Author: Ted Werth

All-Hands Team Member — Darren Carrington Jr. 1

All-Hands Team Member — Darren Carrington Jr.

When a team expects an onside kick they send out what is known as the hands-team, a group player most likely to be able to grab and hang onto a short kick before the kicking team can arrive.  If there...

Five Things Chip Kelly Did Right and Why Duck Fans Should Be Thankful 4

Five Things Chip Kelly Did Right and Why Duck Fans Should Be Thankful

If winning football games is your biggest priority then make it 6 things.  A winning record of 46-7 is no small accomplishment; however, looking long-term there are 5 other things that, when the disappointment clears, I think will be recognized and appreciated....

Juwaan Williams — Decisive, Intelligent, Tenacious 0

Juwaan Williams — Decisive, Intelligent, Tenacious

Juwaan Williams had an impressive high school career, with 38 touchdowns and 1,569 total yards rushing, averaging 8.5 yards per carry.   As a junior, the 6’0″ 185 pound quarterback led his Tucker, Georgia, team to a state AAAAA Football Championship....

Swift-footed Hurdler Chooses Oregon Football 4

Swift-footed Hurdler Chooses Oregon Football

The athletes in this years Oregon Ducks recruiting class are shaping up to be a rather unique bunch; including a pair of twins and a pair of players who are the sons of former NFL players.  Now with committed running...

Oregon TE Commit has the Credentials 9

Oregon TE Commit has the Credentials

Chip Kelly has reiterated many times that when it comes to an ideal Oregon Duck quarterback he looks for a great passing QB who can run, not a running back who can throw.  Although it has not been said as...

When Being Quick on Your Feet Matters 2

When Being Quick on Your Feet Matters

Jake Pisarcik is quick on his feet, as is the Oregon Duck coaching staff. It matters. As a result, 6’3″ 280 lb. HS offensive lineman Jake Pisarcik will be suiting up for the Oregon Ducks next fall. It is a...

What you don’t know about Oregon’s next Place Kicker 9

What you don’t know about Oregon’s next Place Kicker

Oregon has a new place kicker coming to town, and for a lot of fans it is none too soon. Chip Kelly has often made a decision to go for broke on fourth down, the reasoning of which has been...

Oregon’s Next Two Headed Monster 4

Oregon’s Next Two Headed Monster

Many of coach Chip Kelly’s philosophies have captured the imagination of the college football world. Fans and coaches alike are fascinated with Oregon’s use of the hurry up offense on steroids,  four-panel picture signs to quickly communicate information to the...

Meet 6’2″ Defensive Back Chris Seisay 0

Meet 6’2″ Defensive Back Chris Seisay

Oregon – more so than other programs – has a propensity to look for athletes. Players listed as athletes often don’t fit the classic profile for a specific position. It is not uncommon for these players to be a bit...

Putting People on Their Back – Alex Redmond OL 1

Putting People on Their Back – Alex Redmond OL

When Oregon offensive lineman commit Alex Redmond was considering what school he wanted to play for, he realized that in addition to hitting people, he also likes blocking out in space. So of course, when asked why he chose Oregon,...

Beyond Kenny Wheaton 10

Beyond Kenny Wheaton

As I sat with of my friends in Autzen Stadium, our anticipation was high. The 2012 version of Oregon versus Washington was about to start. We stood at our seats in Section 26 . Once again the stadium speakers screamed “Kenny Wheaton...

Continuing the Tradition of a Community Fan Base 0

Continuing the Tradition of a Community Fan Base

There has been growing concern amongst fans recently regarding the policy of increasing ticket prices.  While ticket prices have risen steadily in past seasons in confluence with Oregon’s improved success, the increase in 2012 season ticket prices were dramatic enough...