What IS an Oregon Ducks Fan?

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What is an Oregon Ducks fan? That depends on who you ask. To some, Oregon fans are rabid, crazy fanatics that bleed green (and black, and grey, and a different green, and highlighter yellow, chrome and sometimes pink and even less often, blue) and “yell-O”, right? To others, they’re rabid fans that claim greatness but whose number of national championships …

What Impact Will the Pac-12’s 2020 Season Have on the Ducks’ Future?

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Even when considering the weight of a global pandemic, did the Pac-12 schools take the easy way out for the 2020 season? Was the fear of lawsuits just too much for the brave leaders of the Pac-12 to deal with? Yes, I’m talking to you Larry Scott. With the advantage of a little hindsight, you have to ask yourself what …

Which of the Pac-12 Coaches do you FEAR?

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This is a wonderful week of contributed articles by so many of our “regulars” and we thank BigDucksFan for this one to ponder!  Charles Fischer ———————————————————————————————- We all know that Head Coach Mario Cristobal is your favorite coach, but who else in the Pac-12 piques your interest as a head coach and can challenge Oregon for the Pac-12 champion bragging …

Pac-12 Football Players: All for Them, and NONE for All

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Do Pac-12 football players really get it? While that may seem to be insulting to them, it is a question that many of us who do the donating and buying of tickets (i.e. funding the athletic budgets) are thinking, but are reluctant to articulate aloud in today’s “cancel culture.” Do the athletes understand and appreciate what they have, or are …

Decisions of the Pac-12: The Biggest Issue IGNORED?

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The Pac-12 conference leaders met in March but with few results. Video conference was the mode rather than face-to-face, and immediate issues rather than long term issues were the focus. Some say the only positive was the savings on travel and housing, but let’s look at some of what went down. Issue: Immediate Eligibility for Transfers The Pac-12 has not …

Is Cristobal Among the Coaching Elites?

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The days of long, methodical rebuilds are over. Nowadays, it’s not uncommon for underperforming coaches to get the ax early on in their tenures, even if they show subtle signs of progress. Obviously that won’t be the case for Oregon’s Mario Cristobal. After winning the Pac-12 in just his second season, it’s safe to say that Cristobal’s job is secure. …

Oregon vs. Washington: Why Both Sides HATE Each Other

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As most fans in the Northwest know, there’s no love lost between the Ducks and the Huskies; the hatred between the two programs runs deep. So, how did it all start? Let’s take a look at some of the exchanges between the two schools described in “The Border War” by Richard Linde. You will not believe some of the stories …

Oregon vs. Auburn Is Around the Corner. Who Has the Edge?

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At long last, the time is coming. All offseason, the Oregon-Auburn matchup has been analyzed, dissected and prodded like a lab experiment. We’ve had a full offseason to talk it over, hash it out, voice our thoughts, read all the articles, get others’ opinions and get the national consensus. Now it’s time to decide. Who do you think will win …

10 Reasons Why Oregon Spring Football is Better Than Sex

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Spring is in the air, and you know what that means. It means it’s time for us to take our main squeeze by the hand, stroll on down to the park, lay out a blanket, and engage in our favorite pastime. Alright, alright, get your head out of the gutter, we’re talking about Oregon Ducks spring football! And here are …