NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Kenjon Barner’s Heisman chances. After the big victory that established the Ducks as the Pac-12 standard of excellence, Oregon has seen improved poll results and is now looking towards the big picture as they head down the final stretch of their season, next facing the California Golden Bears on Saturday.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson gives you his love ‘em and hate ‘em from Oregon’s win over the USC Trojans. Let’s all just get to the point: Kenjon Barner was ridiculous last night. Throughout the entire season many have been wondering what Barner could do if he actually played a full game. After coming out of games after the first half because of a big Oregon lead, Barner showed his potential on Saturday night.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox after each week of the regular season, and possibly during a bowl game or BCS playoffs should the Ducks be so lucky, will stop by and bring you his UO game balls. Balls are awarded to the Ducks offensive MVP Kenjon Barner, and on defense this week Ifo Ekpre-Olomu. Barner set a school record with 321 yards rushing and Ekpre-Olomu intercepted Matt Barkley in the end zone in the first quarter.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about the Oregon Ducks vs. USC Trojans game on Saturday evening. If Oregon wins this one they will solidify their position at the tops of the Pac-12 while laying claim to the throne that the Trojans have been reluctant to give up. A win propels Oregon to the top of the Pac-12 class and officially asserts them as the next Pac-12 dynasty; a bold claim, but true.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox breaks down De’Anthony Thomas’ chances of winning the Heisman Trophy in 2012. De’Anthony Thomas is one of the most exciting players in all of college football, but nine weeks into the year, the Oregon Ducks megastar has fallen off the map a bit when it comes to true Heisman contention. The success of Kenjon Barner is a big reason why.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about what Oregon needs to do in order to get a statement win at USC on Saturday. From the moment Alejandro Maldonado sent a kick wide of the posts to give the USC Trojans a victory over the Oregon Ducks last year to quell Oregon’s hopes of a BCS National Championship berth, Ducks fans have been counting down the moments until their team could get revenge against the hated Men of Troy.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Oregon’s chances of making the BCS National Championship in 2012. After blowing out every opponent this season and cruising to an 8-0 record, however, the Ducks find themselves behind both Kansas State and Notre Dame in the third edition of the 2012 BCS Standings.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson gives you his love ‘em and hate ‘em from Oregon’s drubbing of the Colorado Buffaloes. De’Anthony Thomas, versatile extraordinaire, showcased his skills as he scored two touchdowns: one on the ground and one on one of the most ridiculous punt returns you will ever see.
Could be a Doozy To say that the Oregon Ducks are favorites heading into their contest with the Colorado Buffaloes would be an understatement. In fact, the Ducks are 47 point favorites heading into Saturday, opening up one of the biggest spreads we have seen this season. Matchup: Colorado at Oregon Venue: Autzen Stadium (Eugene, Oregon) Game [...]
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about why Chip Kelly, amid numerous qualified candidates, deserves to be the Pac-12 Coach of the Year. Now don’t get me wrong, Mike Riley has been doing amazing things at Oregon State. He has taken a program that struggled to find an identity in 2011 to being one of the top programs in college football in 2012.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox after each week of the regular season, and possibly during a bowl game or BCS playoffs should the Ducks be so lucky, will stop by and bring you his UO game balls. Balls are awarded to the Ducks offensive MVP Kenjon Barner, and on defense this week Boseko Lokombo. On Special Teams Jackson Rice and Rob Beard converted a two-point conversion.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson previews Thursday’s matchup between the Oregon Ducks and Arizona State Sun Devils. Though their offense is just as powerful as ever and puts up some of the best numbers in the nation, it is the Oregon defense that is beginning to attract all of the attention. Led by players like Dion Jordan, Michael Clay, and Kiko Alonso, Oregon’s defense has been just about as unstoppable as their potent offense.