Top Ten Unforgettable Duck Football Memories

Steven Smith Blast from the Past!, Editorials 16 Comments

The hiatus between the conclusion of spring practice, last seasons pratfall and next August is here. We have time, then, to reminisce, ruminate and regurgitate past gridiron games, both great, sad and unforgettable. Upon reflection, here are TEN of mine, indelibly engraved in my gray matter. They could be called The Good, the Bad and the Ugly circa the Clint Eastwood spaghetti …

Oregon’s Newly Revised POWER PLAY With Bang, Bend and Bounce RB Techniques!

Charles Fischer Analysis, Blast from the Past! 1 Comment

The Oregon offense continues to evolve and progress since my instructional video series was created four years ago. Those videos have been viewed more than a million times in total! They have been helpful to fans, as well as to coaches looking to install the spread offense (Oregon style). However, defenses have become better at defending the spread, and thus the Oregon coaching …

Analysis: Debunking the Myths Surrounding Vernon Adams

Charles Fischer Blast from the Past!, Editorials 9 Comments

Legendary Minnesota Vikings coach Bud Grant was once asked what it takes to be a successful coach. He answered: You need a good wife, a good huntin’ dog, and a good quarterback … and not necessarily in that order.”   If there was ever a team that quip applied to, our beloved Ducks fit the “bill” because some of the most …

A Routine Oregon Win? Words Don’t Describe …

Charles Fischer Blast from the Past!, FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 4 Comments

I agreed to do a post-game short analysis for the Managing Editor of FishDuck.com, Paul Jones, but my reaction was the same as fellow analyst Rory Davidson and Hawaii Coach Tony Hoolulu. As we watched the game, we did not observe anything unusual about the Oregon offense or defense in the Rose Bowl– the Ducks just played the same tactics with superb …

Reassessing Being an Oregon Fan

Charles Fischer Blast from the Past!, FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 50 Comments

For the first time in the three year existence of this site — we are not doing an analysis this week. Before the days of FishDuck.com, I would simply delete the loss in the DVR and never even want to look at it again. Now I am supposed to analyze it for you, but the pain and the flood of emotions that …

Learning from Oregon’s Civil War Passing Attack

Charles Fischer Blast from the Past!, Fish Reports, FishWrap 0 Comments

From Video We have a TON of good subjects to study from the Civil War game, and this week we have some special insight from the receivers coach of Villanova University, Brian Flinn.  He is helping us look at some pass plays Oregon ran, and this gives us an opportunity to learn a little about the defensive coverages we’ll see …