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2017 Oregon Ducks football
ConferencePac-12 Conference
DivisionNorth Division
2017 record7–6 (4–5 Pac-12)
Head coachWillie Taggart (1st season, departed Dec. 5)
Mario Cristobal (1st season, bowl game)
Co-offensive coordinatorMario Cristobal (1st season)
Co-offensive coordinatorMarcus Arroyo (1st season)
Offensive schemeGulf Coast
Defensive coordinatorJim Leavitt (1st season)
Base defenseHybrid 3-4
Home stadiumAutzen Stadium
(Capacity: 54,000)
Seasons
← 2016
2018 →

Template:2017 Pac-12 football standings The 2017 Oregon Ducks football team represented the University of Oregon during the 2017 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was led by first-year head coach Willie Taggart, until he departed at the end of the regular season to accept the head coaching position at Florida State. Co-Offensive Coordinator Mario Cristobal was promoted to interim head coach before being officially hired as head coach on December 8, 2017.[1] Oregon played their home games at Autzen Stadium for the 51st straight year. They competed as a member of the Pac-12 Conference in the North Division. They finished the season 7–6, 4–5 in Pac-12 play to finish in fourth place in the North Division. They were invited to the Las Vegas Bowl where they lost to Boise State.

Previous seasonEdit

They finished the season 4–8, 2–7 in Pac-12 play to finish in last place in the North Division. On November 29, Coach Mark Helfrich was fired.[2] He finished at Oregon with a four-year record of 37–16.

RecruitingEdit

Position keyEdit

Back B Center C Cornerback CB Defensive back DB
Defensive end DE Defensive lineman DL Defensive tackle DT End E
Fullback FB Guard G Halfback HB Kicker K
Kickoff returner KR Offensive tackle OT Offensive lineman OL Linebacker LB
Long snapper LS Punter P Punt returner PR Quarterback QB
Running back RB Safety S Tight end TE Wide receiver WR

RecruitsEdit

Oregon signed a total of 24 recruits.


Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
CJ Verdell
RB
[[Chula Vista, California]] Mater Dei HS 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) 195 lb (88 kg) May 5,
2016 
Scout:75px   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN:75px
Rutger Reitmaier
DT
[[Nashville, Tennessee]] Lipscomb Academy 6 ft 3 in (191 cm) 270 lb (120 kg) Jun 8,
2016 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:75px   ESPN:75px
Alex Forsyth
OT
[[West Linn, Oregon]] West Linn HS 6 ft 5 in (196 cm) 310 lb (140 kg) Jun 11,
2016 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:75px   ESPN:75px
Sampson Niu
LB
[[San Diego, California]] Madison HS 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) 217 lb (98 kg) Jun 22,
2016 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:75px   ESPN:3/5 stars
Adam Stack
K
[[Honolulu, Hawaii]] Kamehameha 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) 175 lb (79 kg) Jul 6,
2016 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   ESPN:3/5 stars
Jaylon Redd
CB
[[Rancho Cucamonga, California]] Rancho Cucamonga HS 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) 180 lb (82 kg) Jul 26,
2016 
Scout:75px   Rivals:75px   ESPN:75px
Nick Pickett
S/WR
[[Los Angeles, California]] Salesian HS 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) 185 lb (84 kg) Oct 30,
2016 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN:3/5 stars
Popo Aumavae
DT
