Tagged: Oregon Ducks Quarterback

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Mariota or Manziel?

Kevin Cline Last year a pair of redshirt freshman quarterbacks exceeded expectations for their teams and brought a lot of excitement to college football.  Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M captured the Heisman Trophy, with late game heroics, and was the first...

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Who Succeeds Mariota?

Elite quarterbacks don’t grow on trees.  Look across the college football landscape and ask yourself, “What QB would I die to have?”  For me, there aren’t many. My utterly and completely unbiased opinion wants Marcus Mariota first without a doubt....

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Food For Thought: Will Mariota Catch Joey?

As I watched the PAC-12 Network’s “12 Best” episode of the conferences best football players from this past season, I was filled with, as I’m sure all Duck fans were, a sense of pride as three of our boys cracked...

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A Salute to Bryan Bennett

There are those fans who always seem to get down on any athlete who chooses to leave the Ducks for another program.  I feel a bit like Chris Crocker, but I just wish people would leave Bryan Bennett alone.  He...

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Bryan Bennett at Receiver or Safety?

News that Bryan Bennett decided to stay at Oregon swept through media outlets Saturday and Duck fans should feel fortunate that it appears as though we are going to keep a vital piece of the Oregon offense.  Early reports seem...

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Bryan Bennett: The Unlucky One

With the 2012-2013 football season ending on Thursday for the Ducks, we all know who the quarterback of the future is. Marcus Mariota stepped in as a redshirt freshman, beat out favorite Bryan Bennett for the starting job, and came...