Duck football http://klcc.org en Spring Football Game Will Bring Thousands To Autzen http://klcc.org/post/spring-football-game-will-bring-thousands-autzen <p>Saturday at 11, the Duck football team will win its first game of 2014. It will be Duck versus Duck for the annual spring game.</p><p>For the fifth straight year, the Duck’s Spring Scrimmage will honor the military. U of O spokesman Andy McNamara says players will wear specially-designed jerseys:</p><p>McNamara: “It’s a one-time only uniform that will be donated after the game. The players will give their uniforms to some service men and women that are down on the field.”</p><p>The high-tech uniforms are wolf grey with yellow highlights and olive green.</p> Fri, 02 May 2014 19:03:39 +0000 Karen Richards 12904 at http://klcc.org Spring Football Game Will Bring Thousands To Autzen NFL Teams Visit U of O, Scout Talent http://klcc.org/post/nfl-teams-visit-u-o-scout-talent <p>Football players from the University of Oregon had a chance to audition for a spot in the NFL today.&nbsp;</p><p>Scouts and personnel held drills and took notes on current Ducks planning on entering the NFL Draft. Drills included the 40 yd dash, “shuttle” sprints," and passing exercises. Cornerback Avery Patterson said the drills can be a little nerve-wracking.</p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 23:05:49 +0000 Desmond O'Boyle 9792 at http://klcc.org NFL Teams Visit U of O, Scout Talent Ducks Defensive Coordinator Nick Aliotti Announces Retirement Following Alamo Bowl http://klcc.org/post/ducks-defensive-coordinator-nick-aliotti-announces-retirement-following-alamo-bowl <p>You could call it "The Retirement Bowl." University of Oregon Defensive Coordinator Nick Aliotti joined University of Texas Head Coach Mack Brown (today) by announcing his retirement following Monday's Alamo Bowl.</p><p>Most of the recent conversation surrounding the Alamo Bowl has been Texas Coach Mack Brown's forced resignation. Steve Tannen hosts the Sports talk show "Crunch Time" on 95.3 The Score in Eugene. He says both football programs will use their coaches' announcements as inspiration. And he says Aliotti's decision isn't surprising.</p> Sat, 28 Dec 2013 00:26:09 +0000 Desmond O'Boyle 5514 at http://klcc.org Ducks Defensive Coordinator Nick Aliotti Announces Retirement Following Alamo Bowl Oregon's 'Civil War' Game Has A History Of Wagers http://klcc.org/post/oregons-civil-war-game-has-history-wagers <p>The University of Oregon Ducks and Oregon State Beavers have played each other since 1894. And along the way, friends, family and co-workers have been known to place wagers on the rivalry. KLCC's Desmond O'Boyle attended the game and asked fans from both schools about their most memorable civil war betting experience.</p><p>This year's game was a nail-bitter. Tied at halftime at 17, the Ducks pulled ahead of the Beavers with 29 seconds left in the 4th quarter with a touchdown pass from Marcus Mariota. The 36 to 35 victory was the sixth in a row for the Ducks in the series.</p> Sat, 30 Nov 2013 16:44:44 +0000 Desmond O'Boyle 3944 at http://klcc.org Oregon's 'Civil War' Game Has A History Of Wagers Ducks Hold Off Beavers In Classic Civil War Game http://klcc.org/post/ducks-hold-beavers-classic-civil-war-game <p>Not everyone in Eugene, was shopping on Black Friday. Tens of thousands of fans filled Autzen Stadium for the 117<sup>th</sup> annual ‘Civil War’ game between the University of Oregon Ducks, and Oregon State Beavers. And the classic rivalry didn’t disappoint.</p> Sat, 30 Nov 2013 05:42:43 +0000 Desmond O'Boyle 3927 at http://klcc.org Ducks Hold Off Beavers In Classic Civil War Game Tough Day For Ducks, Beavers http://klcc.org/post/tough-day-ducks-beavers <p>It wasn't the most stellar day for Oregon football.</p><p>The fifth-ranked University of Oregon Ducks didn't help their chances for a fourth year of B-C-S bowls. The Ducks were routed by the University of Arizona Wildcats 42 to 16, Saturday, in Tucson. The Wildcats took advantage of numerous Oregon miscues including three turnovers.</p><p>Things didn't go much better for Oregon State. The University of Washington Huskies defeated the Beavs 69 to 27 Saturday night in Corvallis. The loss snapped a three-game winning streak over the Huskies at Reser Stadium.</p> Sun, 24 Nov 2013 18:41:22 +0000 Desmond O'Boyle 3618 at http://klcc.org Tough Day For Ducks, Beavers Ducks Get Back To Business, Beavers Struggle On The Road http://klcc.org/post/ducks-get-back-business-beavers-struggle-road <p>The University of Oregon Ducks looked much-improved Saturday, while the Oregon State Beavers faced a tough road opponent in Arizona.&nbsp;</p><p>The Ducks rebounded from last week's loss to Stanford with a 44-21 victory over the University of Utah Utes. Quarterback Marcus Mariota went into the game with questions about the health of his left knee, but threw for 288 yards and three touchdowns at Autzen Stadium.</p> Sun, 17 Nov 2013 17:34:34 +0000 Desmond O'Boyle 3230 at http://klcc.org Ducks Get Back To Business, Beavers Struggle On The Road Former Duck Arrested on Drug Charges http://klcc.org/post/former-duck-arrested-drug-charges <p>Former University of Oregon football player Colt Lyerla has been arrested on drug possession charges.</p><p></p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 14:07:32 +0000 Jes Burns 1772 at http://klcc.org Former Duck Arrested on Drug Charges Ducks and Beavers Roll on a Rainy Saturday http://klcc.org/post/ducks-and-beavers-roll-rainy-saturday <p>In the pouring rain last night at Autzen Stadium, The University of Oregon walloped California 55 to 16.&nbsp; The game was essentially decided in the first quarter, when several Cal mistakes allowed the Ducks to open up a 27-0 lead.&nbsp; The rain caused miscues and turnovers on both sides.&nbsp; Oregon fumbled once &ndash; it was the first turnover by the ducks the entire season.</p> Sun, 29 Sep 2013 17:18:20 +0000 Jes Burns 459 at http://klcc.org Ducks and Beavers Roll on a Rainy Saturday