Quarterback decision will have lasting imprint on Ducks program

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Bryan Bennett wasn’t surprised at all. Marcus Mariota said he had been talking about it for months. When Darron Thomas announced his decision to forego his senior year and enter the NFL, however, it sent shockwaves of nervous excitement throughout the Oregon fan base, as they anticipated what was to come. The era of Bryan Bennett was finally going to …

Chip Kelly’s tenure, no matter how long, is one for the record books

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  When word came down in January that Chip Kelly was headed south to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the NFL, Duck fans were left with a stinging, yet not altogether surprised, feeling that the greatest run in school history was over. Gone were the dizzying offenses, the pin-your-ears-back defenses, and the quirky, brash confidence that the school had grown …