Category Archive for: ‘FishWrap’

  • Oregon’s Brenner Faces Stiff Competition for S.I. Player of the Year

    As many of you know Oregon multi-sport star Liz Brenner is up for Sports Illustrated female athlete of the year.  You can help Ms. Brenner to victory by going to  http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/college-athlete-of-the-year/ and casting your vote.   Liz’ task will not be easy however.  Here is a look …

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  • George Horton has All Bases Covered

    Unfortunately, coach George Horton’s impact on the Oregon baseball team can’t be fully measured.  He’s supposedly an excellent recruiter and I’m sure he motivates his players like General Patton, but there’s just no way of knowing what his effect in these areas truly is. Horton …

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  • 2013 Oregon Football ‘All-Dark Alley Team’

    Recently, I’ve been reading up on Duck foes for the upcoming football season. Oregon has what looks like a challenging and intriguing schedule laid out for their 2013 season.  They face Tennessee at Autzen stadium, and go on the road to Virginia, Washington and Stanford.  There …

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  • Recent History Shows Oregon is the New “Running Back U”

    Nine 1,000-yard rushers, seven NFL backs, and a finish among the nation’s top-six in rushing over each of the past six seasons. That pretty much summarizes Oregon football’s ground attack since 1999, making it arguably the most prestigious factory of running backs over the past …

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  • Recruiting Update: Smooth Sailing on the Horizon

    Football Recruiting Update News Vaunted tailback Royce Freeman (4-Star/Imperial, CA) recently indicated that the Ducks have garnered his increased attention. “Oregon is a well-established program with a high powered offense,” said Freeman. “I really like coach (Gary) Campbell. I feel like he gives you every …

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  • Who Will Lead the PAC-12 Down the Stretch?

    The last month of regular season baseball is upon us as the race for the PAC-12 championship inches closer and closer.  Oregon State and Oregon sit 5th and 6th, respectively, in the national poll.  The Ducks and Beavers have been battling all year to be …

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  • Defense

    Oregon Defense, Time to Worry?

    After attending Oregon’s annual spring game last weekend, there are many who were not overly impressed by our defense.  Many of my friends, and almost every media publication that I followed after the game were busy praising the offense and questioning the defense.  To all of …

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  • Oregon Recruiting Blueprint: Logistics

    Under the new regime, one can only hope that the logistical challenges of recruiting are met head on with an efficient and effective strategy.  What follows is a look into the logistics involved with my “ideal recruiting blueprint.” It’s easy to forget that recruiting takes …

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  • Notes from around the college football nation: Everything is bigger in Texas and a corrupt bowl system

      Spring football is over.  The dull time is here for college football, unless your a fan of watching the police reports come out every week.  Oregon fans will hold their breath this summer as the NCAA decides their fate on infractions committed during the Chip Kelly …

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  • Duck-Luck Prevails in 11th Inning for Cougar Sweep!

    PULLMAN, Wash. – No. 6 Oregon took advantage of an error in the 11th inning to score the go ahead run and then held on for a 4-3 win over Washington State on Sunday. Mitchell Tolman scored from first base on a Scott Heineman single …

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