Oregon Rumors & News

  • Willie Taggart addresses rumors of unhappiness at Oregon

    Yardbarker "If Willie Taggart wants out of Oregon, he isn’t saying it publicly. After an ESPN report intimated that Taggart was looking for an exit from the school after just a year in charge, the coach himself shot those reports down following a 48-28 win over the Arizona Wildcats. Taggart has been..." November 19

  • Oregon Ducks linebacker AJ Hotchkins leaves program to play final season elsewhere

    Oregonian "Senior linebacker AJ Hotchkins is leaving Oregon's football program with plans to play elsewhere as a graduate transfer. Hotchkins announced his decision Monday, saying on Twitter that he wished UO best while apologizing to teammates for a September leg injury that ended his season. He plans to..." November 08

  • Ducks lineman Brenner out for season following surgery

    Oregonian "Veteran offensive lineman Doug Brenner underwent hip surgery last week and will miss the rest of the season, Oregon coach Willie Taggart said Monday. Brenner is a fifth-year senior from Portland who has earned Pac-12 all-academic honors each of the past three years while playing a reserve role..." November 03

  • Willie Taggart Says He's 'Committed' to Oregon Amid Florida Rumors

    Bleacher Report "Willie Taggart is on the minds of University of Florida representatives, but the Oregon football coach doesn't appear to be going anywhere. Florida is reportedly moving quickly to replace Jim McElwain, who is out as the head football coach after he and the school mutually parted ways Sunday...." October 31

  • Oregon QB Justin Herbert reportedly breaks collarbone

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Oregon defeated Cal 45-24, but the Ducks lost one of their most important assets in the victory. Quarterback Justin Herbert left the game in the first quarter after he dove into the endone. He reportedly broke his collarbone, according to the Oregonian. Head coach Willie Taggart refused to..." October 01

  • Oregon Ducks move football practice to coast amid 'hazardous' air quality in Eugene

    Oregonian "Oregon's preparations for Saturday's home game against Nebraska have been altered by air quality so "hazardous" that local agencies have issued an alert for residents. The Ducks will travel an hour to the coast Tuesday morning and practice at Siuslaw Middle School in Florence. The workout is..." September 06

  • Darren Carrington transferring to Utah

    247 Sports "Former Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington will remain in the Pac-12 and transfer to Utah, per Michelle Bodkin of UteZone. Carrington was removed from the Oregon roster earlier this month following a DUII arrest early on the morning of July 1. The arrest was not his only transgression..." July 25

  • Ducks star Darren Carrington done at Oregon following DUII arrest

    Oregonian "Nearly two weeks after Oregon suspended Darren Carrington following his arrest on a charge of DUII, coach Willie Taggart said in a statement Friday that the star senior receiver is "no longer a member of our program." "I have visited with Darren Carrington and informed him that he is no longer..." July 14

  • Darren Carrington, Oregon Ducks receiver, suspended indefinitely after arrest on DUII charge

    Oregonian "Oregon receiver Darren Carrington was arrested Saturday morning by Eugene police on a misdemeanor charge of DUII, according to Lane County jail records, and has been suspended indefinitely by coach Willie Taggart. Carrington was arrested at 3:15 a.m. Saturday after allegedly colliding with a..." July 01