Beware Kicking the Dawg: DeBoer Bites Back

DazeNconfused Editorials

The ‘hubris’ that exudes from Husky Nation has made Oregon’s dominance over Washington on the gridiron all the more enjoyable for Duck fans during the last 20 years. I personally can’t think of a more comical topic for us Ducks to discuss than those downtrodden Dawgs! But with the hiring of HC Kalen DeBoer, the Huskies are about to get …

Mario Cristobal – When the Knives Come Out

DazeNconfused Editorials

The University of Miami hiring Mario Cristobal and bringing him home reads like a Disney feel-good story. But when we pull the curtain back, we find a toxic and bitterly divided fanbase behind the hire. Mr. FishDuck was looking at the superb line of promotional items for the OBD forum at GS-JJ, as the custom buttons and custom label pins …

How High Can Dillingham’s Ducks Fly?

DazeNconfused Editorials

Oregon OC Kenny Dillingham begins his first campaign with the Oregon Ducks in 2022, so just how good can this Ducks’ offense be? (After all, Dillingham fielded the fourth best offense in FBS while at Memphis.) We can begin to answer that question by looking at Dillingham’s scheme and the players he has at his disposal. The Scheme: Spread-Em-Out Dillingham …

Dan Lanning Knows How to Rock an Offseason

Drex Heikes Editorials

One thing we know about Dan Lanning: he can rock an offseason. Be honest. How many of you thought after several shocking losses last season that Mario Cristobal would ever get Oregon back to the playoffs? Utah manhandled Oregon twice, puncturing Cristobal’s perpetually sunny forecasts and sending fans careening toward a dismal offseason — something between a bad cigar and …

In 2022….Do Cheerleader Photos Inspire or Offend?

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials

I am not looking to start a discussion that could go political, nor do I wish to offend anyone on either side of this issue. However we implemented a ban on cheerleader photos a few years ago from FishDuck.com that I am re-thinking, and would love your feedback on. While the percentage of those read or comment that is female …

Regarding Bo Nix: Beware ‘Bandwagon Buy-In’

DazeNconfused Editorials

Bo Nix was a highly touted five-star recruit, a player that draws mixed emotions from fans. Will Oregon offensive coordinator Kenny Dillingham help launch Nix to new heights this year? Nix played his freshman year in 2019 at Auburn, under head coach Gus Malzahn and offensive coordinator Kenny Dillingham. His debut was in the biggest matchup of the opening week …

The Great College Football Schism is Coming

David Marsh Editorials

The great college football schism is coming, and it will fracture college football in a way that will shake the very sport and institution of college athletics to its foundation. This is something that isn’t going to happen overnight and it will take years to develop — probably anywhere between five to 15 years. It will leave the sport divided …

Oregon’s 2022 All-Pac Safety – Bennett Williams

DazeNconfused Editorials

Oregon’s latest elite safety is sixth-year senior Bennett Williams, a former ESPN.com Freshman All-American in 2017 at Illinois. Mr. FishDuck was having some gaming fun at Bitcoin Casino, and when I asked him about his impressions of the potential all-star at safety, he replied “he is in for a monster year.” Let’s look at why. Duck football has produced a …