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  • 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 the 3rd anniversary of Oregon …

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  • 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, FL/Rivals#2-RatedS). A ballhawk with punishing …

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    Chip Kelly Reveals the “Double-Stack” Play to USC

    It is exciting to see new plays unfolding in the Oregon Spread Offense, wasn’t it surprising to see Chip unveil a play and formation not used for a year in the week before we play USC?  The play variations off the “Double-Stack” Formation was highly …

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  • 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 the SEC with one less …

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  • 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 week shouldn’t worry Duck fans …

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  • 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 come down to the South …

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  • 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 scores and 103 rushing yards …

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  • 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 the number two spot. As …

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  • 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 Kiffin.  He’s the guy who …

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  • 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 on the couch, we welcome …

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