Author Archive for: ‘FishDuck’

  • Dion Jordan On PAT

    Dion Jordan Invited to NY for Upcoming NFL Draft

    NEW YORK – Former University of Oregon defensive end Dion Jordan is one of 23 NFL prospects invited to be in attendance for the NFL Draft April 25 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The first-team All-American and two-time first-team Pac-12 all-conference …

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  • Cole Irvin

    Freshman Cole Irvin named National Pitcher of the Week!

    EUGENE, Ore. – Freshman Cole Irvin has been named the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) National Pitcher of the Week the organization announced today. Irvin pitched Oregon’s first complete-game shutout of the season and only allowed two runners to advance past first base in …

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  • From Helfrich: “Why We Closed Practices”

    I am disappointed with coach Helfrich’s decision to close practices, but it is fair that I give his side of it a bit more than I did in my earlier article.  I wish to emphasize that while I made a joke of how we were …

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  • Chip And Team

    The Secret I Could Not Tell…Until Now

    “The media in this state HATES Chip Kelly.” I could not believe my ears as I was talking to a former television anchor sportscaster in Oregon.  He was in my office in the fall of 2011, and what he told me was depressing and astounding.  …

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  • Brenner

    Liz Brenner…..COME ON!

    I am already feeling my inadequacies as an old athlete when watching my beloved Ducks…and then Liz Brenner comes along.  Her kill shots in volleyball this last fall were legendary and could put a major hurt on the competitor, thus she was a big reason …

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  • Altman And Artis

    Is Altman fulfilling your Vision?

    There were so many times in past years when I yearned for good coaching on the Oregon basketball court.  I wanted to see a well run half-court offense, but also a team that would fast break after a opponent basket, or after yet another steal.  I wondered …

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    The Oregon Game Plans: Kelly or Helfrich?

    You knew this discussion had to begin: who WAS primarily responsible for the game plan and play calling on the field?  I thought it critical because I developed a checklist of what we needed Chip’s replacement to be skilled at, and the only item on …

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  • Retired? Join the FishDuck.com Team!

    We want you to put your expertise to work for four hours a week as a volunteer helping this site grow!  FishDuck is blessed to have the talents of FIVE retirement age volunteers, and we would love to have YOU contributing your wisdom and donating your …

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    Is Oregon Adding a Tight End Twist?

    We veterans of Oregon football are accustomed to the usual movements within the Inside and Outside Zone Read play and their blocking schemes.  Yet in the Fiesta Bowl we ran something unusual with our tight end…. a twist within our Zone Read plays?  How did …

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    Why Chip Kelly will Win Super Bowls at Philadelphia

    By Charles “FishDuck” Fischer The fans of Philadelphia have no idea what they are about to witness.  The greatest sports experience of their lives is about to unfold over the next four years, and they will be delighted with the winning, but confounded by the …

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