Latest Oregon Ducks football News

Former Texas A&M coach Slocum added to CFP committee

Jan. 16, 2019 12:14 PM EST

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Former Texas A&M coach R.C. Slocum, Arkansas State athletic director Terry Mohajir and retired Gen. Ray Odierno have been added to College Football Playoff selection committee. CFP Executive Director Bill Hancock also announced Wednesday that Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens...

Former Oregon player sues school, former coaches for illness

Jan. 9, 2019 7:30 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Former Oregon football player Doug Brenner has filed a lawsuit against the university, the NCAA, former coach Willie Taggart and a former strength coach for negligence over a strenuous workout that sent him and two other players to the hospital. Brenner is seeking $11.5 million in...

Oklahoma State tops No. 24 Missouri 38-33 in Liberty Bowl

Dec. 31, 2018 11:20 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Taylor Cornelius tied a Liberty Bowl record with four touchdown passes and Kolby Peel made a critical fourth-down stop with 1:01 left as Oklahoma State edged No. 24 Missouri 38-33 in the Liberty Bowl on Monday. Missouri (8-5) faced fourth-and-1 when quarterback Drew Lock attempted a...

Herbert sparks Oregon past Michigan State 7-6 in Redbox Bowl

Dec. 31, 2018 8:12 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert did just enough to keep his streak intact for consecutive games with a touchdown pass. Make it an impressive 28 and counting for Oregon's quarterback, the longest active streak in the nation among FBS schools. That it turned out to be the Ducks lone score in their...

Michigan St., Oregon look to salvage seasons with bowl win

Dec. 30, 2018 3:21 PM EST

Michigan State (7-5) vs. Oregon (8-4), Monday, 3 p.m. EST (Fox). Line: Oregon by 2½. Series Record: Tied 3-3. WHAT'S AT STAKE Both teams were ranked in the top 15 of the AP Top 25 earlier this season and had much higher aspirations than the Redbox Bowl. But ending the season with a win against an opponent...

Herbert's return gives Oregon win before bowl game

Dec. 30, 2018 3:20 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Oregon coach Mario Cristobal got a big win in bowl season even before the Ducks took the field. Star quarterback Justin Herbert announced he's returning for his senior year, immediately turning Oregon into a playoff contender. With all 11 starters expected back next season, the...

Oregon QB Herbert says he'll return for his senior year

Dec. 26, 2018 2:31 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert says he'll return for his senior season. Herbert announced his decision Wednesday before the Ducks (8-4) left Eugene for the Redbox Bowl in Santa Clara, California. Oregon plays Michigan State on Monday. "As we prepare for our bowl game, I would like to...

Ohio State gets first big W for new coach on signing day

Dec. 19, 2018 9:41 PM EST

Zach Harrison is one of the most highly touted recruits in the country, and he goes to high school 15 miles from Ohio State. Yet not until Wednesday, the first day of the early signing period, did the 6-foot-6, 245-pound defensive end commit to the Buckeyes, giving incoming coach Ryan Day his first victory as...

Oregon lands top prospect in defensive end Kayvon Thibodeaux

Dec. 19, 2018 6:16 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon landed five-star defensive end Kayvon Thibodeaux on the first day of the early signing period. The 6-foot-5, 234-pound Thibodeaux, who is from Westlake Village, California, was ESPN's top overall prospect and the highest-ranked signee in Oregon's history. Thibodeaux was recently...

Who will challenge Tagovailoa for Heisman Trophy in 2019?

Dec. 9, 2018 11:32 AM EST

Tua Tagovailoa will be the odds-on favorite to win the Heisman Trophy next season after the Alabama quarterback had to settle for second to Oklahoma's Kyler Murray. Murray is heading for professional baseball next year and Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins, the other Heisman finalist on Saturday night, could...