Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2011’

  • Remembering Four Great ’80s Ducks

    As the Ducks transition this week from a victory over Washington State to prepping for Washington, I’ve found myself thinking back to two pairs of star players from Rich Brook’s 1980s squads, each part of upset victories over these Northwest rivals. Many Duck fans remember …

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  • Not exactly ‘Autzen-worthy’

    The game is nearing the end of the opening quarter Saturday when my old friend I.C. Green begins whispering to me. A whisper. In Autzen Stadium. Oregon is leading Washington State 8-0 thanks to a blocked punt returned for a touchdown by Boseko Lokombo — …

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  • Keys to the game: Washington State at Oregon

    One day, Oregon will lose again in Autzen Stadium. But it won’t happen tomorrow. The strength of the Washington State team is their passing attack. Marshall Lobbestael throws the ball capably and he has three good wide receivers in sophomore Marquess Wilson, the highlight film …

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  • With a great recruiting visit, Randy Uzoma could be the Fishduck catch of the day

    Within every football weekend coaches fight two battles. One is the opponent across the sidelines, and the other is the battle for the future.Two weeks ago the Ducks brought in a stellar group of prospects, and from that group a couple of program changers, Ellis McCarthy …

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  • FishWrap Friday Game 8 Preview: Oregon vs. WSU

    Washington State, the real surprise of the PAC 12 this season, looks to knock off Oregon in Autzen and spoil the Ducks’ homecoming game. While unlikely, the Cougars hold more of a shot this year than you would think. Check out this week’s video breaking …

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  • Decade Anniversary: Record Night in Pullman, as Ducks knock off unbeaten Cougars

    On this very night ten years ago, the Oregon Ducks traveled to Pullman, Washington to take on the #14 Washington State Cougars on a rainy night.  Martin Stadium was packed, marking the first time an opponent other than Washington drew a full house since Washington …

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  • The night the lights went out at Autzen: Tedford’s 2003 return to Eugene

    From 1998 – 2001 the University of Oregon Ducks football team reached heights never before thought possible.  Unbelievable games, great offenses, bowl victories, high rankings, conference titles, and Heisman contenders.  Leading the helm for the potent Oregon offenses during that time, molding players into the …

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  • Cliff Harris’ Oregon career at the crossroads, and this time we hope he lets someone else drive

    Until June 16th of this year, Duck fans counted on Cliff Harris to be one of the strengths of Oregon’s drive for another successful season. Even then, everybody hoped Cliffy would go back to being Cliffy, the dynamic, wonderfully gifted athlete with the flair for the …

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    Fish Report: Why is Chip Introducing More?

      If there was ever a game to close the playbook and run our basic stuff—this was it. The Buffs are rebuilding and decimated by injuries, thus we could have just run our most rudimentary plays and won easily. Yet Chip pulled new plays out …

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  • Why We Say ‘Neu-Weasel’

     Rick Neuheisel may not ever coach a game against the Ducks again.  You might recognize his Bruins from any number of recent uninspiring performances such as last Thursday, where they were blasted on ESPN by a newly Stoops-less Arizona team 48-12. It was the first …

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