Tagged: Oregon Ducks Special Teams

Meet Your New Ducks: He Shoots, He Scores 0

Meet Your New Ducks: He Shoots, He Scores

For Duck fans, a field goal has become a gut-wrenching, last second act of desperation gone awry. The Oregon football program is no stranger to hanging its national title hopes on a fourth quarter field goal, and unfortunately, they have...

Why Kickers Deserve a Break 2

Why Kickers Deserve a Break

Kickers might be the most polarizing athletes in all of sports.  Their only job is to kick the football between two goal posts, often during the fourth quarter when games are close, so the results of their kicks leave room...

Flashback: From Third String Benchwarmer To Star…Within Minutes 3

Flashback: From Third String Benchwarmer To Star…Within Minutes

  Special teams has played an important role in the past 20 years of Oregon football.  Specifically, Oregon fans, players, and coaches take great pride in the kicking game.  During the great era of the mid-90’s – mid-2000’s rise to...

The Trouble With Kickers, Balls, And A Bucks 1

The Trouble With Kickers, Balls, And A Bucks

If you’ve ever wondered what kickers really do in practice, you’re not alone.  In the off-season, kickers find themselves with plenty of time on their hands, maybe too much time, and when that happens the mind begins to wander. A lot goes...

What it looks like when the Ducks miss a kick and lose to Stanford 2

How the Ducks Will Improve with a New Coach

Despite popular belief, there is room for the Ducks to improve next season.  I believe any new head coach, especially Mark Helfrich, will have a more objective and less contrary perspective about what the Ducks need to do to get...