Duck Football is 99 Days Away

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The spring game; a game where players can make a name for themselves and us fans get our first taste of Duck football in months. It’s an exciting time for everyone. Yesterday, the Oregon football twitter account has confirmed Saturday, May 2nd as the date for this years scrimmage. With many questions to answer for next year, this will be …

Running Backs: Too Much Of A Good Thing?

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It’s not often that a team has too much talent–especially at one position–because having depth is a good thing, right? Well, with Byron Marshall (Sr.), Thomas Tyner (Jr.), and Royce Freeman (So.) all returning; there might not be enough carries to go around next year. There is no doubt the Ducks have found their feature back in Freeman. With him …

Carrington’s Father Claims Secondhand Smoke

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Darren Carrington was ineligible for the national title game because he failed an NCAA drug test; he tested positive for marijuana. However, according to Carrington’s father, Darren Carrington Sr., his son wasn’t smoking at all, but rather, the failed test was the result of secondhand smoke. Carrington Sr. played eight seasons in the NFL and started for the Chargers in …

The Forgotten Position

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2014 was a marvelous season. Marcus Mariota won the Heisman, the Ducks won the Rose Bowl and played in the national championship game, and we saw the emergence of true freshman stud Royce Freeman at running back. Many great things happened last year, but the development of another true freshman went largely unnoticed. Aidan Schneider was a stud last year. …

A Quick Case For Royce Freeman’s 2015 Heisman Candidacy

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It’s not often Oregon has a Heisman finalist. Joey Harrington finished 4th in 2001, LaMicheal James 3rd in 2010, and, of course, Marcus Mariota won the award this year. But 2015 could see the Ducks with back-to-back finalists for the first time in school history. Royce Freeman burst onto the scene last year as a true freshman, totaling 1,365 yards …

DeForest Buckner Decides To Stay

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With much of the recent Duck news being about players leaving, as Marcus Mariota and Arik Armstead have both declared for the NFL draft, one Duck decided to stay. DeForest Buckner could have been a second or third round pick, and was rated the 8th overall defensive end according to cbssports.com in the upcoming May 2015 NFL Draft. “After sitting …

Kiss of Death: Oregon Never Got Rolling

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Well, it’s over. College football came to an end last night; the Ducks lost 42-20 to Ohio State in the national championship. I’m sad, and you’re probably sad, because losses are hard to take, especially when you lose the last game of the season. But, things will be okay. I promise. The Ducks came out and looked good right off …

Motivation Is Key for the Ducks

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It’s finally here fellow Duck fans, the college football playoff national championship game is today. Oregon vs Ohio State. Ducks vs Bucks. Modern vs traditional. However you choose to swing it, this game is going to be epic. As of right now, Oregon comes into the game as 5-point favorites. But according to ESPN’s college football twitter account, that might …

TGIF. Is It Monday Yet?

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It’s Friday, and that means only one more weekend until the championship game. I don’t know about you, but I’m freaking out a little bit, in a good way of course. Oregon has a chance to be crowned the best team in college football for the first time ever. I don’t have to tell you that this is a big …

Ducks Defense vs Ezekiel Elliot

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I don’t want to say it, I really don’t. But I can tell no lie; Ezekiel Elliot is a stud. The Ohio State sophomore has rushed for 1632 yards and 14 touchdowns this year and might be the best running back the Ducks have seen to date. Containing the running game could be Oregon’s biggest challenge in the national title …

The Evan Baylis Factor?

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If you didn’t know his name before, chances are you probably do now. Evan Baylis, a redshirt sophomore tight end, was virtually unknown as this season began, but his Rose Bowl performance caught the attention of Duck fans. And as Oregon heads to the national title game against Ohio State, the previously unknown No. 81 might be more important than …

Oregon’s Rose Bowl Records Spell Trouble for Buckeyes

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If you’re like me, you’re still talking and smiling about the Rose Bowl. Oregon’s domination resulted in a 59-20 win, accumulating 10 Rose Bowl records in the process. With the national title game only one week away, some of those records could have a huge impact come January 12th. Below are two short lists of some of the Rose Bowl …