One-On-One: Oregon tight end George Wrighster (1999-02)

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Each week FishDuck.com’s Kurt Liedtke (better known as Keeerrrttt1) speaks with current/former student athletes, other FishDuck contributors, and outside experts in a one-on-one conversation–the FishDuck.com One-On-One. This week Kurt is joined by Oregon Ducks Tight End George Wrighster (1999-2002), who was an all-Pac-10 selection in 2002 before declaring for the NFL draft where he spent seven years, mainly with the …

One-On-One: Oregon center Max Forer (2006-10)

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Each week FishDuck.com’s Kurt Liedtke (better known as Keeerrrttt1) speaks with current/former student athletes, other FishDuck contributors, and outside experts in a one-on-one conversation–the FishDuck.com One-On-One. This week Kurt was joined by Oregon Ducks center Max Forer, a walk-on from Los Angeles, who became a vital cog in the rotation along Oregon’s offensive line in the Chip Kelly era culminating …

One-On-One: Oregon LB Blair Phillips (05-06)

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Each week FishDuck.com’s Kurt Liedtke (better known as Keeerrrttt1) speaks with current/former student athletes, other FishDuck contributors, and outside experts in a one-on-one conversation–the FishDuck.com One-On-One. This week Kurt was joined by Oregon Ducks linebacker Blair Phillips. Phillips was a JC transfer who came to Oregon in 2005 and became a team leader at the MLB position, making multiple memorable …

A Big Man on Campus Departs from Oregon a Bigger Man Than Ever Before

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“Once you fully understand your craft, that’s when you can truly move from average to good, and then from good to great.”  –Darrion Weems, Oregon Tackle (2007-2011) Football glory, those moments when legends are made, are generally reserved for the “skill position” players; quarterbacks throwing for touchdowns, running-backs making long runs, and receivers reeling in athletic catches.  All too often, …

Great Seasons in Duck History: 1998 – Akili Smith’s Time To Shine

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In the years prior to the 1998 season, the Oregon Ducks football team had seen it’s share of exceptional quarterback play. Players like Shy Huntington, Norm Van Brocklin, Dan Fouts, Reggie Ogburn, Chris Miller, Bill Musgrave, and Danny O’neil were some of the notable names generally associated with being regarded as the best in school history at the position. These former …

A Dominant “Gang Green” D-Lineman: The big man he is today, thanks to his days at Oregon

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The legendary and never forgotten “Gang Green Defense” of 1994-1995 was instrumental in the turnaround of Oregon Football.  The 1994 season (that began with disappointment and doubt) turned into one of the greatest seasons in Oregon Football History, led by an outstanding defense that forced some of the biggest upsets and exhilarating defensive stands in UO history. It is tough …

One-On-One: Eric Edwards, Oregon Ducks cornerback (94-98)

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Each week FishDuck.com’s Kurt Liedtke (better known as Keeerrrttt1) speaks with current/former student athletes, other FishDuck contributors, and outside experts in a one-on-one conversation–the FishDuck.com One-On-One weekly video podcast. This week Kurt was joined by former University of Oregon Ducks cornerback Eric Edwards (1994-98) to discuss Duck football in the mid-90s, his favorite memories, the impact those 1990s teams had …

One-on-One: Oregon offensive lineman Keith Gunther (73-77)

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Each week FishDuck.com’s Kurt Liedtke will be speaking with current/former student athletes, other FishDuck contributors, and outside experts in a one-on-one conversation, the FishDuck.com One-On-One weekly video podcast. This week Kurt was joined by former University of Oregon Ducks offensive lineman Keith Gunther, who played for the Ducks from 1973 – 1977. Keith talks about playing under three different coaches …