Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Finalists

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Three of the five finalists for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award are come out of the PAC 12. USC’s Cody Kessler and UClA’s Brett Hundley join Hesiman front runner Marcus Mariota as potential recipients of the Golden Arm award. The other two finalists are Baylor’s Bryce Petty and Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott. Here’s a quick rundown of each quarterback: Cody Kessler: 69.7 …

College Football Saturday Roundup

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Was there a better Saturday to park your posterior on the couch and mindlessly watch football from sun up to sun down? You’re all well aware of Oregon’s huge victory over the No. 17 Utes this weekend, but we also had six games that featured top 25 teams, and some major upsets that reshaped the landscape in college football. Let’s …

Hroniss Grasu Discusses Potential Challenges Utah Presents

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Utah may be the largest hurdle that remains between Oregon and its playoff dreams. The Utes are 6-2 and have lost their last two games by a combined four points. The atmosphere in Salt Lake City this Saturday night could be the most hostile environment the Ducks will face this season. While reporting for FishDuck.com at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex today, I had …

Mighty Marcus Mariota

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He’s commonly referred to as “Super Mariota” or “MariGOATa” (GOAT is short for “greatest of all time”) and for good reason. Oregon’s Heisman hopeful Marcus Mariota may very well be the most efficient quarterback in the history of college football. Seriously, Mariota is on a path that few have traveled. Mariota’s 170.85 career Passing Efficiency Rating (PER) is second all …

Stanford Media Has the Questions and FishDuck.com Has the Answers

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  I had a chat with Henry Waddles of GoMightyCard.com about the upcoming showdown between the Stanford Cardinal and Oregon Ducks. Here’s what we discussed: HW: Given what’s happened the last two years, how do Oregon fans view Stanford and the Stanford game? TR: Honestly, Stanford strikes a bit of fear into everyone. Both years that Stanford beat Oregon, the …

Don Pellum on Preparing for Stanford

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“We’re really fired up.” Those were the first words out of a cheerful Don Pellum‘s mouth when he addressed the media today following Oregon’s practice. Asked about Oregon’s past struggles with Stanford against the run and how he planned to address the issue, Pellum responded, “When you’re playing teams that run the ball, first you have to play with a better …

Stanford Week: It’s Gut Check Time

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Let’s be frank. I hate Stanford, you hate Stanford, we all hate Stanford. If we’re being honest, our hate comes from respect more than anything else. For whatever reason, Stanford has been a thorn in Oregon’s side recently. The Ducks have lost a total of seven games (excluding bowl games) dating back to the 2009 season; three of those losses …

College Football Playoff Committee Rankings

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The College Football Playoff Committee has released its first rankings. It goes as follows: 1) Mississippi State 2) Florida State 3) Auburn 4) Ole Miss 5) Oregon 6) Alabama 7) TCU 8) Michigan State 9) Kansas State 10) Notre Dame It’s SEC West heavy at the top, but that was expected. Keep in mind that most of these SEC teams still …