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Freshman OL Josh Conerly Jr. getting his chance to shine in fall camp

When Oregon landed five-star tackle Josh Conerly Jr. in the class of 2022, the bar for expectations was already high. Conerly Jr. is Oregon's highest-rated offensive line recruit of all time. He was rated as the No. 1 OT in the Top 247 and the No. 2 OT in the 247 Sports Composite rankings. A consensus five-star recruit, Conerly Jr., is used to expectations, and Oregon fans are used to, in recent memory, five-stars being productive immediately. With the likes of Kayvon Thibodeaux, Noah Sewell, and others, Oregon has acquired some of the top talents in the country as recruits.
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From 'middie' to middle of the defense, Casey Rogers brings a new look to Oregon

The 2019 Syracuse Orangemen lacrosse team finished their season 9-5. They lost in the first round to the eighth-seeded Loyola in the NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championships. Virginia eventually became your winner, being Yale in the finals, 13-9. Maybe the difference maker for Syracuse could have been the 6-foot-5, 295-pound defensive...
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PODCAST: Injuries hit a position group early in camp; early fall camp takeaways

The Oregon Ducks have seen a position group deal with some early fall camp injuries, which has allowed younger players a chance at making an impression on the coaching staff. Plus, what are the early big impressions and takeaways from fall camp?.'s Matt Prehm, Erik Skopil, and Jared Mack...

A slimmed-down Taki Taimani ready to contribute this fall

Following practice on Tuesday, Oregon defensive lineman Taki Taimani, a Washington transfer, said he’s settled in nicely so far in Eugene. “I love it here,” Taimani said. “I love the players here, I love the coaches here, and I especially love the strength staff here.”. In his...

Five takeaways from Oregon's first five days of fall camp

After five days competing in the afternoon heat, the team has reached its first day without practice. They need to recharge their batteries, Dan Lanning says, and they'll do that today (although team meetings will take place) before carrying out the first day in full pads on Thursday. Media members...

Four Oregon players land on Bruce Feldman's "freaks" list

On Wednesday, Bruce Feldman of The Athletic released his list of the top-100 “freaks” in college football and the Oregon Ducks were well-represented. Oregon, Michigan, and Wisconsin were the only programs to land four players on the list, which as Feldman says, is intended “to spotlight the players who generate buzz inside their programs by displaying the unique physical abilities that wow even those who observe gifted athletes every day.”

Moore, Mackey Harris, Salmon Selected for UO Honors

EUGENE, Ore. – Individuals who have played a prominent role in the success of Oregon's student-athletes and a leader in aquaculture have been selected to receive the University of Oregon athletic department's annual awards, athletic director Rob Mullens announced Wednesday. Football player Dietrich Moore has been named the recipient...

Oregon Ducks reset, assess during first day of fall camp off practice field

EUGENE — The Oregon Ducks’ first day off from the practice field comes at a good time. One of the first seven days of fall camp, by rule, has to be a day free from on-field work. That it came Wednesday on the sixth day of camp wasn’t necessarily noteworthy, although players did get after each other a bit too much during Tuesday’s final day in shoulder pads only.

Lanning’s Defense: Setting the Bar

As 36-year-old, first-year HC Dan Lanning takes the keys to the Oregon defense, we’re all wondering what exactly to expect. Lanning led a NCAA title-winning defense last year, so what can he do with the Ducks’ roster?. Lanning inherits a defensive roster that would fall in the Top...
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The Eugene Emeralds celebrate Latinx culture with a Hispanic alter ego

It’s a Sunday afternoon at P.K. Park — home of the Eugene Emeralds and the Oregon Ducks baseball team. Music from local Latinx artists permeates throughout the stadium hours before the first pitch is set to be tossed. Up the stairs and around the concourse, long lines have begun to form in front of food trucks and concession stands stocked with hispanic food. Across from them, local Latinx organizations have set up booths to promote their cause.

Everything Dan Lanning said following Oregon's fifth fall practice

Dan Lanning took the stage after Oregon's fifth practice of fall camp, going through details from practice along with injury news. Here is a complete transcript from Lanning's press conference. Sign up for the FREE newsletter and get all your Oregon news sent directly to your e-mail inbox daily.