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Ducks come from behind to win in 2 OTs: 'We dig down and figure it out'

Ducks come from behind to win in 2 OTs: 'We dig down and figure it out'
The women's team gathers for a huddle before tipoff. The Ducks defeated the Santa Clara Broncos 92 - 88 in double overtime at Matt Knight Arena. Cameron Shultz, Oregon News Lab

The Ducks staged a late comeback to overcome a 14-point second half deficit, beating the Broncos of Santa Clara 92-88 in double overtime.

Father/daughter powerlifters take home records to Sutherlin

Father/daughter powerlifters take home records to Sutherlin »Play Video
Rian Barriman

A father-daughter powerlifting duo in Sutherlin has made Oregon proud once again at the World Association of Bench Pressers and Dead Lifters in Las Vegas.

Ducks shake off shooting slump, beat Cal State Northridge, 79-56

Ducks shake off shooting slump, beat Cal State Northridge, 79-56
Oregon Ducks Dillon Brooks (#24) tries to keep the ball in play while on defense against the Cal State Northridge Matadors. The Ducks defeated the Matadors 79-56. Mary Jane Schulte, Oregon News Lab

The Ducks used a strong shooting performance in the first half Wednesday night to beat the Matadors of Cal State Northridge, 79-56.

Source: Ifo Ekpre-Olumu injures knee, won't join Ducks in playoffs

Source: Ifo Ekpre-Olumu injures knee, won't join Ducks in playoffs »Play Video
Oregon Ducks Ifo Ekpre-Olomu (#14) tackles Washington Huskies DiAndre Campbell (#19). The Ducks led the Huskies 28-6 at the half. Mary Jane Schulte, Oregon News Lab

Senior cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olumu won't be on the field when Oregon faces Florida State in the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day.

News broke Wednesday afternoon that Ekpre-Olumu suffered a serious non-contact knee injury in practice and will miss the college football playoff.

Study: Quality of football helmet may impact severity of concussions

Study: Quality of football helmet may impact severity of concussions »Play Video

Jed and Joe Jameson love the game of football, but one of them had to give it up.

Jed suffered concussions twice in a short amount of time.

A third would have meant he was done with high school sports for good.

But he wasn't only impacted on the field.

"I worked a lot slower, like I wasn't writing as fast," he said. "Some things, it felt like I couldn't remember. And then some problems I couldn't do."

Mariota first Oregon player to win Heisman

Mariota first Oregon player to win Heisman »Play Video
Oregon Ducks quarterback and Heisman candidate Marcus Mariota (#12) springs to the goal line to score in the first half. Mariota ran for two touchdowns and threw for two more in the Ducks 48-14 victory over the Wyoming Cowboys. Cameron Shultz, Oregon News Lab

Marcus Mariota put up nearly flawless numbers this season in leading Oregon to a spot in the first College Football Playoff.

At the College Football Awards Show on Thursday night, he went a perfect 3 for 3.

On Saturday night, he won college football's most prestigious honor for an individual player: the Heisman trophy.

 

Heisman watch party Saturday at Duck Store

Heisman watch party Saturday at Duck Store »Play Video
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) in the 2014 Civil War game at Reser Stadium - Photo by Tristan Fortsch, KATU.com Staff

On Saturday, the Oregon faithful will find out if their quarterback will become the first Duck ever to win the Heisman Trophy.

 

Rose Bowl tickets scarcer than in years past

Rose Bowl tickets scarcer than in years past »Play Video

The University of Oregon was allotted 12,500 tickets for the Rose Bowl.

University donors and season ticket holders had first pick of the tickets and they went so fast the University requested another four thousand tickets.

In past Rose Bowls, the University was allotted as many as 30,000 tickets, but with this year being the inaugural College Football Playoff, and the chance for another game after the Rose Bowl, the number was reduced.

Photos: Nike unveils Oregon college football playoff uniforms

Photos: Nike unveils Oregon college football playoff uniforms
The University of Oregon Ducks will wear their “Fighting Ducks” green uniforms with yellow accents and anodized satin green helmets when playing at home. The away uniform will feature a white and wolf gray combination and white helmets with silver wings. The uniform features a fractal diamond-color Swoosh on the front of the jersey with the “Fighting Ducks” logo on the sleeve. The uniform pants also feature the words “Fighting Ducks” along the legs. Photos courtesy Nike.

The University of Oregon Ducks will wear their “Fighting Ducks” green uniforms with yellow accents and anodized satin green helmets when playing at home. The away uniform will feature a white and wolf gray combination and white helmets with silver wings.

Bellotti to be inducted into College Football Hall of Fame

Bellotti to be inducted into College Football Hall of Fame »Play Video
"It's fun to hear about The Pick," Mike Bellotti said of the famous play from the 1994 season. "It brings back memories of that entire season. certainly that game is emblematic of the little Ducks and coming back and not the little Ducks anymore, but the mighty Ducks."

Tuesday night at 57th National Football Foundation Annual Awards Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City, former Oregon football coach Mike Bellotti will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

Mariota among 3 finalists for Heisman

Mariota among 3 finalists for Heisman »Play Video
Oregon Ducks quarterback and Heisman candidate Marcus Mariota (#12) springs to the goal line to score in the first half. Mariota ran for two touchdowns and threw for two more in the Ducks 48-14 victory over the Wyoming Cowboys. Cameron Shultz, Oregon News Lab

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, Alabama receiver Amari Cooper and Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon are the finalists for the 2014 Heisman Trophy.

"It is an honor to be named as a finalist for this year's prestigious Heisman Trophy,” Mariota said in a statement. “It is humbling to be considered for an award that I have admired for a very long time.
 
“I would like to thank my teammates and coaches as I could not have been recognized as a finalist without their help.
 
“Go Ducks."