How Can Autzen Be Improved?

Ryan Robertson Editorials

Autzen Stadium. You just imagined the greatest place on the planet. Home of the Oregon Ducks, perhaps the most incredible football program in all the land. They deserve a fantastic stadium, and Autzen delivers time and time again. The atmosphere is off the charts, the song choices throughout the game are very good, the the jumbotron is great, the announcing …

May the Spirit of Bill Walton Reign Over Oregon Basketball

Darren Perkins Editorials

OK, let’s get it out of the way. Yes; his quirky, rambling, meandering and obscure commentary during basketball telecasts could be extremely frustrating — evoking reactions ranging from cute to cursing, endearing to eye-rolling, joy to “you’ve gotta be joking,” and from a sense of comradery to cursing. And, for some, simply anger. But, for many of us, doesn’t that …

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Oregon Ducks Football: Will Bo Nix Start?

Alex Heining Editorials

Our Oregon Ducks football program lost some huge pieces of the team’s identity this past offseason, and it’s rare that you can say the team looks completely fine after losses at quarterback at WR1. Fortunately, Dan Lanning immediately got on the horn and turned this team around in the offseason. Now, we look to the league and how players of this …

How Much Technology Should College Football Have on the Sidelines?

David Marsh Editorials

The NCAA just approved a rule change that allows helmet communication systems inside of players’ helmets. The technology is not new in the NFL, and it was inevitable that college football would adopt helmet communications. That day has finally arrived, along with additional technology on the sidelines. Helmet communications will fundamentally change how college football is played and make it …

The Secrets: Why the Oregon Ducks Meteoric Rise in CFB

OregonReigns Editorials

The Oregon Ducks have swiftly ascended to the forefront of college football, capturing the attention and admiration of fans and analysts alike. Over the past decade, the Ducks have transformed from a regional contender into a national powerhouse, consistently competing at the highest levels of the sport. This meteoric rise is no accident but rather the result of a combination …

Move the Goalpost: Who Changed Your Opinion Most?

Ryan Robertson Editorials

So many of the “Greybeard” Oregon fans on the Our Beloved Forum recall the days in the 1970s, when both Oregon and Oregon State were equally bad. I was chatting with Mr. FishDuck and pulled him from his fun at sports betting online to ask him who, among our many coaches, changed his opinion most about the direction of the …

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Oregon Ducks Football: Biggest Offseason Ever?

Alex Heining Editorials

The offseason is a treacherous time for college football programs all over the country, and our Oregon Ducks football program doesn’t get any special treatment in 2024. They faced losing the biggest pieces of their offense to the NFL, had crucial losses to review from this past year, and boatloads of new talent to impress with the culture and program’s …

Ducks Rocking the Transfer Portal

Darren Perkins Editorials

Per Rivals.com, after finishing sixth in the nation for the 2024 recruiting cycle, the Ducks are sitting eighth in the 2024 transfer portal rankings. Oregon has brought in some top talent at key positions. Seven players have been added to the roster: quarterbacks Dillon Gabriel (Oklahoma) and Dante Moore (UCLA), receiver Evan Stewart (Texas A&M), defensive tackles Derrick Harmon (Michigan State) and Jamaree Caldwell …

Can Coach Tosh Lupoi Fix His Weakest Link?

Duckster Editorials

The hallmark of any great defense is strength up the middle. Conversely, (As Charles eluded to in a recent post on our forum) it remains a  long-term weakness at Oregon. This topic is especially pertinent considering Oregon’s portal activity, and Mr. FishDuck took time from his study of Washington Commanders NFL Lines and NFL Odds to chime in his thoughts …

Does the University of Oregon Have an Equestrian Team?

OregonReigns Editorials

As the equine industry grows, we are seeing many universities offering Equine programs where students can learn more about the different disciplines that involve horses. We’ve been around horses for thousands of years, and during this time our interaction with these beloved animals has grown stronger and stronger. We might not use horses for transportation anymore, but the equine industry …