Monthly Archive: October 2012

Lane Kiffin Wants To Steal Your Candy and Haunt Your Children 4

Lane Kiffin Wants To Steal Your Candy and Haunt Your Children

If someone walking the streets of Eugene today appears to be in a festive mood, it can only be for one of two reasons: 1)   It’s Halloween, obviously.  But also, it could be… 2)   They are a Duck fan, celebrating today as...

Recruiting Update: Heralded Safety Visits & Ragin Plays Waiting Game 2

Recruiting Update: Heralded Safety Visits & Ragin Plays Waiting Game

Football Recruiting Visits/News Oregon has had its share of high-profile recruits visit over the course of the season. Saturday was no different as the Ducks played host to arguably the top prep safety in the nation, Leon McQuay III (5-Star/Seffner,...

The BCS: Jumped Again 1

The BCS: Jumped Again

Well, that was eventful weekend in college football. So much of what happened directly affects the Oregon Ducks and their quest for a national championship! Oregon State and USC both lost their games, changing the PAC-12 order. Florida lost, leaving...

Something To Look Forward To… 2

Something To Look Forward To…

38 carries, 644 yards, and 10 touchdowns. Enough said. Oregon’s latest highly touted recruit, Thomas Tyner, put up those numbers in ONE high school game last September. Even ESPN caught wind of this story. His overnight change of heart last...

SEC “Footbaw” Doesn’t Add Up 24

SEC “Footbaw” Doesn’t Add Up

Over in EssEeeSee country, the “company line” is that the Pac-12, chock-full of spread-offenses and speed-based defenses, is full of sissies. Yeah, I said it, sissies. The Pac-12 “powers” can beat each other with “finesse” and “systems,” but when they...

Ducks Break Out The Rain Gear, Drown Colorado 70-14. 3

Ducks Break Out The Rain Gear, Drown Colorado 70-14.

Propelled by 425 yards on the ground, No. 2 Oregon laid a rain-soaked hammer on hapless Colorado, 70-14, to move to 8-0. Quarterbacks Marcus Mariota and Bryan Bennett combined for six touchdowns, while running back Kenjon Barner finished with two...

Notes from the college football nation: Dominoes are falling and BCS shake up 17

Notes from the college football nation: Dominoes are falling and BCS shake up

  The dominoes are falling. As this week played out, we are trimming the list of national title contenders to just a handful. The Gators got bumped thanks to turnovers, while Notre Dame and Kansas State made their case for...

I Come Not to Bury Lane Kiffin, But to Praise Him 4

I Come Not to Bury Lane Kiffin, But to Praise Him

NCAA Rule Number 1-4e states:   Numbers shall not be changed during the game to deceive opponents [S27]. PENALTY—Live-ball foul. 15 yards from the previous spot [S27]. Flagrant offenders shall be disqualified [S47]. We’ve all known a guy like Lane...

Game 8 Preview: Oregon vs. Colorado 2

Game 8 Preview: Oregon vs. Colorado

Can we just skip this, and fast forward to next week? The big showdown with USC looms just seven days away, but unfortunately, the schedule must be played out. So, with a cold beer in hand and feet planted up...

3 & Out: Modern Day Buffs Overmatched in Autzen 1

3 & Out: Modern Day Buffs Overmatched in Autzen

“3 & Out” is an informal, marginally educated, and consistently biased weekly look at the state of the Oregon Ducks Football team and season prospects in a short and simple format. This weeks’ take: The Colorado Buffaloes Causes for Concern?:...

Opponent Analysis: Ducks Prepare For “Pro” Heavy Stretch With Colorado 3

Opponent Analysis: Ducks Prepare For “Pro” Heavy Stretch With Colorado

As luck has it, Oregon faced all of its spread opponents in the early part of the season, and will face all of its pro-style opponents in the second half of the season. Colorado is a perfect primer for the...

New RB’s could change Oregon’s future 3

New RB’s could change Oregon’s future

As the season heads for the home stretch, college coaches are doing a lot more than just creating game plans. National Signing Day is starting to come into view, meaning recruiting efforts around the nation are kicking into high gear....

What’s Up With DAT? 15

What’s Up With DAT?

DeAnthony Thomas has been described as electric, scintillating, sick, and most importantly…the Black Mamba. However, I would now call him The Magician, as lately he has just disappeared. I’m not going to bore you with the numbers; we know what...