Tagged: Oregon Ducks Football

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The Freshman Factor

I don’t even try to keep it a secret that I’m absolutely enamored with this freshman class. Royce Freeman, Darren Carrington, Devon Allen, Charles Nelson, Doug Brenner and Aidan Schneider have all made their own significant impacts on the Ducks’ 2014...

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Depth and Stars Matter at Florida State

Florida State, Oregon’s opponent in the upcoming Rose Bowl on January 1st, knows how to win. An established football tradition and excellent coaching are complemented by top recruiting classes attracted to the school of 32,000 in Tallahassee, year after year....

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The Weekend in Award Shows

I try to avoid award shows. In 2014, there is this device called “The Internet” that tells us who the winners of awards are around the time of their issuing. In fact, the fact that award shows still pull ratings in the...

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Mahalo Marcus Mariota

Just like all Duck fans last night, I was at the edge of my couch eager to see who would win the 2014 Heisman Trophy. I immediately jumped up when I heard the announcer slipped the word “Marcus” out of...

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Heisman Wins Marcus Mariota

Finally, the Heisman Award has won — and won big. If there was ever a time when the Heisman Award, college football and the sport in general needed a win, right now was pretty much that time. And after a...