Rose Bowl Presser: Oregon Defense Speaks to Helfrich’s Impact on Team

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The Ducks began a series of interviews and press conferences this morning at the L.A. Downtown Hotel in anticipation for the Rose Bowl semi-final game against Florida State. In a video interview posted by Comcast SportNet, defensive coordinator Don Pellum, senior outside linebacker Tony Washington, and senior safety Erick Dargan all spoke to Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich’s “Men of Oregon” philosophy …

Ducks Face Undefeated QB in Jameis Winston

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You can criticize Jameis Winston for many things as a player and person, but the one thing that remains intact is his ability to win. The quarterback’s perfect 26-0 college record is in elite company among college football’s best. His Florida State Seminoles are the only undefeated team in the inaugural College Football Playoff. Maybe that can be explained by …

FSU DE Ramsey Confident in Preparation Against Oregon, Mariota

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The Florida State defense has made it clear as blue sky that they are not afraid of Oregon quarterback and Heisman winner Marcus Mariota. It seems the Rose Bowl game against the No. 2 Ducks is just another day against another Heisman winner. Clearly, it’s not. Seminole head coach Jimbo Fisher has been utilizing Florida State track star and scout team quarterback John Franklin III …

Mariota Wins Heisman, “Suck for the Duck” Campaign Begins

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The New York Post has a proposal for the NFL’s New York Jets: “Suck for the Duck.” The ”Duck” is, of course, the 80th Heisman Trophy winner, Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota. After Mariota became the first Oregon player and native Hawaiian to win the Heisman (by the second-largest margin in the history of the award), the redshirt junior sensation has captured hearts around the nation and the imaginations of major …

Congratulations, Mr. Mariota

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Was there a doubt in your mind? Marcus Mariota has been awarded the 2014 Heisman Trophy, officially making him College Football’s Most Valuable Player. While we are all sitting here thinking about the amazement that is Marcus Mariota, he would not have been here if it weren’t for his family. Considered by most to be a top prospect in last year’s NFL draft, …

Pressure vs Intensity: Who Wins? A Look at Utah with Keanon Lowe

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In a morning press conference following practice on Wednesday, FishDuck.com reporter Caleb Couturie heard from wide receiver Keanon Lowe regarding an injury update and the Ducks’ mindset heading into this week’s game against an intense Utah squad. A determined Lowe is ready to get back onto the field. Weeks after a game-ending injury against UCLA, Lowe said today, “I’m doing good. …

One Team, One City, One Love. Go Ducks.

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If you are looking for an explanation as to why the Ducks lost, you’ve come to the wrong place. Likewise, if you are looking for someone to point a finger at, again, turn around now. I know, probably not the best way to begin this article, but I have a lot to say with an uneasy feeling in my stomach. …

How the University of South Dakota Will Try to Defend Oregon

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The Ducks will kick off their 2014 campaign against the University of South Dakota (USD) on August 30. As members of the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision, the Coyotes will be outmatched at virtually every position on the field and will have to play an amazing game, as well as catch a few breaks, to stay competitive against Oregon.  South Dakota’s Strength USD, …