Scott Frost on Marcus Mariota: “Smartest Football Player I Have Ever Been Around”

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In an interview for FishDuck.com on Wednesday, I spoke with Oregon’s offensive coordinator Scott Frost at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex. The Ducks initiated spring practices last week, and while they’ve only been back on the gridiron for a few days, coaches have seen quick and precise improvements amongst the players. Frost has enjoyed working with the new faces on the offensive …

NFL Draft is Near — Who Will Select Marcus Mariota?

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Don’t look now but April is officially here, which means that Easter is right around the corner. It also means that the NFL Draft is fast approaching, as well. For non-football fans, the Draft isn’t a huge deal, but for crazed football fans — and especially Oregon Duck fans — April 30 will be a very exciting day. The speculation about Marcus Mariota‘s …

Royce Freeman: “I’m Ready to Get Back at it And Play Some Football”

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In an interview for FishDuck.com on Wednesday, I spoke with Oregon running back Royce Freeman at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex. Strap on your football helmets and lace your cleats because spring has officially arrived. The Ducks returned to the practice field on Tuesday and the men in green and yellow were excited to be back on the football field; Wednesday morning marked …

Despite The Naysayers, Oregon Will be Ready to Dance

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The 2014-2015 Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team had one of the most exciting regular seasons in recent memory. Not only did the Ducks finish in a two-way tie for second place in the conference, but they also played in the Pac-12 championship game against the Arizona Wildcats and, for the third straight season, they qualified for the NCAA Tournament. The …

Mariota: “If You Find a Team That Wants You, That’s Going to be the Right Team”

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It’s no secret that passionate Oregon Duck fans aren’t scared to share their opinion about Marcus Mariota. “The Flying Hawaiian,” who embodies everything that you look for in a leader, and the community of Eugene accepted him as one of their own. It’s also no secret that many have speculated where the Heisman trophy-winning quarterback will land in the upcoming NFL …

Despite Slow Start, Oregon Prevails Against Colorado

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Joseph Young put up 30 points, seven rebounds and four assists; Elgin Cook added 20 points, and Jalil Abdul-Bassit finished with 15 points to help the Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team defeat the Colorado Buffaloes 93-85 in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 Tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada on Thursday night. Swingman Dwayne Benjamin replaced Jordan Bell in the starting lineup …

Will Redskins select Marcus Mariota in the NFL Draft?

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Remember when Duck fans were clamoring at the idea of their Heisman winner Marcus Mariota playing for Chip Kelly and his up-tempo offense in Philadelphia? Well, there’s no question that the Eagles would be fun to watch if Kelly and Mariota were somehow reunited in the NFL; however, that seems more like a pipe dream now. Kelly shocked the NFL …

Joseph Young: “It’s Not About Joe; It’s About the Ducks”

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Have you ever heard of the saying There’s no “I” in team? Well, Joseph Young sure has, and after being crowned the Pac-12 player of the year on Monday morning, the high-scoring guard out of Houston, Texas couldn’t believe that he won the most prestigious individual award in college basketball. “I thought I was the No. 3 player out of all …

Oregon Looks to Close Regular Season on a High Note

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The Oregon Ducks (22-8, 12-5 Pac-12) and the Oregon State Beavers (17-12, 8-9 Pac-12), have one of the most storied rivalries in all of college basketball. The famed rivalry dates all the way back to 1903 and the two ball clubs have met 343 times, which is an all-time record. Despite the match-up’s rich history, both the Ducks and the Beavers …

Journey Continues For Young Ducks

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About a month ago most Oregon fans were probably thinking that Dana Altman and the Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team were experiencing an aberration. Just think about it for a second. How often does a team with little to no experience, lack of roster depth and practically no interior size succeed? Sure, this isn’t the first time a sports team …

Oregon Comes Out Victorious in a Nail Biter

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Joseph Young and Elgin Cook combined for 42 points and 10 rebounds, and Dwayne Benjamin added 15 points and eight rebounds to help the Oregon Ducks come out on top in a thrilling 73-70 victory over the Stanford Cardinal on Sunday afternoon. The Ducks (22-8, 12-5 Pac-12) came into Sunday’s game on a hot streak, winning in seven out of …