“For Real”-Finally, Cristobal Unleashes Herbert in the Red Rose Zone

Coach Ken Woody Coach Woody's Analysis 100 Comments

Justin Herbert looked like a legitimate Heisman candidate in leading Oregon to a nail biting 28-27 win over Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl. In a season that at times seemed disappointing, the stars aligned and Herbert was allowed to show his stuff. Along with a courageous, tenacious defense, Herbert was the difference in the Ducks hard-fought victory. There were many …

Coach Woody Analysis: Ducks Win, but Lose Their Poise

Coach Ken Woody Coach Woody's Analysis 54 Comments

Last weekend the Oregon Ducks demolished USC 56-24 on the Trojans’ hollowed turf, but the game was not the classic that it could have been. Coach Mario Cristobal’s team rang up 12 penalties, 10 of which were personal fouls for a total of 157 yards. You could describe some of these fouls, particularly two on Troy Dye, as deliberate and …