From the Poorhouse to the Penthouse

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They never wear the same uniform twice, they train on Brazilian hardwood, and their stadium features not one but two waterfalls. It is safe to say that Oregon has one of the best facilities and uniforms in the country, if not the world. This is the world that Oregon lives in now, but it was not always like this. Their uniforms were ugly, their …

Open Letter About a Ducks Fan and Friend, Gone but Never Forgotten

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Duck Family Day is a new feature for every Saturday where Oregon fans share their stories of …. being Oregon fans! Email charles@fishduck.com to share your experiences of you and your family and what it means to be a Duck fan. Norm Hightower (below) is a writer for FishDuck.com and is extremely passionate about our beloved Ducks, the same as …

Byron Marshall Reflects After Spring Ball

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Despite the quarterback situation being the major concern going into next season, another pivotal aspect that’s worth mentioning is the running back situation in Oregon. Last season, the addition of current true sophomore RB Royce Freeman proved to be effective for the Ducks as he finished the season fifth in the Pac-12 in rushing yards. Plus, the Ducks were able to slide …

Getting Chatty With Austin Maloata

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The defensive line is one aspect of football Duck fans don’t really discuss that heavily throughout the off-season, pre-season or even during the season. Going into this season, Oregon is without the services of DE Arik Armstead who was a behemoth on the line and would make great plays when the team needed him. The addition of incoming freshman DE Canton …

Getting Familiar with a New Duck: Haniteli Lousi

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Clocking in at 6′ 5” and 310 lbs. is senior and new Oregon player OL Haniteli Lousi. Oregon fans should be thrilled and excited for this gargantuan who transferred to the UO from College of San Mateo located in northern California. I had the honor and great opportunity to interview Lousi at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex and ask him several questions …

Morgan Mahalak on Jeff Lockie, Consistency and Having Fun

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Jordan Ingram reporting for FishDuck.com at Hatfield-Dowlin Complex in Eugene, Ore. Shortly after practice today, FishDuck.com was able to catch up with Morgan Mahalak to discuss his progress throughout the last couple weeks of spring practices. Earlier this week, Oregon Ducks Head Coach Mark Helfrich spoke about Mahalak regarding his progress in this past off-season and into spring ball. “He’s competing now. He’s giving himself a …

Oregon Football: The “French” Connection

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Jordan Ingram reporting for FishDuck.com at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex in Eugene, Ore. While the football forecast in Eugene seems a little cloudy at times, there is one position group that will give Duck fans a sunny outlook. The Oregon linebacker corps boasts the return of seniors Rodney Hardrick, Joe Walker, Tyson Coleman and Christian French, under the guidance of linebackers coach Erik Chinander. These football veterans have become …

Oregon Senior Erick Dargan Talks National Championship

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Jordan Ingram reporting for FishDuck.com from the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex in Eugene, Oregon. As Oregon’s veteran defensive back and dynamic playmaker, senior Erick Dargan‘s career as an Oregon Duck began in 2011 with a chance for a national title under former Oregon coach Chip Kelly. Now the talented playmaker will bookend his impressive football pilgrimage with another shot at a title as the Ducks prepare for …

ESPN: ‘Oregon Football Has Officially Arrived’

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From Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota winning the Heisman Trophy to playing in the College Football Playoff for a chance at a national championship, Oregon football has officially gained status among the college football elite. According to ESPN’s Ivan Maisel, the years of steady program building starting with head coaches Rich Brooks and Mike Bellotti are paying big dividends, positioning the Ducks with an opportunity to realize their dream …

Tony Washington: Trash Talk, Winning Streak and Thanksgiving Dishes

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This morning I spoke with Tony Washington in the post-practice press conference for FishDuck.com at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex. It’s the week we all wait for every year, the week we all rep our green and yellow more than usual and probably one of the most hostile weeks in Oregon from Eugene to Corvallis. It’s the week leading up to the …

What Will Our Senior Ducks Miss Most About Autzen? Tony Washington Answers.

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Ashley Young interviewed Tony Washington at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex this morning for FishDuck.com. Wow. Two games left in regular season … can it really almost be over? This Saturday is the last game of the 2014 season in Autzen Stadium, but more importantly it’s the seniors last game in Autzen stadium. This weekend our Ducks will face the Colorado Buffaloes …

“Nice Guys Finish Last” Doesn’t Apply to Mariota

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To kick-off this article I think the fans would be interested to know that today is three birthdays for Duck players: Running back Kenny Bassett, Defensive back Juwaan Williams and our beloved QB Marcus Mariota! When our own FishDuck reporter Omar Garibay was interviewing Head Coach Mark Helfrich at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex this morning he dropped this fun fact. To …