Bo Nix’s Picks: Can You Live With Them?

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials

Right now Oregon fans are almost swooning in a classic “honeymoon” phase with new head coach Dan Lanning before any games are played. To a degree, I have detected Oregon fans, (yours truly included) being quite willing to whitewash any negative components associated with transfer quarterback Bo Nix up to now. I was enjoying some sports betting but had to …

What Do YOU Consider Success for Oregon Football in 2022?

Joshua Whitted Editorials

The Oregon Ducks are one of the most unpredictable teams in all of college football this season. There are so many questions surrounding the team, and the answers to those questions will determine whether the Ducks are a darkhorse playoff contender or a Sun Bowl participant? I pulled Mr. FishDuck from the Vegas Odds College Football site, and he agreed about …

Explosion Plays, Fast-Tempo, 80+ Plays…Do You Believe It?

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials

For many of us fans of the original Oregon Spread Offense under Coaches Mike Bellotti, Chip Kelly and Mark Helfrich, the excitement is palpable about the scoring potential of the 2022 Oregon offense. New Head Coach Dan Lanning and Offensive Coordinator Kenny Dillingham have made many bold proclamations about their goals, intent and process for the upcoming season. I was …

What Do YOU Want to See From the Oregon Spring Game?

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials

Oregon Head Dan Lanning has the Duck fanbase energized the most in four years going into the Spring Football game, and it made me ponder about my expectations for what we will see in Autzen? At this time of year I had to pull myself away from some gaming fun at WooCasino because what the Lanning staff has achieved in …

Lanning Love: “Football is Fun Again!”

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials

When you have been managing a couple Oregon football sites for a decade with hundreds of contacts among all the readers, writers, photographers, editors and volunteers that have helped the sites–you pick up some pretty tasty tidbits of information on occasion. A Duck-Buddy of many years called me the other day to tell of his own interview with a current …

Will Coach Lanning Duplicate Georgia’s Leadership Program?

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials

Kirk Herbstreit recently stated that, “Georgia leadership is why the Bulldogs finished on top,” and while I’ve written about the building of connections among the players, this internal growth of leaders within a team can certainly determine their ultimate results. Every coach at every level will refer to the importance of leaders on the team, and we have witnessed Oregon …

Learning About Lanning: “This is a VERY HARD Program”

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials

We’ve covered quite a few aspects of the Georgia program over the last month that Coach Dan Lanning will be integrating into his version of the 2022 Oregon Ducks. Something came up often about the Bulldog program that I think Oregon fans need to be aware of due to implications in several directions. I refer to how even Dawg fans …

Learning About Lanning: Georgia’s 2021 Secret to Success

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials

This is another article in a series covering unique aspects Coach Dan Lanning will unfold at Oregon, and each article has had separate interesting subjects. We will cover some interesting mind-sets that Coach Lanning has acquired from Kirby Smart (and indirectly from Nick Saban), and we will look at what many analysts now believe is “the” secret to Georgia’s success …

Learning Lanning Laws: “Today We Create HAVOC”

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials

While it was a fun beginning to learn how Dan Lanning plans to coach in my previous article, this next installment brings new football information for Oregon fans on the defensive side. If we want to understand how Coach Lanning will create a unique defense, then we first need to immerse ourselves in a stat called the “Havoc Rate,” as …