Ohio State Game Day: The FishDuck Game Plan for Beating the Buckeyes

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials 304 Comments

Look, I know winning in Columbus is not a high probability, and my head spoke yesterday with my predicted score. But the FishDuck heart bleeds green and feels there is always a way … and in fact my suggested game plan lines up with our personnel! Indulge me, humor me and let’s discuss before, during and after the game! The …

The Shotgun is Working: Time to Send the Pistol Packing?

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials 64 Comments

The Oregon offense used to be a source of great enjoyment for Duck fans, while currently it has created a bit of angst among the faithful. My friends, there is too much to unwrap from that Fresno State game, but I must say that there have been astute comments below this article and this one that relay the feelings of …

Oregon QB Number Madness: Where Does it End?

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials 38 Comments

The trend of receivers wanting quarterback numbers began years ago, and now has drifted to running backs. But to see Fat-Mac above with Joey Harrington‘s number–a Nose Tackle wearing a quarterback number? That is so wrong. So where did the No. 3 move to? On offense we saw Johnny Johnson III snag it, and now on defense we see that …

Has Cristobal’s “Physical” Offense Worked? Will It?

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials 72 Comments

I’ve never heard as much about “a tough culture” or “being physical” from any coach at Oregon as I have from Coach Mario Cristobal. There was a feeling of toughness from Coach Rich Brooks and his Gang Green defense, but he did not preach it like we’ve heard over the last three years. Nationally known writer Steward Mandel provided some …

Oregon Wins: Pac-12 is Becoming Top-Heavy with Talent

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials 36 Comments

A phenomenon that has never included Oregon is occurring before our eyes due to recruiting skills of Coach Mario Cristobal and his staff, and I was stunned at the recent numbers illustrating this trend. It has a profound impact on the future of the conference and begins to beg the question of “whether the Pac-12 is becoming the ACC of …

Cam McCormick has Three More Years Left?

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials 15 Comments

Sounds wild doesn’t it? A sixth year senior can still have three years left of college football eligibility? Yet it is true for Cam McCormick, the 6’4″ 259 lb. tight end from Bend, although he has not made up his mind how long he will continue his career at Oregon. For now–he is simply grateful to be on the field. …