Pushing Through with Senior Guard Ryan Clanton

Jerry Thompson Men of Oregon: Players and Coaches 1 Comment

Pushing Through with Senior Guard Ryan Clanton Another in a series from our friends at Mighty Oregon. An interview with senior offensive guard, Ryan Clanton. By Dusty Ritter Ryan Clanton puts in an audacious amount of work on Oregon’s offensive line. His 450-pound bench press not only leads, but inspires his offensive peers. It should come as no surprise that he …

Driven to greatness, brains and brawn: Nick Cody

Jerry Thompson Men of Oregon: Players and Coaches 1 Comment

Driven to greatness, brains and brawn: Nick Cody Another in a series from our friends at Mighty Oregon.  An interview with senior offensive guard, Nick Cody. By Dusty Ritter “He’s not the most talented athlete out there. He’s not the biggest, the fastest, the strongest guy, but he knows what’s going on out there, and is able to put himself …

Now THIS is Mayhem: Dion Jordan

Jerry Thompson Men of Oregon: Players and Coaches 1 Comment

A Special Interview from our friends at Mighty Oregon By Dusty Ritter Deceptive speed from the edge coupled with a wingspan that allows him to effectively reach the opposing quarterback in a variety of ways, and gritty determination all describe what Dion Jordan brings to the Oregon football program.  Jordan, #96, 6’7″ 245 lb. defensive end from Chandler, Arizona, is …

Life as a Linebacker: Michael Clay

Jerry Thompson Men of Oregon: Players and Coaches 0 Comments

A Special Article from our Friends at the Publication MIGHTY OREGON Michael Clay, #46, 5-11, 225 Linebacker Background: Michael Clay is one of those rare players that come out of high school and make an impact as a college freshman.  It was not real surprising considering his resume in high school at Bellermine College Prep in San Jose, California:  Clay …

“Mighty Oregon” Football DVD has it ALL!

Jerry Thompson History 2 Comments

For Jerry Thompson, the addiction to Oregon Duck football began 11 days after his sixth birthday, when he watched Oregon play Ohio State in the 1958 Rose Bowl.  He and his twin brother Larry wore their new Christmas football uniforms to the game and witnessed the Ducks almost upset the No. 1 Buckeyes in a 10-7 loss. Highlights of that …