Wide Receiver Gauntlet Begins

Jonathan Cervantes FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

The start of Spring practice means there will be a new depth chart for all positions. The Ducks’ five main receivers from last season will be returning, but things will be different. Charles Nelson will be a defensive back, so he won’t be counted on very often in the passing game. But we shouldn’t be too alarmed, because the remaining four …

Some Key Aspects of the Oregon vs. Utah game

Austin Willhoft FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

That’s right Duck fans, tonight is the night! The No.17 Utah Utes will host the No.4 Oregon Ducks in a highly anticipated showdown at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah. Going into this matchup, the Utah Utes possess a dominating defense similar to Stanford’s; they lead the country in sacks with 4.88 per game. On the other hand, the …

Byron Marshall Loves Oregon’s New Slot-Sweep Read

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How fun is it to see a new variation of a foundation play of the Oregon offense! The Sweep Read is one of those plays of the Oregon offense that has been unchanged since FishDuck.com introduced the play to football fans more than three years ago. Now we are beginning to see new wrinkles that Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich is adding to …