Tagged: Oregon Football

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Experts Say Oregon, Helfrich in Decline … Again

The number of preseason predictions touting Washington as a conference front-runner and Oregon as a fading asset have surprised me. Like so many of you – I thought we earned our stripes by ranking in the top ten nationally so...

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Oregon’s Most Intriguing Spring Game Yet

Oregon’s annual Spring Game will kick off the 2016/17 football pre-season for our beloved Ducks. The highly-anticipated action at Autzen Stadium should make for a very intriguing springtime Saturday. After every season another exciting group of players leaves the University to...

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An Issue Oregon Football Can’t Duck

Head trauma, including Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) damage and player safety, in general, are major areas of concern today in both the NFL and in college football (CFB). With parents and guardians concerned about head injuries, participation in youth football continues to decline. In response, a number...

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MARK HELFRICH IS A STUD

The title of this article was taken from the subject of a sentence. Yesterday [2-3], at the Oregon Club Recruiting Luncheon, Mark Helfrich, while eloquently praising and thanking many, uttered the simple 5-word sentence, “Don Pellum is a stud.”  The...

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Cranky Curmudgeon: Happy Meat Market Day!

Signing day is coming The SEC is getting fat Please put a top 300 dude In Coach Helf’s recruiting hat!   If you don’t have a 300 Then a few 400’s will do If you don’t have any 400’s Puddles turns from green to blue!...

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The Search (For an Offensive Coach) Continues

So why hasn’t Mark Helfrich already named Matt Lubick the offensive coordinator?  Why is Helfrich making Lubick essentially “audition” for the job?  BECAUSE HE CAN. I’ve always admired patience.  Decisions are more often made correctly if all the necessary information...