No Sacks! No Defense! No Problem for Oregon

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Analysis

It happens every year; the massive over-reaction early in a game, and yet things turn out fine later. When Portland State drove easily to a touchdown in the first quarter to quickly answer Oregon’s score–the classic over-the-top reactions in the Our Beloved Ducks forum surfaced immediately. “Tuioti and Lupoi both need to be replaced if we want our D to …

From Georgia: Watch Dan Lanning’s ‘Simulated Pressures’

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Analysis

Coach Dan Lanning brought some Georgia blitzes with him to Oregon, and Duck fans are going to see more of them in action this next season. Because the 4-2-5 MINT defense that Lanning likes to run was in a transitional stage between aligning the right talent with the assignments in 2022, the need for applying pressure without leaving the secondary …

Bassa’s Perfect Blitzing Technique in Holiday Bowl

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Analysis

Watching the development of players is one of the smaller rewards of college football that is satisfying and part of our overall enjoyment of the sport. We see players break-out each year, and while that occurred a few years back for Jeffrey Bassa, when he moved from safety to linebacker–it was fun to see his exciting sack from perfect blitzing …