Category Archive for: ‘FishWrap’

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    Can De’Anthony Thomas Survive As the Every-Down Back?

    De’Anthony Thomas almost went to USC, but he eventually chose Oregon and has helped the team win two straight BCS bowls.  The Trojans have lost a combined eight games these past two seasons.  The Ducks have lost seven games since 2009. Those three sentences aren’t …

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  • What if There Were No Sports?

    Good morning, Ducks! This coming Monday is the annual slowest day in sports.  Baseball is on All-Star Game break (a break that used to be three days and is now four.  A change that no one cleared with me.)  Pro football camp is still two …

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  • FishDuck Classic: Oregon’s First Black Student-Athletes

    It may be summer, but that only brings us that much closer to fall, and the return of Duck football. Over the summer, the FishDuck Classic will help familiarize readers with some our most important analyses and greatest stories. Today: Oregon’s first black student-athletes: leading …

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    Chip and the Eagles: Quarterback Thunderdome

    Top photo courtesy of Keith Allison and Matthew Straubmuller I’ve been resisting the endless discussions about the Eagles’ quarterback competition, because as Chip Kelly has said, he simply won’t have the data to make a decision until he sees his players wearing pads and getting …

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    Oregon’s Top Five Breakout Players for 2013

    Welcome back my feathered friends! With the heat rising to 116+ for almost all of last week in my city in the desert, I have been inside.  Enjoying the nice cool breeze from my air conditioner, peering out the smallest crack of the blinds to …

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    Oregon Unknowns: The Undefeated Season and Actresses in Pajamas!

    1916 was a milestone year for the University of Oregon. Mighty Oregon was penned by the songwriting team of John Dewitt Gilbert and Albert Perfect. Before the song was written Oregon actually played On Wisconsin as their fight song! YIKES! Also in 1916 the Pacific …

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  • Meet Your New Ducks: He Shoots, He Scores

    For Duck fans, a field goal has become a gut-wrenching, last second act of desperation gone awry. The Oregon football program is no stranger to hanging its national title hopes on a fourth quarter field goal, and unfortunately, they have come up short and to …

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  • Recruiting Update: Oregon Raids Southwest for Newest PG

    Basketball Recruiting Commitments Head Coach Dana Altman landed his first commitment of the 2014 campaign in up-and-coming point guard Casey Benson (3-Star/Tempe, Ariz./Rivals150). The newest Duck took a slightly under the radar approach to his recruitment and made his first trip to Eugene in early …

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  • The Sky is the Limit For Addison

    I always like to take a look at the starters who aren’t necessarily the main 1-2 punch for a team, but role players who can make or break a team down the stretch. Granted the Oregon Ducks have a fair amount of depth on their …

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  • Ducks Heat up Heading Into Summer

    The freshmen have been on campus for a few weeks and summer workouts are nearly underway. For the Ducks, there isn’t a whole lot needing to be figured out.  The running backs look talented, though experience isn’t plentiful.  Marcus Mariota looks to build upon one …

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