Category Archive for: ‘FishWrap’

  • Notes From Around the College Football Nation: Ole Miss on a Roll and a Recruiting Recap

    Signing day has come and gone.  If you’re an Ole Miss fan, you likely think you just won a national championship, while other schools felt like they lost the big game.  Now it’s time to start speculating who will be the #1 team going into …

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  • Texas-Sized Mess Shows Oregon’s Charm

    With word leaking out this week about some extra-curricular activities going on with Major Applewhite, Texas Longhorns co-offensive coordinator, perspective was brought to order concerning the Oregon coaching staff. If you haven’t heard, Major Applewhite, a former quarterback for the Longhorns, admitted to having a …

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  • Attacking is Winning, Which Oregon Plans To Continue

    Attacking is winning. That is a note scribbled in the margins of what became Bill Walsh’s book Finding the Winning Edge. ESPN the Magazine recently examined the impact of that book on current football coaches.  The most interesting quote from the Mark Helfrich introductory press …

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  • Hearts, Flowers and a Get Out of Jail Valentine

    No pressure guys, but next Thursday is a pretty important day.  It’s the one day out of the year that you get a chance to prove to your gal that inside of your chest beats the heart of a sensitive poet     and not …

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    Colorado Leads Only Once but it’s Enough to Stun Ducks

    © 2013 Craig Strobeck Photography When Carlos Emory dribbled hard from the right wing and slammed down one of his athletic dunks to give No. 19 Oregon a 47-40 advantage over Colorado with 4:26 remaining in the game, it looked once again like the Ducks …

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  • 1987: Low Expectations & Setting the Stage

    Chris Miller was gone, off to the Atlanta Falcons as a first round draft-pick.  The team was young, and would be led that year by a redshirt freshman named Bill Musgrave.  The experts didn’t see much out of this team, and picked them to win …

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  • 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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