[[Stockton, California]] St. Mary's HS 6 ft 4 in (193 cm) 315 lb (143 kg) Nov 13,
2016 
Scout:75px   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN:3/5 stars
Johnny Johnson III
WR
[[Chandler, Arizona]] Chandler HS 6 ft 0 in (183 cm) 194 lb (88 kg) Nov 13,
2016 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN:3/5 stars
Darrian McNeal
WR
[[Seffner, Florida]] Armwood HS 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) 160 lb (73 kg) Dec 11,
2016 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN:3/5 stars
Thomas Graham
CB
[[Rancho Cucamonga, California]] Rancho Cucamonga HS 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) 175 lb (79 kg) Dec 16,
2016 
Scout:75px   Rivals:75px   ESPN:75px
Jordon Scott
DT
[[Largo, Florida]] Pinellas Park HS 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) 345 lb (156 kg) Dec 25,
2016 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN:3/5 stars
Darrian Felix
RB/CB
[[Fort Myers, Florida]] Fort Myers HS 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) 194 lb (88 kg) Jan 8,
2017 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN:3/5 stars
Braxton Burmeister
QB
[[La Jolla, California]] La Jolla Country Day School 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) 211 lb (96 kg) Jan 13,
2017 
Scout:75px   Rivals:75px   ESPN:3/5 stars
Isaac Slade-Matautia
LB
[[Honolulu, Hawaii]] Saint Louis School 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) 206 lb (93 kg) Jan 21,
2017 
Scout:75px   Rivals:75px   ESPN:75px
Austin Faoliu
DT
[[Santa Ana, California]] Mater Dei HS 6 ft 3 in (191 cm) 285 lb (129 kg) Jan 21,
2017 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN:3/5 stars
Cyrus Habibi-Likio
RB
[[Mountain View, California]] St. Francis HS 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) 200 lb (91 kg) Jan 26,
2017 
Scout:75px   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN:3/5 stars
Bruce Judson
QB
[[Cocoa, Florida]] Cocoa HS 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) 202 lb (92 kg) Jan 27,
2017 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:75px   ESPN:75px
Demetri Burch
WR
[[Apopka, Florida]] Apopka HS 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) 182 lb (83 kg) Jan 28,
2017 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN:3/5 stars
Daewood Davis
WR
[[Deerfield Beach, Florida]] Deerfield Beach HS 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) 175 lb (79 kg) Jan 29,
2017 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN:3/5 stars
George Moore
OT
[[Antioch, California]] College of San Mateo 6 ft 7 in (201 cm) 308 lb (140 kg) Jan 31,
2017 
Scout:75px   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN:3/5 stars
Cody Shear
OG
[[Eugene, Oregon]] Sheldon HS 6 ft 4 in (193 cm) 285 lb (129 kg) Feb 1,
2017 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN:3/5 stars
Billy Gibson
S
[[Miami, Florida]] Southridge HS 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) 185 lb (84 kg) Feb 1,
2017 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN:3/5 stars
Deommodore Lenoir
CB
[[Los Angeles, California]] Salesian HS 6 ft 0 in (183 cm) 175 lb (79 kg) Feb 1,
2017 
Scout:75px   Rivals:75px   ESPN:75px
Overall recruiting rankings:
Note: In many cases, Scout and Rivals may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
In these cases, an average of the two was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.
Sources:


