Tagged: Bill Musgrave

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Your All-Time Top 10: Oregon Football Edition

At the University of Oregon, football is a great tradition. The Ducks are now known to be a powerhouse in the Pac-12, finishing second with a record of 9-3 last year. The Ducks have produced special players since the beginning of the football...

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My Top Five Oregon Offensive Players

Oregon is certainly not Notre Dame or USC with their rich histories of great football, but we still have had our fair share of great players — from great running backs and wide receivers to a host of great quarterbacks. This...

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Mariota Makes and Misses UO History

Put it in the books Coach, we’ve got a record-breaker in the building! Marcus Mariota never ceases to amaze me as the season continues. After this past weekend’s game against the Washington Huskies, Mariota has pushed the Ducks streak of...

Comparing Marcus Mariota to One of Oregon’s All-Time Greats 4

Comparing Marcus Mariota to One of Oregon’s All-Time Greats

“Johnny Football” may have received the most media hype among an emerging class of elite freshman quarterbacks in 2012 (deservedly so), but Marcus Mariota is arguably the most complete of the batch. The Flyin’ Hawaiian gave the Ducks a seamless...

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...

1987: Low Expectations & Setting the Stage 1

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,...

A Home Away From Home for Duck Fans: A Brief History of Autzen Stadium 1

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...

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...