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  • Stanford Has Oregon’s Number–Is There A Bright Side?

    A missed block here, a couple missed field goals there and a missed opportunity on a loose ball in overtime. If the Oregon Ducks had avoided even one of these unfortunate mishaps during their showdown against Stanford last season, they likely would have taken on …

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  • Is the Spread Offense Doomed?

    First it was Nick Saban, then Florida coach Will Muschamp. Now, the latest high-profile coach to bash the spread offense is new Arkansas coach Bret Bielema. Three successful, smart, influential coaches, all of whom are calling for rule changes to slow down the spread offense …

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  • Recruiting Update: Safety “Springing” to Oregon

    Football Recruiting Commitments Following an impressive third day showing at Nike’s The Opening, top safety prospect Arrion Springs (4-Star/San Antonio, Tex.) pledged his commitment to Oregon amid a group of onlookers and fellow preps. The 6-foot, 192-pound secondary defender joins Dominique Harrison (3-Star/San Pablo, Calif.) …

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  • NBA Draft Surprises, Trades, and the Iranian Connection

    The 2013 NBA Draft had many story lines.  It was commissioner David Stern’s last NBA draft as he is set to retire this upcoming February.  The consensus projected number one pick, Nerlens Noel, fell all the way to the New Orleans Pelicans at number six only to …

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  • No Bowl-Ban Was A Win, Win, Win, Win

    It’s become increasingly evident over the last week that Oregon got away with one as it pertains to the NCAA investigation. For all of the speculation, all of the rumors and all the worry, it came back as nothing more than a wave of the …

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  • Reggie Daniels – Layin’ the Wood and About to be Heard

    If you haven’t heard about Reggie Daniels, you’re about to, whether you read on or not. The 6’1″ 200 pound redshirt freshman safety is said to be the real deal by program insiders. Ranked 4-stars by 247 Sports, Scout and ESPN coming out of Hamilton …

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  • Notes from around the college football nation: Oregon in the clear and Michigan making money

    As summer builds, so does the police blotter of athletes being arrested.  Oh the joys of the off season. Oregon fans had some great news this past week from the NCAA Committee on Infractions.  This could be one of the best teams Oregon has ever …

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  • Oregon’s Dominance Prevented Marcus Mariota From Being a 2012 Heisman Finalist

    Marcus Mariota’s omission from the Heisman finalist group last season wasn’t the biggest travesty in world history, but he definitely should have been there. In fact, he played just as well as Heisman winner Johnny Manziel. Unfortunately, two things – both out of his control …

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  • I Could Have Danced All Night

    Good morning, Duck fans.   The NCAA investigation is over and we were severely punished for our misdeeds.   Now it’s time to take the high road, as befits the prestigious institution of higher education that we support.   Rigghhhtttt…     The reaction of …

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  • FishDuck Classic: O’Neil and McLemore’s Record Night

    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: Record-Setting Night For O’Neil and …

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