Keys to winning a National Championship with Coach Taggart

Coach Jeremy McGuire Coach's Opinion 0 Comments

My friends … this is another example of the new Coach’s Opinion articles I will be running on this site. See if two of the keys below are not ones you would have guessed! Again this is the benefit of learning from a coach. I would get in the habit of asking questions as to “why” in the comments below the …

Duck Fans… It’s Time to Move On

Jason Selby FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

Leading up to the College Football Championship between Ohio State and our beloved Ducks, there was as much speculation about the future of quarterback Braxton Miller as there was speculation as to who would win the game itself. Miller was considered a Heisman candidate before the season started but with one week left before the first game, he injured his shoulder and was ruled out for the …

Mahalo, Hawaii: an Oregon Ducks Fan Says Thank You

Randy Morse FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

All those decades of frustration and failure. Then the burgeoning promise of the last 15 seasons. Culminating in the first-ever college football playoff national championship game. Unreal. Five years after falling in the last second to Auburn, the Ducks were back. And lost. Crushed, I find there’s only one thing left to say: Mahalo, Hawaii. Mahalo, for sharing Marcus Mariota with us. …

Ohio State Preview: Recruiting to Performance

Adam Kruse Editorials 1 Comment

Looking ahead to Ohio State, the Ducks are obviously up against a solid team and a historic program. How did Coach Urban Meyer assemble this team? How did the pavement-pounding days on the recruiting trail translate into a title game experience? The rich history of Ohio State ranges from coaching great Woody Hayes to seven Heisman winners: Les Horvath (1944), Vic …