All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Kenjon Barner’

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    Position Change Makes Johnathan Loyd One Rare Duck

    If there are any Duck fans out there still skeptical or on the fence about Johnathan Loyd’s place in Oregon Duck athletic history, Dana Altman’s first recruit just gave you another reason to get on board. Already the winningest player in the long history of …

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    Huge Civil War Vaults Thomas Tyner to Elite Status

    Expectations.  Prior to this football season, expectations for Oregon’s true freshman running back Thomas Tyner were sky high.  Probably as high as any first year player in Ducks’ history. Before committing to the in-state Ducks, Tyner had demolished an array of school and state records …

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  • Countdown to the Alamo Bowl: How Oregon’s and Texas’ running backs stack up

    In the days leading up to the 2013 Alamo Bowl, the Emerald will take a unit-by-unit look at Oregon and Texas, determining which team has the edge going into the showdown on Dec. 30 in San Antonio. Today, we’ll look at each team’s running backs, with thoughts on Texas from Wescott Eberts of Burnt Orange Nation. Oregon The […] Continue reading

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    Barner Scores, Chip Needs More

    Kevin Cline Running back Kenjon Barner and coach Chip Kelly are just a couple of many former Ducks that were in action last Friday night.  This was the inaugural weekend of the NFL’s preseason.  On one hand there was Barner, now with the Carolina Panthers, …

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    Kenjon Barner Enters Minicamp with Chip on His Shoulder

     Kevin Cline As a senior at the University of Oregon, Kenjon Barner rushed for 1,767 yards and 23 touchdowns (21 rushing) to help lead the Ducks to their second BCS bowl game victory in as many seasons.  The Los Angeles native who started only one …

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    Duck Football 6-Pack: Oregon’s BIG receivers

    Photos courtesy of Kevin Cline In most of the close games and eventual losses during the Chip Kelly era, a common theme seemed to surface consistently.  An opposing team that was able to slow the run game enough force the Ducks to throw would sometimes …

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    Are the Ducks in for a Letdown Season?

    On paper, this Oregon Ducks football team looks strong. Marcus Mariota, DeAnthony Thomas and Josh Huff all return as starters. The offensive line looks tough, as does the defensive secondary. In fact, there isn’t a single position that looks particularly weak, yet there are some …

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    Can De’Anthony Thomas Survive As the Every-Down Back?

    De’Anthony Thomas almost went to USC, but he eventually chose Oregon and has helped the team win two straight BCS bowls.  The Trojans have lost a combined eight games these past two seasons.  The Ducks have lost seven games since 2009. Those three sentences aren’t …

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    Oregon’s Top Five Breakout Players for 2013

    Welcome back my feathered friends! With the heat rising to 116+ for almost all of last week in my city in the desert, I have been inside.  Enjoying the nice cool breeze from my air conditioner, peering out the smallest crack of the blinds to …

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  • Oregon’s Dominance Prevented Marcus Mariota From Being a 2012 Heisman Finalist

    Marcus Mariota’s omission from the Heisman finalist group last season wasn’t the biggest travesty in world history, but he definitely should have been there. In fact, he played just as well as Heisman winner Johnny Manziel. Unfortunately, two things – both out of his control …

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