Monthly Archive: July 2012

FishDuck Weekly Video Log – Episode 51 0

FishDuck Weekly Video Log – Episode 51

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...

Putting USC recruiting prowess in perspective 15

Putting USC recruiting prowess in perspective

Plenty of wringing of hands by Oregon football fans this week and last and the one before that, ad nauseam, about what is shaping up to be a top five recruiting class for USC in 2013, and the loss of...

Notes from around college football nation: Penn State kicked out of Big-10 and Oregon upgrades 6

Notes from around college football nation: Penn State kicked out of Big-10 and Oregon upgrades

We are so much closer to kick-off and the clock currently stands at 41 days and counting, this season bringing much needed relief to college football fans. Farmers in this summer drought are hoping it rains soon, while fans hope...

A Few Things More Important Than Being Funny… 0

A Few Things More Important Than Being Funny…

I was laying in bed late Thursday night, pondering my weekly offering for the good readers of FishDuck.  I usually fall asleep to a news/talk radio station.  Suddenly, they broke into normal talk radio with breaking news that a heavily...

FLYOVER COUNTRY—Remembering the Evil Empire 7

FLYOVER COUNTRY—Remembering the Evil Empire

With USC fans gloating uncontrollably over the star magnitude of their 2012 recruiting class, I found myself dragged to the past for a moment. I could almost hear the Soviet leader during the Cuban Missile Crisis, Nikita Kruschev, screaming into...

Great wins in Autzen History: 2009 Cal vs. Oregon – Ducks turn a corner on a national stage 0

Great wins in Autzen History: 2009 Cal vs. Oregon – Ducks turn a corner on a national stage

In 2009, the Ducks were out to avenge the loss in the season opener to Boise State and the backlash that emerged from the postgame extra-curricular activities caught on national TV. The team may not have started the season the...

The Coach’s Corner: Inside The Mind Of An Offensive Coordinator 0

The Coach’s Corner: Inside The Mind Of An Offensive Coordinator

A note from FishDuck.com: Today we have a unique treat, this article from a highly successful coach gives an inside perspective football fans don’t often get to see, the direct insight of football concepts from a coach in the know....

The Pressure Of Expecting To Be Better Than The Best 2

The Pressure Of Expecting To Be Better Than The Best

How exactly does somebody go about being better than the best to have ever played for a team? What if that person is the successor stepping into a starter’s role for the first time immediately replacing a legend who happens...

FishDuck One-On-One: Oregon WR Damon Griffin (1994-98) 1

FishDuck One-On-One: Oregon WR Damon Griffin (1994-98)

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 Damon Griffin, legendary Oregon Ducks wide receiver who...

Recruiting Update: Running Backs You Say? 2

Recruiting Update: Running Backs You Say?

Football Recruiting News Indicators of prep interest in Oregon continues to trickle out after the conclusion of Nike’s “The Opening.” Recently named Rivals’ Top 2013 running back Derrick Green (5-Star/Richmond, VA/Rival’s100) was on-hand in Beaverton to “get a feel for...

The Full Court Press: Summer Preparations and Changes For Duck Basketball 1

The Full Court Press: Summer Preparations and Changes For Duck Basketball

I don’t know about you, but I am itching for the Ducks 2012-2013 basketball season, even though it won’t start until November. There is every reason to greatly anticipate the upcoming season, it’s an exciting time for Oregon’s basketball program....

Quarterback decision will have lasting imprint on Ducks program 6

Quarterback decision will have lasting imprint on Ducks program

Bryan Bennett wasn’t surprised at all. Marcus Mariota said he had been talking about it for months. When Darron Thomas announced his decision to forego his senior year and enter the NFL, however, it sent shockwaves of nervous excitement throughout...

Notes from around college football nation: Duke to the SEC and Apple Cup decides it all 2

Notes from around college football nation: Duke to the SEC and Apple Cup decides it all

College football season is already upon us and done for the year. At least it is to video game fans with the release of EA NCAA 2013. Now instead of reading stories about Notre Dame meaning something again or conference...