Get Realistic: Oregon is not “Elite” and Won’t be Again

Ken Hulse For the Fans 148 Comments

My friends, we have a guest editorial from a Duck-Buddy of mine (Ken Hulse), who expresses some feelings I may not agree with, but others will. Again we do not censor writers on this site, and in fact welcome articles sent by email to me. Remember that we do not use profanity, insult others, or call people names in the …

Can Non-Alumni Be Better Oregon Fans? Duck Family Day!

Jim Ross For the Fans 4 Comments

Duck Family Day is a new feature article where Oregon fans share their stories of … being Oregon fans! Email charles@fishduck.com to share your experiences, your family stories and what it means to be a Duck fan. Jim Ross (below) is a writer for FishDuck.com and is extremely passionate about our beloved Ducks, the same as you and I. Contact us and share! Can …

Put Down Your Pitchfork: Oregon Born, Duck Raised, Husky Alumnus?

David Miller For the Fans 6 Comments

Put down your pitchfork. I’m not your enemy. I’m a Duck fan just like you. I was born in Roseburg, raised in Eugene, and have always been a Duck fan. I understand that the term “Husky alumni” is anathema to you, that you may not even like Huskies as a breed of dog, that the color combination of purple and …

Duck Family Day: Growing up a Duck in an Agnostic Family

FishDuck Staff For the Fans 3 Comments

Duck Family Day is a new feature we share every Saturday, where Oregon fans share their stories of being Oregon fans! Email charles@fishduck.com to share your experiences and what it means to be a Duck fan. Jim Anderson is a new writer for FishDuck.com and is extremely passionate about our beloved Ducks, the same as you. Contact us and share! There are different kinds …

From Sleeping to Screaming: a Football Journey

Pat Pannu For the Fans 0 Comments

Duck Family Day is a new feature for every Saturday where Oregon fans share their stories of … being Oregon fans! Email charles@fishduck.com to share your experiences of you and your family and what it means to be a Duck fan. Pat Pannu has been a writer, editor, and supervisor for FishDuck.com and is extremely passionate about our beloved Ducks, the same as you. …

Have You Ever Cried After a Duck Game?

Mike Ostrom For the Fans 0 Comments

Duck Family Day is a new feature for every Saturday where Oregon fans share their stories of … being Oregon fans! Email charles@fishduck.com to share your experiences of you and your family and what it means to be a Duck fan. Mike Ostrom is a writer for FishDuck.com and is extremely passionate about our beloved Ducks, the same as you. Contact us and …

1994 — Ducks Renaissance Remembered

Cheryl Hudson For the Fans 0 Comments

Duck Family Day is a new feature for every Saturday where Oregon fans share their stories of . . . being Oregon fans! Email charles@fishduck.com to share your experiences of you and your family and what it means to be a Duck fan. Cheryl Hudson (below) is an editor/writer for FishDuck.com and is extremely passionate about our beloved Ducks, the same as …

Being a Ducks Fan From the Eyes of a Duck

Jason Selby For the Fans 0 Comments

When looking for colleges to apply to, students might consider their future aspirations, field of study interests, or location of campus. At the University of Oregon, there is one common trend seen among all who apply and ultimately attend: SPORTS! In a world where athletes are praised like gods, the world of sports has heavily influenced the decision-making of thousands of …

A Fan’s Guide to Mental Health

Mike Merrell For the Fans 3 Comments

Mike Merrell’s Three-and-Out Mental illness is nothing to be taken lightly but like any other classification of illnesses, there are degrees — and as college football fans we (some more successfully than others) struggle to maintain our mental health through the ups and downs of the seasons and the withdrawals of the off-seasons. Like any other group of people, some …

Good, Bad, Ugly, or All of the Above… I Love My Ducks.

McKalie Bellew For the Fans 1 Comment

“Someone was going to win and someone was going to lose.” After seeing how sad I was after last night’s game, these were the words a coworker spoke to me. It was such a simple thing to say, but it made so much sense when I thought about it. Throughout the entire game I was cheering my Ducks on like …

A Poem on the Civil War 2k14

McKalie Bellew For the Fans 2 Comments

“Everyone has somewhere to go.” Head Coach Mark Helfrich made this statement earlier this week when someone brought up Thanksgiving. I imagine if another player, coach or friend didn’t take in our out-of-state Ducks there would be plenty of fans in the area that would be more than happy to have a few Oregon football players sitting at their table, …

Ducks Retro Uniforms… Appreciated or Misunderstood?

McKalie Bellew For the Fans 8 Comments

#Throwback the Ducks are bringing back their Retro uniforms this weekend in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Kenny Wheaton’s game-winning pick against the University of Washington in 1994. The week before the intense rivalry game against the Washington Huskies in one not taken lightly by any real Ducks fan.  And we all know the week before any game the …