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A Conversation With Kamikaze Kid Stu Jackson

Stu Jackson was a member of the famous 1970s Ducks basketball team coined the  “Kamikaze Kids” under head coach Dick Harter. Known for their aggressive, energetic play, the Kamikaze Kids became the foundation of “the Pit” and the crazy atmosphere in...

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NCAA Track and Field Championship Predictions

With the NCAA Track and Field Championships right around the corner, Oregon made a huge statement and cemented its status as favorites on both the men’s and women’s side. The Ducks men and women swept the PAC-12 Championships last weekend, despite missing some of...

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Stepping-Up: Offensive Line Edition

The system that the Oregon Ducks employ, in theory, allows for any player to come in and be successful. Years of recruiting less-talented athletes than other elite universities forced the coaching staff to adapt to what they were given. This mindset led to developing...

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3 New Offensive Sets You Could See This Fall

The last 20 years, the Oregon Ducks have created a tradition built on non-tradition. Instead of competing with traditional powerhouse programs such as Michigan, USC and Notre Dame, Oregon created a new category to market and grow the program — a category...

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Oregon’s Top 5 Players in the NBA?

Although Oregon doesn’t have a long list of NBA players like Duke, North Carolina or UCLA,  the Ducks can boast about the following Top 5, whom I’m going to rank arbitrarily according to their stats and highlights in the NBA....

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Salary Update: 2015 Draft Class

For the most part, Ducks fans were pleased with the way the 2015 NFL Draft played out. Other than Ifo Ekpre-Olomu dropping lower than expected, everything went well. Rookie minicamp recently started around the NFL, so lets take some time to catch up with...

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College Football Nation: Spring Season Wrap Up

With spring games now in the books, coaches can be heard across the country, reworking depth charts and tweaking playbooks in preparation for camp in August. Coaches stress the non-importance of spring football every year, but for dedicated fans that follow their...