Tagged: Coach Mark Helfrich

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It Is Not About Recruiting!?

It has become a statement acknowledged as fact: Recruiting is paramount to an effective team. As such, you might not like what I have to say. But when I look at the college level of the sport as a whole,...

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Oregon Football Still on the Rise

The Ducks’ 42-20 loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes in the College Football Playoff National Championship game had many people shaking their heads in disbelief. It seemed Oregon was finally positioned to claim its first college football national championship. The Ducks had...

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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....

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Cripes! Next Man Up, What Now?

Oregon’s mantra has been: Next man up. But with four of the top five Duck receivers out of the National Championship game, who does offensive coordinator Scott Frost pick to replace stars such as Bralon Addison, Devon Allen, Darren Carrington...

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A Tale of Two Heisman Winners

The first Heisman winner in Oregon history returned to practice this week after a six day media blitz of the East Coast. The whirlwind tour consisted of an early morning appearance on the Dan Patrick Show, spending time at New York City’s Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s...

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His Name Is Mark Helfrich

Standing on the sidelines, drenched with Gatorade, 41 year old University of Oregon head coach, Mark Helfrich, grinned from ear to ear as his QB prodigy ran away from him with an empty bucket. With Oregon’s first PAC-12 Title since 2011,...

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Helfrich Explains: A Clockwork Oregon Line

Jordan Ingram reporting for FishDuck.com from the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex Sunday night about the Coach Mark Helfrich press conference. All season, questions have swirled around Oregon’s offensive line, but with the loss of veteran center senior Hroniss Grasu, growing concerns were cast asunder with yet...