Category Archive for: ‘FishWrap’

  • Punt Block

    Offseason Stat-Plosion: The Team Efficiency Index

    It’s 2013, and statistics are ubiquitous in college football: yards per play, 3rd down conversion rate, points per game, defensive efficiency, time of possession, attractiveness of fake girlfriends, turnover margin, blah blah blah blah.   We’ve got all kinds of “objective” statistical methods to “measure” how “good” a …

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  • The Man Who Truly Did it All for Oregon Football: A Tribute to Shy Huntington

    In an increasingly specialized football culture, almost all players are limited to one specific position or role.  Since the return to the two-platoon system in the 1960s, college athletes have focused their efforts and development on one single facet of the game. As a result, …

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  • Featured Photo

    Oregon Emerges Victorious over OSU in Battle of Pac-12 Heavyweights

    Oregon had to buckle down in their two week road trip against some of the Pac-12′s best, and after capping off a whacky weekend in Tempe with a win, the Ducks extended their good fortune into their matchup with the best the conference could throw …

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  • Recruiting Update: Quarterback eyes Oregon

    Football Recruiting Visits/Offers A somewhat quieter front on the recruiting trail, Oregon’s D-Line brass made waves offering in-state talent Henry Mondeaux (3-Star/Portland, OR) and southwestern-based Jalen Jelks (3-Star/Phoenix, AZ).  “I was down in Eugene Saturday and I spent I think around 10 or 11 hours …

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  • Duck Baseball Vs Portland 052

    The Pac is on Fire

    Featured Photo © Gary Breedlove Photography   The PAC-12 baseball race is starting to heat up as the conferences’ top two teams face off in a non-conference Civil War game in Corvallis, Oregon.  The Ducks have been the most impressive team in the conference thus …

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  • “Little Brother” Thinks They Have A Chance!

    Courtesy of Kevin Cline Photography I recently read that many pundits think the Oregon State Beavers might actually be a contender; not just in the Pac-12 North, but in the Pac-12 in general.  I have also heard this same statement from many of my friends who are …

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  • (Duck) Stepping Forward

    Each year some players graduate and move on, while new players step onto the court at Matthew Knight Arena for the first time.  The people that are leaving have our gratitude for the year(s) they spent in the Oregon green and yellow, and our best wishes for …

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  • Irvin Solid as Ducks Crush Devils to Avoid Sweep in Tempe

    Newsflash: Cole Irvin is the real deal.  The freshman phenom from southern California has been one the best pitchers that Oregon has put on the mound this season.  Irvin pitched seven innings and allowed just three runs to earn another quality start, and improve his record …

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  • L3

    Second Half Stampede: Bears Catch Ducks

    The Oregon Ducks went after their first conference win for the 2013 season against the California Golden Bears yesterday.  Oregon is ahead of the Bears with an all-time record of  7-6, winning their last three meetings, but this contest held the promise of having a great …

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  • Oregon Recruiting Manifesto Part 5: What the Future Holds

    This multi-week series will attempt to take a reasonable, logical and unbiased look at Oregon’s recent recruiting successes and failures while analyzing the program’s recruiting philosophy under Chip Kelly.  The series will then look at how that philosophy already has and may continue to evolve …

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