taggart announced the hire on Thursday before the Seminoles' practice. Leavitt was the defensive coordinator on Taggart's staff at Oregon in 2017. Leavitt was USF's...

AP Source: FSU's Taggart hiring Leavitt as defensive analyst

Sep. 11, 2019 9:39 PM EDT

Florida State coach Willie Taggart is hiring former Oregon defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt as an analyst to help fix a flailing defense, a person involved with the decision told The Associated Press on Wednesday night. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the hiring was still being finalized....

Herbert throws 5 TDs and No. 16 Oregon routs Nevada 77-6

Sep. 8, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — With a romp over Nevada, No. 16 Oregon got back on track. Justin Herbert threw for 310 yards and five touchdowns before heading to the sideline in the third quarter, and the Ducks rebounded from their season-opening loss to Auburn with a 77-6 rout Saturday night. The Ducks (1-1) have...

Pumped after opener, Nevada now visits No. 16 Ducks

Sep. 6, 2019 6:22 PM EDT

Nevada coach Jay Norvell tried this week to temper his team's excitement over a come-from-behind victory in the season opener by highlighting who the Wolf Pack will face next: No. 16 Oregon. Norvell recalled NFL coach Bill Parcells' description of how Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor — despite all the...