Media Day held Tuesday for the University of Oregon football program was noticeably different this year from those in the past. And, I'm not talking about the new venue – the plush Stadium Club facility in Autzen Stadium instead of the Pittman Room in the Casanova Center.
August 6, 2003
For many years I have always believed that the Oregon Spring Football Game provides the first glimpse of the team that will take the field the next fall. The games usually include a number of returning starters, a lot of underclassmen and redshirts who begin to make impressions, and a dozen or more new faces including walk-ons and transfers. Sometimes there might even be a new coach or two to watch.
June 12, 2003
Drew Pearson is a 6-0, 161-pound DB/WR prospect from Pasadena (Calif.) Muir, and while most high school athletes like to have the ball in their hands, he likes to knock it out of people's hands. He likes to lay the lumber instead of absorbing the wood. But Pearson has a different reason as to why he prefers to play defense.
November 28, 2002
In a season rife with quizzical folly, now comes the next great question. After pole-axing the demons of a three-game losing streak via last Saturday's 41-29 Senior Day win over Oregon State, thereby silencing whispers of possible Northwest futility, just how will Washington decide to put this success to use?
November 12, 2002
The game came down to a UCLA field goal attempt and for the second year in a row, UCLA kicker Chris Griffith missed what could have been a game winning score and Oregon left the Rose Bowl with a 31-30 win. <p> PHOTO: Oregon quarterback Jason Fife (12) is tackled by UCLA's Brandon Chillar (11) during the second quarter at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002. (AP Photo/Jill Connelly)
October 12, 2002