The Oregon football program is rising in value, according to Forbes. Want to be the Duck fan at the tailgate with all the Oregon knowledge? Here are the numbers you need to know about No. 20 Oregon.
Money, money, money: Forbes released its list of 'Most Valuable College Football Programs', and Oregon ranks 12th. The Ducks make $92 million in revenue and $54 million in profit. Notable Oregon football transaction include; Mark Helfrich's $5 million severance pay in 2016 and UO's Nike deal of $88 million in cash and gear over 11 years.
Oregon is the highest team from the Pac-12 conference, while Texas A&M takes the top spot. The list is created on the basis of average annual revenue, rounded to the nearest million, and is the first Forbes list since 2015 to rank the nations top college football programs. In 2015, Oregon was ranked 14th.
9 years of dominance: Oregon’s 39 games with 50-plus points since 2009 are the most by any FBS program in that span. The Ducks are also 79-0 all-time when scoring 50+ points.
San Jose State Family? Four Oregon coaches have also coached at San Jose State; Marcus Arroyo (2006-08), Jim Mastro (1996), Joe Salave’a (2008-09) and Donte Williams (2013-15). Also, Arroyo played quarterback there from 1998-2002.
Blur offense: In the first two games, 10 of Oregon’s 16 touchdown drives have lasted two minutes or less... Don't blink!
The Herbert Advantage: Oregon is averaging 43.4 points per game in quarterback Justin Herbert’s 17 career starts.
Sharing is caring: 12 different Ducks have scored a touchdown through two games, the most in the nation.
Seeing Redd: Sophomore wide receiver Jaylon Redd is tied for the Pac-12 lead with three touchdown receptions. Redd has scored a touchdown in four straight games dating back to Oregon State game in 2017.
Career-Highs vs. Portland State: Defensive lineman Austin Faoliu set a career-high for the second straight week with seven tackles. Starting running back Tony Brooks-James carried the ball a career-high 21 times for 107 yards and scored two touchdowns. Running back CJ Verdell surpassed 100 rushing yards for the first time in his career with 106 yards on 11 carries with one touchdown.
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