Category Archive for: ‘FishWrap’

  • Meet Your New Ducks: 4-Star from Texas…Enough Said

    There’s always tons of hype surrounding football recruits out of Texas.  It’s the mecca of high school football and has consistently produced an elite level of talent.  As Oregon has emerged as a national title contender year in and year out, they’re finding themselves on …

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  • When Hayward Field’s Magic Worked For The Ducks

    It has been almost 30 years since Oregon won its last NCAA men’s outdoor track and field championship.  The Ducks men’s team won its last outdoor championship in 1984.  One of the fascinating facts about Oregon’s track and field history is that all three of …

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  • Tolman Stays Hot, But Ducks Six Game Winning Streak Snapped

    The No.11 Oregon Ducks’ six game winning streak is now over.  The Seattle University Redhawks defeated Oregon 3-2, concluding a two game series Wednesday evening in Bellevue, Washington, at Bannerwood Park.   The Ducks had a chance to tie and possibly take the lead in …

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  • Recruiting Update: Spring Game Weekend Leaves Recruits Awestruck

    Football Recruiting Visits While the Class of 2012 made their mark on the field, members of the 2014 recruiting pool looked on with amazement at the latest edition of the military-themed Oregon spring game.  Tabbed athlete Devante Downs (4-Star/Lynnwood, WA/Rivals250), quarterback Morgan Mahalak (3-Star/Kentfield, CA), linebacker …

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  • Tolman Drives Home 7; Ducks Win 6th Straight

    Last night it was a wild one at Everett Stadium in beautiful Everett, WA, as the Oregon Ducks and Seattle Red Hawks played game one of a two-game series.  The Ducks were 16-1-1 against Seattle coming into the series and the Hawks have not won …

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  • The Sun Devils Join the Chase as the Ducks Eye the PAC-12 Title

    Many PAC-12 teams are looking strong as we head into the last month of the regular season and conference play.  The Ducks are coming off a sweep at home against streaking Stanford.  Oregon is right up at the top of the PAC-12 and national rankings …

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  • Tribute to Outstanding Former Duck/Native Oregonian Linebacker

    Oregon has seen many renowned linebackers.  Particularly in the past 20 years, many greats behind the D-line have led the team in tackles and stood out among defenders; anywhere from the “Gang Green era” to the Harrington era, all the way to the more recent …

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  • What Spring Football Reminded Us About the Relevance of Recruiting Rankings

      This week, we take a break from the Oregon Recruiting Manifesto to take a look at some of the emerging talent on the Duck roster. It didn’t take Jake Rodrigues long to lock down the back-up QB job.  Halfway through Saturday’s 2013 Spring Game, …

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  • “Oregon Doesn’t Put Players Into the League”

    We’ve all heard the story from recruits: “Come to (Insert School Here), our system puts players into the NFL.  Oregon may make you a good college player, but Oregon can’t put lineman into the NFL. With defensive end Dion Jordan (3rd overall pick by Miami) and offensive …

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  • Ducks Vs Stanford 3 152 E1367220157888

    “Horton-Ball” Sweeps Stanford Away

    The walk-off home run might be the single most triumphant way to win a sporting event, but I think that an Oregon baseball player would call a walk-off bunt the most fulfilling way to win a game.  On Sunday afternoon, Mitchell Tolman delivered one of …

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