In Barner, you must trust

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In case you need to be reminded any, here is a brief description of Kenjon Barner shortly after he signed a letter of intent with the Oregon Ducks four years ago. Recall he was a defensive back then. “Coming off a successful high school career as a running back, Barner will join John Neal’s defensive backfield after choosing the Ducks …

FishDuck Recruiting Special: Pac-12 Talent – #12-10

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The following is the #12 – 10 countdown of Pac-12 schools, part of Chris Charbonnier‘s ongoing special report for FishDuck.com. The introduction of this series is located here: http://fishduck.com/2012/02/fishduck-recruiting-special-pac-12-talent-introduction/   In case you missed the introduction, you can find it here. It will give you some good background, and clue you into the formulas being used below. Note that all …

The FishDuck One-On-One: Jed Weaver (Oregon TE 1994-98)

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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 weekly video podcast. This week Kurt was joined by Jed Weaver, Oregon tight end (1994-1998) and six year NFL pro, culminating in a Super Bowl ring with the 2004-05 New England Patriots. Kurt and Jed discussed …

Recruiting Update: Top-Ranked Running Back coming to The Eug’

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Football Recruiting: It’s been two weeks since national signing day…and Oregon already finds itself amongst the headlines of the national recruiting landscape. Local Aloha High School phenom and Oregon commit Thomas Tyner (5-Star/Portland, OR) has been selected by recruiting group, Rivals, as the top-rated running back in the 2013 recruiting class. Along with the top slot in his chosen position, Tyner …

Ducks on Deck: The Real Diamond in Eugene

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If you were playing sports roulette with Oregon athletics, would you put all you had on the Oregon Baseball program? Coach George Horton would, and I would too. This Ducks baseball squad came off their first NCAA Tournament berth in 2010 and is a program that was resurrected in 2009 after being non-existent since 1980 . In the 2010 NCAA Tournament the …

The Fish Report: More Than A Point After

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How spoiled are we as Duck fans? Something as routine as a PAT is no longer a mundane act, but an opportunity to excite the crowd and the team. This week’s report will analyze Oregon’s unique “Swinging Gate” formation used during extra points. Enjoy! “Oh how we love to learn about our beloved Ducks!” Josh Schlichter Oregon Football Analyst for …

Oregon’s first black student-athletes: leading the charge towards victory and equality

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Eugene, Oregon, despite its predominantly white demographic, has long been a place proud of its diversity and equality.  “Keep Eugene Weird” is the popular common slogan used today, though a place where people are allowed to be themselves judged by their actions not the color of their skin or other unfortunate societal misconceptions and stereotypes of the past shouldn’t be …

Introducing DAT, future track All-American?

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Many expect De’Anthony Thomas to eventually earn All-America honors in football. His freshman season at Oregon was that spectacular. But some believe Thomas also has a shot at earning a similar honor in another sport — track and field. This past Thursday, The Oregonian’s Ken Goe took a look at Thomas’ potential as a sprinter. The immediate news is that …

The FishDuck.com Weekly Video Log – Episode #29 (2-11-2012)

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Every week Kurt Liedtke (better known as Keeerrrttt1), co-owner of FishDuck.com, creates video blogs (vlogs) to update all you fine folk on all things FishDuck, a free-form discussion of current events about Oregon Ducks sports and all that’s new with FishDuck.com, with the occasional off-topics or rants.  It’s a little off-the-cuff, perhaps slightly pretentious, somewhat rambling, and hopefully entertaining…so kick …