Category Archive for: ‘FishWrap’

  • Trading Reno for Monticello: Requiem for the Last Great Road Trip

    On Monday, the Ducks announced that they were replacing a September 7th road game against Nevada in Reno with a game against Virginia in Charlottesville the same day.  It was a move that made sense for all parties involved: Nevada wanted out of an already …

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    Stanford Shoots Ducks Off Undefeated Perch

      PALO ALTO, Calif. — Back in November, the undefeated, league-leading Oregon Ducks ran into Stanford’s football team at Autzen Stadium, and Oregon’s national championship dreams were squashed. Last night at Maples Pavilion on the Stanford campus, the Cardinal basketball team faced another highly-ranked and …

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  • Can Helfrich Keep the Class?

    With signing day less than a week away, Mark Helfrich has a chance to ace his first test as the head coach of the Oregon Ducks.  When Helfrich took over for Chip in mid-January, things didn’t look particularly good on the recruiting front.  For a …

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  • A Home Away From Home for Duck Fans: A Brief History of Autzen Stadium

    ABC Sports’ Keith Jackson has described Autzen Stadium as, “per square yard, the loudest stadium in the history of the planet.” While that may seem like an exaggeration, in reality it is probably not too far from the truth. Growing up as an Oregon fan, …

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  • Recruiting Update: Magnificent Seven Bag Their Bounty

    Football Recruiting Commits/Offers While much of this week’s attention focuses on Oregon’s latest grab at receiver Devon Allen (4-Star/Phoenix, AZ/Rivals250), and quarterback Juwaan Williams (3-Star/Tucker, GA), little known hybrid Elijah George (2-Star/Las Vegas, NV) committed to the Ducks after taking an official visit last weekend (Read a detailed analysis of Allen here). …

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  • Unsung Hero Shined At Oregon Despite Stars In His Way

    The late 90’s – early 2000’s was a revolutionary turning point in Oregon football history, and especially renowned for the great rushers the program featured.  Oregon fans have seen many legends run the ball over the past two decades.  From 1999-2002, a talented tailback made …

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    PAC-12 Basketball: Simply Ducky

    It is good to be a Duck right now!  The University of Oregon football program has been in the Top 10 for a few years now, and because of that people all over the country think of football when they think of Oregon.  Now it seems like Oregon’s …

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  • Swift-footed Hurdler Chooses Oregon Football

    The athletes in this years Oregon Ducks recruiting class are shaping up to be a rather unique bunch; including a pair of twins and a pair of players who are the sons of former NFL players.  Now with committed running back Thomas Tyner and the …

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  • No Barner? No Problem; Marshall Has Things Under Control

    The lineage of running backs coming through Eugene has been almost mythical the last 10 years. From Jonathan Stewart to LaMichael James and Kenjon Barner, the Oregon running game has been in good hands. In 2013, despite losing Barner, nothing will change, and that has …

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  • Ducks Harness Huskies in Grind-It-Out Win

    18-2 Oregon Leads Pac-12 by Two Games It wasn’t perfect. The coach still sees much work to do, but other than a rash of mystifying turnovers and missed free throws at the end, the No. 16 Ducks played some of their best basketball of the …

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