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  1. Mailbag: Too much credit for Kelly?

    Ted Miller

    Greetings. Welcome to the mailbag. You can follow the Pac-12 blog on Twitter here. To the notes! Peter Windsor, Conn., writes: Hey, don't you think people might be overblowing Chip Kelly's impact on the University of Oregon? He inherited the...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  2. No quick call on Oregon QB competition

    Ted Miller

    Oregon coach Chip Kelly has no use for depth charts before preseason camp is over. He sees 22 practice before earnest game preparation begins for the Sept. 1 opener against Arkansas State. A lot can happen in 22 practices. "Everything is open," he...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  3. Don't write-in Mariota or write-off Bennett

    Ted Miller

    The Pac-12 blog loves hype. It loves to throw down bait and watch you folks go at each other. Such as: Oregon's recent success trumps Washington's historical dominance of the Northwest ... discuss. But with our subject today -- Oregon's quarter...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  4. Cal sets up well for Ohio State

    Ted Miller

    Ohio State is becoming... Oregon Midwest? That's what Big Ten blogger Adam Rittenberg noted on Wednesday, getting such analysis straight from the new mouth of the Horseshoe, Urban Meyer. "All you've got to do is look at Oregon," Meyer told Ritt...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  5. Competition on: Bennett vs. Mariota

    Ted Miller

    EUGENE, Ore. -- While Oregon quarterback Darron Thomas' decision to enter the NFL draft a year early shocked many outside the football program, it didn't surprise many of those close to him, including his fellow Ducks quarterbacks. Thomas had brought...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  6. Oregon's John Boyett eyeing big season

    Ted Miller

    EUGENE, Ore. -- John Boyett is still smiling. Everything seems fine. Up to the halfway point in a 15-minute interview, Oregon's free safety has been insightful and pleasant, even when a certain sportswriter started blathering about this or that. B...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  7. Reign in Oregon: Ducks aren't going away

    Ted Miller

    Let's play a quick game of fill in the blank: Oregon fans are ... What comes to mind? Keep it clean, folks. Behave! Yes, it is fair to say that Oregon fans have eagerly, zealously and vociferously embraced the recent success of their team. The see...

    Blog | December 29, 2011
  8. Indispensable player: Oregon

    Ted Miller

    See your team in your mind's eye -- 24 starters, including specialists. If you could put an absolute halo of safety -- perhaps a girdle of indestructibility? -- around just one, who would it be? We're rating each team's most indispensable playe...

    Blog | July 11, 2011
  9. Opening the mailbag: Bowls, Bellotti & Buffaloes

    Ted Miller

    A special welcome to this week's mailbag. Follow me on Twitter. To the notes. Bobak from Minneapolis writes: Wow, the New Mexico Bowl! Is that all the Pac-12 is really worth? I thought the expanded conference was going to get us something r...

    Blog | November 11, 2010
  10. Oregon: Win the day, win the championship

    Ted Miller

    Chip Kelly's mantra for the Oregon football program is not "Win a national championship" or even "Win the Pac-10." It's "Win the day." And that's not just about Saturdays. Or Thursday nights. It's also about Mondays and Fridays and Sundays. And even ...

    Blog | October 20, 2010
  11. Practice? Chip Kelly's not talking

    Ted Miller

    Oregon coach Chip Kelly channeled Bizarro World Allen Iverson this week. We're (not) talking about practice, man. We're (not) talking about practice. We're (not) talking about practice. We (can talk) about the game. We're (not) talking about pract...

    Blog | October 13, 2010
  12. Pac-10 rewind and look ahead

    Ted Miller

    A look back on the week that was. Team of the week: Oregon State announced its return to relevancy with a win at No. 9 Arizona. The biggest revelation: Sophomore QB Ryan Katz is ready for primetime. Best game: You can't beat a game with two gam...

    Blog | October 11, 2010
  13. Is Oregon the new USC?

    Ted Miller

    With 18 starters coming back from a 10-3 team that won the 2009 Pac-10 title by two games, the only significant question for Oregon entering 2010 was at quarterback. Of course, that's a big question. Experience at quarterback, traditionally, has b...

    Blog | October 04, 2010
  14. James and Thomas form lethal combination

    Ted Miller

    EUGENE, Ore. -- He Who Shall Not Be Named can now be named. Jeremiah Masoli? Neh. The "oh, what might have been!" is gone. Oregon doesn't need him. Sure, the Ducks offense ran at ludicrous speed with him last year. But their 2010 spread-option offens...

    Blog | October 03, 2010
  15. Video: Darron Thomas vs. Dennis Dixon

    Ted Miller

    Ted Miller answers a reader question about comparing Darron Thomas to former Oregon Ducks quarterback Dennis Dixon....

    Blog | August 31, 2010
  16. Darron Thomas is Oregon's starting QB

    Ted Miller

    The biggest question in the Pac-10 has been answered: Sophomore Darron Thomas has won the starting quarterback job at Oregon, beating out senior Nate Costa. The general consensus among the local media heading into Thursday's final scrimmage was th...

    Blog | August 27, 2010