Tagged: Oregon Ducks Football

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Chip Kelly’s Fiesta Bowl Game Plan

It’s only a matter of hours before Oregon and Kansas State will face off in the Fiesta Bowl, and as the rest of the bowl season starts to ramp up to the BCS games, it is a great time of...

Fishduck Writers Present Our Greatest Duck Moments In 2012! 2

Fishduck Writers Present Our Greatest Duck Moments In 2012!

Our beloved Oregon Ducks have been outstanding this year in all areas of athletics.  What follows is the contribution of many of the Fishduck writers, in bringing to you the highlights that we witnessed in one of the finest years...

Meet Your New Ducks: Lamichael James and De’Anthony Thomas Have A Baby 1

Meet Your New Ducks: Lamichael James and De’Anthony Thomas Have A Baby

Just kidding. But this is the next best thing. The Oregon Ducks have created quite the reputation for themselves over the years at running back. If you think about it, the last four (hopefully five in Kenjon) starting running backs...

Stalwart Defender of Previous Fiesta Bowl Continues Off-Field Success Today 5

Stalwart Defender of Previous Fiesta Bowl Continues Off-Field Success Today

The late 1990’s to the early 2000’s were a very memorable time in more recent Oregon football history.  During the Akili Smith and Joey Harrington eras, many other Oregon greats are remembered for taking the success of the early 90’s-1995...

The 1963 Sun Bowl – Casanova’s lone Bowl victory 5

The 1963 Sun Bowl – Casanova’s lone Bowl victory

  The 1963 Oregon Ducks football team finished 7-3 on the season, accepting an invitation to the 1963 Sun Bowl, where they took on the Mustangs of SMU. Led by Dave Wilcox, the Ducks were a team of over achievers,...

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Oregon’s “Numbers” Advantage In The Fiesta Bowl

Chip Kelly and the Oregon Duck offense have seen countless variations, stunts, and unconventional packages thrown their way over the years. Whether defenses are bringing men out of coverage to account for the run, aligning in creative fashions to confuse...

Pushing Through with Senior Guard Ryan Clanton 1

Pushing Through with Senior Guard Ryan Clanton

Pushing Through with Senior Guard Ryan Clanton Another in a series from our friends at Mighty Oregon. An interview with senior offensive guard, Ryan Clanton. By Dusty Ritter Ryan Clanton puts in an audacious amount of work on Oregon’s offensive line....

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Rumor Has It Chip Kelly Is Staying

You may have read a recent article of mine on whether Chip Kelly stays at Oregon or whether he bolts to the NFL.  The point of it is that we don’t know either way – and neither do any of...

Bowl Games Were Different When Dinosaurs Walked the Earth 1

Bowl Games Were Different When Dinosaurs Walked the Earth

November 19, 1989: We had just beaten the Beavers in the Civil War.  Most seasons that would have been a good end to a season.  This year we had a chance for more.  I went to a local liquor store that...

Oregon Unknowns: Puddles Not Allowed in Autzen Stadium? 2

Oregon Unknowns: Puddles Not Allowed in Autzen Stadium?

The Oregon Duck. You know the one: fluffy white feathers, big feet, good dancer.  Always wears that infectious, if not permanent smile, even after hammering out a few hundred push-ups. The mascot for the University of Oregon has seen his...

Could Jabari Brown Be The Next Chris Harper? 4

Could Jabari Brown Be The Next Chris Harper?

Normally, a reserve guard for the Missouri Tigers going 1-for-7 on three-pointers while playing twenty minutes in a Tuesday night non-conference game would elicit as little interest as any topic that could be written about herein.  However, the reserve guard...

Comparing Mariota to Past Greats: A Brief History of Oregon’s Freshman Quarterbacks 1

Comparing Mariota to Past Greats: A Brief History of Oregon’s Freshman Quarterbacks

‘Twas the season of freshman quarterbacks, when all through the nation… not a defense could stop them, not even Nick Saban’s.” Ok, so a couple of defenses slowed them down, but you get the point. The impact that freshmen quarterbacks...

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Collin Klein And The Magic Of Bill Snyder

The Fiesta Bowl wasn’t the original destination on Oregon’s itinerary, nor was it its backup plan, and now a trip to Phoenix for a BCS game has become somewhat of a consolation prize for the nation’s newest elite football program....