Monthly Archives: April 2014
Colorado State quarterback Garrett Grayson suffered a freak injury Friday while moving a couch. The Vancouver native had surgery on his left (non-throwing) clavicle later that afternoon. “Garrett injured his clavicle this morning while moving a couch,” Head Coach Jim McElwain said. “The good news is that it is on his non-throwing side, and he’ll […]
Southern Oregon quarterback Austin Dodge might be an NAIA All-American. But that didn’t prevent the Skyview grad from falling victim to a joke during the team’s spring practices. Take a look… Micah RiceColumbian Sports Editor Micah Rice is the author of Tailgate Talk: College football from a Clark County perspective.
In Eugene, the Ducks’ worst fears were confirmed as Bralon Addison will indeed miss the 2014 season. Oregon’s top returning receiver tore his ACL in a non-contact drill Wednesday. Addison had seven touchdowns and nearly 900 receiving yards last season. His loss means Keanon Lowe will be Marcus Mariota’s go-to receiver, at least initially. Jalen […]
Google Trends is a nifty technology that allows anyone to see how often a topic has been searched for in Google. Tailgate Talk did that with the four Northwest Pac-12 football teams. See the results here Unsurprisingly, Oregon’s emergence as a national powerhouse shows in in internet interest. Meanwhile, Washington and Oregon State haven’t seen […]
Vancouver players Steven Forgette, Ashton Miller and Ashton Clark, recently took part in Eastern Washington University’s pro day. Forgette and Miller are on a couple watch lists as possible late-round draft picks. NFL Draft Scout ranks just about every eligible player, so here’s where they stack up on those rankings: Forgette (Heritage) is ranked 103 […]
You can imagine the reaction when “Addicted to Quack,” a popular Oregon football blog on SB Nation, posted the following headline. Marcus Mariota granted exception to enter NFL Draft, will not return to Oregon Oregon fans and haters alike rushed to the comment’s section to express their sadness or joy. They obviously failed to read the […]