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CLEVER CORNHUSKERS? Mike Riley a Placeholder for Scott Frost?

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Agony & Ecstasy in Cornhusker Land  Full disclosure: I moved to Nebraska in 2016 to marry my wife Debra. My mom was born and raised in Nebraska and was a Big Red fan; but I never lived here and had only an occasional interest in the Huskers.  The “Agony“? The Mike Riley Years, Of Course.  By the end of the …

The Arroyo Effect: Split Zone

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With Coach Marcus Arroyo taking on duties as full-time offensive coordinator for the Oregon Ducks, I thought it would be worth continuing to look at a few plays he picked up with the Oklahoma State Cowboys. A play that I would love to see implement into the Oregon offense is a variation of the Split Zone that the Cowboys like …

Off-Season Surprises that Bode Well for the OREGON OFFENSE

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Admit it — after the bowl game, weren’t you were worried about the future of the Oregon offense? I was and I wrote about it, as did retired college coach and former Oregon player, Ken Woody. It was an ugly showing that got us all wondering, but as you know about me — I truly spend a disproportionate amount of time …

The Stunning Cristobal Recruiting that DOES NOT COUNT

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Photo above of Elkanah “Kano” Dillon by Dennis Akers of SoFloBulls.com I know you are rolling your eyes at that title, and newer readers to the site would probably accuse me of “clickbait,” and while there is some merit to that — the rest of you know my shtick. I write something semi-outrageous and then go about backing up the …

Join Former Oregon Players to Help our Beloved Ducks!

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Our beloved Ducks put so much into their sports while at Oregon, but the transition to building a career after college is what the Oregon Athlete Foundation strives to help with. Join us on July 13th at a dinner with the Oregon Athlete Foundation. You may have noted this announcement before, and I personally would like to urge you all to …

The New Oregon Offense: PA Stretch WR Screen

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At the risk of triggering some of you, last year’s Las Vegas Bowl is one of those games Oregon Duck fans would like to forget. however, although the offense was inconsistent and ineffective for a good portion of the game, there were some bright spots, one of which is the focus of this article. While re-watching the bowl game, I stumbled upon a play …

A UNIQUE 64-Team FBS Playoff: Exciting & Unpredictable!

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Designing the 64-Team National Playoff “IRRESISTIBLY DELICIOUS” Twists & Turns! A 64-Team FBS National Playoff! Imagine the intense interest and incredible excitement a true 64-Team College Football Playoff would generate, gaining momentum week after week! March Madness would pale in comparison. Add in unique twists with a high unpredictability level and fans would be fascinated! Making The National Playoff Process Unique …

Organizing a New College Football Playoff System for MAXIMUM IMPACT!

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“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete!” – Buckminster Fuller Let’s face it. Is college football’s FBS getting a bit boring? I want more excitement! Whatever you think about WSU coach Mike Leach, he is not boring. Leach has several times called for a 64-team …

Lies, Damned Lies and the Chip Kelly Offense Narratives

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A subject of great debate with Oregon fans, Bruin boosters and even the sports media has been whether the Chip Kelly offense that he began in Eugene will work at UCLA. I can give reasons in both directions, and I will do so here while providing an ultimate conclusion, a prediction on the level of success Chip Kelly will have …

Will Chip Kelly Avoid the OREGON MISTAKES at UCLA?

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Some of you must think I’m off my rocker, as Chip Kelly is known for great success through his extraordinary 46-7 tenure in Eugene. Yet he made some mistakes that prevented him from winning the National Championship; mistakes that were not football related. The question on my mind: will he repeat these blunders at UCLA? Did he learn and grow from these …

It’s FINISHED! The Incredible 1,000+ piece OREGON FOOTBALL REPOSITORY is here!

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It’s done! It has taken over 100+ hours of work on weekends (30 hours in the last two weekends alone) at night, and in the early mornings and I’ve been laboring on it since last December. I’ve been slowly rolling out one section at a time over the last three months, and it is exciting to have one superb reference …

Building an Oregon Football Repository at FishDuck.com

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A gift to all the fans of Oregon Football are 12 new sections to the site in the Oregon Football Repository, the biggest library of articles and videos of any Duck website. It has 1,000+ links to incredible opportunities for entertainment about our beloved Ducks, as well as learning more about football that is organized in an easy way to …