Oregon Ducks Football Notes

NUMBERS TO KNOW

4

Oregon forced four fumbles in Saturday’s
win, recovering three in a regular-season
game for the first time since Sept. 28, 2013.

14

Freshman linebacker Justin Flowe racked
up 14 tackles vs. Fresno State, the most
by a UO freshman since Troy Dye in 2016.

24

The Ducks played 24 total freshmen
in the 2021 season opener, including 10
members of the 2021 signing class.

29

Johnny Johnson III and Jaylon Redd have
combined for 29 career TD catches, the
second-most of any active Power 5 duo.

4,501

CJ Verdell and Travis Dye have the most
combined career rushing yards of any
active FBS running back duo with 4,501.

FRESH FACES
Oregon played 10 members of its highly-touted 2021 recruiting class in the season opener – the most true freshmen to play in the first game of the season since 2014 when the Ducks also played 10 first-year players.

True Freshmen to Play in Season Opener

Jeffrey Bassa – S
Byron Cardwell – RB
Terrance Ferguson – TE
Troy Franklin – WR
Moliki Matavao – TE

Seven McGee – RB
Jabril McNeill – OLB
Jackson Powers-Johnson – OL
Dont’e Thornton – WR
Terrell Tilmon – OLB

THE ULTIMATE GOAL
Oregon currently has 13 student-athletes on its roster who have received their undergraduate degrees, while one more will join the group of graduated Ducks at the end of the summer session of classes.

Malaesala Aumavae-Laulu – OL
Anthony Brown – QB
Alex Forsyth – OL
Jordan Happle – S
Nate Heaukulani – ILB
DJ Johnson – TE
Dru Mathis – ILB

Cam McCormick – TE
Verone McKinley III – S
George Moore – OL
Jack Vecchi – WR
CJ Verdell – RB
Ryan Walk – OL

SUPER SENIORS
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, seven Oregon players were able to take advantage of their extra year of eligibility to return in 2021. Four of the players are on the offensive side of the ball while three are on defense, with that group combining for 111 starts throughout their careers.

Anthony Brown – QB
Jordan Happle – S
Nate Heaukulani – ILB
Johnny Johnson III – WR

Dru Mathis – ILB
George Moore – OL
Jaylon Redd – WR

CAREER RUSHING YARDS

Name Years Yards

  1. Royce Freeman 2014-17 5,621
  2. LaMichael James 2009-11 5,082
  3. Kenjon Barner 2009-12 3,623
  4. Derek Loville 1986-89 3,296
  5. Jonathan Stewart 2005-07 2,891
  6. Terrence Whitehead 2002-05 2,832
  7. Sean Burwell 1990-93 2,758
  8. CJ Verdell 2018-pr. 2,597
  9. Ricky Whittle 1992-95 2,545
  10. Jeremiah Johnson 2005-08 2,336

CAREER 100-YARD GAMES

Name Years Total

  1. Royce Freeman 2014-17 31
  2. LaMichael James 2009-11 26
  3. Kenjon Barner 2009-12 14
    Jonathan Stewart 2005-07 14
  4. Saladin McCullough 1996-97 11
    Sean Burwell 1990-93 11
    Derek Loville 196-89 11
  5. CJ Verdell 2018-pr. 10
    Terrence Whitehead 2002-05 10
    Onterrio Smith 2001-02 10
    Rueben Droughns 1998-99 10
    Bobby Moore 1969-71 10

100-RECEPTION CLUB

Name Years Rec.

  1. Jeff Maehl 2007-10 178
    Samie Parker 2000-03 178
  2. Jaison Williams 2005-08 174
  3. Keenan Howry 1999-02 173
  4. Demetrius Williams 2002-05 162
    Cristin McLemore 1992-95 162
  5. Tony Hartley 1996-99 160
  6. Bralon Addison 2012-15 146
  7. Josh Huff 2010-13 144
  8. Terrence Whitehead 2002-05 134
  9. Bobby Moore 1969-71 131
  10. Bob Newland 1968-70 125
  11. Charles Nelson 2014-17 124
    Ed Dickson 2006-09 124
  12. Terry Obee 1986-89 122
  13. Greg Bauer 1974-76 120
  14. Jaylon Redd 2017-pr. 119
    Dillon Mitchell 2016-18 119
  15. Johnny Johnson III 2017-pr. 117
    Lew Barnes 1983-85 117
    Greg Specht 1970-72 117
  16. De’Anthony Thomas 2011-13 113
    Damon Griffin 1994-98 113
  17. Darren Carrington II 2014-16 112
    Pat Johnson 1994-97 110
  18. Sean Burwell 1990-93 109
  19. Lavasier Tuinei 2009-11 108
  20. Josh Wilcox 1993-96 103
    Steve Bunker 1964-66 103
  21. Monte Brethauer 1950-52 101
  22. Leland Glass 1969-71 10

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