Tagged: 1989 Independence Bowl

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Consistency Amidst the Chaos

Much of the narrative for Oregon fans this season has centered on the uncertainty many have felt about the possible outcomes from week-to-week. In recent years, the Ducks had always been a near-certainty to defeat any team it was clearly...

FishDuck Classic: How Oregon Overcame Years Of Losing Thanks To An Old Pair Of Shoes 1

FishDuck Classic: How Oregon Overcame Years Of Losing Thanks To An Old Pair Of Shoes

It may be summer, but that only brings us that much closer to fall, and the return of Duck football.  Over the summer, the FishDuck Classic will help familiarize readers with some our most important analyses and greatest stories.  Today: The...

The Bowl Game that Changed Oregon Football 3

The Bowl Game that Changed Oregon Football

Most Duck fans are familiar with the play that changed Oregon football. Kenny Wheaton’s early break on Washington quarterback Damon Huard’s pass deep in Duck territory and subsequent 97-yard touchdown return propelled the Ducks into the 1995 Rose Bowl and forever improved...

Remembering Past Heroes: The Best Bowl Performances in Oregon Football History 7

Remembering Past Heroes: The Best Bowl Performances in Oregon Football History

Everyone who knows football knows the value of the team. Part of the magic of the game derives from the fact that no play works unless all eleven players are doing their respective jobs the right way at the right...

Bowl Games Were Different When Dinosaurs Walked the Earth 1

Bowl Games Were Different When Dinosaurs Walked the Earth

November 19, 1989: We had just beaten the Beavers in the Civil War.  Most seasons that would have been a good end to a season.  This year we had a chance for more.  I went to a local liquor store that...