Author: Joe Packer

Meet Your New Ducks: He Shoots, He Scores 0

Meet Your New Ducks: He Shoots, He Scores

For Duck fans, a field goal has become a gut-wrenching, last second act of desperation gone awry. The Oregon football program is no stranger to hanging its national title hopes on a fourth quarter field goal, and unfortunately, they have...

Post NCAA Decision, What Lies Ahead For Recruiting? 8

Post NCAA Decision, What Lies Ahead For Recruiting?

Today, June 27th, 2013, marks the first day in a new era of Oregon Duck football. The Chip Kelly saga, bowl-ban hype, and 2-year NCAA investigation are now officially over with.  This teams past is no longer making headlines, coach...

Meet Your New Ducks: Another Hawaiian Football Guru 2

Meet Your New Ducks: Another Hawaiian Football Guru

Here he is, the first verbal commitment of the 2014 class. It’s strange to think that none of these guys will even play a down at Autzen for another year and three months; however, their development and success over that...

Meet Your New Ducks: Have No Fear, Your Backup Cornerback is Here 0

Meet Your New Ducks: Have No Fear, Your Backup Cornerback is Here

After introducing Eric Amoako, it is now time to profile his oh-so-talented twin brother Stephen Amoako.  You may not have heard of either of these guys; however, being that they were offered scholarships by Chip Kelly and spent a year...

Meet Your New Ducks: Another Set of Superstar Twins! 2

Meet Your New Ducks: Another Set of Superstar Twins!

Eric Amoako is the first of the two Amoako brothers to be introduced here on FishDuck (Stephen Amoako, also a Duck, is his twin brother).  Now, some Duck fans may not have heard of either of these guys for a couple...

Meet Your New Ducks: 4-Star from Texas…Enough Said 8

Meet Your New Ducks: 4-Star from Texas…Enough Said

There’s always tons of hype surrounding football recruits out of Texas.  It’s the mecca of high school football and has consistently produced an elite level of talent.  As Oregon has emerged as a national title contender year in and year...

Meet Your New Ducks: At QB, Next Man Up Isn’t a Problem 2

Meet Your New Ducks: At QB, Next Man Up Isn’t a Problem

Ever wonder what would happen to Oregon’s glorious offense if our starting quarterback went down due to injury?  Unfortunately, most Duck fans will recall the 2007 season in which Heisman Trophy favorite Dennis Dixon tore his ACL on a routine...

Meet Your New Ducks: Take A “Chance” On Me 1

Meet Your New Ducks: Take A “Chance” On Me

Chance Allen, alongside his hometown buddy Bralon Addison, committed to Oregon on National Signing Day back in 2012.  He comes to us from Missouri City, Texas, where he was the star athlete for Fort Bend Elkins High Schoo; participating in...

Meet Your New Ducks: The Jolly Green Giant 3

Meet Your New Ducks: The Jolly Green Giant

Arik Armstead arrived in Eugene last spring as a blue chip recruit surrounded by a ton of hype and promise.  While he served his smaller role dutifully this past season, some fans were left wondering where that game-changing presence was...

Meet Your New Ducks: Stretch Armstrong Wins The Day! 0

Meet Your New Ducks: Stretch Armstrong Wins The Day!

The Oregon offense has become famous for its blazingly quick receivers and backs.  A vast majority of these athletes have been under 6’1″ or so, with a jaw-dropping ability to cut up and down the field; but what about that...

Meet Your New Ducks: Mariota Tears ACL? No Sweat 35

Meet Your New Ducks: Mariota Tears ACL? No Sweat

With the recent departure of Bryan Bennett, Duck fans must be wondering, “Who’s our backup now?”  Well, right now most of the media is pointing fingers towards redshirt freshman Jake Rodrigues and that the backup position is his to lose over...

Meet Your New Ducks: Heeeere’s Johnny… Mundt 1

Meet Your New Ducks: Heeeere’s Johnny… Mundt

Oregon’s young and versatile tight end group just became younger now that 4-star John Mundt has signed his letter of intent.  He comes out of Modesto, California from Central Catholic High School where he just led his team to a...

Meet Your New Ducks: The Big Uglies Up Front 1

Meet Your New Ducks: The Big Uglies Up Front

The Ducks are chock full of offensive linemen entering the latter half of their careers.  They are nowhere near in trouble of having extra bodies to plug in should a couple of starters go down next year; however, picking up some...

Meet Your New Ducks: Oregon Defeats Notre Dame 1

Meet Your New Ducks: Oregon Defeats Notre Dame

Well… kinda. After a rather stagnant October and November in the Oregon recruiting landscape, the Ducks have recently landed a 4-star stud named Danny Mattingly.  Coming out of Spokane, WA, at Mead High School, Mattingly has created the reputation of...