NWSB Insider Bryant Knoxs shares his five best memories of his favorite Northwest athlete, De’Anthony Thomas. The Black Mamba may be more of a sixth man in Oregon’s offense than a consistent starter, but that hasn’t stopped him from making highlight-worthy plays week after week. He’s become one of the fastest, most exciting players in the country, and that was evident in showings such as the 2013 Fiesta Bowl, the 2012 Rose Bowl and his 2011 showing against the USC Trojans.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger K-Shell weighs in with some players he predicts will have breakout seasons in the pac 12 in 2012. Kasen Williams the five-star wide receiver and #2 receiver in the entire nation for starters. Jesse Callier & Bishop Sankey, as well as Kevin Smith and Danny Shelton are the guys pegged to have much more than above average seasons in 2012 for UW.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox weighs in with his opinion on why the Ducks sophmore RB De’Anthony Thomas is an pre-season favorite for the 2012 Heisman Trophy Award. With Chip Kelly heading the program moving forward, look for Thomas to be one of the best players in the country by the time he graduates. His speed is lethal, and his ability to make something out of nothing is just frightening for defenses.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox weighs in with some players he predicts will have breakout seasons in the pac 12 in 2012. De’ Anthony Thomas had a fantastic freshman season. A freshman All-American, Thomas was a co-recipient of the CFPA Kick Returner Trophy. With 49ers LaMichael James in the NFL, it’s Kenjon Barner’s time to shine.
With 2 long passes, Russell Wilson moved the Wisconsin Badgers to the Oregon 25, but with 2 seconds left and no timeouts, he spiked it to set up a last-ditch heave to the end zone, but the clock hit zeros while he did it. The Oregon Ducks were 2012 Rose Bowl winners. Montee Ball rushed for 122 of his 164 yards in the first half for the Badgers. LaMichael James rushed for 159 yards and an early TD.
Q tells us Darron Thomas passed for three touchdowns, De’Anthony Thomas scored on runs of 91 and 64 yards, and the No. 6 Ducks earned their first bowl victory under coach Chip Kelly. Oregon’s incredible offense busted up Wisconsin Badgers and kept Montee Ball in check in the second half, and got into the record books on the way to the Ducks’ first Rose Bowl victory in 95 years.
Oregon Ducks football blogger Travis Koehler points out the Ducks have not won a Rose Bowl since 1917. The Wisconin Badgers behind Badgers running back Montee Ball, a Heisman Trophy finalist and needs one touchdown to tie Barry Sanders (39) for the all-time single-season record, stands in their way. Oregon has its own former Heisman finalist at running back in LaMichael James.
NWSportsBeat.com Oregon sports blogger Matthew Martz tells us his reasons LaMichael James and the University of Oregon Ducks will sport revamped, technologically advanced uniforms during their Rose Bowl appearance. Nike says that the numbers change colors when the players move, which is just way to awesome. 5 cool things about the Oregon Ducks new 2012 Rose Bowl uniforms.
NWSportsBeat.com Oregon sports blogger Matthew Martz tells us his reasons and projections for why the 2012 Rose Bowl will be won by the Oregon Ducks football team. A little LaMichael James, Kenjon Barner and De’Anthony Thomas, plus the fact that the Ducks outran the Badgers by nearly 800 yards on the year for starters.
Oregon Ducks football bloger Travis Koehler weighs in with his analysis and opinion of the 2012 Rose Bowl game. A couple of 11-2 teams square off in the Rose Bowl when the Pac-12 Champion Ducks take on the champions of the Big Ten, the Wisconsin Badgers. LaMichael James and Darron Thoma vs. Montee Ball. We’ve got your Wisconsin vs. Oregon Point Spread analysis, and expert picks…
NWSportsBeat.com Oregon sports blogger Matthew Martz sat down with Oregon Ducks offensive lineman Ryan Clanton this week for a quick chat about the team, the preperation, Chip Kelly, and the scouting report for the Ducks vs. Wisconsin Badgers 2012 Rose Bowl game in Pasadena California. Clanton, along with freshman center Hroniss Grasu have only allowed 10 sacks in 2011.
It’s time for the 2012 Rose Bowl between the Oregon Ducks and the Wisconsin Badgers. The matchup in the Rose Bowl – a game between two top-10 teams and each of which was mentioned in preseason national title talk – is highly thought of. Power vs. Speed. Should be a classic. LaMichael James vs. Montee Ball for all the roses.