Category Archive for: ‘FishWrap’

  • Notes from around the college football nation: Chip Kelly sings and NFL Draft news

    It’s here…the college football playoff.  The commissioners of each conference just got done meeting and will hammer out the final details, so we can finally enjoy that playoff atmosphere in college football.  So what are they going to call the “college football playoff”?….the College Football Playoff.  Yep…no …

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    Healy Powers Oregon To Series Win Over Stanford

    Featured Photo Courtesy Gary Breedlove Photography   Saturday was a fantastic day at the Autzen Stadium Complex today!  Following the debut of the 2013-14 Oregon football team, the Oregon baseball team came through with yet another definitive victory.  After putting together the best nine innings …

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  • Rodrigues or Lockie: Both look to back up The Man

    On Saturday, Oregon fans got their first glimpse of the two men vying for Oregon’s backup quarterback spot in Jeff Lockie and Jake Rodrigues.  While both men impressed statistically, one thing became even clearer during the game: The incumbent, Marcus Mariota, is getting even better …

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    Ducks Make Major Statement With Win Over Stanford’s Appel

      Remember when we were pleading for Oregon to have a good performance against an elite starter?  Well, the Ducks just delivered in spectacular fashion against one of the premier starters in all of collegiate baseball.  It’s no mistake – Mark Appel has been ranked as …

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  • Fun with Writer’s Block

    Some days a deadline looms and nothing in particular comes to mind.  Creative writing isn’t something that can be forced, so when it doesn’t come, I just have to wait it out.  As I go through my day, something will organically grow…I hope.  Meanwhile: 12:17 …

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  • Measuring Up: Ducks vs. the SEC and other BCS powers

    As the 2013 off-season grinds along, it’s high-time to take a look at how the Ducks spring roster stacks up against 24 other programs in the country.  After all, the 2012 Fiesta Bowl champion Oregon Ducks were among the very largest in the country a season ago, …

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  • Comparing Marcus Mariota to One of Oregon’s All-Time Greats

    “Johnny Football” may have received the most media hype among an emerging class of elite freshman quarterbacks in 2012 (deservedly so), but Marcus Mariota is arguably the most complete of the batch. The Flyin’ Hawaiian gave the Ducks a seamless transition from Darron Thomas, who …

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    Remember This Spring Game?

    How deep do your memories of Oregon football go?  Would you remember anyone from the 1983 season?  What about the 1983 Spring Game?  If we looked back, who would we recognize? Let’s play Where’s Waldo? with this photo and see if you can guess who …

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  • Recruiting Update: Helfrich Outdueling SEC for Prime Preps

    Football Recruiting Visits With anticipation for Oregon’s annual spring game reaching a fevered pitch, safety Mattrell McGraw (3-Star/River Ridge, LA) quietly made his way into Eugene this past week.  “It was beautiful, it was more than I could have thought of,” said McGraw.  “I can’t …

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    Ducks Crank The Offense Back Up In Win Over Portland

    So much for cold bats!  After struggling to score runs against UCLA last weekend, the Ducks turned their offensive fortunes back around in an 11-7 road victory over Portland.  The eleven runs scored on Tuesday more than doubled the runs scored over the weekend against …

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