Goodell Addresses Domestic Violence

(CNN) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell held a press conference today on the league’s recent problems with domestic violence. The announcement comes on the same day the President launches a new campaign to combat sexual assault at colleges and universities. A White House official infers the NFL needs to “get a handle” on the problem. … Continue reading »

NFL Cracks Down on Performance Drugs

(CNN) — The National Football League is making changes to its policies on performance enhancing substances. The league and its players association announced the deal Wednesday. As part of the agreement testing for human growth hormones will begin this season. Players who test positive for a HGH, steroids or other banned stimulants will be suspended, … Continue reading »

NFL Suspends Ray Rice Indefinitely

BALTIMORE — Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice is suspended indefinitely from the NFL. The league announced the decision on the same day a new video shows the violent assault of his then-fiance inside an elevator. The Ravens also announced that his contract had been terminated. In the newly released clip, Rice is seen punching … Continue reading »

SOU’s Unofficial Pro Day

ASHLAND, Ore. – NAIA schools often get overlooked by NFL scouts so in the case of Southern Oregon head coach Craig Howard, that means fighting for attention. “When you have good players and they have success on the field,” Howard says, “my obligation as a coach is to spread the word, and I get on … Continue reading »

Ifo Won’t Go: Ekpre-Olomu Staying at UO

EUGENE, Ore.– Ifo Ekpre-Olomu is staying in Eugene for one more season. The junior cornerback announced on Monday that he will not declare for the 2014 NFL Draft, according to Oregon’s athletic website. “The two main factors related to my decision to return were my continued progression as a person and a player,” Ekpre-Olomu said … Continue reading »

McKenzie Re-Signs with Jacksonville

Courtesy: SOU Raiders Athletics JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – With National Football League fall camps beginning this week across the country, former Southern Oregon wide receiver Cole McKenzie will represent the Raiders 3,000 miles away from Ashland as he tries to earn a spot on the Jacksonville Jaguars’ 2013 roster. After signing with the Jaguars as an undrafted free … Continue reading »

Web Extra: McKenzie Signs With Jaguars

Thirty minutes after the NFL draft, former SOU wide receiver Cole McKenzie was at his home in Red Bluff, CA. when he received a telephone call from the Jacksonville Jaguars. They asked him if he’d like to sign with the team as an undrafted free agent. We caught up with him on the phone shortly … Continue reading »

Chip Kelly Heads to Philadelphia Eagles

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 »

EXCLUSIVE: Chip Kelly Leaving Casanova

EUGENE, Ore. — KEZI 9 News has exclusive video of Chip Kelly leaving Oregon’s football facility minutes after being named head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. The Philadelphia Eagles and the University of Oregon have confirmed that former Oregon Ducks head coach Chip Kelly will be joining the Eagles as their head coach for the … Continue reading »

Kelly Headed to Philadelphia Eagles

[UPDATE 10:05 AM] EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon Athletic Director Rob Mullens released this statement via their website today regarding Chip Kelly’s departure: “I want to thank Chip for his leadership and commitment to building on the Oregon Football foundation of excellence. We have enjoyed incredible success over the past four years. I … Continue reading »

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