Tagged: Pac-12 Football

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Ducks’ Struggles Could Cost Huskies a Playoff Spot

For more than a decade, the Washington Huskies watched their hated rivals to the south rise to the upper echelon of college football. This rise was accompanied by the annual beating the Ducks put on the Huskies each fall for 12 straight years....

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I Now Pronounce You Big 12 & Pac-12; You May Kiss the Bride

Dear Reader, the following was my response to a suggestion that all teams including Florida International, play in a postseason bowl game and a criticism of the ridiculously bloated post season. Florida International University, Bowls for everyone? All 128 schools play a...

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College Football 2015: A Mess of a Season

Mike Merrell’s Three-and-Out The czars who run college football must be ecstatic! With just a week to go in the regular college football season, the landscape is a complete mess. For the post-season lineup, there’s all sorts of room for...

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Bye Week Gives Ducks a Chance to Refocus

The Oregon Ducks had this past weekend off, but the rest of the Pac-12 stayed busy as we make our way toward the release of first College Football Playoff Rankings of 2015. In anticipation of their release on November 3, ESPN’s Kevin Gemmell...

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Lockie Helps Ducks Get Back to Winning Form

The Ducks defeated the Georgia State Panthers 61-28 in their final tuneup before heading into Pac-12 conference play. With the injury to quarterback Vernon Adams, redshirt junior Jeff Lockie was given the chance to make his first collegiate start. As big...

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Ducks’ Schedule Stacked for Winning

Mike Merrell’s Three-and-Out Duck fans saw their fondest dreams and deepest fears unfold Saturday night in a victorious offensive battle against FCS Eastern Washington. The Ducks tied the NCAA record for most consecutive games (69) with at least one touchdown...

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Influencing the Defense in the Option Game

Football is a game of position and space, and coaches spend a great deal of time analyzing their schemes to incorporate wrinkles and techniques that will influence the opposition. In most cases, causing a slight hesitation, or a few small steps in...

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A Tale of Two Games…and Two Offensive Lines

Charles Dickens famous opening to A Tale of Two Cities perfectly captures Oregon football and illustrates the vast range of emotions that its fans have endured in the last five years. It was the best of times, it was the worst...