PersonnelEdit

2017 Oregon Ducks football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 5 Griffin, TajTaj Griffin Jr
WR 6 Nelson, CharlesCharles Nelson Sr
QB 10 Herbert, JustinJustin Herbert So
QB 11 Burmeister, BraxtonBraxton Burmeister Fr
QB 12 Alie, TaylorTaylor Alie 10px Sr
WR 13 Mitchell, DillonDillon Mitchell So
ATH 14 Burch, DemetriDemetri Burch Fr
QB 17 Irwin, MikeMike Irwin Fr
RB 20 Brooks-James, TonyTony Brooks-James 10px Jr
RB 21 Freeman, RoyceRoyce Freeman Sr
RB 22 Felix, DarrianDarrian Felix Fr
WR 23 Lovette, MalikMalik Lovette 10px So
RB 25 Verdell, CJCJ Verdell Fr
WR 26 Buckner, KyleKyle Buckner 10px So
TE 27 Breeland, JacobJacob Breeland 10px So
WR 28 Maday, ChayceChayce Maday 10px Jr
RB 29 Benoit, KaniKani Benoit 10px Sr
WR 30 Redd, JaylonJaylon Redd Fr
RB 33 Habibi-Likio, CyrusCyrus Habibi-Likio Fr
TE 37 Faulhaber, IvanIvan Faulhaber 10px Sr
TE 40 Stinson, TaylorTaylor Stinson 10px Jr
TE 44 Mariota, MattMatt Mariota 10px So
OL 52 Shear, CodyCody Shear Fr
OL 54 Throckmorton, CalvinCalvin Throckmorton 10px So
OL 55 Hanson, JakeJake Hanson 10px So
OL 57 Brenner, DougDoug Brenner 10px Sr
OL 60 Bathke, LoganLogan Bathke 10px Fr
OL 64 Landgraf, CharlieCharlie Landgraf 10px So
OL 66 Aiello, BradyBrady Aiello 10px So
OL 68 Lemieux, ShaneShane Lemieux 10px So
OL 71 Capra, JacobJacob Capra 10px Fr
OL 72 Poutasi, SamuelSamuel Poutasi 10px Fr
OL 73 Crosby, TyrellTyrell Crosby Sr
OL 76 Pisarcik, JakeJake Pisarcik 10px Sr
OL 77 Moore, GeorgeGeorge Moore So
OL 78 Forsyth, AlexAlex Forsyth Fr
OL 79 Voeller, EvanEvan Voeller 10px Sr
WR 80 Johnson III, JohnnyJohnny Johnson III Fr
WR 81 Davis, DaewoodDaewood Davis Fr
WR 82 Eugenio, CaseyCasey Eugenio 10px Jr
WR 83 Ofodile, AlexAlex Ofodile 10px So
TE 84 McCormick, CameronCameron McCormick 10px Fr
WR 85 Cobb, AlfonsoAlfonso Cobb 10px Fr
WR 86 Schooler, BrendenBrenden Schooler So
TE 87 Bay, RyanRyan Bay 10px So
TE 88 Brennan, DrakeDrake Brennan 10px So
WR 89 McNeal, DarrianDarrian McNeal Fr
QB - Judson, BruceBruce Judson Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 1 Springs, ArrionArrion Springs Sr
CB, S 2 Robinson, TyreeTyree Robinson 10px Sr
OLB 3 Moi, JonahJonah Moi 10px Sr
CB 4 Graham Jr., ThomasThomas Graham Jr. Fr
DL 5 Pagano, ScottScott Pagano 10px Sr
CB 7 Amadi, UgochukwuUgochukwu Amadi Jr
CB 10 Griffin, TyTy Griffin 10px Sr
LB 11 Hollins, JustinJustin Hollins 10px Jr
LB 12 Niu, SampsonSampson Niu Fr
CB 15 Lenoir, DeommodoreDeommodore Lenoir Fr
S 16 Pickett, NickNick Pickett Fr
S 17 Williams, JuwaanJuwaan Williams 10px Sr
LB 18 Swain, JimmieJimmie Swain Sr
LB 19 Leiato II, FotuFotu Leiato II Jr
S 21 McGraw, MattrellMattrell McGraw 10px Jr
CB 22 Stewart, JihreeJihree Stewart 10px So
LB 24 Simms, KeithKeith Simms So
S 25 Breeze, BradyBrady Breeze 10px Fr
S 26 Oliver, KahlilKahlil Oliver 10px Jr
S 28 Gibson, BillyBilly Gibson Fr
S 29 Peleti-Gore, PouPou Peleti-Gore 10px Jr
CB 31 Killpatrick, SeanSean Killpatrick 10px So
LB 32 Winston Jr., La'MarLa'Mar Winston Jr. So
DL 34 Scott, JordonJordon Scott Fr
LB 35 Dye, TroyTroy Dye So
CB 37 Myers, DexterDexter Myers 10px Fr
LB 39 Apelu, KaulanaKaulana Apelu Jr
LB 43 Slade-Matautia, IsaacIsaac Slade-Matautia Fr
DL 45 Cumberlander, GusGus Cumberlander 10px So
DL 48 Kampmoyer, HunterHunter Kampmoyer 10px Fr
DL 50 Aumavae, PopoPopo Aumavae Fr
DL 51 Baker, GaryGary Baker 10px So
LB 53 Rugraff, BlakeBlake Rugraff 10px So
LB 55 Hotchkins, A.J.A.J. Hotchkins Sr
DE 56 Young, BrysonBryson Young So
DL 90 Carlberg, DraytonDrayton Carlberg 10px So
DL 91 George, ElijahElijah George 10px Sr
DL 92 Mondeaux, HenryHenry Mondeaux Sr
DL 94 Young, MalikMalik Young 10px Sr
DL 97 Jelks, JalenJalen Jelks 10px Jr
DL 98 Kurahara, JordanJordan Kurahara 10px Jr
DT 99 Faoliu, AustinAustin Faoliu Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 38 Hallman, AlecAlec Hallman Fr
PK 40 Emerson, ZachZach Emerson 10px Fr
K 41 Schneider, AidanAidan Schneider Sr
P 42 Maimone, BlakeBlake Maimone 10px So
LS 58 Carew, TannerTanner Carew Sr
LS 66 Melendez, DevinDevin Melendez Sr
K 96 Stack, AdamAdam Stack Fr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Offense

