Monthly Archive: July 2012

Where are they now? Through passion and persistence, Brooks earns a new start in Sacramento 2

Where are they now? Through passion and persistence, Brooks earns a new start in Sacramento

Rěnnài. This is a Chinese word for patience. It is a word that former Duck point guard Aaron Brooks has had to learn. With the NBA players on strike for much of the 2011-2012 season, he chose to continue playing...

Notes from around college football nation: Penn State Hammered and LSU is after kids now 0

Notes from around college football nation: Penn State Hammered and LSU is after kids now

The hammer has been dropped on Penn State and now we get to see how long it takes for the program to fall apart and get put back together again. Penn State needs to talk to SMU and ask for...

After years of criticism, it’s time to give Aliotti his due 11

After years of criticism, it’s time to give Aliotti his due

Go on, admit it…you’ve done it. Under your breath. Screaming at the TV. Inside Autzen stadium. At one point or another, every Duck fan has yelled at Nick Aliotti. If you’re like me, you’ve done it a lot. And, if...

Psst, Sark, I can help with 7th graders 2

Psst, Sark, I can help with 7th graders

Dear Sark, I got a big-time kick out of reading about your recruitment this week of 7th-grade quarterback Tate Martell of San Diego, and all the hubbub that it generated. Wow, what a total stud you got to commit to...

FishDuck Weekly Video Log – Episode 52 0

FishDuck Weekly Video Log – Episode 52

Every week Kurt Liedtke (better known as Keeerrrttt1), co-owner of FishDuck.com, creates video blogs (vlogs) to update all you fine folk on all things FishDuck, a free-form discussion of current events about Oregon Ducks sports and all that’s new with...

Medal Ceremonies for Pac-12 Football Teams 4

Medal Ceremonies for Pac-12 Football Teams

The Opening Ceremonies for the Games of the XXX Olympiad took place last night amid thunderous applause and international acclaim.  Thousands of athletes from around the world trooped through London’s Olympic Stadium, receiving the accolades of over 100,000 fans on hand for...

If Size Does Matter, The Oregon Ducks Have More Of It Than The SEC 10

If Size Does Matter, The Oregon Ducks Have More Of It Than The SEC

Not sure when exactly, but it must have started back sometime around 2006 or 2007…that’s when the nation began to take notice of the new wave spread offensive schemes being installed in Eugene, the flash and bravado turning many into...

Comparing Duck Legends Past and Present: Who Can Shake Up the Record Books? 0

Comparing Duck Legends Past and Present: Who Can Shake Up the Record Books?

The University of Oregon has played host to some truly great football players throughout its history. During the last century of Oregon football, from the time of Shy Huntington’s East-West Tournament teams (the precursor to the Rose Bowl) all the...

FishDuck One-On-One: Chris “Xile” Kautzy & Jared Sawyer + Ducks Music Video Exclusive!!! 0

FishDuck One-On-One: Chris “Xile” Kautzy & Jared Sawyer + Ducks Music Video Exclusive!!!

Each week FishDuck.com’s Kurt Liedtke (better known as Keeerrrttt1) speaks with current/former student athletes, other FishDuck contributors, and outside experts in a one-on-one conversation–the FishDuck.com One-On-One. This week Kurt is joined by two familiar Duck fans, Chris “Xile” Kautzy and...

Recruiting Update: Holy Bostwick Batman! 3

Recruiting Update: Holy Bostwick Batman!

Football Recruiting News/Visits Landing a marquee 2013 defensive line prospect gained new significance for Oregon with Eddie Vanderdoes‘ (4-Star/Placer, CA/Rivals100) decision to become a “Kiffin-lackey.” With that door closed, the Ducks may look cross-country to now address their needs in...

Even with a trip to the College World Series, she still has Moore to give 0

Even with a trip to the College World Series, she still has Moore to give

  Even though she won’t admit it, Jessica Moore is without question the ace of the Oregon Ducks softball pitching staff. However, when talking with Moore, she shows no hesitation to give credit and praise to her teammates first and...

How The Ducks’ Recent Football Losses Have Proven They Are Elite 8

How The Ducks’ Recent Football Losses Have Proven They Are Elite

On May 23rd, College GameDay’s Twitter feed sparked a Twittersphere mini-riot by asking the following: “#Oregon has to win a National Championship to be considered an ELITE college football program… AGREE or DISAGREE?“  The question itself was clearly meant to...