Spring Practice One Week Away

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The 2014 season, one of the best in Oregon history, is in the rear view mirror and almost out of sight. One week from today, the future begins, as Head Coach Mark Helfrich and staff embark on their journey into the 2015 college football season. Spring Ball is where players come out of the woodworks. Getting the time to practice with the team, fresh off …

Oregon Offers Highly Rated High School Linebacker

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Let’s first start out by saying the Oregon defense is not soft. From the glory days of ‘Gang Green’ they never have been, nor will they ever be soft. They might give up big plays here and there, but when the time counts, they step up. The ‘being soft’ sentiment is one that defensive coordinator Don Pellum despises. When coaching, he doesn’t let silly things get in …

The Oregon Ducks: A Cinderella Story

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I’ll be the first to admit that I didn’t think the men’s basketball team had a chance of doing well this season. With the loss of three great players and the team being dominated by young freshmen, the odds were certainly stacked against the Ducks. Without Dana Altman, the Pac-12 Coach of the Year, the success the Ducks had this year would probably not …

Oregon Extends Offer to Son of Former NFL Great

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In the competitive world that is college football recruiting, landing big names is important. According to oregon247sports.com, the University of Oregon has extended a scholarship offer to Thaddeus Young, son of arguably the greatest wide receiver to ever play in the NFL – Randy Moss. Thaddeus, now with close to 15 collegiate offers, is attempting to live his own life when it comes to football. The 6’4, 240 lb. tight …

Being a Ducks Fan From the Eyes of a Duck

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When looking for colleges to apply to, students might consider their future aspirations, field of study interests, or location of campus. At the University of Oregon, there is one common trend seen among all who apply and ultimately attend: SPORTS! In a world where athletes are praised like gods, the world of sports has heavily influenced the decision-making of thousands of …

Dior Mathis Did What?

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University of Oregon Pro Day has commenced, and the numbers are in. Marcus Mariota lit up the field as he was seen taking snaps under center for the first time in a meaningful situation, Arik Armstead decided not to run the 40, and Jake Fisher further proved why he should be considered a first round draft pick. Because Dior Mathis is an undersized, underplayed Senior, many people will overlook his …

Analysts Confident With Football Ducks in 2015

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Moving on from the Marcus Mariota hype train was an experience filled with immense struggle. With the recent news of Eastern Washington standout quarterback, Vernon Adams Jr., deciding to transfer to the University of Oregon for his final year of eligibility; the fear of struggle has turned into hope for next season. Recently, a bleacherreport.com article analyzed the ten teams that are a ‘lock’ to win 10 games or more this …

Pro Day: Last Chance to Prove Your Worth

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So much speculation is put toward the NFL Combine in February, that people often forget about each school’s Pro Day. Performing well at both events will show scouts that you can be an asset to some team in the league. For others, a Pro Day can be used as a day of redemption — maybe they didn’t have positive results at the Combine. The University of …

Oregon MBB Commit Finishes Senior Season Strong

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The Oregon Men’s basketball team is at the end of one of the most incredible regular seasons ever put together in school history. Losing three starters before the season pinned the team up against a wall – Head Coach Dana Altman and staff have proven all the haters wrong. This young team, led by NBA talent Joseph Young is poised to make a move in this year’s tourney. …

Jets Might Choose to Fly ‘Mariota Airways’

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It’s fun for us Ducks fans to look at everything that is happening in the NFL right now, and think to ourselves: “How would this effect Marcus Mariota’s placement in the 2015 NFL Draft?” It’s something we all love to do, simply because we love Mariota. The guy provided fans with memories that likely will never be matched. He is arguably the greatest …

Vernon Adams Wishes He was Already in Eugene

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It’s not news anymore – Vernon Adams Jr., former Eastern Washington Eagles standout quarterback, has decided to transfer to the University of Oregon for his final season of eligibility. And you might think this decision is one of instant joy and satisfaction, but you would be wrong for thinking that. George Schroeder of USA TODAY Sports put together an in-depth piece on Adams, and what his life is …

Reunited: Kiko Alonso and Chip Kelly

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Just reported by every major news outlet in the entire world….. former Oregon Ducks, and current Buffalo Bills linebacker Kiko Alonso has been traded to the Philadelphia Eagles for running back LeSean McCoy. Adam Schefter of ESPN says the deal has been agreed upon, but “can’t be made official until next Tuesday.” Are you a little bit surprised about this? Many thought McCoy would only be traded if it meant Marcus Mariota in …