I am a muttering mass of protoplasm at the moment; I don’t know how to feel. But I did not want to wait until Monday for my article–we have such a great group here that likes to discuss things–let’s talk about this win!
I’ll have my usual opinion/analysis piece on Monday, but tell me what you are feeling, the impact and all that is cascading through right now…
One thing I will touch on to begin with? In the post-game interview … Coach Mario Cristobal was asked why he called a time-out before the final play? The answer was that he saw Washington lining up in the rush-three, and drop eight defense. That would foil passing plays, but it was vulnerable to the run and that was a great call by Arroyo and approved by Cristobal.
Willie would not have won that game, as he would not let the coaches loose last year; but enough of that..
What an epic game!
Were you as sick as I to see the damn Huskies line up for the field goal for the final play in regulation? I knew they were going to make it, yet I commented to the Duck-Buddy with me about how, when I was in Seattle in 1995, the Huskies were poised to win the game the same way. And they missed…
And they choked again.
Let’s start discussing in the comments as I want the feedback of this very erudite, very focused group of Oregon fans.
You will love this video above–listen and savor this short tune…
Charles Fischer (FishDuck)
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Charles Fischer has been an intense fan of the Ducks, a season ticket holder at Autzen Stadium for 35 years and has written reports on football boards for over 23 years. Known as “FishDuck” on those boards, he is acknowledged for providing intense detail in his scrimmage reports and in his Xs and Os play analyses. He and his wife Lois, have a daughter Christine, reside in Eugene Oregon, where he was a Financial Advisor for 36 years and now focuses full-time on Charitable Planned Giving Workshops for churches and non-profit organizations.
He does not profess to be a coach or analyst, but simply a “hack” that enjoys sharing what he has learned and invites others to correct or add to this body of Oregon Football! See More…
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