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  • Marcus Mariota 37 Virginia13Shurtleff

    Pac-12 Power Positions: Quick Quarterbacks

    There is a reason that the Pac-12 is known as the “conference of quarterbacks,” and the talent present in the conference this year are a testament to that title.  The conference lost only two starting quarterbacks in Keith Price and B.J Denker to the NFL and …

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    With Bralon Addison Gone, Oregon’s Margin for Error Shrinks

    Injuries happen every year, to every team.  In a game as violent as football, players are injured in every scrimmage and every game.  Most of the time these injuries are bumps, bruises, stingers and sprains.  But the teams that contend for National Championships are either …

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    A Solution for Stopping Stanford on 3rd Down

    When the Ducks travelled south to play Pac-12 rival Stanford, there were predictions of a Duck victory.  De’Anthony Thomas predicted the Oregon offense would put up forty points, and many others had Oregon at least securing the W.  Vegas even had the Ducks as a …

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    Rule Change Proposal Will Destroy College Football

    Disingenuous, adjective: “Not truly honest or sincere: giving the false appearance of being honest and sincere.”  (From the Merriam-Webster online dictionary.) They should call it the Bret Bielema rule.  Or perhaps the Bielema-Saban rule, since it is, in part, due to these two coaches’ influence …

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    Oregon’s Success Doesn’t Depend on Recruiting Rankings

    Oregon will never win any recruiting championships.  While teams such as Alabama, USC and LSU tend to dominate in the rankings, the Ducks rarely crack the top-15.  Year after year they bring in solid, but unspectacular recruiting classes, yet year after year, Oregon takes those same recruits and …

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    Oregon Ducks Football: Six Standout Performances From 2013

    When the clock hits zero at the Super Bowl, it also serves as the conclusion to the football season each year.  Seemingly long after all of the bowl games have been played at the college level, the NFL has a way of temporarily filling the …

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  • DeAnthony Thomas 95 Utah13CS E1390696467242

    Is There Life After DAT?

    DeAnthony Thomas’ time at Oregon was like one of his scorching touchdown plays: it went by in a flash.  From his first game against LSU to his final appearance (if it can be called that) against Texas, DAT was the equivalent of a human meteor. …

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    The Heisman: Just Say NO!

    With the 2013 football season behind us, the hype for the 2014 Heisman has begun, with Marcus Mariota at or near the top of the list.  My reaction is simple: Just say NO! It’s not that Mariota doesn’t deserve consideration for the Heisman.  Quite the …

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    Coaching Carousel: The 5 Biggest Coaching Changes Around the Pac-12

    The off season always brings about a deluge of coaching changes around the college football world.  Some coaches get fired during the season, such as Lane Kiffin at USC, but aren’t replaced until the dust has settled on the final games of the year, while others, like …

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  • Pregame 77 Oregon State13KC1

    What Now Oregon?

    Kevin Cline It would appear that after four straight years of BCS appearances, the University of Oregon football team will be left on the outside looking in.  Most likely the team will be headed to the Alamo Bowl, something that most pundits and fans would …

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