Forget Rookie of the Year, Justin Herbert is an MVP Candidate

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I know the headline may sound a little crazy, but bear with me for a second. Justin Herbert has been electric in his five starts as the LA Chargers‘ quarterback. The former Oregon signal caller has thrown for 290 yards in each game this season including last week where he accounted for 412 yards and 4 touchdowns against the Jacksonville …

Coach Reverses Course: Herbert Named Starter

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It seems as though Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn finally discovered what us Duck fans have already known for years: Justin Herbert is LEGIT! Despite losing his first three starts, Herbert has looked far more polished than anyone expected coming into the season. The Eugene native has thrown for 300 yards in two out of three games and …

What if Oregon had Hired Aliotti Instead of Helfrich?

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In January 2013, following Chip Kelly‘s departure to the NFL, Oregon elected to do what they had done for decades by hiring offensive coordinator, Mark Helfrich as head coach. Nevertheless, an interesting question lingers: What if the Ducks had instead selected defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti as the lead man? I think most are happy with the Ducks’ current state, but would …

What will Ducks Football Look Like in 2021?

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As the fall college football season begins without our mighty Ducks our attention shifts towards spring 2021 for our next dosage of Oregon football. Nevertheless whether the Ducks next play in spring or fall of next year, the roster for Oregon will look a lot different than it does today. For starters, many of Oregon’s elite draft eligible players such as …

Oregon Swaps Ohio State for Utah: A Blessing in Disguise?

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By now most have heard the sad tidings of the Pac-12 and Big-10 Conferences’ cancellation of all out-of-conference football games for the 2020 season. So much for the opener against pop-Cinderella North Dakota State University. Not to mention the week two clash of titans between the Ducks and the Ohio State Buckeyes, a game that likely would have played host …

Ducks Predicted to LOSE First Game of the Season? Get Real!

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In the last few days it feels like life is slowly but surely going back to normal. Restaurants and bars are modified but open, social gatherings in Oregon are now up to 25 people and yes, sports writers are back to making their “crazy-bold hot takes.” In particular, over the weekend CBS Sports senior writer Ben Kercheval made a list …

Where does Justin Herbert Land in NFL Draft?

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WAKE UP DUCK FANS! WE HAVE SPORTS TODAY! Well…kinda. After a long hiatus without sports, we are now within hours of the NFL Draft where some of our favorite Ducks are about to become a WHOLE lot richer. By my estimation Oregon has seven players with the potential to be drafted: Justin Herbert, Troy Dye, Calvin Throckmorton, Shane Lemieux, Jake Hanson, …

The Sweetest of Duck Victories

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Let’s just say it Duck fans: This last month has sucked! The outbreak of the COVID-19 Virus has altered life has we know it. Schools are closed for the year, work is cancelled and simply living a normal life seems like a distant memory. But rather than dwelling on the present, let us reminisce on the past. Specifically, I want …

Thank you Sabrina, Thank you Payton

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After winning the Pac-12 Championship in both Women’s and Men’s College Basketball, it looked as if both Ducks teams were primed for long March Madness runs. Then the sports world stopped. On March 11th, 2020, after Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz was diagnosed with COVID-19, the NBA announced they were suspending the season. Although the news was shocking to …

NFL Combine Cements Justin Herbert as Top 10 Pick

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After turning around a program that seemed lost in 2016 to winning both a Pac-12 Championship and Rose Bowl, Justin Herbert seemed to have done everything to impress scouts and cement his NFL Draft status. His great size, poise in the pocket and “rocket arm” were all attributes that tantalized NFL front offices. However, despite all of his accolades, Herbert …

Which Duck Team Does it Best: Football or Men’s Basketball?

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After a remarkable 12-2 season that ended with wins in the Rose Bowl and the Pac-12 Championship, the Oregon Ducks football team proved once and for all that they are back. Unlike, the football program, Oregon men’s basketball is in the midst of one of their best eras in school history. They have won at least a share of the …

The Ducks’ First Game May Be Their Most Important

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Every year at about this time, I begin to start deeply missing Oregon Ducks football and the roaring crowd of Autzen Stadium. Unfortunately, my calendar reads February 7th, which means we have to wait a bit more… 210 days to be exact. We have months to read articles, make predictions and attempt to contain our excitement for the upcoming season. …