What Are Your Takeaways From First Weeks of College Football?

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After two weeks of intermittent college football play, we find ourselves at the first in-season reflection point of 2020. Albeit without Our Beloved Ducks on the field, it’s a point that us fans are all seeing in different perspectives. Without Pac-12 football and the Ducks playing this Fall, what are your takeaways from the games you’ve seen thus far? Any …

How The Mighty Have Fallen: SEC, Pac-12 and Ranked Bowl Games Review

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Oh how the mighty have fallen. West Coast football fans have been saying it for years, but finally the SEC took an undeniable turn and it wasn’t in an upward direction. The storied “powerhouse” conference saw it’s least successful bowl season in years among ranked teams, of which it led the nation with seven. When the final bowl game with a …

College Fantasy Football Week 2: Halliday a Dud, Ajayi a Stud

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Stanford: bested. Michigan State: handled. Ohio State: surprised (they miss Braxton). What a week of college football! In a bye week that had immediate Heisman favorite Todd Gurley of Georgia watching from his couch, I, along with many, thought this might be a boring week of college football. Well, now, don’t I feel stupid? Besides the Oregon and MSU game, …

BCS Recap: Upset City

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from Video Upsets shook the landscape of the BCS conversation this weekend with seven ranked teams losing on Saturday, four of them coming against unranked opponents. The initial BCS rankings will be released this Sunday, and the top tier of teams has seemed to pull away from the rest of the field, but if there is anything to be learned …

A Few Touching Thoughts

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dayandadream.com Good morning, Duck fans!  It’s football Saturday for the first time in way too long!  You know, there really is nothing like the spectacle of big time college football.  The speed, the precision, the full stadium, the cheerleaders.  I love it all.  This weekend marks Game 1 everywhere for teams on the march to the shiny, faceted football, awarded annually …