Eddie Pleasant: Formerly Undrafted Safety Finds Home in Houston

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This is a slightly shorter version of a full interview conducted with Eddie Pleasant. To read the full story, please visit Game On’s blog. Nothing came easy for Eddie Pleasant. The former Oregon Duck spent the first six years of his life growing up in Compton, one of Los Angeles’ toughest ghettos. But when Pleasant discovered his talent in football, he decided …

Keanon Lowe on Playing for NFL Team: “I’ll get in where I fit in”

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The gap of college football from the end of bowl games to the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft, consists of college prospects training day-and-night in hopes of being drafted by an NFL team. Among the top college prospects in the country, is our very own dual-threat QB Marcus Mariota, who has been receiving tons of media attention lately regarding the possibility …

A Duck Flying South: Mariota to Houston?

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Over the next three weeks, FishDuck.com Feature Writer Caleb Couturie will be analyzing the 25 teams in the NFL Draft that may look to select Marcus Mariota. Previous Article: Click here No. 15: The Houston Texans HOU’s Draft Pick: Sixteenth HOU’s 2015 Cap Space: $10,853,785 HOU’s Top Needs: QB, WR, DB Houston is a team in a unique position. Often teams build their franchise off a star QB or …

Chip Kelly’s No-Huddle: A Growing Staple for NFL Offenses?

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A pickup basketball game between the football coaches of the University of New Hampshire and Brown University in the 1990s was the first of many meetings between two future NFL head coaches. Then-New Hampshire running backs coach Chip Kelly and a Brown assistant coach named Bill O’Brien exchanged ideas about X’s and O’s on the first of many occasions. O’Brien was …