FishDuck’s Compendium of Knowledge About Arizona

Back to the 2014 conference schedule for our Oregon Ducks as they take on the Arizona Wildcats Thursday at 7:30 p.m. PDT. FishDuck.comyour travel and entertainment partner for more than 100 years, wants to welcome the Arizona fans to Autzen Stadium. We have nothing but the highest level of respect for Arizonans, and their ability to withstand hardship.

Oh knock it off! It's going to be 70 degrees at kickoff. Fricken' wimps!

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Oh, knock it off! It’s going to be 70 degrees at kickoff. Fricken’ wimps!

Arizona became a state February 14, 1912, in what was regarded as a Valentine’s Day present for Mexico.

A picture of the celebration of Mexico ridding itself of Arizona...or my ex-wife celebrating our divorce. I can't tell which.

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A photo of the celebration of Mexico ridding itself of Arizona … or my ex-wife celebrating our divorce. I can’t tell which.

Arizona is known as The Grand Canyon State, making it the only state in the Union that takes its identity from a hole.

Oregon State football gets it's image from a hole too but more on that in a few weeks.

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Oregon State football gets its image from a hole, too, but more on that in a few weeks.

The territory later to be known as Arizona was discovered by Spanish Franciscan friar Marcos de Niza. He entered the area in 1539 in search of the mythical Seven Cities of Gold. He didn’t find even one golden village, but he did make a valuable discovery.

Coppertone

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Coppertone is a good thing.

Recent history between the Ducks and Wildcats has been interesting, to say the least. Who can forget Bottlegate? Bottle-missiles hurled out of Bear Down Stadium’s stands, seriously injuring an Oregon cheerleader. Oh, the Wildcats said they were sorry, but…

I doubted their sincerity when I saw the new logo on their helmets

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… I doubted their sincerity when I saw the new logo on their helmets.

Oregon fans are really excited about this year’s game because of last year …

As everyone remembers, last year's game was cancelled due to a scheduling conflict with a Justin Beiber concert

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… As everyone remembers, it was cancelled due to a scheduling conflict with a Justin Bieber concert.

But when it’s all said and done, and the Ducks will have laid a fearsome number on Arizona, fans of the Wildcats will bellow their parting cry —

We don't care about football anyway!

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“We don’t care about football anyway!”

Go Ducks! Clobber the Kittens!

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