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Utah State quarterback Jordan Love (10) runs for yardage after avoiding the tackle by New Mexico defensive lineman Joey Noble (98) during the second half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019 in Albuquerque, N.M. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)

Oregon's Herbert, Utah State's Love head Senior Bowl QBs

Jan. 24, 2020 2:35 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Jalen Hurts and Shea Patterson started for two Power 5 programs, Justin Herbert passed for 10,000-plus yards for another and Jordan Love became a highly rated prospect without playing for one. The Senior Bowl quarterbacks followed different paths to potential NFL careers, but they...

Oregon's Justin Herbert of the South squad runs drills during practice for the Senior Bowl college football game, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Mobile, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Herbert, other Senior Bowl players hope staying put pays off

Jan. 23, 2020 3:53 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A year ago, Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert decided to stick around for his senior season instead of turning pro. Wisconsin linebacker Zack Baun didn’t really have much choice. Both had impressive final college seasons, including a head-to-head Rose Bowl matchup, and believe...

Lubick replaces Walters as Nebraska's offensive coordinator

Jan. 17, 2020 8:09 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has hired Matt Lubick to replace Troy Walters as offensive coordinator. The addition of Lubick was announced Friday, hours after coach Scott Frost said Walters was leaving the program by mutual agreement. Lubick worked as an Oregon assistant with Frost from 2013-16, and he was...

Oregon guard Payton Pritchard, left, fights for control of the ball with Colorado guard McKinley Wright IV in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Wright takes over late, Colorado beats No. 4 Oregon 74-65

Jan. 3, 2020 1:48 AM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — McKinley Wright IV received a little pep talk from none other than himself. “I told myself I had to get going,” he said of his second-half inner monologue. Wright listened to Wright. The junior guard scored 11 of his 21 points in the final five minutes and Colorado...

Oregon head coach Mario Cristobal celebrates with the trophy after the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game against Wisconsin Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Cristobal's new-look Oregon looks to build on Rose Bowl win

Jan. 2, 2020 2:22 AM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The helmets are as shiny as ever, and the team still has an untold number of uniforms, but Oregon has reinvented itself as a physical and hard-nosed football team. While their appearances in the “Granddaddy” of all bowl games in the previous decade were all about...

Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor runs past Oregon cornerback Thomas Graham Jr. during second half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Mistakes loom large in Wisconsin's Rose Bowl defeat

Jan. 1, 2020 11:29 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Paul Chryst succinctly summed up why his Wisconsin squad lost Wednesday's 106th Rose Bowl to Oregon despite running 22 more plays and dominating time of possession. “We didn't overcome ourselves," the Badgers coach said after four turnovers and untimely penalties contributed...

Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert runs for a touchdown past Wisconsin linebacker Jack Sanborn during second half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Herbert has 3 TD runs, Oregon beats Wisconsin in Rose Bowl

Jan. 1, 2020 10:17 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert faked a handoff and went on the run of his life in the fourth quarter of the Rose Bowl. Oregon's 6-foot-6 quarterback gracefully stiff-armed Wisconsin linebacker Jack Sanborn at the line of scrimmage. He surged downfield, found his blockers and sprinted to the...

FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2018, file photo, Oregon coach Mario Cristobal, right, celebrates with offensive lineman Shane Lemieux (68) after Oregon defeated Utah 37-15 in an NCAA college football game for the Pac-12 Conference championship, in Santa Clara, Calif. Cristobal was named The Associated Press Pac-12 Coach of the Year Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

Ducks, Badgers hope to put on another thriller at Rose Bowl

Dec. 31, 2019 6:21 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — When Oregon and Wisconsin met in the Rose Bowl eight years ago, two brilliant offenses put on a 45-38 thriller on one of the most exciting afternoons in this venerable bowl game's history. The Ducks' rematch with the Badgers on Wednesday could have similar offensive fireworks, given...

Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert (10) and teammate La'Mar Winston Jr. (32) celebrate after Oregon defeated Utah 37-15 in an NCAA college football game for the Pac-12 Conference championship in Santa Clara, Calif., Friday, Dec. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

No. 7 Oregon faces No. 11 Wisconsin in 106th Rose Bowl

Dec. 31, 2019 11:11 AM EST

Rose Bowl: Oregon (11-2) vs Wisconsin (10-3), Wednesday at 5:10 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Wisconsin by 2 1/2. Series record: Wisconsin leads 3-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE The 106th edition of the Granddaddy of Them All is mostly for bragging rights in the game's traditional Big Ten/Pac-12 rivalry. Oregon can cap its...

Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert throws a pass against Utah during the second half of the Pac-12 Conference championship NCAA college football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Friday, Dec. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Oregon QB Herbert caps stellar career in his 1st Rose Bowl

Dec. 30, 2019 7:56 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert wasn't dreaming of roses when he decided to return for his senior season at Oregon. The star quarterback had plenty of reasons for postponing his opportunity to be a probable first-round pick in the NFL draft. The Eugene native adores his school, and he craved another...