Oregon Spring Football: A Look at the Linebackers

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On Monday — March 30 — Oregon will begin its spring practices and the page officially turned from the greatness that was the 2014 season. There are several key story lines to keep an eye on as the Ducks begin preparation for the new football season. The offense often gets the majority of the accolades, and rightfully so, but the …

Four-Star Cornerback to Visit Eugene in April

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The Oregon football team is already making good strides when it comes to the 2016 recruiting class. So far, the Ducks have five verbal commits for next year, and if things go well, possibly a sixth could join them soon. Andrew Nemec, of OregonLive, reports that four-star cornerback Jared Mayden will be taking an unofficial visit to Eugene the first …

Ducks Basketball Future Looking Bright

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Embrace it. Indulge in it. Revel in it. March Madness is upon us. And unless you are terribly out of “the know,” than you know the Oregon Ducks play Oklahoma State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament today at 3:50 p.m. on TBS. Win or lose, this season has been a pleasant surprise for Duck fans everywhere. With …

Time for Ducks to Rally

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The Oregon baseball team has been on a slide as of late.  Pitching struggles and an inability to score runs consistently have resulted in losing four straight games before getting a win last Sunday at Cal. With 14 games in the next 19 days, it’s a perfect time for the diamond Ducks to turn it around. The losing streak began March 10-11 with …

As Marcus Mariota Moves Forward, It’s Time We Look Back

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Marcus Mariota is the greatest Oregon quarterback to play at the school. That is a well-accepted statement around Eugene these days. But with Mariota headed for the NFL, it’s about time to remember some other Oregon quarterbacks who have made it to the big stage. Mariota has a chance to be the highest Duck drafted in the Common Era if …

Oregon Freshmen Ready To Shine In 2015

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It’s no secret that the Ducks have lost an abundance of talent following their national title run last season. Quarterback, the offensive and defensive lines, and the secondary were all hit with key departures this offseason. But Oregon doesn’t have to rebuild anymore. The Ducks can reload. Reload they have. After Arik Armstead declared early for the NFL draft, Oregon …

Oregon Wide Receivers, Best Group In Years?

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I’ve been an Oregon fan for as long as I can remember. I’m 23 years old, so the Joey Harrington era was when I started becoming a real sports fan as a kid. It seems the Ducks have always had good running backs over the years with players such as Maurice Morris, Jonathan Stewart, and LaMichael James. But even with a focus on the running …

Will The Oregon Offense Change Without Mariota?

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The greatest Oregon Duck to ever wear the green and yellow is now preparing for life in the NFL That’s old news. So what does the future hold? Could a new quarterback bring changes to the Oregon offense we have become so familiar with? To begin, I don’t think we will be a bad football team without Marcus Mariota. There …

2016 Tight End Recruit Cam McCormick Chooses Oregon

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With this year’s recruiting class officially wrapped up, it’s never too late to look ahead to 2016. Currently, the Ducks have verbal commitments from four prospects for next year’s recruiting class: QB Seth Green, WR Dillon Mitchell, S Brady Breeze, and the newest recruit, TE Cam McCormick. After signing exactly zero recruits from the state of Oregon this recruiting season …

Don Pellum Building a Dominant Ducks Defense

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When you look at the Oregon football team what do you see? You see the uniforms and the high-speed offense; you see the flash. You don’t see what defensive coordinator Don Pellum sees; you probably don’t pay much attention to the defensive side of the ball at all. The Ducks operate a bend-but-don’t-break defensive scheme. If the offense is operating …

Throwback Thursday: Remembering 2007 and the Rise to Elite Status

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The Oregon football program has ascended to the top of the college football world. The Ducks have reached the national title game twice in five years, won four other bowl games, and haven’t finished outside the Top 10 in that same five-year stretch. The Ducks are now elite, and it’s very hard to argue against that fact. But how did Oregon achieve …

Multiple Ducks Drafted in the First Round?

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2014 was a historic year for the Oregon football team. The Ducks finished the season with 13 wins, a Rose Bowl victory and a berth in the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship Game. Now it appears the success might transfer to the next level, too. We know the NFL Draft has its surprises, but could we see multiple Ducks …