2015 Could be One of the Youngest Duck Teams Ever

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It’s no secret to anyone involved with the Oregon Ducks football program that this year the team saw a particularly large amount of turnover. Seniors Erick Dargan, Derrick Malone, Tony Washington, Troy Hill, Ifo-Ekpre-Olomu, Hroniss Grasu, Keanon Lowe, Hamani Stevens, and Jake Fisher all played integral roles in the Ducks run in the 2014 season. But of course the real …

Oregon in the Driver’s Seat to Land 2016 Top Recruit

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Just a few short days after landing four star WR Theo Howard, Oregon appears to be the front-runner to land five star recruit Brandon Jones. The safety from Nacogdoches, TX is the No. 14 ranked recruit on ESPN’s top 300 list, and is the top ranked safety in the class of 2016. Yesterday, after receiving the official offer from the …

Ducks Land Fifth 2016 Commit, WR Theo Howard

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Oregon, not normally known for getting early commits, is on a roll. Yesterday the Ducks landed their fifth prospect for the 2016 class, a four-star WR named Theo Howard. Howard is the third pass catcher to commit to the Ducks, joining four-star WR Dillon Mitchell and three-star tight end Cam McCormick. Howard played his high school ball at Westlake High School …

Five Important Takeaways From Oregon’s Pro Day

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To outsiders, the cars parked outside the Moshofsky Center were merely there to allow people to enjoy an event put on by the Oregon Football program. To the players, the coaches, and the fans, though, it was much more. Scouts from all 32 NFL teams came to watch hopeful first round picks, Marcus Mariota and Arik Armstead, as well as multiple other …

After Winning Pac-12 Coach of the Year, Altman is Focused on the Tournament

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Dana Altman is not a man of many words. Although on the sidelines he can be seen yelling out directions at his players, he really is a quiet and humble guy. So, when talking about his Ducks, Altman kept it brief. Altman’s Ducks saw incredible success this season, a season in which many experts expected them to fail. Early predictions …

Jets Might Choose to Fly ‘Mariota Airways’

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It’s fun for us Ducks fans to look at everything that is happening in the NFL right now, and think to ourselves: “How would this effect Marcus Mariota’s placement in the 2015 NFL Draft?” It’s something we all love to do, simply because we love Mariota. The guy provided fans with memories that likely will never be matched. He is arguably the greatest …

Jets Agree to Trade Sixth Pick to Philadelphia, Sources Say

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Although it hasn’t been confirmed, Kristian Dyer of Metro Sports News reported that the Eagles and the Jets have a trade in place that, assuming Marcus Mariota is still available with the sixth pick, would send the former Duck to Philadelphia. Philly, of course, is the home of former Oregon head coach Chip Kelly, as well as a league-leading nine other …

The Philadelphia Ducks: Kelly’s Master Plan

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This piece was done in collaboration with fellow FishDuck writer and football expert Jason Selby. For those living under a rock, it’s probably best that Jason and I break the news to you now: Chip Kelly has an affiliation with the University of Oregon. In Kelly’s most recent move, the former Ducks coach traded his star RB, LeSean McCoy, for …

Ducks in the Backfield: Too Much of a Good Thing?

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When the Ducks landed Taj Griffin, the fourth-ranked RB in this year’s class, my initial reaction was joy. Afterwards, though, I got to thinking. Royce Freeman is a way-too-early candidate for Pac-12 player of the year, Thomas Tyner returns healthier than ever and Byron Marshall is still the most dynamic player the Ducks can hand the ball to. In short, there are …

Five Things You Need to Know About Marcus Mariota This Week

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Here at the University of Oregon, it’s no secret that we’re fans of Marcus Mariota. The man raised Oregon Football to new heights, all the while never forgetting to flash his beautiful smile. So, when something new happens in this man’s life, we have the right to know about it! We sat anxiously as we watched him lead drive after drive …

Worthy of No. 1: Marcus Mariota to Tampa Bay

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In this final installment, FishDuck.com Feature Writer Caleb Couturie will be analyzing the last of the 25 teams in the NFL Draft that may look to select Marcus Mariota. **DISCLAIMER: This is part of a project FOR FUN. All trades suggested are merely hypotheticals, and do not reflect my actual opinion of what will happen on draft day. Enjoy.** Previous Article: Click here No. 1: …

Suck for the Duck: Could Titans Fans Get Their Wish?

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Over this final week and a half, FishDuck.com Feature Writer Caleb Couturie will be analyzing the 25 teams in the NFL Draft that may look to select Marcus Mariota. **DISCLAIMER: This is part of a project FOR FUN. All trades suggested are merely hypotheticals, and do not reflect my actual opinion of what will happen on draft day. Enjoy.** Previous Article: Click here No. …