Thank You, Justin Wilcox

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I have to admit that, despite his status as a Duck alum, I’ve never been a huge fan of Cal head coach Justin Wilcox. But that all changed last week. And it changed for reasons that may not make sense to anyone but me. Nevertheless, I feel these reasons are important, and worth sharing, as they go beyond the game of football. I remember …

Expectations, Reality and Oregon Football

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“Ask not for whom the bell tolls, it tolls for thee.” Last week I wrote a satirical article in an attempt to point out the unrealistic expectations of many Oregon fans.  It was heavy on irony, saying exactly the opposite of what I meant in most instances. And now, just one week later, reality and expectations came crashing down upon …

An Expert’s Take on the Ducks Struggles and Mullens’ Failures

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Dear Mr. Mullens: I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take it anymore! I have been a fan of Oregon football for years (well, I started following Oregon when they went to the “Natty” in 2011) and I just cannot sit idly by and allow you and the coaches to ruin my team! I know insiders, people who …