Coach Chip Kelly: “What We Stand For” (Pt. 1)

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The following is part of the NIKE Coaches Clinic Presentation “EFFICIENT USE OF PRACTICE TIME given by Chip Kelly a year ago in spring of 2011 that was recorded and printed in the book, “2011 Coach of the Year Clinics Football Manual” by [D. Mark Robertson] the leading coaching education publisher, Coaches Choice and edited by Earl Browning. [D. Mark Robertson] …

The Official End of an Era, The Hope For What Yet May Come

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When Wisconsin quarterback Russell Wilson’s last-second effort to stop the clock failed, his attempted spike coming a moment after time had expired in Pasadena this past January, one era of University of Oregon football officially ended, to great fanfare and jubilation. This was an era of dazzling numbers, of ESPN specials and weekday bouts. It was an epoch containing three …

Recruiting Update: Complete WR Emerges & Duck Prospect Hits Clutch Shot

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Follow me on Twitter: @MarkDFlores Be sure to like us on Facebook: FISHDUCK.COM Football Recruiting Offers/News Oregon is in its second week of spring practice. At least, we think they are, considering no one outside of a lucky few have seen the Ducks run a play during the rainy pre-season. One of those lucky few is athlete Brandon Monroe (NR/Loomis, CA). Last …

An unprecedented era of success for University of Oregon athletics

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The University of Oregon can claim 20 team national championships in varsity sports since the school’s founding in 1876, along with numerous individual national champions gracing the history books. Even when not winning the big one, there have been years when Oregon has been among the elite in the nation in select sports. In football Oregon was the cream of …

FishDuck Weekly Video Log – Episode 37

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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 …

Tweets from an Oregon pro

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I don’t know Andy McNamara. But, then again, I do. I follow him on Twitter. Which means I get to see his bald head a lot each day. And read, of course, his latest burst of insightfulness. If you keep tabs on the Oregon football team, and your Twitter feed isn’t locked into the UO sports information director yet, you …

Rabbits Don’t Lay Eggs, Y’all.

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For much of the world, Easter is the holiest day of the year.  That said, there is no day on the calender more filled with off-topic nonsense than that which will occur tomorrow. First there is the stressful activity known as the Easter Egg Hunt.  I dreaded the thing.  My little brother was the world’s greatest Easter Egg finder-guy.  It …

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 …

The FishDuck Spring Scrimmage Report

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Long before FishDuck.com existed, there were FishDuck scrimmage reports. Be it out on the fields or inside Autzen, when spring came around if the Ducks were practicing I’d do my best to document it all. These reports would get passed around various Oregon websites to much fanfare, the fervor over these largely was the motivation behind starting this website. However, …

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 …