Oregon Rumors & News

  • 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

  • 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