Thursday Reaction: Ducks Appear Unstoppable

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Score, force a turnover, repeat. That seemed to be the game plan in what was perhaps the most exciting, yet simultaneously shocking, half of football I’ve ever seen in my young life. The Ducks steamrolled Florida State, utilizing a second half where Oregon scored 34 unanswered points and FSU turned the ball over on five of six straight drives. It was …

Three Reasons Florida State Could Win the Rose Bowl

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As the Ducks start to wrap up the game plan against the Seminoles, college football fans all over the world have been predicting who will win the 101st edition of the tournament of roses. Some have utilized stats as their backup for picking one side over the other, while some argue that the victor of the game will be most likely determined …

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A Tale of Two Freshman Running Backs

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For Duck fans, Rocye Freeman is now a household name. The freshman phenom burst onto the scene to replace the injured Thomas Tyner, and with Byron Marshall moving to the slot, Freeman took over as the Ducks‘ primary back in Week  4. Since then, he amassed at least 75 yards in every game on his way to 1,299 yards and 16 touchdowns, …

The Freshman Factor

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I don’t even try to keep it a secret that I’m absolutely enamored with this freshman class. Royce Freeman, Darren Carrington, Devon Allen, Charles Nelson, Doug Brenner and Aidan Schneider have all made their own significant impacts on the Ducks’ 2014 season. In fact,one could make the argument that without these guys the Ducks wouldn’t have a shot at playing Florida …

It’s Up to the Ducks

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The Florida State Seminoles have not lost a game since November 24, 2012 against the Florida Gators. That final loss came before the arrival of two-sport star quarterback Jameis Winston. Despite his off-the-field problems leading to inconsistency on the field and a one-game suspension earlier this year, Winston has produced big numbers (3,559 yards passing, 24 touchdowns) and led the …