Category: FishWrap

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Ducks Downed in East Lansing

“Revenge,” “redemption” and “heavyweight fight” were all used to describe Michigan State’s much anticipated top-10 showdown with Oregon on Saturday night. “We have lost 3 of our last 30, and we know what teams we lost to,” Spartan coach Mark Dantonio stated in an interview...

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College Football Nation: Tumultuous Week 2

Bringing you noteworthy news around the nation in college football each week. BIG 12 Kansas State faced severe backlash this week after a space-themed halftime performance gone wrong resulted in a very public desecration of the rival Kansas Jayhawk mascot. The show...

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Marcus: Impossible

This is the story of how Oregon fan Waylon Coy got the experience of a lifetime with Heisman trophy winner Marcus Mariota. Mariota had an unforgettable last season with the Ducks, which led him to win myriad awards, including the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm...

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The Adventures of Captain Comeback

Back before Marcus Mariota, Darron Thomas, and even before Dennis Dixon, Oregon had another famous quarterback or two. Of this lot, only Joey Harrington had Oregon’s interest from birth. Born to former Oregon quarterback John Harrington, Joey’s potential was recognized...

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Heisman Hype, Meet Vernon Adams Jr.

Ask most Oregon fans and they’ll tell you Royce Freeman is the Ducks’ best chance at bringing the Heisman Trophy back to Eugene after this season. That claim isn’t entirely false, as Freeman is an electric running back who has surprising speed despite...

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Recruiting Strategy: Shift of Focus

After bringing in a strong class last year, Oregon got off to an amazing start on the 2016 recruiting trail. Some people, including myself, believed this class was going to be one of, if not the best freshman classes in...

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Chip Kelly Update: The Final Cutdown

After a crazy off-season of frenetic wheeling and dealing, controversies and silly hype, the Eagles season begins, for real, on Monday night during Prime Time. The final preparations are done. The Eagles lost their fourth preseason game, the most pointless, which...