Category Archive for: ‘FishWrap’

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    The Flyin’ Hawaiian is Soaring to New Heights

    Craig Strobeck I know it’s early.  I know I shouldn’t jinx it.  But Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is off to one heck of a start this season. Through only five games, he’s posted 1,358 passing yards, no interceptions, 338 rushing yards and 21 total touchdowns …

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    Recruiting Update: The Wadood Abides . . .

    Steve Francis Football Recruiting Visits Oregon makes no secret its approach to multi-sport athletes; the more the merrier.  Past and current greats, the likes of Jordan Kent, and current Ducks Liz Brenner and Arik Armstead, are making names for themselves in multiple venues. Heading into the deluge that was Autzen …

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    BCS Recap: Game, Thy Name is Consistency

    Cliff Grassmick We all love college football for a variety of reasons, one of those being the unpredictability the sport offers week-in and week-out.  This week had a perfect blend of blowouts and nail biters to make for an eventful weekend. The top 5 teams …

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    The Dumbest Rule In Football

    from Video There wasn’t a single upset amongst the top twenty teams in college football last Saturday, with the only losses by teams in the top twenty (#15 Washington, #16 Northwestern) coming to teams ranked higher (#5 Stanford, #4 Ohio State). The best chance for …

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    Following an Early Scare, Ducks Rout Buffs

    Cliff Grassmick Despite already being two games into conference play, it could be said that the Ducks were concluding their preseason with Saturday’s matchup against Colorado.  Oregon faced two rebuilding programs in consecutive weeks to start the Pac-12 schedule following non-conference play, leaving many to …

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    College Football Nation: Top Team Escapes With Win; Playoff Committee Forming

      “When Offenses Attack” was the theme of the day.  It seems that as the season goes on we are seeing more and more teams put up massive numbers of yardage and points.  You have Baylor and Oregon averaging more than 50 points a game, easy.  Clemson …

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    Inside the Locker Room — The Buffs Come Out Swinging

    Cliff Grassmick The house was rocking.  If Coach Mike MacIntyre had said pregame his team would be neck and neck with No. 2 Oregon midway through the 1st quarter, most experts would have laughed him out of the room.  But there they were, hanging tough, …

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    The FishDuck Pregame Analysis — Can Colorado Corral the Ducks?

    en.wikipedia.org  A relatively unknown battle is taking place Saturday as the Colorado Buffaloes host Oregon and have a decisive statistic in their favor going into this contest. You see, Colorado has the 10th-best run defense in the country, allowing only 91 yards per game while …

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    Top 5 Reasons the Nation Needs to be Afraid of Oregon

    Craig Strobeck After four games into the season, a picture of what the Ducks will look like has started to emerge.   Let me tell you, that picture is scary . . . for anyone who isn’t a Ducks fan.  There are many reasons why teams …

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    Chip Kelly Update: Rock Bottom

    from Video Philadelphia hung in with Denver for a half, trailing only 21-13 at the break, before the Broncos did their best Oregon Ducks imitation — complete with TDs off of a kick return and a blocked punt — and ran up the final score …

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