Oregon Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Ex-Oregon RB returning to college football at Oregon State

    CBS Sports "Thomas Tyner's college career was known as a promising one cut short by injury -- until now, that is. The ex-Oregon running back, who retired from football in February of 2016 for medical reasons, is apparently attempting a college football comeback at the most unlikely of places. According to..." May 20

  • Ex-College Football Star Escapes From Jail ... Police On The Hunt

    TMZ "Ex-Oregon Ducks tight end Colt Lyerla broke out of a jail on Thursday ... and now cops are trying to bring the 24-year-old back into custody, ASAP. Lyerla was a key part of those insane Ducks teams from 2011 to 2013 -- winning the Pac-12 championship, the Rose Bowl and the Fiesta Bowl. He..." May 05

  • Oregon football uniforms hopefully won’t be as eccentric in 2017

    The Comeback "The University of Oregon football program has been known for a few things in recent years: having a great team (except for in 2016), a fast-paced, high-scoring offense, and incredibly unique uniforms. Going forward in 2017, new head coach Willie Taggart appears to be ditching the unique..." April 18

  • Oregon picks up Clemson DT transfer Scott Pagano

    Fox Sports "Oregon, which was woeful on defense the past few years, has taken some big steps since Willie Taggart was hired as the Ducks’ head coach. First, Taggart landed Jim Leavitt as his new defensive coordinator. On Friday, he landed another key piece getting Clemson grad transfer Scott Pagano, a..." April 14

  • Willie Taggart freezing out reporter who broke workout story

    Larry Brown Sports "Willie Taggart’s brief tenure as Oregon’s new head football coach has been rife with media tension. And he isn’t exactly making things better. Taggart is freezing out the reporter who broke the story about the team’s workouts that left three players hospitalized last month and led to the..." February 23

  • Dad of top 2019 QB will take job at Oregon, not Michigan

    College Football Talk "In the end, and at least when it comes to the Michigan angle, it was much ado about nothing. Much to the chagrin of ESPN talking head Paul “Pete” Finebaum, Jim Harbaugh had hired Michael Johnson Sr. as a part of his UM football staff in an unspecified role, with the expectation being that the..." February 17

  • Oregon tabs Oklahoma State assistant Arroyo as co-OC

    Oregonian "Oregon is hiring Oklahoma State assistant Marcus Arroyo to coach quarterbacks and serve as the passing game coordinator, according to a Fox Sports report Thursday. The reported hiring would fill one of the two positions open on coach Willie Taggart's staff after the Ducks lost a pair of..." February 10

  • Oregon co-OC Reaves officially resigns following DUII arrest

    The Register Guard "David Reaves resigned from his position on Oregon’s football staff on Friday, according to the school. The now former Ducks’ co-offensive coordinator and tight ends coach had been placed on administrative leave and was in the process of being fired by Oregon after being arrested by Eugene..." February 06

  • Oregon's Taggart calls hospitalization of 3 players a 'bogus story'

    Oregonian "My biggest takeaway from Wednesday's National Signing Day wasn't about talent, but posture. As in the defensive stance that Oregon football coach Willie Taggart took after unveiling his first recruiting class. Taggart has had a few rough, but determined, strides out of the gate. He was hired,..." February 03

  • Bruce Judson Jr., Florida 4-star athlete, commits to Ducks over Beavers

    Oregonian "The Civil War rivalry has hit the recruiting trail hard in the class of 2017, as the Oregon State Beavers and Oregon Ducks have crossed paths in Oregon and Florida, two key pipeline states. Earlier this week, Rivals four-star athlete Bruce Judson Jr. narrowed his list to the Ducks and Beavers,..." January 28

  • Oregon firing David Reaves after DUI arrest

    Larry Brown Sports "David Reaves was just officially hired by Oregon as co-offensive coordinator and tight ends coach last week, but he is losing his job after a DUI arrest. Reaves was arrested for DUI early Sunday morning and also charged with reckless driving and reckless endangerment. He was pulled over by..." January 22

  • Oregon players reportedly released from hospital after intense team workouts

    Fox Sports - College Football "The three Oregon Ducks football players who were hospitalized earlier this week all are healthy and out of the hospital, according to The Oregonian. Offensive lineman Sam Poutasi and tight end Cam McCormick were released from the hospital Friday. Offensive lineman Doug Brenner was released..." January 21

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