To Those Leaving, Thanks for the Memories. Marcus Mariota?

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What a way to end the last home game of the season! Last night, the third-ranked Ducks destroyed Colorado, 44-10, in a match-up that honored the seniors of the team. Plus, all the fans respectably acknowledged quarterback Marcus Mariota as the entire College Football world expects him to forego his senior year and enter the 2015 NFL Draft. Furthermore, Mariota …

Marcus Mariota to Play In Autzen Stadium Again?

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The fans chanted his name frantically as he walked off the field at the start of the fourth quarter, and he looked around and couldn’t help but smile as he raised his hand over his head to wave back to the crowd. More than 55,000 screaming Duck fans chanted: “Maaariiiootaahh … Maaariiiootaahh” – the moment was bittersweet. Oregon’s victory over Colorado on Saturday …

Scrappy Colorado Buffaloes: Oregon “is the number one team in the nation”

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Colorado came out fighting and punched Oregon in the mouth on the first play of the game Saturday, recovering their onside kickoff. Coach Mike MacIntyre said “I wanted to show our kids we came to win. We didn’t win, but we’re going to play to win. … That [onside kick] was exciting, and got ’em going. If we just went …

Ducks Hold Serve, Hammer Colorado 44-10

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Hell failed to freeze over in Eugene this afternoon. Marcus Mariota, playing on Senior Day in what was likely his final game at Autzen Stadium, led a masterful Ducks offense that racked up 597 yards despite coasting through the entire fourth quarter, with second string quarterback Jeff Lockie leading a group of backup players to the final whistle. Highlights Mariota …

Three Points of Interest for the Ducks vs Buffaloes Match-Up

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Finally, it’s game day, ladies and gentleman — and a special one, as it’s senior day and the last home game of the season (and most likely Marcus Mariota’s last home game as well, as he’s expected to enter the 2014 NFL Draft). Here are three aspects to be cognizant of before watching Saturday’s game: 1. Pharaoh Brown’s Replacement There has …

Malone and Lowe Reflect on Oregon Careers

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Today is the day… the last time we will get to see some of our favorite Oregon Ducks on our beloved Autzen field again. A bittersweet day indeed. 247 sports caught up with two seniors, Derrick Malone and Keanon Lowe. In this article, Senior QuoteBook: Lowe and Malone reflect on Oregon careers by Will Rubin, each athlete is asked about certain …

Five Ways Colorado Beats the Ducks

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I know, I know. Oregon enters the Colorado game a 40+ point favorite. In fact there are some books in Vegas that won’t take any action at all on this contest. Ah, but you and I, savvy sports fans that we are, know that danger always lurks in the Pac-12 — even in games played in broad daylight, like tomorrow’s tilt …

Colorado Native Baylis Talks Upcoming Game, Senior Day

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With the Colorado game looming closer, emotions are rising as this Saturday will be the last game for the Ducks’ seniors. These strong feelings in the home finale could ultimately fuel the Ducks into dominating the Buffaloes. When the Ducks played the Utes two weeks ago, the injury bug unfortunately struck the team, leaving some important holes for the Ducks to fill this week. …

Helfrich Expects Ducks to be Refreshed, Productive Saturday

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The Ducks’ “Win The Day” slogan embodies just about everything that the Oregon football team stands for. You win by any means necessary, and you focus solely on the task at hand. Oregon has been winning a lot this season, but it hasn’t been easy. Despite battling through injuries, and even losing a few key players for an extended amount …

Marcus, Marcus, He’s Our Man! If He Can’t Do It, No One Can!

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Well folks — another game, another opportunity for Super Mariota to extend the records he has already set for our Ducks football team. Every couple of weeks I like to write a small piece about Marcus Mariota‘s accomplishments thus far, and I think it’s about time for an update! There are just so many! I will simply offer a bulleted list, …

Memories of Colorado Games, Past and Present

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It was just a hit, only a hit. On September 15, 1984, two teams on the rise – Oregon and Colorado – met at Autzen Stadium. In the third quarter, Buffalo TE Ed Reinhardt caught a pass over the middle, rumbled 19 yards for a first down and went down after banging into two Oregon linebackers. Even though the hit looked …

Ducks and Buffs: More Similar Than You Might Think

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The Ducks host the Colorado Buffaloes this weekend, as the regular season begins to wind to a conclusion. While Oregon is a significant favorite, FishDuck.com‘s crack research department has made some interesting discoveries. The Buffaloes and the Ducks are pretty similar. The Ducks have a powerful defensive front. Swarming to the quarterback, engulfing rushers, swatting passes down at the line of …