Morning After Hangover: Oregon Still Giving Us Things To Celebrate

Raise your hand if you are tired of the Ohio State celebratory articles. I know I am. FishDuck.com writer Caleb Couturie provided us what I believe is the best overall assessment of the game with some good, some bad, and some other stuff from last night. It hurts. It hurts a lot, but even a loss has a silver lining. Oregon players, coaches, and fans showed that even in a loss, we are still more than just a bunch of kids playing football.

Matt Prehm from 247sports.com wrote a fantastic piece on Derrick Malone on gathering the younger Ducks and making sure they manned up and congratulated the victors. From Prehm’s piece:

“You have to be a man when you win,” Malone said after the game of his actions. “And you have to be a man when you are defeated.”

Puddles the Duck gave his opinion on the game, and it went viral –

Sam Laird over at Mashable awards Puddles the Internets award for social media dominance last night:

Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich tweeted this out post-game:

Assistant AD Andy McNamara reminds us what we have to be thankful for:

And to cap it off, hard not to smile when you know the reigning Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks have your back:

Win or lose, we are #DuckNation, and September 5th isn’t that far away.

Go Ducks!

Top Image by Craig Strobeck

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