Category Archive for: ‘FishWrap’

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    The Evolution Will be Televised: The Development of Packaged Plays in the Chip Kelly Offense

    It has been almost a decade that I have been the wide receivers coach at Villanova, and during this time I have been fortunate to be a part of a great spread offensive system and also watch the evolution of offensive football up close.  As you …

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    Oregon Men’s BB: Is There Still Enough Time to Make the Dance?

    With just one month away from Selection Sunday on March 16, experts around the country are buzzing with predictions over which 68 teams will fill the brackets for the NCAA tournament.  The Oregon Ducks (16-8, 4-8 Pac-12) have just six games and a conference tournament …

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    In Defense Of: The Duck Defensive Line

    Gone from the 2013 Duck D-Line are such stalwarts as Wade Keliikipi, Taylor Hart and Ricky Havili-Heimuli.  All very good players who will be missed, but the cupboard isn’t bare.  Though some fans panicked at Oregon’s inability to close on a couple of highly regarded …

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  • Henry Mondeaux

    Recruiting Methodology Drills Deep at Oregon

    Coach Mark Helfrich pulled the curtain aside for just a moment recently to let Oregon fans get a glimpse of some of the deeper recruiting strategies implemented by Oregon football.  We know how Chip Kelly began a much more intense ‘vetting process’ when he became …

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    Buh Bye, Beavs — Ducks Take Civil War, 93-83

    EUGENE,OR. – Earlier this season, the Ducks lost to the Beavers in Gill Coliseum, Corvallis.  Oregon did not forget the sour taste of defeat against those damn Beavers, and came out this past Sunday with a vengeance.  With Oregon’s play being exceptionally great against very …

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    Rule Change Proposal Will Destroy College Football

    Disingenuous, adjective: “Not truly honest or sincere: giving the false appearance of being honest and sincere.”  (From the Merriam-Webster online dictionary.) They should call it the Bret Bielema rule.  Or perhaps the Bielema-Saban rule, since it is, in part, due to these two coaches’ influence …

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  • Map Hostetler

    College Football Nation: NCAA Hating on Oregon and Michael Sam Speaks Out

    What a week of college football and there is not a single game going on.  We have Michael Sam making headlines for being the “first” gay football player to come out publicly and now looks to make it in the NFL, becoming the first openly …

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    The Tax Man Cometh . . . and is Subdued

    The perks of working for FishDuck.com are ridiculous.  I’m writing this from my timeshare week in Aspen, and its less than a month after this Super Bowl party: But there comes a time, every year, when we have to pay the piper for all of …

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  • Horton And The Ducks

    Lets Talk About a Couple of Recruits!

    My desk is a mess, we are up to our elbows in work that demands attention, the temp outside is 19 degrees, the east wind is screaming down the Gorge and snow is falling like a lake-effect blizzard in Cleveland – but we can’t get focused because …

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    Chip Kelly Update — Is Michael Sam the Eagles’ Answer?

    If you read or listen to or watch any kind of sports media, you’ve heard more about Michael Sam this past week than even the Winter Olympics.  Yes, it’s a big deal, Michael Sam coming out as the first openly gay major-level football player, and …

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