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Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Special Fish Report

So … a routine email from Europe, and scaling down FishDuck.com to take a break may have changed everything? I and many of the writers might come back and produce five articles a week like before? It is an interesting story that involves all of you, and I am certainly open to your thoughts and feedback. As with the last …

The ONE Negative about Willie Taggart that we’ll Overlook…

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials

Many Oregon fans are so pleased with the recruiting results of Head Coach Willie Taggart that an argument could be made that he was almost heaven-sent perfect for our beloved Ducks. But look, nobody is perfect. My title is true, and this is not meant to be the beginning of a “Canzano-type” hit article, but simply my observations–with which many might …

Recruiting: Should Oregon Football Coaches present NEGATIVE now?

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials

Come on Oregon fans, ‘fess up! If you are reading this it is because you are an extraordinary Duck football fan that cares about the team far beyond all reasonable time that should be given to such a hobby. Like yours truly, you love reading about your beloved Ducks and want them to not just win, but someday win the …

SEC (Southeastern Chickens) Renounce Roosting in Autzen

Jon Joseph Editorials

May rabies ravage the Dawgs and anthrax annihilate the Aggies! It’s not as if Oregon‘s Athletic Directors haven’t made a valiant effort. The Ducks once had home engagements scheduled with the Georgia Bull Dogs and the Texas A&M Aggies, only to be left at the altar by that castrated, chicken whip, canine University of Georgia, as well as being dumped …

Playoff Committee Ignores SOS, Good Ship Pac-12 Sinks

Jon Joseph Editorials

In 2015, the College Football Playoff Committee (Committee) seemingly paid no attention to strength of schedule (SOS.) The Committee, by design or lack thereof, has no standard metric to judge a team’s SOS. Accordingly, overall wins in 2015 trumped any evaluation of the quality of a team’s victories against  both out of conference (OOC) and in-conference opponents. 11-1 Oklahoma with a bad …

FishDuck.com is Going Negative on Oregon?

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials

We are making a major editorial shift at FishDuck.com for the first time in our four-and-a half-year history, as we are going to allow negative articles to be published on the site. This is a movement that is certainly out of my comfort zone, as my attitude has always been that there are enough good things to write about concerning our …

Cranky Curmudgeon: Happy Meat Market Day!

Jon Joseph Humor

Signing day is coming The SEC is getting fat Please put a top 300 dude In Coach Helf’s recruiting hat!   If you don’t have a 300 Then a few 400’s will do If you don’t have any 400’s Puddles turns from green to blue! The annual mating ritual between high school football players and college football (‘CFB’) head coaches culminates on Wednesday, February 3, …

FishDuck.com — Fading but Not Leaving

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials

After having written more than 300 articles over the last four years — none were as hard for me as this one. FishDuck.com … after having many false stops and starts in the past is finally downsizing – as we have attempted many times. The more than 50 writers and editors are now gone (at one time we had more than 100 volunteers in six departments), and it will …

FishDuck.com Drops Sports News to Serve the NEXT LEVEL Fan

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck FishWrap, FishWrap Archive

You may have noticed that the number of articles published at FishDuck.com has dropped from an average of six per day to three and a half per day this last month, and that is big decline in production for any site. The reason? We have dropped Sports News at FishDuck.com and actually eliminated the former Sports News Team that had …

Holiday Wishes for the Oregon Ducks

Randy Morse FishWrap, FishWrap Archive

As Christmas approaches, FishDuck.com‘s foreign correspondent, Randy Morse, aka the Fool on the Hill, dishes five fervent holiday wishes for the Ducks from the shores of magnificent Kootenay Lake, tucked high into the alpine wilds of British Columbia’s Purcell and Selkirk ranges. Top photo Randy Morse

Ducks Tackle Arizona in Pac-12 Title Tilt: Three Things to Watch from FishDuck.com’s Fool on the Hill

Randy Morse FishWrap, FishWrap Archive

FishDuck.com‘s resident Fool on the Hill, Randy Morse, discusses three reasons why the Ducks will prevail in this Friday’s clash in Levi’s Stadium for all the Pac-12 football marbles. Note from the Owner: Randy Morse is a writer/editor/publisher who contributes to FishDuck.com every week mixing in his unique lifestyle along with his amusing thoughts. The “Hill” he is reporting from …

Marcus Mariota: The Heisman Trophy Would be “A Dream Come True”

McKalie Bellew FishWrap, FishWrap Archive

It’s a big week for Oregon Ducks football as we head into a rematch against Arizona for the Pac-12 Championship title and an opportunity to play in the first ever college football playoff. This morning Marcus Mariota was interviewed at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex for FishDuck.com. Not only are the Ducks heading into their rematch against Arizona this week, but the Heisman Trophy winner will …