NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox weighs in with some new faces to introduce you to who will be playing in Eugene in 2012. Chip Kelly has some new toys. Byron Marshall, Dwayne Stanford II, Evan Baylis, Arik Armstead, DeForest Buckner welcome to U of O. With the departure of LaMichael James, Darron Thomas, David Paulson, and transfer of Tra Carson, the Ducks find themselves a little shallow.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox weighs in today on the chances of former University of Oregon Ducks QB Darron Thomas’ chances of sticking in the NFL with the Cleveland Browns. Chip Kelly’s Ducks run one of the most unique offensive systems in football today, and while it’s proven to have incredible success in the NCAA, it doesn’t appear to translate well at the professional level.
NWSB insider Jason Green breaks down the 2012 Oregon Ducks football recruiting class. Although the Ducks failed to land a 5-star prospect, they more than made up for it with 4-star recruits. Arik Armstead tops the list that includes Reggie Daniels, Dwayne Stanford, Bralon Addison Evan Baylis, Pharaoh Brown and Jake Rodrigues.
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 blogger Jason Green tells us 5 reasons why Oregon beat UCLA Bruins in the 2011 Pac 12 football championship game. LaMichael James rushed for 219 yards averaging a more than legit 8.8 yards per carry. Kenyon Barner chimed in with 79 rushing yards. Johnathan Franklin fumbled on the 2nd play from scrimmage to get the blowout started.
Did you miss the UCLA Bruins vs. Oregon Ducks Pac 12 football game Friday? We’ve got the highlights for you. LaMichael James rushed for three touchdowns and Darron Thomas passed for three as No. 7 Oregon defeated visiting UCLA 49-31 on Friday in the inaugural Pac-12 championship game to earn a Rose Bowl berth.
Q is amped up about this week’s Pac 12 matchup for all the marbles on the west coast. It’s the Oregon Ducks vs. Stanford Cardinal. Andrew Luck vs. LaMichael James. Saturday night’s HUGE Pac 12 battle between undefeated Stanford and Oregon not only has big BCS implications, but it may be the most exciting game we see all season…