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King For a Week: The 7-days Jaiya Figueras Could Do No Wrong — Part 3

King For a Week: The 7-days Jaiya Figueras Could Do No Wrong — Part 3

Part 3: Going Their Separate Ways — Friends Struggle to Succeed On Separate Paths For The First Time For friends Jaiya Figueras and Kenny Wheaton, their first couple of years at the University of Oregon had seen the pendulum swing...

King For a Week: The 7-days Jaiya Figueras Could Do No Wrong — Part 2

King For a Week: The 7-days Jaiya Figueras Could Do No Wrong — Part 2

Part 2: Jaiya Figueras: The hero’s coming out party arrives early in 1995 The 1994 season was special for the players and fans alike. The sting of losing seasons had been washed away with an improbable run to the Pac-10...

King For a Week: The 7-days Jaiya Figueras Could Do No Wrong — Part 1

King For a Week: The 7-days Jaiya Figueras Could Do No Wrong — Part 1

Part 1: Jaiya Figueras and Kenny Wheaton: Freshmen Roommates Driven to Succeed Every Oregon Duck fan can probably recite verbatim the infamous Jerry Allen call of Kenny Wheaton’s interception versus Washington in 1994, or fondly remember Joey Harrington hitting Samie...

What You NEED to Know About FishDuck.com

What You NEED to Know About FishDuck.com

I have been asked often for an archive, a place for Fish Reports, and now that I’m going forward with tutorial videos along with diagrammed pictures…it made sense for “FishDuck.com” to be a reality. Like any new project — it...

The Fish Report: Surprises on Offense

The Fish Report: Surprises on Offense

It was interesting to hear player interviews after the game where they spoke of how much “fun” this game was for them.  Yet I have raved to others at how the entertainment value of this last game ranks up among...

Fish Report: Not the Usual Spring……

Fish Report: Not the Usual Spring……

For over a dozen years now, I have been writing reports about Spring Football describing the blossoms coming out with the warmth of the sun thawing the slight chill in the air.  In so many ways….this is NOT the usual...

The Fish Report: The Nobility of Heroes

The Fish Report: The Nobility of Heroes

(This is the last of the Summer Series of Fish Reports with Fall Camp starting next week.  It was an eventful summer as the Fish Report was the first from the web or any media source in the state to...

Fish Report: Spring Offense

Fish Report: Spring Offense

What do I write about our offense this last spring that hasn’t already been written or commented upon?  I believe…quite a bit!  I got so focused upon the research project of the New Oregon Defense, and it took so much...

The Fish Report: Spring Special Teams

The Fish Report: Spring Special Teams

Why so many “Fish Reports” lately?  I like to write when most are not, or about conclusions that I haven’t seen elsewhere, so I frequently let some time pass before applying my own analysis.  (or I’m waiting long enough for...