Duck Family Day: My Decision to Go Out-of-State

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Duck Family Day is a new feature we share every Saturday, where Oregon fans share their stories of being Oregon fans! Email charles@fishduck.com to share your experiences and what it means to be a Duck fan. Austin Willholft was a writer and now the Director of Social Media for FishDuck.com and is extremely passionate about our beloved Ducks, the same as you. Contact us …

Byron Marshall Reflects After Spring Ball

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Despite the quarterback situation being the major concern going into next season, another pivotal aspect that’s worth mentioning is the running back situation in Oregon. Last season, the addition of current true sophomore RB Royce Freeman proved to be effective for the Ducks as he finished the season fifth in the Pac-12 in rushing yards. Plus, the Ducks were able to slide …

Getting Chatty With Austin Maloata

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The defensive line is one aspect of football Duck fans don’t really discuss that heavily throughout the off-season, pre-season or even during the season. Going into this season, Oregon is without the services of DE Arik Armstead who was a behemoth on the line and would make great plays when the team needed him. The addition of incoming freshman DE Canton …

Adam Schefter — Making the Mariota to Eagles Connection

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With only a week left before the commencement of the 2015 NFL Draft, a ton of rumors regarding the possibility of former Oregon QB Marcus Mariota landing in the City of Brotherly Love have intensified. The recent signing of 2007 Heisman Trophy winner, Tim Tebow, sent a shock throughout the football community and now has everyone wondering, what the Philadelphia Eagles general …

Matt Pierson Reflects on Spring Practices So Far

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Last season when former Duck OL Jake Fisher went down with an injury, the man who stepped up to fill his void was No.62, current Duck OL Matt Pierson. Pierson’s journey to playing for Oregon wasn’t the typical Cinderella story we hear in fairy tales or Disney movies. It was a story centered on motivation and the idea of never giving up on …

Chris Seisay Feels Confident About Growth of DB Squad

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The departure of key veteran DBs such as Ifo Ekpre-Olomu and Troy Hill have been making Duck fans wonder how next year’s DB group will perform. During spring ball, we learned that the Oregon coaching staff decided to switch up true sophomore Charles Nelson‘s role from RB to DB to bring more competition to the squad. This boost of attention in …

Getting Familiar with a New Duck: Haniteli Lousi

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Clocking in at 6′ 5” and 310 lbs. is senior and new Oregon player OL Haniteli Lousi. Oregon fans should be thrilled and excited for this gargantuan who transferred to the UO from College of San Mateo located in northern California. I had the honor and great opportunity to interview Lousi at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex and ask him several questions …

Hroniss Grasu to the Seahawks?

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While most media outlets focus on former Duck QB, Marcus Mariota, and the latest swirl about him and the 2015 NFL Draft, players such as C Hroniss Grasu are vigorously training in hopes of being drafted by a team. No one knows of his whereabouts with regards to training, but my guess is that he’s still at the UO, working with the …

Ron Jaworski Praises Marcus Mariota

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To many sports fan, the most intriguing move that former Duck QB Marcus Mariota made was that he announced he wouldn’t be attending the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago, Ill. Instead, he’ll be in Hawaii surrounded by his family and friends. For Oregon fans or individuals who are close to Mariota, we know that he’s a reserved and private type of …

Top Two Reasons Why the Bucs Need Mariota

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For the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, their ultimate dilemma heading into the off-season was determining who their quarterback will be going into the future. The two best solutions to this problem: QBs Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston. But which one will they take? Ultimately, the Buccaneers are more in need of Mariota’s services than Winston’s due to two main differences on and off the …

Marcus Mariota Storms the Windy City

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  As the 2015 NFL Draft starts approaching closer, a handful of NFL teams are beginning to narrow their interest on who they are going to draft. A lot of speculation has surrounded the quarterback position with top prospects QB Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston. Most sports analysts feel that Winston will be selected as the first overall pick by the …

Bucs’ Held Private Workout With Mariota

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“The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are on the clock!” These are the words we will be hearing nearly in a month at the 2015 NFL Draft held in Chicago, IL. There has been wide speculation regarding who the Buccaneers will take with the first overall pick. Multiple mock drafts completed by ESPN and NFL analysts have been released constantly making most …