The life of any coach is a balancing act in which he tries to push his players and give them as much information as possible while trying to figure out where each individual, and the position group as a whole, can exist and perform at its best.
about 798 days ago | Chantel Jennings | Oregon Ducks
EUGENE, Ore. -- In the midst of player unionization movements and NCAA rules discussions, the Oregon defense is reminding itself of a simple fact while working through spring practices: Football is fun.
about 815 days ago | Chantel Jennings | Oregon Ducks
Earlier this morning, we took a look at who might replace the guys who jumped to the NFL in the South Division. Here's a look at the North. Leaving: Brendan Bigelow, RB, Cal The replacement: Khalfani Muhammad and Daniel Lasco are both coming back, so there is at least some experience at the position.
Outside of the quarterback battle between Marcus Mariota and Bryan Bennett, two of the biggest position battles in Oregon's fall camp have been in the secondary. With the issues and eventual dismissal of Cliff Harris, the Ducks rotated three freshmen at cornerback in 2011.
about 1408 days ago | Brandon P. Oliver | Oregon Ducks
When Oregon defensive backs coach John Neal arrived in Eugene in the spring of 2003 he was not very well known among college football fans. He had spent the previous eight years as defensive backs coach at University of Alabama-Birmingham.
about 1428 days ago | Brandon P. Oliver | Oregon Ducks
Oregon Ducks fans have been witness to one of the greatest rises in college football history over the past two decades. The Ducks have risen from cellar dwellers to one of the hottest names in all of college football.
about 1437 days ago | Brandon P. Oliver | Oregon Ducks