Category: Fish Reports

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Oregon Analysis: Change of Flight in the Secondary

When the Ducks face a potent running game, how does the secondary adapt?  In my first analysis we discussed the Cover 2 Shell and the coverage strategies that Oregon’s Defensive Coordinator Nick Aliotti runs in the secondary.  Today, we will...

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A Real Pain in the Pass

How do the Ducks stop 1,200 pounds of defensive muscle with exceptional speed from crushing our quarterback?  What are the tactics to stop blitzes?  It is only fitting to give some recognition to the big boys up front, since this...

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An Analysis: How the Ducks Soar in the Secondary

My feathered friends…here is stunning back-to-back analysis by guest coaches to build on our understanding of Oregon football.  These coaches have personally studied the Ducks on digital and implemented these concepts into their own team’s attack.  Today we break down...

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Expert QB Analysis of UO Commit Morgan Mahalak

We have a unique treat never before done on FishDuck.com, or any other football site, as we learn what to look for in a Quarterback prospect for Oregon!  Forget the million details—what can a fan easily look for to see...

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PLAY FAST! How Oregon Wins 4th Down…

No play calls are more scrutinized than those made on 4th down and this subject provides an interesting study for students of the Oregon Offense.  The decision to “Go For It” (and what type of play to run in that...

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Isn’t an Oregon Quarterback SWEEP Risky?

Imagine my surprise to find ANOTHER new play in the USC game, the Quarterback Sweep! Last week we enjoyed the revelation of “Sucker Plays”.  As I reviewed it, I began to think about the other plays that the Oregon QB...

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Oregon Ran Sucker Plays on USC?

That is a bit provocative of a title, but what if it was true? Did Oregon hammer USC so badly with the running game in the past that it set up Southern Cal for their own Trojan horses? For the...

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Spring Game Coaching Surprises

Coaching surprises in the Spring Game?  Besides the obvious of Mark Helfrich in charge, and more passes than usual – what is new that was unexpected?  This unforeseen development is one I anticipated observing in the fall during our games, and...

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The Oregon Classic: The Inside Zone Read

It makes sense in our offseason to look again at the play that the entire Oregon offense is centered around, and the video that has been seen by so many coaches and fans worldwide over the last year and a...