Category Archive for: ‘FishWrap’

  • Meet Your New Ducks: Heeeere’s Johnny… Mundt

    Oregon’s young and versatile tight end group just became younger now that 4-star John Mundt has signed his letter of intent.  He comes out of Modesto, California from Central Catholic High School where he just led his team to a Division IV state title.  Mundt …

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    Signing Day Recruits And An Eye On 2014

    Yesterday, a long, perplexing and generally crazy cycle came to an end. 19 commits faxed in their letters of intent.  Here’s a look at the class using the tier system I created a couple ago: Tier-E: 5-star rating by at least one service Tier-1: 4-star …

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  • Recruiting Update: Nation’s Top Forward Re-Adds Oregon

    Basketball Recruiting Commitments Behind the hysteria that came about over the last week, Head Coach Dana Altman secured the commitment of forward/guard Jalil Abdul-Bassit (NR/Coeur d’Alene, ID). Originally from Alaska, Abdul-Bassit is in the midst of his second year in the college ranks at the …

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  • Heaven In The Emerald Valley

    Every September fans pile into the magnificent stadium that is home to the Oregon Ducks football team.  Students take the mile or so walk to Autzen Stadium and get hyped up, as they enter into what some consider the loudest stadium in the nation.  Autzen …

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  • Five Things Chip Kelly Did Right and Why Duck Fans Should Be Thankful

    If winning football games is your biggest priority then make it 6 things.  A winning record of 46-7 is no small accomplishment; however, looking long-term there are 5 other things that, when the disappointment clears, I think will be recognized and appreciated. One Putting aside for the …

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  • “Will Power” from Walk-On to Walking Tall

    “Will Power” from Walk-On to Walking Tall ANOTHER IN A SERIES FROM OUR FRIENDS AT MIGHTY OREGON AN INTERVIEW WITH WILL MURPHY By Dusty Ritter A last second realization brought him back to Eugene to fulfill his childhood dream of playing for the Ducks and …

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  • Juwaan Williams — Decisive, Intelligent, Tenacious

    Juwaan Williams had an impressive high school career, with 38 touchdowns and 1,569 total yards rushing, averaging 8.5 yards per carry.   As a junior, the 6’0″ 185 pound quarterback led his Tucker, Georgia, team to a state AAAAA Football Championship. While Williams’ team was not …

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    Oregon Can’t Put Players Into the NFL? Ducks in the Super Bowl

    College programs love to negatively recruit regarding Oregon and how “they don’t put players into the NFL.”  But even a power outage couldn’t keep this Super Bowl full of Ducks from participating in possibly the greatest Super Bowl in NFL history.  In a 34-31 Ravens …

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  • Notes from Around the College Football Nation: Expansion Rumors and Shaq Hosts Recruits

    Signing day is almost here, college football’s version of the NFL draft.  It gives fans a chance to see how their team is filling their offseason needs, and possibly put the pieces into place for a title run.  It can also give fans hope for …

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  • Late Game Falter Shows Ducks’ Inexperience

    For roughly 35 minutes on Saturday, Oregon seemed to be in position to earn a split in the dreaded Bay Area Trek, a trip that has been so haunting in past seasons. Unfortunately, the five wayward minutes were too much to overcome. For Dana Altman’s …

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