Local Lowdown 11-5: How Former Ducks & Beavs are doing in the Pros

Associated Press

Every week, we do a roundup of former Ducks, Beavers, and other area players in the NFL and NBA (and MLB come the spring!) and let you know how they are faring with their respective teams.  Be sure to check back every Monday and throughout the week to see how your favorite #ProDucks and #ProBeavs are doing!  Are we missing anyone?  Let us know in the comments below!

Latest Update: Nov. 6th


1.  Marcus Mariota (Oregon ’15) – Tennessee Titans, QB
Mariota led the Titans to a 28-14 road victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Monday Night Football.  Mariota went 21-for-29 passing for 240 yards and 2 touchdowns as well as big fourth-quarter rushing score.  His second-quarter dime down the middle was his most impressive throw of the night.


Mariota’s Titans (4-4) host Tom Brady and the Patriots (7-2) this Sunday in Nashville.

2.  Eric Dungey (Lakeridge HS ’15) – Syracuse Orange, QB, Senior
The Lake Oswego native is having a great senior season, when healthy.  In Week 10 Dungey led the No.19 Orange to a 41-24 road win at Wake Forest.  He carried the ball 24 times for 119 yards and a touchdown, and went 23-for-35 passing.  Syracuse is 7-2 and have jumped up to a No.13 ranking in the latest AP Top-25.

3.  Tyrell Williams (Western Oregon ’15; Cascade High School ’11) – Los Angeles Chargers, WR
Had 2 catches for 23 yards including a 12-yard touchdown from Philip Rivers in the Chargers 25-17 win over the Seahawks.


NFL – Week Nine

DeForest Buckner (Oregon ’16) – San Francisco 49ers, DE
Had two tackles, a sack and a tackle for loss in 49ers 34-3 win over the Oakland Raiders on Thursday Night Football.

Arik Armstead (Oregon ’15) – San Francisco 49ers, DE
Notched a pair of tackles in 49ers 34-3 win over the Oakland Raiders on Thursday Night Football.

Derek Anderson (Scappoose HS, Oregon State ’06) — Buffalo Bills, QB
Sat out Sunday’s 41-9 loss to the Chicago Bears with a concussion.

Brandin Cooks (Oregon State ’14) – Los Angeles Rams, WR
Had 6 catches on 8 targets for 114 yards and a touchdown in the Rams 45-35 loss to Cook’s old team, the New Orleans Saints, in LA’s first loss of the season.

Johnny Hekker (Oregon State ’12) – Los Angeles Rams, P
Had one one punt for 47 yards in the track meet in New Orleans, a 45-35 Saints win over the Rams.

Steven Nelson (Oregon State ’15) – Kansas City Chiefs, CB
Had 8 tackles – all solo – and a pass defended in Kansas City’s 37-21 win at the Cleveland Browns.  KC is 8-1 on the year, still the top-seed in the AFC.

Jordan Poyer (Astoria HS, Oregon State ’13) – Buffalo Bills, S
Had 4 tackles, 2 solo, in Buffalo’s 41-9 loss to the Chicago Bears.

Jacquizz Rodgers (Oregon State ’11) – Tampa Bay Buccaneers, RB
Had 4 touches for 10 yards in the Buccaneers 42-28 loss to the Carolina Panthers.

Kiko Alonso (Oregon ’13) – Miami Dolphins, LB
Collected seven total tackles with four solo and defended two passes in Miami’s 13-6 win over the New York Jets.

Patrick Chung (Oregon ’09) – New England Patriots, S
Had 5 total tackles in the Patriots 31-17 win on Sunday Night Football over Aaron Rodgers and the Packers.

LeGarrette Blount (Oregon ’10) – Detroit Lions, RB
Had 5 carries for 8 yards in the Lions 24-9 loss to the Minnesota Vikins.

Ed Dickson (Oregon ’10) – Seattle Seahawks, TE
Had one target and did not catch a pass in Seattle’s 25-17 home loss to the Los Angeles Chargers

Royce Freeman (Oregon ’18) – Denver Broncos, RB
Sat out for a second straight game with an ankle injury vs the Texans, a 19-17 Houston victory.

Victor Bolden (Oregon State ’17) — San Francisco 49ers, WR
Did not touch the ball in 49ers 34-3 win over the Raiders on Thursday Night Football.



Drew Eubanks (Oregon State ’18) – San Antonio Spurs, PF
Has played in two games for the Spurs (6-3), scoring 4 points in 6 total minutes of action.

Jordan Bell (Oregon ’17) – Golden State Warriors, PF
Played 6 minutes off the bench with a block and a rebound in the Warriors (9-1) 116-99 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves Nov. 3rd.

Dillon Brooks (Oregon ’17) – Memphis Grizzlies, SG
Played 29 minutes off the bench for the Grizzlies, scoring 17 points on 7-for-10 shooting in a 102-100 loss at the Phoenix Suns on Nov. 4th

Chris Boucher (Oregon ’17) – Toronto Raptors, PF
Has not played since scoring his first career points Oct. 29th in Milwaukee…has 6 points in 2 minutes of action this season.

Troy Brown, Jr. (Oregon ’18) – Washington Wizards, SF
Played 2 minutes off the bench and had one rebound in Wizards 108-95 win over the New York Knicks Nov. 4th.

Tyler Dorsey (Oregon ’17) – Atlanta Hawks, SG
Did not play in Atlanta’s 123-118 win over the Miami Heat on Nov. 3rd.  Is averaging 4.8 points a game and 10.4 minutes this year.

Damyean Dotson (Oregon ’12-’14, Houston ’15-’17) – New York Knicks, SG
Started and played 31 minutes scoring 11 points in the Knicks 108-95 loss to the Wizards Nov. 4th.

Kevin Love (Lake Oswego HS ’03-’07) – Cleveland Cavaliers, PF/C
The veteran is in his 11th NBA season, and 5th with the Cavs.  He’s only played in four games this year after undergoing successful surgery on his left foot back on Nov. 2nd, and is expected to miss 6-8 weeks.  Love was averaging 19 points and 13.5 points per game for the Cavs (1-9).


Terry Wilson (Oregon ’16 [Redshirt], Garden City CC ’17) – Kentucky Wildcats, QB, Soph.
The former Ducks quarterback went 23-for-29 for 226 yards and a touchdown, but the Wildcats lost a 34-17 decision to Georgia.  Kentucky is now 7-2 (5-2 SEC), and ranked No.12 in the latest AP Top-25.

Marcus McMaryion (Oregon State ’15-’16) — Fresno State Bulldogs, QB, Sr.
Passed for 274 yards, 2 Touchdowns and a pick in FSU’s 40-3 thumping of UNLV Nov. 3rd, and added 39 rushing yards.  McMaryion has 20 touchdowns to just 3 picks this season, has led Fresno State to an 8-1 record, 5-0 and first place in the West division of the Mountain West Conference, and a No. 16 ranking in the latest AP Top-25.  Their current 7-game win streak is their longest since 2013, and they have a big showdown this Friday night against Boise State (7:15pm, ESPN 2)

Are we missing any local names?  Comment below to let us know.



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