Byron Marshall Reflects After Spring Ball

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Despite the quarterback situation being the major concern going into next season, another pivotal aspect that’s worth mentioning is the running back situation in Oregon. Last season, the addition of current true sophomore RB Royce Freeman proved to be effective for the Ducks as he finished the season fifth in the Pac-12 in rushing yards. Plus, the Ducks were able to slide …

Getting Chatty With Austin Maloata

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The defensive line is one aspect of football Duck fans don’t really discuss that heavily throughout the off-season, pre-season or even during the season. Going into this season, Oregon is without the services of DE Arik Armstead who was a behemoth on the line and would make great plays when the team needed him. The addition of incoming freshman DE Canton …

Danny Mattingly — The Next Great Oregon Linebacker

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With a new season just around the corner, a new Oregon team is about to emerge. The new players are now in the swing of spring practice and the veterans are ready for one final run as Ducks. A new quarterback, offensive line, secondary, and highly-ranked incoming freshmen for various positions are a lot to take in. So here is …

Welcome Back, Tyler Johnstone

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Imagine you are eight years old and you finally get permission to play football. You have been fantasizing over throwing touchdowns like Peyton Manning, or running over defenses like Jerome Bettis. Now is your chance. The first day you show up to Pop Warner camp, the coach looks down at you and sends you off to the linemen coach. At …

Focus for the Front Seven

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Spring practice is nearly halfway over, which means that it’s pretty much almost football season again. And with the season approaching with each passing day, the Oregon football team is preparing to defend its Pac-12 title and possibly make another run at a College Football Playoff berth. But in order to accomplish such lofty goals, a team must not only …

Catching Up With Wide Receivers Coach Matt Lubick

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Omar Garibay-Diaz, sports writer/reporter for FishDuck.com, had an opportunity to talk with WR coach, Matt Lubick, about the recent activity occurring in spring drills and what the coaches are expecting of their players moving forward. Lubick was asked whether any individual, within the WR squad, has been demonstrating themselves as a possible leader going forward into the 2015-2016 season. He …

Three Reasons Jeff Lockie is the Next Oregon QB

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As spring practices continue this week for the Oregon Ducks football team, players are knocking off the rust gathered in the offseason and getting situated into their position groups. For the quarterbacks, the battle has hardly begun. WATCH Oregon QB Jeff Lockie: My goal is to lead the offense and score touchdowns #GoDucks http://t.co/Z7VifxVX7o pic.twitter.com/tCv4awokXE — CSNNW (@CSNNW) April 1, 2015 One of the …

Spring Practice Begins with Change in the Offing

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My fellow Duck fans, today Oregon begins spring practice and the 2015 season officially upon us. The Ducks will be chasing a national title once again, but the first step to another national title game appearance starts today. As spring football kicks off, there have been some minor changes to the team. First, freshman quarterback and early enrollee Travis Jonsen …

The Return of Oregon WR Bralon Addison

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The Oregon Ducks football team begins spring practices Tuesday and the battle for starting positions amongst new and returning skill position players will begin. For wide receiver Bralon Addison, the road to 2015 spring training has been a long one, but it has finally arrived. This week will most likely be filled with mixed emotions, bringing back the memories of last …

Three Impactful Ducks for 2015 Football

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With the 2014-2015 football season in the books, Oregon football has begun its 2015-2016 campaign by gearing up for spring practices — training players to be in championship-caliber form. Important players such as OT Jake Fisher and CB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu’s departure from Oregon will be noticeable on the field next season, as they were the leaders of the team. All in all, if the …