LB Tony Washington to Represent Oregon in East-West Shrine Game

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  For a special Oregon senior, there is one more football game on the schedule. Redshirt senior linebacker Tony Washington, Jr. will represent the Ducks, playing defense for the West in the 2015 East-West Shrine Game at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., on January 17th. Some NFL Draft predictions have Washington projected as high as a fourth round selection in the 2015 NFL Draft. Reppin the West …

Oregon Football Still on the Rise

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The Ducks’ 42-20 loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes in the College Football Playoff National Championship game had many people shaking their heads in disbelief. It seemed Oregon was finally positioned to claim its first college football national championship. The Ducks had everything a championship team needs to win: a dedicated and innovative coaching staff, a Heisman winning quarterback, a solid running game, a …

Oregon Solidifies its Identity

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The Spread-Option offense is a mix-up of a hundred years of football knowledge and tactics, a combination of the antiquated Triple-Option employed by Navy and Notre Dame, the run-heavy offenses of Vince Lombardi and Woody Hayes (Ohio State), and the Run and Shoot variations of Harvey N. “Rusty” Russell, Glenn “Tiger” Ellison, and Darrell “Mouse” Davis (Portland State). Since then, these offensive schemes have been expanded, mutated, …

Meyer and Helfrich Ready to Make College Football History

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Jordan Ingram reporting for FishDuck.com on today’s head coach news conference in Dallas, TX. One more day and history will be made. Tomorrow is the 2015 College Football Playoff National Championship presented by AT&T, a national championship that has historical significance for not only Oregon and Ohio State, two schools that share an interesting past, but also for the sport of college football. Oregon head coach Mark …

Oregon Has Multi-Purpose Receiving Corps

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The Ducks are only a couple days away from their date with Ohio State for the College Football Playoff National Championship game on Jan. 12. The Ducks arrived in Dallas without the talents of wide receiver Darren Carrington II who will miss the rest of the post-season for the Ducks due to NCAA violations. And while the the players and fans will miss Carrington, the Oregon receiving …

4-Star Recruit Ugo Amadi Curbs LSU, SEC and Commits to Oregon

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Just days before the new year, a young Tennessee recruit from Nashville’s John Overton high school, Ugo Amadi, publicly announced that he would be playing for LSU, according to TigerBait.com. The 247 Sports four-star senior cornerback and quarterback had been heavily recruited by LSU defensive coordinator John Chavis and had developed “a strong connection” with Chavis throughout the recruiting process. #Rivals250 CB Ugo Amadi has …

Oregon Ducks vs. Ohio State: An Historic National Championship

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The College Football Playoff has seen an Oregon football program peaking at just the right time. The Ducks cruised to a 59-20 victory in the Rose Bowl, employing their famous uptempo offense to burn out the Florida State defenders and their oppressive defense to pressure quarterback Jameis Winston, generating fumbles, turnovers, broken plays, and disrupting just about every aspect of the Seminoles’ game-plan. …

Oregon OC Scott Frost: Ducks Are a “Real Team”

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Jordan Ingram reporting for FishDuck.com at Hatfield-Dowlin Complex in Eugene, Oregon. Oregon’s offensive coordinator Scott Frost is no stranger to success. In 1997, Frost led his alma mater Nebraska Cornhuskers to a perfect 13-0 season and a national championship. He was also a Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award and Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award finalist. But football is a team sport and the former Husker quarterback is …

Oregon Senior Erick Dargan Talks National Championship

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Jordan Ingram reporting for FishDuck.com from the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex in Eugene, Oregon. As Oregon’s veteran defensive back and dynamic playmaker, senior Erick Dargan‘s career as an Oregon Duck began in 2011 with a chance for a national title under former Oregon coach Chip Kelly. Now the talented playmaker will bookend his impressive football pilgrimage with another shot at a title as the Ducks prepare for …

Ohio State’s Urban Meyer: The Ducks are “cutting edge”

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The Oregon Ducks’ Rose Bowl 59-20 romp over former national champions Florida State captured the nation’s attention. But Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer, whose Buckeyes’ team will face the Ducks on Jan. 12 in the College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T, has been watching the Ducks for a while. Meyer has studied the football philosophies of offensive guru and former …

Oregon WR Darren Carrington II Shines in Rose Bowl

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It was the opening kickoff of the Rose Bowl. Redshirt freshman track star and Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota‘s go-to receiver Devon Allen returned the kickoff. After a tackle, Allen instantly grabbed his knee and limped off the field. He never returned to the game. It was a sad moment for the USATF champion track star, his teammates, and Duck fans. Enter redshirt freshman …

ESPN Analyzes Winston Postgame Comments

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Last night, the Oregon Ducks snapped Florida State’s 29-game winning streak, beating the Seminoles 59-20 in a lopsided Rose Bowl victory. It was the largest loss ever by a defending national champion. So what did FSU quarterback have to say about the Ducks’ performance? The post-game responses from FSU quarterback Jameis Winston are confusing at best and at times, just plain arrogant. “This game …