Author: Coach Morris

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Ducks DC: Rocky Long … An Impossible Dream?

A couple of weeks ago I wrote an article advocating for the hiring of Osia Lewis as the next Oregon defensive coordinator. Last night, I was dreaming – while awake – and had a “What if … ?” moment. Even in the...

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Coaches Comments: GOC Suggests a Coaching Change

The Grizzled Ol’ Coach, Mike Morris (a frequent contributor to FishDuck.com), has educated Oregon fans and me enormously with his wisdom and brutal honesty. He is suggesting a major change for the Ducks, but do remember that we have many guest coaches...

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Coach’s Comments After Nebraska: “What a Mess … “

In keeping with our announcement of shifting the site toward more total analysis (including the bad plays to learn from), I offer a brutal assessment of the Oregon football team from Mike Morris (the Grizzled Ol’ Coach).  Charles Fischer  What I saw:...

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I Fell in Love With a Defensive System

 [A confessional from an old, retired coach. But first a warning to potential readers:  There may be nothing in this article about Oregon Duck football. This article is about a SPECIFIC 4-3 defensive system, and the Ducks will be using...

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MARK HELFRICH IS A STUD

The title of this article was taken from the subject of a sentence. Yesterday [2-3], at the Oregon Club Recruiting Luncheon, Mark Helfrich, while eloquently praising and thanking many, uttered the simple 5-word sentence, “Don Pellum is a stud.”  The...

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The Search (For an Offensive Coach) Continues

So why hasn’t Mark Helfrich already named Matt Lubick the offensive coordinator?  Why is Helfrich making Lubick essentially “audition” for the job?  BECAUSE HE CAN. I’ve always admired patience.  Decisions are more often made correctly if all the necessary information...