Meyer: Great Respect for Oregon, but OSU Defense Won the Game

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FishDuck.com editor Natalie Liebhaber reports from the National Championship game in Arlington, TX. Urban Meyer beamed with pride as he took his seat at the post-game press conference after his Ohio State Buckeyes left the field at AT&T Stadium as the inaugural College Football Playoff National Champions. Meyer expressed his respect for his opponent, our Oregon Ducks, over and over throughout …

An Editor, Two Teams and One Dream

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“We just have to put our heads down, work hard, play our best and take one game at a time. Then we’ll look up at the end of the year and see where we’ve landed,” says every college football coach at one time or another, usually during an early- or mid-season interview. As an avid fan of two teams, I …

Braxton Miller to Oregon?

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Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer has insisted all year that Braxton Miller will be the Buckeyes’ starting quarterback in 2015, but that hasn’t stopped the rumors from bubbling. Miller, a senior, has spent the entire 2014 season recovering from a shoulder injury he suffered just 12 days before OSU’s opening game. Due to the incredible success of Miller’s replacement — redshirt freshman …

Mariota’s Layers of Leadership

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I caught myself smiling as I read George Schroeder’s feature on Marcus Mariota for USA TODAY Sports last night. What Duck fan doesn’t enjoy reading some good gushing over our once-in-a-generation-talent quarterback? We adore him (in a platonic football way, of course)! The article details both Mariota’s kindness and competitiveness through stories provided by coaches Mark Helfrich and Scott Frost, …

Utah talks about Oregon: “They’re for real.”

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Editor and reporter, Natalie Liebhaber, writes of the Utah press conference from Salt Lake City, Utah Saturday night for FishDuck.com. Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham didn’t have any trouble identifying the instant the momentum turned against his Utes in Saturday night’s match-up against the Ducks. At the conclusion of the first quarter, Utah led Oregon 7-0. On the first play of the …