  • Marcus Arroyo – Co-Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks & Tight Ends
  • Mario Cristobal – Co-Offensive Coordinator / Run Game Coordinator / Offensive Line
  • Michael Johnson – Wide Receivers
  • Donte Pimpleton – Running Backs
  • Irele Oderinde – Strength and Conditioning

Defense

  • Charles Clark - Cornerbacks
  • Keith Heyward – Safeties
  • Jim Leavitt – Defensive Coordinator / Inside Linebackers
  • Joe Salave'a – Associate Head Coach / Defensive Line
  • Raymond Woodie – Special Teams Coordinator / Outside Linebackers

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster

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ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 25:15 p.m.Southern Utah*P12NW 77–2152,204
September 91:30 p.m.Nebraska*
  • Autzen Stadium
  • Eugene, OR
FOXW 42–3558,389
September 164:00 p.m.at Wyoming*CBSSNW 49–1329,139
September 237:00 p.m.at Arizona StateNo. 24P12NL 35–3750,110
September 307:30 p.m.California
  • Autzen Stadium
  • Eugene, OR
FS1W 45–2455,707
October 75:00 p.m.No. 11 Washington State
  • Autzen Stadium
  • Eugene, OR
FOXL 10–3356,653
October 148:00 p.m.at No. 23 StanfordFS1L 7–4948,559
October 211:00 p.m.at UCLAP12NL 14–3155,711
October 282:45 p.m.Utahdagger
  • Autzen Stadium
  • Eugene, OR
P12NW 41–2056,154
November 47:00 p.m.at No. 12 WashingtonFS1L 3–3870,572
November 184:00 p.m.Arizona
  • Autzen Stadium
  • Eugene, OR
P12NW 48–2851,799
November 254:00 p.m.Oregon State
ESPN2W 69–1057,475
December 1612:30 p.m.vs. No. 25 Boise State*ABCL 28–3836,432
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Pacific time
Source: [4]

PersonnelEdit

Name Position Years at Current

Position at Oregon

Alma Mater
Willie Taggart Head Coach 0 Western Kentucky (1998)
Mario Cristobal Head Coach (Bowl Game), Co-Offensive Coordinator,

Offensive Line Coach

0 Miami (1992)
Marcus Arroyo Co-Offensive Coordinator,

Quarterbacks Coach

0 San Jose State (2002)
Jim Leavitt Defensive Coordinator,

Linebackers Coach

0 Missouri (1977)
Donte Pimpleton Running Backs Coach 0 Western Kentucky (2002)
Charles Clark Cornerbacks Coach 0 Ole Miss (2007)
Keith Heyward Safeties Coach 0 Oregon State (2000)
Joe Salave'a Defensive Line Coach 0 Arizona (1997)
Raymond Woodie Special Teams Coordinator 0 Bethune-Cookman (1995)
Irele Oderinde Head Strength Coach 0 Western Kentucky (2003)

RankingsEdit

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll

 

AP RV RV RV 24 RV RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR

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Coaches RV RV RV 24 RV RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR

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CFP Not released NR NR NR NR NR NR

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Game summariesEdit

Southern UtahEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Southern Utah 7 14 0 0 21
• Oregon 21 21 21 14 77

NebraskaEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Nebraska 7 7 14 7 35
• Oregon 21 21 0 0 42

WyomingEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
• Oregon 14 28 0 7 49
Wyoming 10 0 3 0 13

Arizona StateEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Oregon 7 7 14 7 35
• Arizona St 17 0 14 6 37

CaliforniaEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
California 0 7 7 10 24
• Oregon 17 0 7 21 45

Washington StateEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
• Washington St 7 6 10 10 33
Oregon 10 0 0 10 20

StanfordEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Oregon 7 0 0 0 7
• Stanford 21 7 7 14 49

UCLAEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Oregon 0 14 0 0 14
• UCLA 14 0 10 7 31

UtahEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Utah 0 6 7 7 20
• Oregon 7 10 10 14 41

WashingtonEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Oregon 3 0 0 0 3
• Washington 0 17 21 0 38

ArizonaEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Arizona 7 14 7 0 28
• Oregon 14 14 7 13 48

Oregon StateEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Oregon St 7 0 3 0 10
• Oregon 17 35 10 7 69

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Las Vegas BowlEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Oregon 0 14 0 14 28
• Boise St 14 10 7 7 38

ReferencesEdit

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