Ducks Pick up Commitment from 3-Star Lineman

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  Offensive lineman are used to getting little notoriety. It comes with the territory. Yesterday, the Ducks picked up a verbal commitment from 3-star offensive lineman Jacob Capra adding him to the long list of under-the-radar recruits who have developed into elite line talent for the Ducks. Capra, 6’5″, 265 pounds, committed Oregon on Thursday, after receiving offers from Washington, Washington State, …

Ducks Could Stay Local for NCAA Tournament

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Lots can change quickly in college basketball, but with the Ducks’ latest win streak, they have a legitimate shot to play their first NCAA Tournament game in Portland — a de-facto home game for Oregon. In the his latest Bracketology, Joe Lunardi actually projects the Ducks to play in Seattle as a No. 10 seed vs No. 7 Michigan State (a …

Fans Interview Former Duck Anthony Trucks on Reddit

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Anthony Trucks was a two-year starting strong safety and linebacker for Oregon from 2002 – 2005. You might remember him for this play – ripping the ball away from Adrian Peterson at the goal line in the 2005 Holiday Bowl. The Ducks lost to the Sooners that day 17-14, only to get their revenge the next fall in one of the most legendary …

Mariota to Throw at NFL Combine

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According to multiple sources close to ESPN’s Chris Mortenson, former Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota will throw for prospective teams at 2015 NFL Combine to be held February 17-23 in Indianapolis. Mariota, along with Florida State’s Jameis Winston, are considered to be the top collegiate quarterbacks available in the 2015 NFL Draft. To what extent to participate in the NFL Combine is …

Ducks have come a long way since the Seattle Bowl

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I have lived in the Seattle area since 1998. In 2002, I joined over 38,000 others to watch the Ducks finish a disappointing season in the Seattle Bowl. Remember the Seattle Bowl? It only existed for two years, so you might have missed it if you were traveling overseas, not born yet or taking a nap. I remember four things …

Just One More Recruit: Iman Marshall

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One of the most amazing aspects about this year’s Oregon team has been their ability to overcome injuries. Lost to significant injuries this season have been starting left tackle Tyler Johnstone, starting right tackle Jake Fisher, primary backup offensive tackle Andre Yruretagoyena, starting wide receiver Bralan Addison, running back Thomas Tyner, starting tight end Pharoh Brown, All-American cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, …

College Football Playoff Offers Travel Assistance

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Sorry Duck fans, its not what you think. Today the College Football Playoff announced they will offer travel assistance to the families of players for both Oregon and Ohio State in the College Football Playoff Championship Game. Duck fans, you’re still on your own to get to Dallas. For families of players, up to two parents or legal guardians can …

Fuzzy’s Guide to Surviving the Rose Bowl: Goofy and Friends

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Now that Fuzzy has scored the coveted Rose Bowl tickets, his thoughts turn to fun activities in La La Land. Since he’s taking Missus Fuzzy and their daughter, Rocky; he won’t be spending any time at his favorite LA dive bar, The Clown Room. Instead, he’s looking at theme parks. Being a child at heart, Fuzzy loves theme parks and …

Pressure vs Intensity: Who Wins? A Look at Utah with Keanon Lowe

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In a morning press conference following practice on Wednesday, FishDuck.com reporter Caleb Couturie heard from wide receiver Keanon Lowe regarding an injury update and the Ducks’ mindset heading into this week’s game against an intense Utah squad. A determined Lowe is ready to get back onto the field. Weeks after a game-ending injury against UCLA, Lowe said today, “I’m doing good. …

One Team, One City, One Love. Go Ducks.

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If you are looking for an explanation as to why the Ducks lost, you’ve come to the wrong place. Likewise, if you are looking for someone to point a finger at, again, turn around now. I know, probably not the best way to begin this article, but I have a lot to say with an uneasy feeling in my stomach. …