The Fish Report: Rose Bowl Game Plan #2

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Fish Reports

This is the second part of looking back at plays, formations, and strategies to give my best FishDuck probability percentages as to what we will see as a Rose Bowl game plan. It’s entertaining to look at footage, ponder the possibilities, and see if we can do any better guessing what Chip is up to than the Wisconsin coaches. Let’s …

The Fish Report: Rose Bowl Game Plan #1

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Fish Reports

In this video we’re going to have some fun looking back at some plays and formations to try to figure out what Chip Kelly might throw at Wisconsin.  We’ll look at game footage and determine a “FishDuck Probability” of seeing that play, formation, or strategy in the Rose Bowl Game Plan. “Oh how we love to learn about our beloved …

The FishDuck Report: Passing Game Reads…

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Fish Reports

For Oregon fans and the staff at FishDuck.com—this has been an amazing football season. We lost two games, yet remain one the nations top five teams; and for us long term fans an incredible third BCS game in a row? We began to closely analyze the Oregon Offense this year and were delighted to have all the surprises from Chip …

The Fish Report: Oregon’s New “Sweep Read”

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Fish Reports

Through this season I have often had much more interesting material to analyze than time would permit from a given game. This week is no exception as we had a number of new plays, formations, and play-action passes to enjoy looking at closely that resulted in some sweet touchdowns for our beloved Ducks. There will be more time in the …

The Fish Report: The Outside Zone Read Altered?

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Fish Reports

“All the leaves are brown, and the sky is grey.” For Oregon fans, these lyrics seem to match the Willamette Valley and our feelings after this game with USC. There has been enough written about our missed opportunities and mistakes in this game, and I salute our foe for a tremendous game plan and execution. I was surprised during the …

The Fish Report: Winning Strategies Against Stanford

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Fish Reports

What a showcase game of Oregon Football! Our young men were prepared and ready for the national spotlight as they epitomized their motto of “Fast-Hard-Finish,” on both offense and defense. We knew that Coach Kelly would pull something new out for this game, and he didn’t disappoint, as we study a new offensive strategy and examine the background components that …

The Fish Report: Chip’s Changeups

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Fish Reports

We knew going into this season that with a new weapon in De’Anthony Thomas, and a new playbook that went from 75 plays to 200 plays—that we would see new strategies to match.  What we did not expect was to see Chip changing up some of basic strategies and philosophies in attacking a defense.  We have witnessed the transition of …

The Fish Report: The Great Spread Offense Laboratory

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Fish Reports

How lucky can we be? Chip Kelly has been running the Spread Offense at Oregon for five years and I just set up the video tutorials about the basics of the Oregon Offense just this last summer in preparation for this year. The Spread Offense has become a staple of college football, and defenses are getting better in their counter-strategies, …