Update: Mario Cristobal’s Sudden “Recruiting Reset”

Charles Fischer Editorials 69 Comments

Forget about the Triple Crown of Recruiting that I wrote of recently as that has gone out the window with some sudden pivots made in Oregon football recruiting by Oregon Head Coach Mario Cristobal. These shifts are significant compared to the direction in recruiting his predecessor took, and it is a subject I dropped everything else I was going to …

How a Bowl Game Could HURT RECRUITING at Oregon

Charles Fischer Editorials 23 Comments

As a devoted Oregon fan, I’ve been thrilled at the class Coach Willie Taggart and his staff have been putting together as a recruiting class for signing day in February 2018. However, there was one strategic timing decision he made that I had questions about. Recently, I was wondering out loud with a few Duck-Buddies of the potential impact from …

Ducks Football Recruiting: Making the Numbers Count

Jason Fowler Recruiting 22 Comments

Numbers don’t lie. So much of football is measured in numbers: star rating, height, weight, 40-yard dash time, vertical jump, average yards per game, touchdowns, interceptions, tackles for loss, sacks, etc. But can they deceive, or fail to tell the full story (especially when it comes to recruiting) when it comes to our beloved Ducks? Let’s take a look today at other numbers …

Recruiting Update: Prized Corners

Mark Flores Recruiting 3 Comments

After almost a year hiatus, I have returned to FishDuck.com for what will be a new chapter of Oregon Recruiting. It’s been too long Duck fans, too long. As I sat down to pen this article out, I felt those age-old feelings of excitement build; by golly, we only have one more Saturday before this juggernaut revs its engine and …

Recruiting Update: Mid-Summer Haze

Mark Flores FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

News Not unlike the smoky horizon of the west coast, the ’15-’16 recruiting cycle has settled into a mid-summer haze, seeing several key story lines move into a holding pattern. While much has been made of Bryce Youngquist’s (4-Star/Rancho Cucamonga, Calif./Rivals250) recruitment rapport with Eugene, the vaunted linebacker has finally given himself a deadline to announce his commitment. This coming …