No Starter Is Safe On Oregon’s Offense

David Marsh Editorials 20 Comments

The Oregon Spring Game showed off the years of work Mario Cristobal and his coaching staff have put in on the recruiting trail. Oregon team has the deepest and most talented roster in program history. This led to one of the most competitive Spring Games in recent memory, where the offense narrowly defeated the defense. The competition was not limited …

Quarterbacks, Commissioners, and Penei Sewell Gets Drafted

Darren Perkins Editorials 7 Comments

After being one of the most dominant offensive linemen in recent college football history, all-world talent Penei Sewell was drafted in the first round of the NFL Draft last night. The offensive-line-needy Detroit Lions used their seventh pick on the 2019 unanimous All-American and Outland Award winner. Though he only played two seasons thanks to COVID-19, Sewell’s dominating play from …

Oregon’s Unexpected Answer to Quarterback-Quandary

Joshua Whitted Editorials

And so the plot thickens. The Oregon Ducks entered the offseason expecting a full-blown quarterback competition. Tyler Shough started every game for the Ducks in 2020, but his inconsistent play and questionable decision making led to backup Anthony Brown seeing plenty of snaps throughout the team’s final two games. With Brown opting to remain at Oregon for his final year …

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Oregon Football: The Curious Case of Tyler Shough

Jordan Ingram Editorials

Good luck, Tyler Shough. If you haven’t already heard, the Oregon Ducks‘ quarterback announced he will enter the NCAA transfer portal after starting all seven games of last year’s shortened football season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. I have mixed feelings about the redshirt sophomore’s early departure from Eugene. Shough’s rollercoaster performance was puzzling, dazzling at times but pockmarked with …

Graduate Transfer Quarterbacks: Saviors or Usurpers?

David Marsh Editorials 24 Comments

Oregon experimented with graduate transfer quarterbacks in both 2015 and 2016 and—needless to say—both years left a bit of a sour taste in Oregon fans’ mouths. Was Oregon truly unable to recruit and develop a quarterback and forced to dip into the graduate-transfer pool to find a signal-caller? Twice! Now, in 2020, Oregon, with a completely different coaching staff, is …

Anthony Brown Is More Than Shough’s Insurance Policy

Joshua Whitted Editorials Leave a Comment

Nothing beats a good, old-fashioned quarterback competition, and the Oregon Ducks have an unexpected one on their hands. Former Boston College quarterback Anthony Brown has transferred to the University of Oregon and will be immediately eligible to play in 2020 as a graduate student. When the news broke, many didn’t think much of it, as they expected a potential graduate …

Recruiting Update: The (Walking) Dead Period Continues

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We’re living in unprecedented times. Major college sports recruiting is a multi-million dollar business in that a recruit’s eventual signature can lead to unprecedented revenue for a given school through on-field performance. Ticket sales, revenue sharing from tournaments, and brand recognition all stand in major flux. In an effort to continue to curb the spread of COVID-19, yet further muddling …

Communication is Key, Ducks Locked Out

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  EUGENE, OR.- There’s no other way to put it, the Ducks are in big, big, BIG trouble. After such an impressive start to the season, the Ducks haven’t been able to carry their mojo into league play, as they are now 1-3 in the PAC-12 after their heart-breaking 82-80 loss to the Stanford Cardinal on Sunday afternoon. Just when …