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Pac-12 Emmy Awards Announced

Good morning, Ducks!  The Pacific 12 Conference uses this slow time of the year to announce it’s annual Emmy Awards for conspicuous and substantial achievement in football.  The award’s inaugural presentation was after the 2009 season when Pete Carroll’s Trojans...

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Devil’s Advocate with Duck Football

Featured image courtesy of Kevin Cline photography. As the summer months grind along, anticipation for the new football season begins to build among fans everywhere. Recruiting, pre-season watch lists, conference media days, and even the annual release of the football...

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Oregon Creating An Avalanche On Recruiting Front

Football Recruiting News Following a tremendous pickup in that of running back Royce Freeman (5-Star/Imperial, Calif./Rivals250), the Oregon snowball continues to build as several top-rated prospects indicated heavy interest in the Ducks. Coming off a spectacular performance at Nike’s The...

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Are the Ducks in for a Letdown Season?

On paper, this Oregon Ducks football team looks strong. Marcus Mariota, DeAnthony Thomas and Josh Huff all return as starters. The offensive line looks tough, as does the defensive secondary. In fact, there isn’t a single position that looks particularly...

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Evan Baylis: The Two-Way Prospect

For tight ends coach Tom Osborne, recruiting good tight ends to Oregon is becoming an increasingly easier job. With four tight ends on current NFL rosters (Dante Rosario, Brandon Williams, Ed Dickson, David Paulson) and Oregon’s recent history of success,...

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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...