Category: Oregon Ducks

Kyle Long Didn’t Expect to be Drafted as High as he Was

Monday, April 29th, 2013

The Chicago Bears continue to make a strong push to revamp an offensive line that for years has taken beatings. The latest step in that process came in Round 1 of the NFL draft, with Chicago taking Oregon offensive guard/tackle Kyle Long, who just so happens to be Howie's son ...

Dion Jordan Not Paying Attention to Mock Drafts; Knows he has to Put on Weight and get Stronger

Monday, April 1st, 2013

Oregon pass-rushing stud Dion Jordan has seen his draft stock skyrocket in recent weeks and months. At one point, he was a borderline first-round pick, but now Jordan is considered to be a top-five selection. He could go to college coach Chip Kelly and the Eagles at No. 4, or ...

Dana Altman’s Oregon Ducks Take a Run at the NCAA Tournament’s Top Seed

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Personally, I don't view the Oregon Ducks as a surprise Sweet 16 team in the NCAA tournament. Yes, they were given a No. 12 seed, but the Ducks deserved better and certainly proved that in the first weekend. They beat Oklahoma State and Saint Louis and will try to keep ...

Mark Helfrich Says Things Won’t Change Much at Oregon

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

It is not going to be easy to fill the shoes left behind by Chip Kelly at Oregon. Kelly was an offensive mastermind, he was one of the top coaches in all of college football, he went to four straight BCS Bowl games and turned Oregon into a national powerhouse. ...

Chip Kelly Faces Challenge in Moving from College to the NFL “Head On”

Monday, January 21st, 2013

After a very exhaustive coaching search this offseason the Philadelphia Eagles finally got their man. Their first target was Chip Kelly. It initially appeared that Kelly made the decision to return to Oregon. But somehow, in one last attempt to lure Kelly away from college football, Philadelphia found a way to ...

Mike Bellotti On Chip Kelly: “Chip is a Great Football Coach and he will be Successful at Any Level”

Friday, January 18th, 2013

The Eagles went through a very exhaustive coaching search this offseason as they looked for someone to fill Andy Reid's shoes. Their initial target was Chip Kelly, the No. 1 coach available this offseason. After it looked as if Kelly made the decision to return to Oregon, the Eagles expanded ...

Even Johnny Manziel Himself is Surprised By His Own Success this Season

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

We've heard plenty about Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel this season, we just haven't heard much from the man himself. After spending the year not being allowed to do media interviews, that ban was lifted last week, giving the redshirt freshman the chance to talk about his fantastic season. If ...

Brian Kelly Invites The Challenge Of Playing Alabama, But Isn’t Sure Notre Dame Will Get That Opportunity

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Brian Kelly has Notre Dame in the national title picture in his third season with the program, but he isn't so sure the Irish will get a chance to play for all the marbles unless Alabama or Oregon slips up. With that in mind, he's hungry for the chance to battle ...

Oregon’s Kenjon Barner Barrels His Way Into The Heisman Trophy Race

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Kenjon Barner didn't realize just what kind of night he had put up until someone told him after his Oregon Ducks beat USC on Saturday night. The Ducks' running back rushed into the record books with an Oregon record 321 rushing yards and a Pac-12 tying five rushing touchdowns. Kenjon Barner ...

Oregon Coach Chip Kelly on Fairness of Penn State Sanctions: “Ask the Families If It’s Unfair What Happened to Them”

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Chip Kelly says he hasn't paid a ton of attention to the Penn State scandal from a football perspective. So when asked if the sanctions handed down to the Nittany Lions by the NCAA were unfair, Kelly suggested asking the families whose lives were involved in the scandal whether what ...