The Ducks Always Have Running Back Problems

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Oregon is a running back powerhouse. Many great Ducks have been in contention for the Doak Walker Award for the nation’s best RB over the years, and some were even considered as Heisman candidates. Yet the Ducks have had issues at running back consistently for the last decade. Lache Seastrunk was a highly-touted five-star running back who arrived on campus in …

Breakout Alert: Adrian Jackson and Travis Dye

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College football is going to have a strange season in 2020. With social distancing persisting until at least June, it’s not outside the realm of possibilities for teams to be under-conditioned and a little unprepared at the start of the season. A short off-season may slow the development of several key freshmen, such as Noah Sewell and Justin Flowe. Returning players will …

2013: The Best Civil War

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Marcus Mariota, Thomas Tyner, De’Anthony Thomas and Josh Huff combined to score only 36 points in the 2013 Oregon-Oregon State Civil War game, one of the worst outputs of the spread option era at Oregon. It was just enough to beat the Beavers. It started with a fourth-down interception by the UO defense in the endzone in the first quarter. The Ducks came back and …

Is Oregon’s 2020 Football Season Saved?

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Today’s article is about football and college sports in the near future. Today’s article also involves the topic of the COVID-19 which is currently ravaging individuals and businesses across the United States and the world. We do not want to underestimate those consequences or appear insensitive to those in peril or in harm’s way. FishDuck is a sports website, and …

Ducks Are 3x Pac-12 Champs in 2019-20

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It started when Mario Cristobal and his football team obliterated Utah in the conference championship game in December, putting a bow on the careers of Justin Herbert and Troy Dye. Next came Kelly Graves and the women’s basketball team, who made the in-conference competition look like a bunch of mid majors. Third and finally we saw Dana Altman and Payton Pritchard clinch the men’s conference title …

Oregon Men’s Basketball is in Trouble

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With 21 wins, the Oregon Men’s Basketball team has essentially punched its ticket in to the NCAA tournament, and the Ducks might even have the best player in the country in Payton Pritchard. Despite these positives, the Ducks have a massive problem: they cannot put teams away. The Ducks have consistently played to the level of their opponents this season, …

The Future of the Oregon-Oregon State Civil War is Bright

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The Oregon Ducks are on a three-game winning streak! The 2016 season saw the Oregon Ducks lose their first Civil War since… 2007! But in the three games since, the Mario Cristobal-led Ducks outscored the lowly Oregon State Beavers 148-35. All three seasons saw the dominant Ducks hold Oregon State to 15 or fewer points, while the Ducks scored at …

Four Duck Receivers Primed to Break Out

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The 2019 season saw Oregon receivers drop nearly 20 fewer passes than in 2018. Unfortunately for the Ducks, they still led the Pac-12 in dropped passes. With Juwan Johnson and Jacob Breeland departing, a new wave of receivers will have to step up and cover their nearly 900 combined yards of receptions. Second-year coach Jovon Bouknight has already made an impact, conditioning …

2020 Pac-12 Championship Prediction: Oregon vs Arizona State

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The college football season kicks off in 240 some-odd days, but it is never too early to start looking ahead! After a breakout 2019 season, the Ducks are the odds-on favorite to win the conference again in 2020. While there is strong reason to believe they can repeat as conference champions in 2020, nothing is certain. The Ducks should win …