Tagged: Urban Meyer

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Mark Helfrich: Lost Along the Oregon Trail

Mark Helfrich and Oregon football 2016: So much written, so much argued, so much uncertainty. Amidst the turmoil, one thing is clear: The program now stands at a critical crossroads and turns taken here … or not taken … will...

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2016 Will Be Oregon’s Highest Stakes Season Yet

Twenty-one Power Five coaches won nine regular season games in 2015. Nineteen of those coaches are back with the same school this season. Of the two coaches not returning, one is Art Briles, formerly of Baylor, who was fired not...

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Perspective Key to Oregon’s Success

How a season is viewed is all a matter of perspective. Regardless of achievement or outcome, if expectations are not met, it is viewed as a disappointment. Conversely, if the result exceeds expectations, it is viewed as a success. More...

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College Football Nation: Feeling Fine in Week 9

SEC When you think of innovators in college football, the University of Kentucky is probably the last place you would look to find any sort of football innovation. The Wildcats have been irrelevant in the SEC for most of modern...

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College Football Nation: Fun-filled Week 4

Bringing you noteworthy news around the nation in college football each week. SEC It is common knowledge that college football is an unpredictable spectacle year in and year out. Any team can lose on any given night, as the adage...

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The Future of College Football Arrived in Week 3

Predicting a game is hard … ask any athletic director in college football, who are often required to anticipate the quality of their opponents as far as a decade ahead. Contrast that challenge with the fact that TV networks rarely...

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Oregon Will Be Back

Sometimes life can be pretty good. The unfortunate thing about real life: we don’t always get a storybook ending. Life goes on. For Oregon, that’s a good thing, because the best days of this football program are still ahead. I know...

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Oregon Solidifies its Identity

The Spread-Option offense is a mix-up of a hundred years of football knowledge and tactics, a combination of the antiquated Triple-Option employed by Navy and Notre Dame, the run-heavy offenses of Vince Lombardi and Woody Hayes (Ohio State), and the Run and Shoot variations of Harvey N....

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(Not) The Negative One(s)

“It’s a crisis just how you like it. The same drama in a different disguise. I’m bound to walk with a target on my back. At least I’m ready for another attack.” “The Negative One” -Slipknot So outside of football...