A Trip Down Memory Lane: Last Game at Autzen for Ducks’ Seniors

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We’re approaching the end of an era in Oregon Ducks football history, as this particular group of seniors has made a statement for this program. Continuing to prove themselves on the field, these Ducks have continued to rise to the top. As freshmen, they qualified for the Rose Bowl and won in a tight match vs Wisconsin, 45-38. As sophomores, it …

The Ducks Won’t Stop

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While injuries are just a part of football, that doesn’t make them any easier to deal with. What does help, however, are bye weeks — and now defensive lineman Arik Armstead is looking forward to getting back on the field to face Colorado. Tyler Robinson of FishDuck.com was at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex to catch up with Armstead after practice today. …

Catching Up with Hamani Stevens

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  After having a second bye week, the Ducks are back in action preparing for this Saturday’s afternoon game against Colorado. This is going to be quite a special night for everyone as it’s the last game home game of the season. However and most importantly, this is “Senior Night!” This Saturday will be a magical night for the seniors …

Three Takeaways from Ducks’ Bye Week

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Bye weeks have always been considered a good thing for any sport team, and this bye seems to be exactly what Oregon needs after a brutal game against the Utah Utes. The Ducks suffered significant injuries during the game — the biggest and most saddening was Pharaoh Brown‘s. The TE went down with a devastating season-ending knee injury. Plus, well-respected …

College Football Playoff Committee Says Ducks Need Convincing Bye Week

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It is a much-needed bye week for your Oregon Ducks as they catch their breath after the Utah game. Oregon defeated the Utes handily, and without any bizarre or memorable plays. Except for the one I can’t watch enough. Now would be the time to ponder the playoffs, and see what may be ahead for the Ducks as they approach …

Rooting Interests During Oregon’s Bye Week

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It’s Breather Week for the Oregon Ducks, who are fresh off another easy win over Washington State. A never-in-doubt, always-in-the-bag, easy-peasy lemon-squeezy win over the Cougars — who were never in it. But, since we at  FishDuck.com/imaduckfanbornandaduckfanbredandillitalicizeduntilimdead aren’t just Duck fans, but college football fans as well, we wanted to preview some of the conference games on the slate this week. …

Pac-12 Power Positions: Cornerback

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Exactly two months from today, Abiliene Christian plays Georgia State in the first game of the 2014 football season. As we march closer and closer to the glorious time of the year that we know as football season, we still must feed the monkey that is our football addiction. One way we can do that is by looking at some of …

My Wife’s Birthday Got Me to Thinking …

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Thursday was my wife’s birthday  (“Happy birthday, honey.  Sorry about, well, you know.”)  It being her special day, I just wanted to take this opportunity to tell all of you what a lucky guy I am. When I met her all those years ago, she didn’t know the difference between Oregon and Oregon State.  Last season, at the end of the Civil …

The Tax Man Cometh . . . and is Subdued

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The perks of working for FishDuck.com are ridiculous.  I’m writing this from my timeshare week in Aspen, and its less than a month after this Super Bowl party: But there comes a time, every year, when we have to pay the piper for all of these perks.  When tax season rolls around free-lance writers take it up the . . …

The Unholy Mess That Is Football Recruiting

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National Letter of Intent day has come and gone.  How your Webfoots fared depends on who you ask.  National publications list Oregon’s class in the 22-26 range.  Those posting on Oregon message boards rank the class anywhere from “The bestest class in the history of classes, sure Hall of Famers every one,” to a class on par with the likes …

Catch Your Breath! A Mid-Season Wrap. No Bigs but Ducks keep yellin’ Timber.

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Following a loss to the Colorado Buffaloes, Oregon men’s basketball is now 1-1 in the Pac-12 and, it would appear, their season is a complete loss.  Wait a second . . . not so fast, my friend! Sure, everyone hates to see a good win streak ended, but we all need to remember, the basketball season is a marathon and …

Conference Update: It’s a Rough Life on the Road in the Pac-12

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Life on the road in the Pac-12 is not so easy.  Especially when you’re up against a top-20 team, who happens to be unbeaten in 11 home games so far this season. This past Sunday the No. 15 Colorado Buffaloes handed No. 17 Oregon its first loss of the season for their 13th win of the season with help of a …