Author: Dave Melo

Oregon Defensive Anchor, 2002 Fiesta Bowl Champ 0

Oregon Defensive Anchor, 2002 Fiesta Bowl Champ

The early 2000’s were a huge turning point for Oregon Football.  The 2001 season including an impressive blowout against Colorado in the Fiesta Bowl, and an 11-1 run that showcased a memorable Oregon team.  Best remembered for its offense (the...

Tribute to Outstanding Former Duck/Native Oregonian Linebacker 3

Tribute to Outstanding Former Duck/Native Oregonian Linebacker

Oregon has seen many renowned linebackers.  Particularly in the past 20 years, many greats behind the D-line have led the team in tackles and stood out among defenders; anywhere from the “Gang Green era” to the Harrington era, all the...

Tales from Akili Smith Era: Best Kept Secret & Biggest Key to Smith’s Success 1

Tales from Akili Smith Era: Best Kept Secret & Biggest Key to Smith’s Success

The Akili Smith Era was a special time at Oregon.  Many fans remember Smith for his arm as well as amazing ability to scramble.  Aside from Smith were also great rushers such as Reuben Droughns, Saladin McCullough who rumbled past...

Pro Day: From a Fan’s Point of View 0

Pro Day: From a Fan’s Point of View

For the final time, a collection of outgoing Oregon players got to show their talents at the Moshofsky Center in Eugene on Thursday.  Each player has worked hard to improve his talents in the facility in their tenure at Oregon...