The Adventures of Captain Comeback

Noah Smith FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

Back before Marcus Mariota, Darron Thomas, and even before Dennis Dixon, Oregon had another famous quarterback or two. Of this lot, only Joey Harrington had Oregon’s interest from birth. Born to former Oregon quarterback John Harrington, Joey’s potential was recognized immediately by his dad’s old head coach Len Casanova. Casanova sent his congratulations to his former quarterback on becoming a …

Oregon’s Turn-Around — The Beginning

Henry Swift History 3 Comments

“The Pick” by Kenny Wheaton is one of, if not the most memorable and iconic plays in Oregon football history. However, as great as it was, it did not necessarily signify the turning point of the program. That notion belonged to Joey Harrington, and to our delight, it was also the downfall of the Washington Husky program. Before Marcus Mariota, …

Tribute to Outstanding Golden Receiver Who Still Shines in Eugene

FishDuck Staff Men of Oregon: Players and Coaches 1 Comment

The wide receiver position is a major key to success in football.  Throughout the years, Oregon has had many well-known WRs become very successful.  One receiver in particular shined brightly at Oregon in only a two-year career (JC transfer) and made a greater mark in that time than many.  Having the Oregon great Joey Harrington to throw his way greatly aided …