Author Archive for: ‘FishDuck’

  • Garrett Cleavinger

    Cleavinger and Irvin named to another Pre-Season AA Team!

    EUGENE, Ore. – Sophomores Garrett Cleavinger (above) and Cole Irvin have been named to Louisville Slugger’s Preseason All-America Third Team Collegiate Baseball Newspaper announced today. Cleavinger (Baldwin City, Kan./Lawrence HS) finished last season with a 9-0 record, two saves and a 1.24 ERA in 37 …

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  • Baseball At Second

    Ducks #6 in PreSeason Collegiate Baseball Poll!

    EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon is ranked No. 6 in the preseason poll released by Collegiate Baseball today. The Ducks received 483 points, just 12 less than No. 1 Cal State Fullerton. Oregon returns six starting position players off the 2013 team, which finished 48-16 and …

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  • Cole Irvin

    Cole Irvin named Pre-Season All American

    EUGENE, Ore. – Sophomore left-hander Cole Irvin has been named a preseason third-team All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA). Oregon’s Saturday starter last season, Irvin finished with a school-record 12 wins while wrapping up his freshman season with a 2.48 ERA, a …

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    Ifo’s All-American Civil War Perfomance

    Craig Strobeck It seems that it was not that long ago that I attended a recruiting luncheon and the subject was our current cornerback star, Ifo Ekpre-Olomu.  Coach Kelly was talking about Ifo (a few years ago when this took place) and he explained that …

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    How Oregon Protects Mariota with New Play Variations!

    Craig Strobeck The Civil War game featured the most speed and running skills by Marcus Mariota since the Washington game, as he ran for a couple of first downs and pulled the ball in some Mid-Level Zone Reads.  However, the majority of plays were NOT …

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    Learning from Oregon’s Civil War Passing Attack

    From Video We have a TON of good subjects to study from the Civil War game, and this week we have some special insight from the receivers coach of Villanova University, Brian Flinn.  He is helping us look at some pass plays Oregon ran, and …

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  • Weasel Stomping Day


    From Video Everyone has their traditions surrounding Thanksgiving and the Civil War football game.  A tradition of mine begun years back was to distribute this old video as a reminder of what we Duck fans hope to see in the football game, and of course …

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    Oregon has an “Open Gap” Zone Read!

    From Video  We CAN learn something new from an ugly loss and not just looking at why we lost!  In the past two years I have noticed a new movement taking place in the backfield that at first I identified as a new “Universal Formation,” …

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    Oregon Devises an Inside Zone Read “Counter” Play!

    From Video How many times after this last game did you hear media sources other than EugeneDailyNews/FishDuck.com declare that, “the Ducks limited Mariota’s running opportunities.”  Or “the Inside Zone Read play is bottled up!”  How many of them actually know what they are talking about …

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    Myths of a Stanford Victory

    From Video Has the emotion of the Stanford game worn off of you yet?  For so many of us — it is almost impossible to objectively look at an Oregon football game as it is being played or shortly after, and give an accurate assessment …

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