The Duck Speaks! An interview with Oregon’s Mightiest Mallard

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Typically the Oregon Duck mascot is a mallard of actions not words, unless he’s holding a sign. Known for his amazing ability to instantly bring smiles to every Duck fan and always presenting an undying enthusiasm for Oregon athletics, like most mascots The Duck does so while remaining vocally silent. Perhaps it is because of The Duck’s silence that so …

FishDuck Weekly Video Log – Episode #35

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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 …

Frozen in time? Not Autzen.

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I wasn’t there mid-week. I was some 400 miles north-northeast in a place where snow has a far greater chance of coming down in late March than in little old Eugene. In Autzen Stadium. So when the photo popped up on Facebook, showing the Ducks’ home field all dressed in white, I studied the image closely, noting a thick coat …

Tales From The Pit: Oregon 56 – #1 UCLA 51

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On the eve of February 16, 1974 University of Oregon students camped out in hopes of securing a coveted ticket to watch the home town Ducks take on top-ranked UCLA, a team who was coming off of it’s 7th straight NCAA Championship and had posted back to back 30-0 seasons. However, a month before, Notre Dame had managed to snap the Bruin’s incredible NCAA …

A Once Dominant Defender Continues Success with Oregon Athletics Behind the Scenes

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A forgotten three-year starter of the 90’s Oregon defense remains a valuable “behind the scenes” part of Ducks Athletics to this day.  A rare recruit out of Alaska, Dietrich Moore opted to become a Duck, flying south for the winter in 1996 to settle in Eugene.  Little did he know at the time, he would go on to shine as …

FishDuck Recruiting Special: Pac-12 Talent – The Conclusion

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Over the past month FishDuck.com contributor Chris Charbonnier broke down Pac-12 recruiting classes and overall talent utilizing a specialty formula he developed, counting down the Pac-12 from #12 to #1. The introduction of this series is located here: http://fishduck.com/2012/02/fishduck-recruiting-special-pac-12-talent-introduction/ The countdown of #12 – 10 is located here: http://fishduck.com/2012/02/fishduck-recruiting-special-pac-12-talent-12-10/ The countdown of #9 – 7 is located here: http://fishduck.com/2012/02/fishduck-recruiting-special-pac-12-talent-9-7/ The …

One-on-One: TheSportsBrewery.com’s Jeromy King

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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 co-founder of TheSportsBrewery.com JeromyKing, a Eugene-based sports site covering local sports and topical events with a humorous slant. Kurt and Jeromy talked about Oregon sports, including …

Recruiting Update: Top-5 RB visits, PF tweets, and a shot-block heard round the gym…

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Follow me on Twitter: @MarkDFlores Be sure to like us on Facebook: FISHDUCK.COM Football Recruiting Visits With Oregon playing host for its first and second round NIT Tournament matchups, visiting mid-west running back, Dontre Wilson (4-Star/De Soto, TX/Rivals250), made a quiet excursion to Eugene. Widely regarded as one of Oregon’s top recruiting targets, Wilson had nothing but good things to …