Charles’s FishWrap: Taggart Tactics Topple ‘Cats

Charles Fischer Editorials 61 Comments

Takes you back to the old days doesn’t it? You know, Oregon scoring 45-50 points, the other team scoring 27 to 34 points and the fans screaming at Nick Aliotti for allowing that much? Boy, has our perspective changed! That was the biggest darn victory that I did not see coming, and yes … my perspective has changed, and I …

Charles’ WSU-Oregon FishWrap: “Two Steps Forward and One Step Back”

Charles Fischer Editorials 49 Comments

I am going to write something that is dumber than my usual. In the comments of last week’s article, I expressed my concern about the Ducks getting their butts kicked against the Cougars. It was due to the loss of Justin Herbert at quarterback and how neither QB remaining had neither the skills nor the game experience to carry the Ducks …

Duck Defense Sets the Edge; Herbert Needs to Set His Feet

Coach Ken Woody Coach's Opinion 7 Comments

Setting the edge and limiting runs in the wide open spaces is the first thing coaches must establish in an effective defense. It happens when the end man on the line of scrimmage, usually a defensive end or an outside linebacker, crosses the line of scrimmage, digs his feet in, lowers his inside shoulder to keep outside leverage, and fights …

Why the Oregon Defense Is Poised for Immediate Improvement

Justin Samples Analysis 30 Comments

FishDuck Note: Below we have a new writer who played college football and in the type of defense that we will see from the Ducks in the 2017 season. After talking with him — Justin graciously agreed to give his views on what he saw of this new defense in the Oregon Spring Game. We’re learning more football! Charles Fischer …