Oregon will wear new alternate uniforms during Saturday’s game at UCLA that are inspired by the speckled eggs that some ducks lay.
The Oregon Ducks unveiled new uniforms this week that pull elements from some of the program’s past designs while remaining at the forefront of Nike’s uniform innovation.
The Oregon football program will celebrate Polynesian culture by wearing “Ohana” alternate uniforms during Saturday’s game against UCLA (3:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2). As anyone who watched Disney’s Lilo and Stitch knows, Ohana means family in Hawaiian and Samoan, and the Ducks’ latest alternate uniform is a tribute to just
The longstanding rivalry between the Oregon Ducks and Oregon State Beavers will no longer be referred to as the Civil War, the universities announced in a joint statement on Friday afternoon. “Changing this name is overdue as it represents a connection to a war fought to perpetuate slavery,” Oregon State
There’s no denying Oregon has been at the forefront of Nike’s uniform innovation since 1999, and the Ducks proved it once again on Saturday afternoon with the release of brand new uniforms for the 2019 season. As we first noted last month, the uniform design is very similar to what
Oregon has been at the forefront of uniform innovation since Nike co-founder Phil Knight first made a sizable donation to his alma mater in the late-1990s, so it’s no surprise to see the Ducks will be outfitted in the company’s newest (yet unnamed) template for the 2019 season. We got
Perhaps nowhere in North America do residents wear their collective oddities as a badge of honor as in the state of Oregon. The phrase “Keep Portland Weird,” originally a call to support local businesses, has become a rallying cry for the entire state. The town of Eugene, Oregon, home to the
The Eugene Emeralds, short-season class A affiliate of the Cubs, had not played a game in historic Civic Stadium since 2009, but when it burned to the ground last month, the team took it to heart. The ballpark, which was built in 1938 and served as home to the Ems
The University of Oregon has gone by the name Ducks since around World War II—though not officially until 1978. It’s a name that traces back to the late 1800s—though not officially adopted by the university until 1926—when the team was called the Webfoots—or Webfeet, or Webfooters—which derives from a nickname
In the world of uniform design, the Oregon Ducks set a certain kind of standard via their football team for breaking new ground, releasing a myriad of combinations, and bringing textures to hard goods. Along the way, they have transcended merely making people gasp with new designs into a
Admit it, you wanted there to be some more uniform news coming out of the University of Oregon at the start of the Fiesta Bowl. You know you did. And in true Oregon fashion—or do we mean true Nike fashion?—the Ducks didn’t disappoint, even if the bulk of the “what-is-that?”
Former University of Oregon head coach Mike Bellotti may have summed it up best when speaking to me about the power of a highly noticeable uniform: “The people who are complaining about (alternate uniforms) haven’t worn a jersey in 30 to 40 years, or haven’t worn one at all.” Say