Month: October 2011

FishWrap Friday Game 7 Preview: Oregon @ Colorado

Yawn, the pro offense is so boring isn’t it?   [tubepress video=”PQ4mIfC6qyU” embeddedWidth=’534′ embeddedHeight=’314′ title=”false” length=”false”]   Predictions: Colorado didn’t have the horses to keep up with an ever-improving Oregon team before all the injuries, and now, they definitely don’t. Bryan Bennett, or Darron Thomas, LaMichael, or Kenjon it doesn’t […]

The future isn’t written: that’s why college football is so compelling

Every season has its rhythm and plot lines, its unexpected twists and turns, moments of glory and disbelief. There’s the seemingly overwhelming adversity and miracles of belief. There is triumph, pleasure and disappointment. Few seasons are perfect, but perfection is always an elusive possibility. The Ducks came damn close a […]

Justice? Ah, Burned

This week, one of the most egregious cases of pay-for-play extortion in the history of college football was ruled by the NCAA to be a non-issue. Despite sworn testimony indicating that the father of former Auburn quarterback Cam Newton sought some $180,000 in compensation from Misissippi State University, before his […]

FishWrap Friday Game 6 Preview: Oregon vs. ASU

New format here, sticking strictly to video analysis. Like it? Hate it? Leave a comment in the forums. Enjoy!   [tubepress video=”7lRk2J921d4″ embeddedWidth=’534′ embeddedHeight=’314′ title=”false” length=”false”]   Predictions: Oregon is going to be fighting an uphill battle from the beginning. A proven ASU defense, and efficient ASU offense against an […]

Tales from the stat sheet: a reason for Duck fans to be concerned about the ASU game

Turnovers are a can of football whup-ass. They are psychologically demoralizing and statistically devastating. Les Miles thinks it’s the most significant statistic to predict victory. The Mad Hatter’s football sanity is often questioned, but one thing remains certain: you can’t score without the ball, either by keeping it or taking […]