We saw some amazing glimpses last season of the Joe Moorhead offense, (Offensive Coordinator at Oregon) but everyone knows that we are about to watch the full playbook in action during the 2021 season. Players interviewed in the first few days of fall camp have described the offense as exciting, explosive and how they cannot wait to play in it and show Duck fans. And baby … we are ready!
Yet it is so much more fun watching the games when we know a few items to look out for when Oregon is on the move offensively. Want to learn a little football before the season? Would you enjoy knowing more about the Joe Moorhead offense between what he did at Oregon in 2020, but even more important … what he did at Penn State to create an eruption of points? What type of offense did he run? What were his favorite plays?
We have just what you need! We have a page dedicated to Understanding the Joe Moorhead Offense, and there are an astounding 26 analysis articles in there. Considering we had such a short season with a thin playbook in 2020, this is a much bigger resource that most would have thought. Spend as much time as you wish, because the learning is easy when each article can be easily read and understood in less then five minutes.
My friends, we are all indebted to Coach Jeremy Mosier (Illinois) and Coach Eric Boles (Ohio) for their Joe Moorhead analyses created over this last year that can help you spot plays and patterns during your own review of the Oregon games. Want to see the cool Shovel RPO Option play as it was run by Moorhead at Penn State? Or how about the Power Dart Read and Power Dart RPO package that made the Nittany Lions lethal?
If you want to see Moorhead’s vertical passing attack, or his West Coast Passing Offense components integrated into the Portland Concept, (does that fit Oregon or what?) we have you covered with short articles with short one-play videos. (And it’s fun to see how Moorhead burned USC in the Rose Bowl!)
We have an even bigger resource at FishDuck, and it is the Oregon Football Analysis Library that has over 600 analyses created over the last decade. Each one took a boatload of time to create, and cover all the different offenses at Oregon along with their positions. While this is useful for learning football overall, (and high school coaches and players are in there every day) we want analyses specific to what we will see on the field in less than four weeks.
You have it with this page covering the Joe Moorhead Offense, and it will get you pumped for the upcoming season as I am! C’mon Duck fans, channel your inner football nerd for half an hour because…
“Oh, how we love to learn more about Our Beloved Ducks!”
Charles Fischer (Mr. FishDuck)
Top Photo from Pac-12 Video
Please post your thoughts about this article here on FishDuck, (in the comments) as I need to keep things a bit active for web rankings. Thank you!
Want to know why we are no longer publishing articles every day on FishDuck? Learn about it right here, but know that Mr. FishDuck will still be publishing articles on FishDuck.
If you would like to be placed on the list to receive a quick notification email when I publish an article, do sign-up right here, and thus we can gather in the comments and discuss the topic like the old-days. (If you have ever posted a comment on this FishDuck site, I have your email on that list)
If you would like to reflect on so many accomplishments that have occurred over the last ten years of FishDuck, and the impact on so many–check right here to read it.
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…
New! Oregon Sports News and Articles Curated Every Day for All Duck Fans!
Want to read all the Oregon Sports Articles in one place? Check out our new FishDuck Feed for Oregon Sports News and Articles aggregated every day for Duck fans and it is free. Over 50 articles curated in one day recently!
The Our Beloved Ducks Forum (OBD) is where we we discuss the article above and many more topics, as it is so much easier in a message board format over there. At the free OBD forum we will be posting Oregon Sports article links, the daily Press Releases from the Athletic Department and the news coming out every day.
Be a part of the forum and stay caught up! When you wish to post there, do know that you are protected just as you were on FishDuck. Join us on the free forum right here!
Our 33 rules at the free OBD Forum can be summarized to this: 1) be polite and respectful, 2) keep it clean, and 3) no reference of any kind to politics. Easy-peasy!
OBD Forum members….we got your back. No Trolls Allowed!