Updated: 8:50 P.M. – Includes video EUGENE, ORE – The National Collegiate Athletic Association has decided on the penalties the University of Oregon’s football program will face for illegal recruiting practices used during 2008. The University used a recruiting service provider to find and convince potential players to play for Oregon, even going so far … Continue reading »
INDIANAPOLIS – After an investigation that lasted more than 2 years, the University of Oregon will finally find out its punishment from the NCAA on Wednesday. The NCAA announced that it will release the report from the its Committee on Infractions on Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. PT. The report will reveal sanctions that Oregon’s football … Continue reading »
Jordan Poyer sits down with Stephen Nelson to talk about the NFL draft; the frustration he felt slipping into the seventh round, what it felt like to finally be picked, and the prospect of playing for former Oregon head coach Chip Kelly.
EUGENE, Ore. – The University of Oregon admits to committing a major violation in its payment to Will Lyles in exchange for information on recruits. The University released its 515-page report of its own internal investigation of the violations. Oregon had hoped to reach an agreement through summary disposition with the NCAA, but instead the … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon signed 19 players in its 2013 recruiting class. The group includes one junior college players, and 18 high school players. There is one five-star player, and 8 four-stars. The list of new recruits committed to the University of Oregon is as follows (courtesy of Oregon Sports Information): JUNIOR … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — After losing head coach Chip Kelly to the Philadelphia Eagles earlier in the week the University of Oregon’s football program is set to enter the headlines once again. They will be announcing their new head football coach today at 1:00 PM. Newswatch 12 will air the coverage of the press conference from … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. – Bruce Feldman of CBS Sports reported Saturday night that Oregon offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich will be announced as the team’s next head coach on Sunday. Helfrich has held that position since 2009. It’s been widely reported for a while that the 39-year-old would be the eventual successor to Chip Kelly. Helfrich was … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon Athletic Director Rob Mullens holds a press conference to discuss the departure of Chip Kelly to become the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles.
Chip Kelly shocked the football world on Wednesday, leaving the Oregon Ducks for the Philadelphia Eagles. Kelly leaves the Ducks with a 46-7 record in four seasons, which includes four straight appearances in BCS games. That’s a tough act to follow and that responsibility may fall to someone with local ties. Two weeks ago, USA … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — First he stayed, now he’s gone. Long rumored to be headed the NFL, the University of Oregon announced today that Ducks head coach Chip Kelly would be filling the spot vacated by Andy Reid as head coach of the Eagles. The story broke early this morning through ESPN’s Chris Mortensen that Kelly … Continue reading »