The Joe Moorhead Offense: The “Duo” Run Play

Coach Eric Boles Analysis 23 Comments

Sometimes in football, the best plays are the most simple plays. That just happens to be the case for a run scheme called “duo.” Coach Joe Moorhead has utilized the duo concept during his time with the Penn State Nittany Lions and the Mississippi State Bulldogs.  He will almost certainly bring the play to the Oregon Ducks offense. Duo is also …

New Flock of Ducks: A Hardy Welcome for Grad Transfer

Alex Nordstrand Recruiting 16 Comments

The Oregon Men’s Basketball team is bringing back plenty of returning talent for the upcoming season. However, if there is one thing we know about Dana Altman, it is that he is always looking for ways to improve his roster, particularly with experience, and this off season has been no different. The Ducks once again will bring in a graduate transfer …

Cristobal’s Offensive Vision Isn’t as Crazy as You Think

Joshua Whitted Editorials 44 Comments

In today’s era of high-scoring, fast-paced offensive football, the last thing fans want to see is an offense that turns back the clock with slow, unexciting power football. When Oregon head coach Mario Cristobal announced that the Ducks’ offense would be centered around a physical, downhill rushing offense, the Oregon faithful went into a frenzy. Fans feared the worst, expecting …

Ducks Could Set Team Record in 2021 NFL Draft

Darren Perkins Editorials 36 Comments

LSU dominated the 2020 NFL Draft with 14 picks that led all the NCAA and set the Southeastern Conference record for most draft picks. The record previously belonged to Alabama’s 2018 class that saw 12 players selected in the draft. This year’s LSU class also tied Ohio State for the most picks by one school since the NFL Draft moved …

Dollars Provides Additional Depth in Ducks’ Backfield

Cameron Johansson Recruiting 24 Comments

With a new quarterback and a depleted offensive line, the Ducks will be entering the season with some question marks on offense. However, there is no lack of depth at the running back position. CJ Verdell, Cyrus Habibi-Likio, Travis Dye, and redshirt freshman Sean Dollars will be headlining the Oregon offense in 2020. Dollars is a four-star recruit from Oregon’s …

Oregon Fans: Is it Possible to Discuss the COVID-19 Impact WITHOUT POLITICS?

Charles Fischer Editorials 62 Comments

This is not the article planned for today, as the original writer is displeased with me because I canned his article. Unfortunately, after writing for nearly three years, he has quit and will not be writing articles any longer. I can say that he has generated some superb and thought-provoking articles and is a personal friend of mine, which makes …

Georgia, Oregon Join Saban in Stacking the Coaching Box

Brent Pennington Editorials 24 Comments

As the 1960s were exploding with counter-culture social awareness across the United States, Buffalo Springfield’s For What It is Worth proffered, Something’s happening here, What it is ain’t exactly clear. While 2020 certainly isn’t the 1960s, and we’re far removed from the Vietnam War and concurrent cultural revolution the Springfield’s Stephen Stills sang about, his words could easily describe an interesting trend in …

Civil War At The End of January: Better Than NOTHING!

Mike West Editorials 39 Comments

“Winter” and “college football” don’t often co-exist in the same sentence. But with COVID-19 threatening fall kickoffs, a delayed start is one of several options being kicked around by college presidents and university athletic directors. Reser Stadium in late January? What could possibly go wrong? College presidents have declared there will be no football, basketball or any other college sports …

Golden Bears Predicted to Win the North? Not So Fast, Nostradamus

Jordan Ingram Editorials 44 Comments

After just going through the motions these past few weeks, overwhelmed by the steady stream of coronavirus updates, I came across an article that violently jolted me back to life. CBS Sports writer David Cobb has predicted the California Golden Bears will finish 11-1 to win the Pac-12 North title next season.  Cobb goes on to predict the Oregon Ducks …

The Ducks Always Have Running Back Problems

Ryan Robertson Editorials 26 Comments

Oregon is a running back powerhouse. Many great Ducks have been in contention for the Doak Walker Award for the nation’s best RB over the years, and some were even considered as Heisman candidates. Yet the Ducks have had issues at running back consistently for the last decade. Lache Seastrunk was a highly-touted five-star running back who arrived on campus in …

DJ James is Ready to Make his Mark

Zeke Lerner-Wood Recruiting 8 Comments

The 2019 recruiting process was a bit of a whirlwind when it came to cornerbacks. After the sudden de-commitment of Marques Caldwell and Elijah Blades, the second reserve slot was left open. Sure, Mykael Wright, who went on to have a fantastic first season, had Ducks fans feeling somewhat confident about the future of the cornerback position, but there was …