Tag: 2014 Oregon Football

Oregon Makes ESPN Favorite Plays of the Year

Some things just get lost in the excitement. Many Duck fans are returning to their DVRs, searching for footage from the 2014 Oregon football season, reliving the memories of their historic season with the projected top 2015 NFL Draft pick, quarterback Marcus Mariota. Mariota finished his 2014 Heisman Trophy winning campaign completing 68 percent of his passes for […]

LB Tony Washington to Represent Oregon in East-West Shrine Game

  For a special Oregon senior, there is one more football game on the schedule. Redshirt senior linebacker Tony Washington, Jr. will represent the Ducks, playing defense for the West in the 2015 East-West Shrine Game at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., on January 17th. Some NFL Draft predictions have Washington projected as high as […]

Oregon Solidifies its Identity

The Spread-Option offense is a mix-up of a hundred years of football knowledge and tactics, a combination of the antiquated Triple-Option employed by Navy and Notre Dame, the run-heavy offenses of Vince Lombardi and Woody Hayes (Ohio State), and the Run and Shoot variations of Harvey N. “Rusty” Russell, Glenn “Tiger” Ellison, and Darrell “Mouse” Davis (Portland […]

Oregon Ducks vs. Ohio State: An Historic National Championship

The College Football Playoff has seen an Oregon football program peaking at just the right time. The Ducks cruised to a 59-20 victory in the Rose Bowl, employing their famous uptempo offense to burn out the Florida State defenders and their oppressive defense to pressure quarterback Jameis Winston, generating fumbles, turnovers, broken plays, […]

Oregon OC Scott Frost: Ducks Are a “Real Team”

Jordan Ingram reporting for FishDuck.com at Hatfield-Dowlin Complex in Eugene, Oregon. Oregon’s offensive coordinator Scott Frost is no stranger to success. In 1997, Frost led his alma mater Nebraska Cornhuskers to a perfect 13-0 season and a national championship. He was also a Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award and Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award finalist. […]

ESPN: ‘Oregon Football Has Officially Arrived’

From Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota winning the Heisman Trophy to playing in the College Football Playoff for a chance at a national championship, Oregon football has officially gained status among the college football elite. According to ESPN’s Ivan Maisel, the years of steady program building starting with head coaches Rich Brooks and Mike Bellotti […]