History Article

Janie Takeda Among Oregon Softball’s Finest Ambassadors

There are only six more games before the #2 Oregon Ducks softball team begin postseason play, limiting the opportunities to witness Oregon senior Janie Takeda conclude her record breaking final season with Ducks. Nearly a month after her shoulder injury suffered in the Ducks’ loss to Washington at Howe Field, the two-time NFCA All-American has recovered […]

Brad Ecklund and the Original “Men of Oregon”

The oak tree has long been a symbol of strength, endurance, valor and accomplishment. These distinguished attributes signify the separation of the ordinary from the exceptional. A century of Oregon football has produced a grove of tall firs and mighty oaks, individuals whose roots vibrantly pulse beneath a lavish wildwood of virtue. The 2014 Oregon football team was just the latest embodiment of the fortitude of the oak, […]

Comparing Oregon’s 2014 Season to Champions of the Past Proves Ducks’ Elite Status

Oregon football has more to prove than any other program in the country. The Alabamas and Ohio States of the world rule the college football kingdom. This group consists of the teams that have long sat at the top of the national standings, winning with strength, power and toughness. These are programs that […]

The Dawn of Oregon Football’s Golden Age: A Tribute to Rich Brooks and the 1994 ‘Gang Green’ Ducks

As we move into November, the Oregon Ducks have cemented themselves as one of the elite teams in the country yet again with a huge 45-16 win over the Stanford Cardinal and their No.1-ranked total defense. However, no college football program reaches that level of success overnight. To truly appreciate […]