Tag: Rahim Cassell

Oregon football’s Rahim Cassell arrested for DUI Sunday morning

Oregon linebacker Rahim Cassell was arrested by Eugene Police Sunday morning around 1 a.m. for driving under the influence, Eugene Police spokeswoman Melinda McLaughlin confirmed Monday morning. McLaughlin said Cassell’s vehicle was impounded and he was likely cited and released. The arrest occurred on E. 13th Ave. and Hilyard St. A party patrol officer saw […]

Countdown to the Alamo Bowl: How Oregon’s and Texas’ linebackers 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 linebackers, with thoughts on Texas from Wescott Eberts of Burnt Orange Nation. Oregon The biggest […] Continue reading

Filling the Gaps on Defense

  Expectations were high for senior linebackers Dion Jordan, Kiko Alonso and Michael Clay last season, and they certainly didn’t disappoint.  The trio was the backbone of the programs’ best defense in recent memory and combined for 226 tackles (22 percent of the team total), 34.5 tackles for loss and […]

Oregon’s Mystery Men Linebacking Corps Will “Sink to the level of its preparation” – and that’s a good thing

Here’s what we know about the 2013 version of Oregon’s defensive line (Hart, Keliikipi, Heimuli, Armstead, Buckner):  the group is likely top-ten nationally. Here’s what we know about the 2013 version of Oregon’s defensive backfield (Ifo, Patterson, Mitchell, Hill, Jackson, Dargan):  the group is likely top-five nationally. Here’s what we […]