An Amazing Track Record with Oregon Football…

Abbie -The FishDuck.com Mascot Editorials 9 Comments

Editors Note: We lost Abbie in November of 2018, and a wonderful tribute to her was published, and that you can read here. She is part of the history of the site as well… —————————————————————————————————————- For a dog, I’ve got a pretty good gig. I get tons of attention from Charles, Lois and Christine Fischer three or four times a …

The Evolution of Coach Taggart’s SMASH-MOUTH Spread Offense

Coach Morris Analysis, Fish Reports, Understanding the Willie Taggart Oregon Spread Offense 5 Comments

My Friends, to better understand the new offense that Coach Willie Taggart is bringing to Oregon–it helps to have the Grizzled Ol’ Coach, Mike Morris, give us the basics of what to look for in this new and exciting offense that blends power, deception and speed. Read it slowly and digest the pieces as it is a valuable part of …

Taggart’s Solution to his Coaching Puzzle?

Coach Morris Coach's Opinion 12 Comments

It’s now Friday morning, Jan. 27.  With letters of intent due in a week, and Ducks fans then having their first opportunity to view, and evaluate the work of, Willie Taggart’s [possibly] entire new staff of assistants, it’s a good time to talk about how things are going for this coaching staff as we head into a very important final …

Taggart’s Accountability and Fear: MUSTS For a Great Coach

Coach Morris Advice for the Coaches, Coach's Opinion 10 Comments

This article will be mainly conceptual – not anecdotal.  I wrote a book with dozens of  stories to illustrate the concepts I’m going to talk about here.  But this isn’t the place to cite a lot of those anecdotes.  Mike Morris (Grizzled Ol’ Coach) My concept is stated in my title.  It’s based on 30 years of being a high …

MARK HELFRICH IS A STUD

Coach Morris Coach's Opinion 15 Comments

The title of this article was taken from the subject of a sentence. Yesterday [2-3], at the Oregon Club Recruiting Luncheon, Mark Helfrich, while eloquently praising and thanking many, uttered the simple 5-word sentence, “Don Pellum is a stud.”  The audience responded with their loudest, and warmest, applause of the day.  We got it. Well it’s time for me to …