Disaster Averted, New Hope Begins

Nathan Roholt Editorials 2 Comments

A lot can happen in three games. Three games ago, Oregon’s season appeared on the brink of disaster. The Ducks were perched at 3-3, and had just lost at home to Washington State, making FCS Portland State the only team from the state of Oregon to beat the Cougars this year. If Oregon couldn’t beat Washington State, who could they beat? Were …

An Analysis of the Explosive Golden Bears

Rory Davidson Analysis 2 Comments

Wow, last week was a hell of game. One of the most exciting and insane games I’ve seen in a long, long time. So, for anyone that wasn’t sure how much of a difference a quarterback can make, see last week. A healthy Vernon Adams has been the spark the Ducks need to keep their Pac-12 North title hopes alive. Speaking of great …

An Analysis of Cal’s High-Flying ‘Bear Raid’ Offense

Rory Davidson FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

That game back in late September — the one against Washington State — is one the Ducks remember. That was the first time this season when Oregon was exposed, offensively and defensively speaking. I bring this game up because Cal reminds me of Washington State on offense. They pass the ball nearly as much as Washington State … look no …

“Fundamentally Sound” Defense Ready for Golden Bears

Max Thornberry FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

Last year’s “monsoon” game against Cal holds a special significance for me. I had come up from California for my first ever Oregon football game. This Friday’s game hold’s similar value for DL Arik Armstead who nearly decided to play for  Cal before opting to commit to the Ducks. Caleb Couturie and Omar Garibay-Diaz of FishDuck.com interviewed Armstead at the The …