Tagged: Chance Allen

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Ducks Lose Yet Another Veteran

This offseason has provided a few storylines for Oregon Ducks fans to watch. With Marcus Mariota pressing for a No.1 pick in April’s NFL Draft, to Vernon Adams Jr. transferring from Eastern Washington, the drama has been plentiful. One of the tougher storylines to follow, however, is the...

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Chance Allen to Transfer

Though it hasn’t been confirmed by either university, several sources report that Oregon wide receiver Chance Allen will be transferring to the University of Houston. Allen, a 6’2″ redshirt sophomore, didn’t make a catch for the Ducks last season. A man claiming...

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Duck Receivers Are No Passing Fancy

Mike Bellotti raised a lot of eyebrows in 2007 with the relatively uninspiring, no-name hire of someone named Chip Kelly out of Division IAA New Hampshire.  Result: Oregon has been among the nation’s leaders in rushing since. During that span, perfecting the...

NFL goal helps Oregon tight end Pharaoh Brown push past tragedies

NFL goal helps Oregon tight end Pharaoh Brown push past tragedies

When Pharaoh Brown called his mother on graduation day, he sounded calm. Jeannetta Smith assumed her son was pulling another prank, but this one angered her. “This is not how you play,” Smith said. Brown wasn’t joking. His friend, Fred Zuber, had drowned hours earlier. He sounded calm because he was in shock. Brown, Zuber and three […]

Marcus Mariota continues to work on leadership in Oregon football’s second spring scrimmage

Marcus Mariota continues to work on leadership in Oregon football’s second spring scrimmage

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota didn’t spend much time on the field Monday morning for the football team’s second spring scrimmage, but that didn’t mean his impact wasn’t felt. “I looked over there (the sideline) several times today and he was talking with a couple offensive linemen, getting with some of our younger skill guys and […]

Take a knee: Bralon Addison talks closest teammates, Chip Kelly-Mark Helfrich comparisons

Take a knee: Bralon Addison talks closest teammates, Chip Kelly-Mark Helfrich comparisons

As the 10th-ranked Ducks prepare for their matchup against Texas in the Alamo Bowl, wide receiver Bralon Addison had a moment to reflect back on who has been the biggest mentors/supporters throughout his career. In addition to giving insight on who his closest teammates are, Addison spoke on the recent suspensions as well as the […] Continue reading

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Spring Game Coaching Surprises

Coaching surprises in the Spring Game?  Besides the obvious of Mark Helfrich in charge, and more passes than usual – what is new that was unexpected?  This unforeseen development is one I anticipated observing in the fall during our games, and...

Receiving Corps Thinning, Opportunities Rising 6

Receiving Corps Thinning, Opportunities Rising

When the news arrived Friday that Dwayne Stanford, the lanky, 6’5″ true sophomore receiver, was going under the knife to fix a potentially serious knee injury, panic began to spread amongst the Oregon faithful.  With Mark Helfrich now leading the charge,...

Meet Your New Ducks: Take A “Chance” On Me 1

Meet Your New Ducks: Take A “Chance” On Me

Chance Allen, alongside his hometown buddy Bralon Addison, committed to Oregon on National Signing Day back in 2012.  He comes to us from Missouri City, Texas, where he was the star athlete for Fort Bend Elkins High Schoo; participating in...

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Redshirt Freshmen: Stars on the Rise in 2013

Closed practices didn’t stop rumblings of redshirted players’ shining success from leaking through the Moshofsky Center’s guarded walls this past season.  The 2012 recruiting class was one of the best in history, and certain names kept surfacing as potential future playmakers for the Ducks....