The 2014 Season...(13-2)

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Date Opponent Location Time (PT) Results
  Sat, May 03  Spring Game Eugene, Ore.   11:00 a.m. 27 - 7
  Sat, Aug 30  South Dakota Eugene, Ore.   7:30 p.m. 62 - 13 (W)
  Sat, Sep 06  Michigan State Eugene, Ore.   3:30 p.m. 46 - 27 (W)
  Sat, Sep 13  Wyoming Eugene, Ore.   11:00 a.m. 48 - 14 (W)
  Sat, Sep 20  Washington State * Pullman, Wash.   7:30 p.m. 38 - 31 (W)
  Thu, Oct 02  Arizona * Eugene, Ore.   7:30 p.m. 24 - 31 (L)
  Sat, Oct 11  UCLA * Pasadena, Calif.   12.30 p.m. 42 - 30 (W)
  Sat, Oct 18  Washington * Eugene, Ore.   5:00 p.m. 45 - 20 (W)
  Fri, Oct 24  California * Santa Clara, Calif. (Levi's Stadium)   7:00 p.m. 59 - 41 (W)
  Sat, Nov 01  Stanford * Eugene, Ore.   4:30 p.m. 45 - 16 (W)
  Sat, Nov 08  Utah * Salt Lake City, Utah   7:00 p.m. 51 - 27 (W)
  Sat, Nov 22  Colorado * Eugene, Ore.   1:30 p.m. 44 - 10 (W)
  Sat, Nov 29  Oregon State * Corvallis, Ore.   5:00 p.m. 47 - 19 (W)
  P12 Championship
Fri, Dec. 5 Arizona Santa Clara, Calif. (Levi's Stadium) 6:00 p.m. 51 - 13 (W)
Date Opponent College Football Playoff Time (PT) Results
Thu, Jan 1 Florida St. Rose Bowl 2:00 p.m. 59 - 20 (W)
Mon, Jan 12 Ohio State Arlington, Tx. 5.30 p.m. 20 - 42 (L)

CFP Championship

Oregon's second trip to the national championship game in five years ended in similarly frustrating fashion, as the Ducks fell to Ohio State 42-20 in the inaugural College Football Playoff final before 85,689 on Monday at AT&T Stadium.

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Rose Bowl

Take everything you thought you knew about the Oregon Ducks and put it in a museum. Lock it away like a relic from another era and mark Jan. 1, 2015, as the day the Oregon experience became something totally different than what the rest of the country had ever known.

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Pac-12 Championship Game

No. 3 Oregon routs Arizona 51-13 to win Pac-12 Source: CBS Sports SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Marcus Mariota made a strong final impression in his bid for the Heisman Trophy, and No. 3 Oregon left no doubt about whether the Pac-12 champions will get a chance to play for the national title.

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Oregon State

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Marcus Mariota turned what could be his last Civil War game into a Heisman Trophy highlight reel. The junior quarterback threw for 367 yards and four touchdowns, and also ran for two more scores, leading No. 3 Oregon to a 47-19 victory over Oregon State in the 118th meeting of the rivals Saturday night.

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Marcus Mariota got his curtain call at Autzen Stadium. "I think they're the best football team (in the country). I don't care what anybody says, because he's the best quarterback in the nation. ... "

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For about 5 seconds, the ball was just lying there in the end zone at the feet of Oregon's Erick Dargan. Utah's Kaelin Clay was celebrating with his teammates what looked like a long touchdown catch to put the Utes up 14-0 in the second quarter against the fifth-ranked Ducks.

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For nearly three quarters, Stanford was hanging in there, within range of its third straight win over Oregon. Then the Ducks took flight, and Marcus Mariota added plenty of evidence for his Heisman Trophy candidacy.

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Highlight of the Oregon-Cal game wasn't the gorgeous, but sterile, Levi's Stadium, but Charles Nelson's 58-yard punt return for a touchdown.

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UW coach Chris Petersen on loss to Oregon: ‘It was too easy’ for the Ducks (How do you close the gap on Oregon?) “I don’t really know. I don’t really worry about their program. I just know we’ve got to get better. (Would it be concerning to you to see guys at the end of this game laughing and joking around?) “It depends what you’re talking about. … I don’t think anybody thinks that game was funny the way it turned out.” (11 straight)

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“It was great to have Jake back," Oregon center Hroniss Grasu said. "He’s obviously a very important player to our offensive line. He’s a great leader. It just brought our mojo back.”

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“We left a lot of points and plays on the board, but that’s football. The locker room is positive. We’re ready to move on, get back together and get it going.”
- Marcus Mariota

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Washington State

For the second time this season Mariota, a Heisman Trophy candidate, lifted the struggling Ducks (4-0, 1-0 Pac-12) out of the jaws of defeat with an eye-popping performance.

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The TD pass streak continues (29) and there's a "Flyin' Hawaiin" somersault for a TD.

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Michigan State

Billed as THE marquee game of the week. Plays were made.  Records were broken.

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South Dakota

Ten True Freshmen played in this game. A school record.

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             (... originally published on 29 June 2015 by CSNNW ...)

... let's revel in the past season. After all, it was a season full of impressive accomplishments. Let's start from the beginning of the season and work our way to the finish:

1. Not so mighty Spartans

The Ducks set the tone for the historical season early. Oregon defeated big, bad Michigan State, 46-27, in the first top 10 non-conference matchup in Autzen Stadium history. The Spartans were the 2014 Rose Bowl champions and reigning Big Ten Conference champions.

