Former Ducks Could Be Suiting Up In Autzen Once Again

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A professional football league is planning to launch in Spring 2016, and it could have a team playing in Oregon. “It’s certainly a state that Major League Football would consider for one of it’s inaugural franchises,” said Nick Athan, Media Relations Consultant for MLFB. A press release dated April 21, states the league has tentative plans to locate a team …

Will Oregon Overcome the Departure of Multiple Key Players?

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The Oregon Ducks football team has been practicing hard for about three weeks now, and with the Ducks’ spring game right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to foreshadow the upcoming season. I’ve been holding my peace for quite some time now, and I still find myself thinking back to last season and asking “what if?” What if Oregon …

Ducks Score High In Recruiting Class

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The Oregon Ducks have always been known for their track prestige, much of their skill stemming from their ability to recruit. This year will be no different; the Ducks have managed to nab the top talent around the country once again. Matthew Maton, an Oregon native from Bend, signed on to run with the Ducks next year. Maton has won six Oregon …

Scott Frost says “I Have a Ton of Confidence in Our Process”

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As soon as the clock hit zero, the uncertainty kicked in. While Ohio State was celebrating its 8th national championship, the Oregon Ducks walked off the AT&T Stadium field with their heads down. The Ducks soared all season long, overcame multiple injuries, and their quarterback carried them like no other Oregon quarterback had ever done before. But in the end, …

Scott Frost: “We’re Built to Have a Chance”

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In an interview for FishDuck.com on Wednesday, I spoke with Oregon’s offensive coordinator Scott Frost at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex in Eugene. With three weeks of spring practices under their belt, the Ducks have seen vast improvements from their young quarterbacks. Frost mentioned that the team is competing at a much more intense pace and he also believes that the rust …

Jeff Lockie Ready to Seize Opportunity

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In an interview for FishDuck.com on Wednesday, I spoke with Oregon quarterback Jeff Lockie at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex in Eugene. The Oregon Ducks’ Spring practices into there second week, and while the players are happy to be back on the gridiron, Mark Helfrich and his coaching staff understand that things will look a lot different next year. Marcus Mariota‘s run in …

Ducks Flock Together in Stanford 10K

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Anyone who watched the Stanford Invitational last weekend may have scratched their heads when they saw the men’s 10,000m race. Among two Ducks lagging in last place for most of the race, were two of the best distance runners in the nation, Edward Cheserek and Eric Jenkins. Just weeks ago, Cheserek and Jenkins brought home four NCAA titles combined. So why …

Scott Frost on Marcus Mariota: “Smartest Football Player I Have Ever Been Around”

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In an interview for FishDuck.com on Wednesday, I spoke with Oregon’s offensive coordinator Scott Frost at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex. The Ducks initiated spring practices last week, and while they’ve only been back on the gridiron for a few days, coaches have seen quick and precise improvements amongst the players. Frost has enjoyed working with the new faces on the offensive …

NFL Draft is Near — Who Will Select Marcus Mariota?

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Don’t look now but April is officially here, which means that Easter is right around the corner. It also means that the NFL Draft is fast approaching, as well. For non-football fans, the Draft isn’t a huge deal, but for crazed football fans — and especially Oregon Duck fans — April 30 will be a very exciting day. The speculation about Marcus Mariota‘s …

Royce Freeman: “I’m Ready to Get Back at it And Play Some Football”

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In an interview for FishDuck.com on Wednesday, I spoke with Oregon running back Royce Freeman at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex. Strap on your football helmets and lace your cleats because spring has officially arrived. The Ducks returned to the practice field on Tuesday and the men in green and yellow were excited to be back on the football field; Wednesday morning marked …

Why Your Bracket Went So Terribly Wrong

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One round in, and your NCAA tourney bracket is shattered beyond belief. Why? Where did you go wrong? You calculated the assist/turnover ratio in neutral-site games played in December, but before Christmas. You searched the power rankings put out by ESPN, Sports Illustrated and The Food Network. This was supposed to be your year. Alas, you made just a few …