Jalen Ramsey is FSU’s “Controlled Chaos” Trash-Talker

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We are only six days away from watching our Ducks run on the field in Pasadena, CA to face the Florida State Seminoles in the Rose Bowl. All of the players got to go home to spend some time with their families last week and then departed to California on December 25. Although I am sure that this upcoming semi-final …

FSU DE Ramsey Confident in Preparation Against Oregon, Mariota

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The Florida State defense has made it clear as blue sky that they are not afraid of Oregon quarterback and Heisman winner Marcus Mariota. It seems the Rose Bowl game against the No. 2 Ducks is just another day against another Heisman winner. Clearly, it’s not. Seminole head coach Jimbo Fisher has been utilizing Florida State track star and scout team quarterback John Franklin III …

Two Young, Hungry Teams To Battle New Years Day

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A fire was sparked on the Scout.com message boards this week over Jason Staples’ Know Your Foe piece breaking down the strengths and weaknesses of FSU, Oregon’s last hurdle to clear before the College Football National Championship Game. While Florida State’s strengths are highlighted, the number three seed has plenty to fear with their 29-game-winning streak on the line against the …

Will the Ducks’ Offensive Line Withstand the Seminole defensive attack?

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Imagine this: Oregon loses to Florida State in the Rose Bowl. Allow that to sink into your mind for a second. Now, what if I told you that the Ducks lost to the Seminoles because of the poor support Marcus Mariota was getting from his offensive line. Most Duck or football fans in general should not be surprised if this …

Mariota Looking To Make More History

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Marcus Mariota is the leading candidate for the Heisman and deservedly so. Mariota has had an unbelievable year completing 68.3 percent of his passes, throwing for 3,783 yards and 38 touchdowns with only two interceptions along with a total quarterback rating of 91.9 to lead the country. Should Mariota win Saturday night he will have the chance to accomplish a …

Recruiting Analysis: Confusing Developments

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“What in the world are the coaches doing?” Oregon’s recruiting philosophy has always been a bit of a mystery, but some of the recent happenings have left many more confused than ever. Let’s take a look at some of the recent head-scratchers. It seemed to start with Gareon Conley, a Tier-1 cornerback prospect that recently de-committed from Michigan, and by all …

Recruiting Update: Oregon Mounting Raid in SEC’s Backyard?

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Football Recruiting News/Offers Oregon’s post-Civil War recruiting trips may have yielded a new angle in the deep South. Once a seemingly untouchable region, the walls of the “southern accent” conference aren’t so tall anymore. Somewhat of a sleeper storyline, linebackers coach Don Pellum visited and offered rising senior Zach Cunningham (NR/Pinson, AL). Oregon is a strong contender to land the 6’4″, 196 …