Four Duck Receivers Primed to Break Out

Ryan Robertson Editorials 29 Comments

The 2019 season saw Oregon receivers drop nearly 20 fewer passes than in 2018. Unfortunately for the Ducks, they still led the Pac-12 in dropped passes. With Juwan Johnson and Jacob Breeland departing, a new wave of receivers will have to step up and cover their nearly 900 combined yards of receptions. Second-year coach Jovon Bouknight has already made an impact, conditioning …

The Ducks in 2020: A Greybeard Goes on Record

Lou Farnsworth Editorials 95 Comments

GREYBEARD UPFRONT DISCLAIMER: I admit that I have been indicted in the past for the crime of “sunshine pumping.” I probably could have been convicted on certain charges: specifically, having been huckstered by Brady Hoke. Later, the charisma of a certain ex-FSU coach beguiled me way longer than I care to admit. I am, by nature, optimistic.  And, yes, sometimes …

Forget Auburn: The Natty That Oregon SHOULD Have Won

Jeremiah Geiger Editorials 41 Comments

On the night of November 17, 2012 the Stanford Cardinal came into Eugene, and ripped a national championship away from the Ducks. To this day, it might be the most painful regular-season loss for the Oregon Ducks in their history. Ducks fans have experienced many painful losses, but this one especially resonates because of the implications it had. 2012 was …

Justin Herbert’s NFL Success Likely with the Chargers

Jordan Ingram Editorials 37 Comments

As NFL draft pundits drool over LSU’s Joe Burrows and Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa as top picks in the upcoming 2020 NFL Draft, former Oregon quarterback and William V. Campbell trophy winner, Justin Herbert‘s NFL stock is surging. Herbert just wrapped up a stellar display at the Senior Bowl on Saturday, January 25, showing his leadership, split-second decision making, and arm …

It’s a Wonderful Life, Vernon Adams Edition

Jeremy Mosier Editorials 48 Comments

Vernon Adams arrived in Eugene in the fall of 2015 amidst a great amount of intrigue. The Oregon Ducks were coming off a national championship game but were tasked with replacing QB Marcus Mariota, who was drafted #2 by the Tennessee Titans. In the summer of 2015, rumors started to swirl that a dynamic FCS quarterback was leaving the red …

Oregon Basketball on Top of the Pac

Alex Nordstrand Editorials 21 Comments

Lady Ducks Own The State The Oregon women’s basketball team completed a crucial sweep of then-No. 7 Oregon State this past weekend, and in dominant fashion. The Lady Ducks first won on Friday in Eugene, 76-64, controlling the game from the tip. After a hot shooting first half, the Ducks led 46-29 at halftime and never relinquished the lead, despite …

Optimism Returns to the Oregon Offense

Darren Perkins Editorials 107 Comments

When Mario Cristobal took over as head coach two years ago, fans were excited about his insistence on getting bigger and tougher on the offensive line. Oregon was going to play a more physical, SEC brand of football. Many had visions of a high-flying Chip Kelly-type offense, complemented with pounding it in the trenches and controlling the clock. Maybe it …

Larry Scott is only No. 5 on Pac-12’s List of Problems

Mike Merrell Editorials 90 Comments

My friends, we are calling an audible with our weekly schedule as Darren Perkins will be on Tuesday this week in order to publish this guest article from long-time writer and editor on this site, Mike Merrell today. Normally with guest articles-we place them where they help us the most, but this time it makes sense to publish it immediately …

Pac-12 Network Pundits RAVE about Oregon’s Future

Charles Fischer Editorials 74 Comments

My friends, I have a tendency to downplay what a ton of “media-types” have to say about Our Beloved Ducks, since they are primarily great writers and not necessarily great football minds. Yet I do admit that many of them have so many interviews with the coaches and players that they get some good impressions and often draw some entertaining …

Justin Herbert’s Best NFL Landing Spots

Garrett Sharp-Craig Editorials 46 Comments

As Senior Bowl week comes to a close, the NFL Draft season is beginning to heat up. While NFL front offices are updating their scouting reports, college-eligible players are now entering the most scrutinized few months of their young careers. Players spend this time trying to prove to teams that they deserve to be drafted as high as possible. However, …

The Joe Moorhead Offense: Personnel and Formations

Coach Eric Boles Analysis 80 Comments

The Oregon Ducks have found their guy in offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead. Coach Moorhead has found success at multiple levels, and his offense has been record-setting. The offense was created while he was the head coach of the Fordham Rams in the FCS. Over his final three seasons at Fordham, before he left to become the offensive coordinator for the …