How Three Vital Ducks Were Ranked Coming into Oregon

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As Oregon fans, we love to see when the sports teams land huge commitments of four- or five-star prospects that either came out of high school or transferred here from another academic institution. So, here are three fundamental players that have exemplified their phenomenal skills set on the court: 1. The One-and-Only G Joseph Young Of course, he would be regarded as …

Catching Up With Wide Receivers Coach Matt Lubick

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Omar Garibay-Diaz, sports writer/reporter for FishDuck.com, had an opportunity to talk with WR coach, Matt Lubick, about the recent activity occurring in spring drills and what the coaches are expecting of their players moving forward. Lubick was asked whether any individual, within the WR squad, has been demonstrating themselves as a possible leader going forward into the 2015-2016 season. He …

Looking Forward to Next Year’s Basketball Squad

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Despite the fact that the Ducks didn’t make it far into the 2015 NCAA Tournament it’s still important to recognize the fact that they had one amazing run this year. Redshirt senior G Joseph Young had a legendary impact  serving as Oregon’s “go-to-guy” during tough stretches at the end of games. However, next season is the beginning of a new …

Three Critical Questions Heading into Spring Practices

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Starting on Tuesday, March 31st, Oregon will officially open up their facilities to kick off spring practices. The NCAA permits only 15 spring practices, which Oregon will take advantage of in order to prepare and showcase old, along with new, talent. So, without further ado, here are three important questions going into spring practices: 1. Who’s going to step up on the …

Dwayne Benjamin — X Factor for Ducks Hoops

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When Hall-of-Famer Bill Walton broadcasts college basketball games with Oregon playing, he constantly faces the common reality that most individuals face. Around the University of Oregon student body and members of the press, especially Walton, forward Dwayne Benjamin is known as “Snoop Dog.” The junior transferred to the UO from Mt. San Jacinto College in Louisiana last year and has been …

Top Two Teams that need Marcus Mariota the Most

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Let’s all assume for a minute that Florida State’s QB Jameis Winston is selected as the first overall selection of the 2015 NFL Draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Allow this scenario to soak into your bones Duck fans as there are three possible teams that could select the Hawaiian product with the second pick. The Tennessee Titans and Chicago …

Keanon Lowe on Playing for NFL Team: “I’ll get in where I fit in”

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The gap of college football from the end of bowl games to the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft, consists of college prospects training day-and-night in hopes of being drafted by an NFL team. Among the top college prospects in the country, is our very own dual-threat QB Marcus Mariota, who has been receiving tons of media attention lately regarding the possibility …

Grasu Reflects on Training, Progress, and NFL Draft at Oregon Pro Day

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On Thursday March 12th, more than 50 NFL coaches, scouts, and general managers gathered at the Moshofsky Center in Eugene, OR, for Oregon’s pro day. The biggest prospect that had teams within the top ten of the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft was dual-threat quarterback Marcus Mariota, who essentially took most of his snaps under center from C Hroniss Grasu. Both were an …

Joseph Young Comes Up Clutch Down the Stretch

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In an epic nail-biter, the Ducks came out victorious with an impressive three-pointer from Joseph Young with only 1.1 seconds left to take the win, 67-64. With only one second left on the clock, the Utes were unable to answer back and the celebration started on the court. For the second time this year, Oregon took down No.17 Utah in …

The Ducks Lock-Up No.2 Seed in 2015 Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament

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Ladies and Gentleman, March Madness is here! The time has arrived as from Wednesday to Saturday (March 11th-14th), the Pac-12 Men’s Tournament takes place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in fabulous Las Vegas, NV. Out of the 12 teams, eight were determined for the tournament on the final day of the regular season. Here is breakdown of what the …

The Truth Behind Chip Kelly’s Latest Moves

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Ever since Chip Kelly made the bold move of trading All-Pro RB LeSean McCoy to Buffalo for former Duck standout LB Kiko Alonso, NFL executives have been calling him either an absolute genius or a total fool. As of today, a flock of nine Oregon players are on the Philadelphia roster, five of which are defenders: Casey Matthews, Brandon Bair, …

Who’s Going To Emerge in the Ducks Secondary Next Year?

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Spring practices highlight several key aspects that every team looks forward to. For the Ducks, when this time comes around, they will be replacing pivotal positions that were filled by players who are either off to the NFL or continuing their football career elsewhere. This will allow current players on the football team to prove to their coaches and fellow …