The FishDuck Minute #1: I Am Oregon

Charles Fischer Fish Reports

I have no profound words, poetry, or seasonal updates.  Snarly prose and clever alliterations eludes me, as I cannot express my feelings.  Am I the wise 55-year-old man who quietly offers up a prayer of relief and gratitude, or am I the unhinged wacko who is thrashing about the room pounding my fist into the other hand screeching, “YES! YES! …

The Fish Report: Rose Bowl Surprise Plays

Charles Fischer Fish Reports

We analyze two successful plays of the 2012 Rose Bowl Game, one of which has been viewed incorrectly by so many national analysts. We are fortunate at FishDuck.com to have a team who have built a progression of a knowledge base that makes understanding these plays easier. Chip fools us all again! Charles Fischer  (FishDuck) Oregon Football Analyst for FishDuck.com …

The Fish Report: Rose Bowl Game Plan #1

Charles Fischer Fish Reports

In this video we’re going to have some fun looking back at some plays and formations to try to figure out what Chip Kelly might throw at Wisconsin.  We’ll look at game footage and determine a “FishDuck Probability” of seeing that play, formation, or strategy in the Rose Bowl Game Plan. “Oh how we love to learn about our beloved …

FishDuck’s first State of the Union: FishDuck Needs You!

Charles Fischer FishWrap, FishWrap Archive

Some notes from FishDuck: a FishDuck.com State of the Union FishDuck.com Needs YOU! Greetings Fish-Friends, it is four months in to FishDuck.com’s existence, and Kurt and I felt it was time to speak with you directly, our website visitors.  The amount of people that have come to our site daily, participating in our boards and emailing us with notes of …

The FishDuck Report: Passing Game Reads…

Charles Fischer Fish Reports

For Oregon fans and the staff at FishDuck.com—this has been an amazing football season. We lost two games, yet remain one the nations top five teams; and for us long term fans an incredible third BCS game in a row? We began to closely analyze the Oregon Offense this year and were delighted to have all the surprises from Chip …

The Fish Report: Oregon’s New “Sweep Read”

Charles Fischer Fish Reports

Through this season I have often had much more interesting material to analyze than time would permit from a given game. This week is no exception as we had a number of new plays, formations, and play-action passes to enjoy looking at closely that resulted in some sweet touchdowns for our beloved Ducks. There will be more time in the …

The Fish Report: The Outside Zone Read Altered?

Charles Fischer Fish Reports

“All the leaves are brown, and the sky is grey.” For Oregon fans, these lyrics seem to match the Willamette Valley and our feelings after this game with USC. There has been enough written about our missed opportunities and mistakes in this game, and I salute our foe for a tremendous game plan and execution. I was surprised during the …

The Fish Report: Winning Strategies Against Stanford

Charles Fischer Fish Reports

What a showcase game of Oregon Football! Our young men were prepared and ready for the national spotlight as they epitomized their motto of “Fast-Hard-Finish,” on both offense and defense. We knew that Coach Kelly would pull something new out for this game, and he didn’t disappoint, as we study a new offensive strategy and examine the background components that …

The Fish Report: Chip’s Changeups

Charles Fischer Fish Reports

We knew going into this season that with a new weapon in De’Anthony Thomas, and a new playbook that went from 75 plays to 200 plays—that we would see new strategies to match.  What we did not expect was to see Chip changing up some of basic strategies and philosophies in attacking a defense.  We have witnessed the transition of …