26 Days Later… Is It Game Time Yet?!

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Is it already New Years Eve? The day before the biggest game of our Ducks football season and quite possibly one of the biggest games in the history of Oregon Ducks football for my generation?! Already?! In case you can’t tell, I’m being extremely sarcastic. The last game our men played was on December 5th which means that the last …

The “Underdogs”: An Analysis of the Seminoles

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Principal’s Note: Instead of the usual analysis of Oregon, I felt it important to focus this week upon the opponent we are facing. Rory Davidson has done an outstanding job teaching Duck fans what to look for in the other team, and this week is no exception. I will be back next week, but do look for a short joint …

Jalen Ramsey is FSU’s “Controlled Chaos” Trash-Talker

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We are only six days away from watching our Ducks run on the field in Pasadena, CA to face the Florida State Seminoles in the Rose Bowl. All of the players got to go home to spend some time with their families last week and then departed to California on December 25. Although I am sure that this upcoming semi-final …

College Football Nation: FSU Survives and Burning Couches, Baby!

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This has been a wild season. It seems as soon as we think we know who will be the Top-4 teams making the playoffs, another upset happens. At this rate we might have a team finish 9-3 and still make the playoffs. We saw some great displays of offense and defense this week in some Top-25 action. A question to …

College Football Nation: #HailState and a Shootout in Waco

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Everytime you think the season could not get any crazier, another week of games is played and proves us wrong! After this season started the defenses  have become non-existence, new teams are stepping up as contenders each week, and the drama with Jameis Winston never ends. With that in mind, lets get into some thoughts this past week of college …

College Football Nation: Upsets Galore and Mississippi Uprising

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Arizona started the upset bus, and the state of Mississippi took over from there. Many had their top four penciled in for the playoffs, but after today they can just throw that list out. Thursday night, Duck fans were left to wonder when it will be their year, while Alabama fans are still learning to grasp the feeling and emotions …

College Football Nation: UCLA Got Game and Michigan Feeling Blue

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With the playoffs in place, every team is going to do its best to impress the voters. As each week goes by, most of the top teams are playing well below what we all expect of them. FSU has now survived a scare from Clemson and North Carolina State. Oregon barely beat a struggling Washington State team. Alabama got all …

College Football Nation: JW — Foot-in-Mouth Disease? and Tide Rolls

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These are the weekends we live for as college football fans. The drama off the field this week, however, was just as good as on the field thanks to Jameis Winston. This week showed a lot of top teams struggling for the victory while others took care of business. Let’s get into the Top-25 action from this weekend. 1. Winston needs …

College Football Nation: Mariota’s Heisman Moment and Trojans Fight On

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  What a great weekend of college football with so many Top-25 match ups. The PAC-12 was on center stage this weekend with key matchups for the country to watch and enjoy. While the PAC-12 was celebrating its success, the B1G will be looking on to next week after a couple of humiliating losses. All of these great matchups are something fans should …

College Football Nation: Ohio State Is Without Braxton and Jameis Is Snubbed

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  With kickoff less than a week away, the action is finally here. The only people who are probably wishing the season was further away — or even over – would be Ohio State. With the new playoff system upon us, more pressure will be put on teams to win and win big. Teams must leave no doubt in voters’ minds …

College Football Nation: It Pays to Cheat and “Roll Tide” Officer

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  Finally some more news to talk about thanks to the PAC-12, ACC, and BIG-12 all stepping up to the plate and holding their media days. We have commissioners telling us cheating is okay, coaches saying it is okay to steal and so much more. It was an eventful week. Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby fired off at the NCAA …

College Football Nation: O’Bannon v NCAA Begins and Auburn is All In

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  We might not have football games to enjoy, ┬ábut get ready to tune into the court room as your new gridiron this week. O’Bannon v NCAA begins this coming week and is about to shake up college sports as we have never seen before. Andy Staples was kind enough to go over the Fact vs Fiction about the lawsuit …