Tagged: Ayele Forde


Ayele Forde: The Hidden Gem

The Duck offense is one of the greatest in the nation, and their defense continuously backs it up year after year. But, there’s another part of the game that many of us either tend to forget or take for granted. You know...

Spring football game serves as showcase for Oregon backups

Spring football game serves as showcase for Oregon backups

Oregon’s spring football game is a chance for fans to see the Ducks play during the offseason, but it’s also a rare opportunity for some of Oregon’s players – the backups. The Ducks, of course, have utilized their backups multiple times in recent seasons due to blowout wins, but many of their appearances don’t come […]


Clarifying The Ducks’ Cluttered Backfield

With an all-time top ten list featuring players like Derek Loville, Saladin McCullough, Reuben Droughns, Jonathan Stewart, LaMichael James and Kenjon Barner — the Oregon football program has always done well with running backs.  The way they have been used...


Who Picks up slack at RB if Tyner out?

Kevin Cline  If Thomas Tyner is indeed injured and his ankle keeps him out of the lineup come opening weekend, Ayele Forde is the man who should get the carries left on the table.  No, the answer here isn’t to...

Who’s That Duck: Ayele Forde 4

Who’s That Duck: Ayele Forde

Who was that guy ripping down the field to make the tackle on special teams? Chances are it was senior Ayele Forde, a 5’7”, 183 lb. running back, who began his football career at Silverado High School down in Victorville, California. ...