 2. Getting back in the Playoff hunt

After suffering a loss at home to Arizona and facing injuries on the Duck's offensive line, Oregon pulled together to work itself back into the playoff picture. Left tackle Jake Fisher's return the following week against UCLA fueled Oregon's 43-20 win at the Rose Bowl.

3. Down with the Dawgs

Oregon's offensive momentum was only getting started. The Ducks defeated the Huskies led by defensive lineman Danny Shelton and linebacker Shaq Thompson, 45-20. Oregon running back Royce Freeman scored four touchdowns and rushed for 169 yards in the dismantling of Washington. This next sentence deserves it's own bullet point...

4. Oregon extended its winning streak over Washington to 11 games!

5. What Stanford problem?

Oregon dominated the Cardinal, 45-16 over Halloween weekend in Eugene. Mariota was outstanding. He completed 19-of-31 passes for 258 yards and two touchdown to become the program's all-time leader in career completions. He also rushed for 85 yards and two touchdowns on nine carries. In case you missed it, even Stanford's Coach Shaw said Mariota should win the Heisman

6. Survive and Advance

Knowing that one more loss would destroy the Ducks' chances to make it to the first ever college football playoff, Oregon took care of Utah, Colorado and Oregon State to make it to the Pac-12 championship game.

7. Revenge

There was only one thing that could make the Pac-12 championship sweeter, and that was having a chance to avenge the Arizona Wildcats. Even UO players said they were happy to see Arizona earn a berth into the Pac-12 title game. Oregon left no doubt who was the better team. The Ducks devastated Arizona, 51-13. The victory was not only revenge, it also secured a berth into the national playoffs.

8. En Fuego in the Bay

Side note: In Oregon's two games at Levi's Stadium (versus Cal and Arizona in the title game), the Ducks scored more points (110 combined points) than the 49ers did in their first six games at home.

9. Strike the Pose

Have I mentioned that Mariota's unbelievable performances sent him to New York to pick up this thing called the Heisman Trophy? He is the first Duck and 80th recipient of the award. Mariota received 788 first-place votes out of a possible 929, and he gave a tear-jerking acceptance speech thanking family, friends, teammates, coaches and fans.

10. Re-writing Record Books

Also, Mariota broke pretty much every Oregon record this season. Some of the highlights:

•Career Total Offensive Yards, 13,089 yards
•Career Passing Yards, 10,801
•Career Passing Touchdowns, 105 TD
•Single Season Passing Yards, 4,454 yard (2014)
•Single Season Passing Touchdowns, 42 (2014)
•Pac-12 Career Total Touchdowns – 126 TDs
•Pac-12 Single Season Total Touchdowns – 48 TDs (2014)

11. Frosh on Fire

Mariota wasn't the only Duck breaking Oregon records, though. Running back Royce Freeman shattered freshman records and now leads in freshman total touchdowns (18), freshman rushing yards (1,195 yards), freshman rushing touchdowns (16).

12. Dismantling the Seminoles

How about probably the biggest victory in Oregon history? On January 1, 2015 the Ducks ended the 29-game win streak of the ACC champions Florida State Seminoles in front of 91,322 at the Rose Bowl and millions watching the only football game on television. But the Ducks didn't just beat FSU, they demolished them 59-20. Oregon's 59 points were the most ever scored in a Rose Bowl. But it was the Ducks' defense that let the world know that it is legitimately as potent as the team's offense by pounding and confusing Florida State, forcing five turnovers (four in the third quarter), all leading to touchdowns that blew open the game. The victory sent Oregon to the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship at AT&T Stadium.

13. The Big Game

The whole season culminated to one point, the national championship versus the Ohio State Buckeyes. Heartbreakingly, the Ducks lost to Ohio State, 42-20, in a game where Oregon looked strong very early. But a couple of dropped passes killed first quarter drives and then Ohio State's offense began to dominate play, in front of 85,689 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. After falling behind 21-7 in the second quarter, Oregon could never quite regain momentum. The unfortunate thing about sports is that the further you advance, the more it hurts to lose. CSNNW's Dwight Jayne's said it best: you cannot let the disappointment of the moment overcome the joy of an entire season. Even though the season ended on a low note, the 2014 campaign must be considered one of the best season's in Oregon history. The Ducks played to the best of their ability on the biggest stage in college football...What more could you as for?

14. All Pac-12

Not to be overshadowed, the Ducks had 10 players honored as members of the 2014 Pac-12 All-Conference team with five each on the first and second teams, respectively. Four other Ducks earned honorable mention honors.

•First Team: Pharaoh Brown, TE, JR; Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, CB, JR; Jake Fisher, OL, SR; Hroniss Grasu, OL, SR; Marcus Mariota, QB, JR
•Second Team: DeForest Buckner, LB, JR; Erick Dargan, FS, SR; Royce Freeman, RB, FR; Troy Hill, CB, SR; Charles Nelson, WR, FR
•Honorable Mention: Arik Armstead, DE, JR; Byron Marshall, RB, JR; Hamani Stevens, OL, SR; Joe Walker, LB, JR

15. Pro Ducks

Last but not least, five Ducks were selected in the 2015 NFL draft, and three more signed free agent contracts:

•R1, No. 2 Marcus Mariota to the Tennessee Titans
•R1, No. 17 Arik Armstead to the San Francisco 49ers
•R2, No. 53 Jake Fisher to the Cincinnati Bengals
•R3, No. 71 Hroniss Grasu to the Chicago Bears
•R7, No. 241 Ifo Ekpre-Olomu to the Cleveland Browns
•UDFA Tony Washington, LB to the Houston Texans
•UDFA Erick Dargan to the Cincinnati Bengals
•UDFA Troy Hill to the Cincinnati Bengals

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