Ducks Don’t Play to Win and Get Romped

Darren Perkins Editorials 54 Comments

Good ole’ figures of speech such as “going down swinging,” “take a roll of the dice” and “gotta’ be in it to win it” didn’t apply to the Ducks on Saturday. The Ducks offense was the equivalent of a baseball team whose batters stood at the plate all game long with the bat firmly resting on their shoulders. They were …

Analysis: A GUMBO OF SPRING HIGHLIGHTS

Coach Morris Analysis, Fish Reports 2 Comments

We, at FishDuck.com, have presented several analyses of Oregon’s Spring Football Game, all featuring a theme of how the new and improved Duck defense stopped different offensive plays.  This week there’s not a definite theme – other than they are “delicious” ingredients to savor. Like a hearty Gumbo’s different flavors, these three plays come together to make a delectable concoction. …

The Fish Report: Playmakers Dominate Oregon Football Scrimmage

Charles Fischer Editorials 3 Comments

I am often surprised by these Spring scrimmages, but this one was for different reasons than you might think; this is a new offense, and the defense is improved and frankly things are progressing faster on both sides of the ball than I anticipated. Oh, sure – after freezing in Eugene last week from big pelting raindrops and hail – …

Recruiting Strategy: Shift of Focus

Nik Brownlee FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

After bringing in a strong class last year, Oregon got off to an amazing start on the 2016 recruiting trail. Some people, including myself, believed this class was going to be one of, if not the best freshman classes in UO history. Now, after key targets have committed elsewhere and other recruits have decommitted from the Ducks, it’s important to realize that …

Oregon Football Recruiting Analysis: Duck Future Looks Bright

Jason Fowler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

If Oregon Ducks football recruiting was put on that rating website, hotornot.com, its average score would be well over nine. It’s not just West-Coasters that show tons of interest in Oregon. Athletes all over the country are eyeing the likelihood of playing for Coach Mark Helfrich. The 2015 recruiting class brought in some great talent. None of the film was any …

Two Oregonians Commit to Ducks

Ben Salaman FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

The Ducks have added two more recruits to their 2016 recruiting class, both of whom are Oregonians. After the two in-state players’ commitments, Oregon now has a recruiting class of five players for 2016. Aside from the two local commits, the Ducks have also recently added 4-star QB Seth Green, 4-star wide receiver Dillon Mitchell, and another 4-star wide receiver, Theo …

Oregon’s Uncharted Territory in Football Recruiting

Jason Fowler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

While the 2014 college football season is currently reaching the height of recruiting for the class of 2015, Oregon also has interesting features in planning for the 2016 class. There will be two high school juniors in attendance for the Stanford game on November 1st. With two commits already in this class and potentially one more announcing by the end …

Recruiting Update: Cota’s Nephew Joins Flock

Mark Flores FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

Football Recruiting Commitments Oregon received a tremendous boost in the defensive backfield with a pair of commitments coming by way of Dylan Kane (3-Star/Honolulu, HI) and 2016 class member Brady Breeze (4-Star/Portland, OR). Kane, a 6-foot-3, 195 lb. hard-hitting safety has been an Oregon lean for some time and made his official pledge following his visit this past weekend. “I …