Tag: Christian French

Defensive Leadership Role Set for Rodney Hardrick

FishDuck.com sportswriter Austin Willhoft managed to catch up with linebacker Rodney Hardrick after Friday’s spring practice, coming away with the impression that this coming fall will be the defining season for Hardrick. After a disappointing defensive performance in the National Championship game against Ohio State, the Ducks defense looks to reload and […]

Oregon Football: The “French” Connection

Jordan Ingram reporting for FishDuck.com at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex in Eugene, Ore. While the football forecast in Eugene seems a little cloudy at times, there is one position group that will give Duck fans a sunny outlook. The Oregon linebacker corps boasts the return of seniors Rodney Hardrick, Joe Walker, Tyson Coleman and Christian French, under the […]

Spring Practice Update: Alex Balducci Talks Technique and Leadership

Jordan Ingram interviewed Oregon Football defensive lineman Alex Balducci yesterday for FishDuck.com at the University of Oregon Hatfield-Dowlin Complex. It’s not often that linemen make the headlines, especially for the Oregon football team. With such a potent offense, the Ducks’ defense often gets overlooked. However, many fans got to know […]

Defensive Players Looking for Trouble

Several Duck players are facing allegations of unfair play from opposing players, fans, and coaches.  Alleged infractions range from an “excessive, repeated, and public display of ball skills” charge for Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, to much more serious “potentially dangerous combination of size and athleticism” charges for defensive tackle Arik Armstead, #3 […]