Best Case Scenario for the Oregon Football 2018 Depth Chart

Mitchel Simantel Editorials 44 Comments

With the 2017 college football season officially coming to a close, we find ourselves in a familiar place: a new coach, recruiting momentum, and a newfound hope for what the future will hold. The Ducks relied on many underclassman in the 2017 campaign, but there will be some big spots to fill due to some familiar faces moving on to …

Antidote for the Dawg Daze of Summer

Michael Burgwin Editorials 8 Comments

Sigh. This happens every summer. It’s a recurring football-less pain made worse this year by the 70-21 drubbing, last year. The silver lining to that humiliation was that this loss, in our house no less, accelerated the onset of Alamo Bowl amnesia. Of course, I’m referring to the Dawg Daze of Summer, when Duckland is either in a euphoric daze …

Birds of a Feather: The Philadelphia Eagle Ducks

Graham Berry FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

Greetings from Phnom Penh. I just landed about two hours ago. I’ve spent a fair amount of time in Asia (comparatively, of course) living, working, and travelling. The initial culture shock involves the new environs — the traffic, the number of machine shops (seriously; so many people welding sans welding mask), and the pungency. The deeper shock, at least for …

EWU QB Vernon Adams Transferring To Oregon? Huge Risk Or Huge Reward For Ducks?

Adam Kruse FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 20 Comments

Who is Vernon Adams? Maybe the next quarterback for the Oregon Ducks. Daily rumors are swirling as to potential candidates to become the next quarterback at Oregon. Monday, Head Coach Mark Helfrich said, “We’re going to exhaust every path to find the right guy, the right fit, but we certainly believe in who’s on campus and what’s to come.” One …

Armstead Declares for NFL Draft

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In 2012, Arik Armstead came to Oregon as a 5-star recruit, but with a caveat. He was a 5-Star offensive tackle recruit who wanted to play defense. Oregon gave him that chance. Tuesday, the 6’9, 290-pound junior defensive end decided to forgo his senior season and make himself eligible for the NFL Draft. Armstead projects as a late first-round, early …

Ducks Running Backs Do It Again

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During a morning press conference following practice on Monday, Offensive Coordinator Scott Frost talked to FishDuck.com reporter Caleb Couturie, recapping his thoughts on the game against Stanford, specifically applauding the work ethic of the running backs. Strength, speed, versatility and vision. Is there anything these running backs can’t do? Coming into the Stanford game, several may have thought that Stanford’s …

Friday Night Lights to College Gameday

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Imagine walking into Autzen Stadium for the first time on a Saturday afternoon. What do you experience? Are you overwhelmed by the sixty thousand fans screaming “O?” Do you feel lost in a sea of green and yellow jerseys? Or are you intimidated by the opposing team? These consuming feelings are pressed upon young freshmen each new season. Going from a top …

Dominant Ducks Fly South For the Season: A Look into Basketball’s Outstanding Year

Kerry Merrill FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 4 Comments

As a proud Duck, I think I speak for everyone when I say that Oregon’s men’s basketball team had one heck of a season this year.  From the first game against Georgetown all the way to the NCAA playoffs, the Ducks have proven to many that they are a force to be reckoned with.  The Ducks, along with Head Coach Dana …