Oregon Ducks Football: The Maturation of Tyler Shough

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The task of recruiting and receiving a commitment from a highly regarded quarterback each recruiting cycle is an arduous process. Keeping said commit in the fold is even harder. After having a commitment from Colson Yankoff only to lose him to the rivals up north, the Oregon Ducks focused their efforts on an Elite 11 quarterback that was committed elsewhere, Tyler Shough from Chandler, Arizona. …

Beaten Down Bears: “Bad Passes, Drops and Missed Tackles Doomed Us”

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Well that escalated quickly. After giving up 10 quick points and an end zone interception to start the game, the Oregon Ducks exploded for 31 straight points before halftime, while stuffing Cal’s potent offense en route to a 44-28 win. The game was not nearly as close as the final score would suggest; it was 31-10 at the break. The …

3 Games Oregon Football Fans Are Overlooking

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Looking at Oregon’s 2015 schedule most fans tend to only talk about Michigan State, Stanford, and USC. Yes, those are all very big games that will decide the fate of the 2015 Oregon Ducks, as well as the landscape of College Football. But there are other games Oregon fans need to be aware of, games that are very close to …

ESPN’s Kevin Gemmel Ranked Oregon’s QBs Fifth in Pac-12

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Considering the fact that no one knows how the quarterback situation is going to play out in 2015 for the defending Pac-12 champion, Oregon Ducks — it is impressive that Kevin Gemmel of ESPN.com ranked Oregon as fifth in the conference at the position. With match-ups against all four quarterbacks ahead of them, an intriguing battle within arguably the strongest conference in the country …

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Following His Best Game of the Season, Troy Hill Is Ready for Stanford

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The Oregon Ducks’ secondary knew the Cal game would be big. Jared Goff and the the Bears’ passing attack came in to the game on an absolute rampage. Even though Goff carved Oregon up for much of the game, the secondary made big plays when it mattered most and did about as much as they could’ve done against a team …

Helfrich Reflections of the Cal Game

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After the Cal game, a few memories stung in the back of my mind. Giving up 42 points was a big one, but also there were the issues of Marcus Mariota’s first interception and assorted defensive miscues. To clarify, on Sunday evening, I got the opportunity to interview Mark Helfrich at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex. I asked what Helfrich saw as …

Sunday Reaction: Ten Important Notes From the Cal Game

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Well, there we have it. Another Ducks win by double digits, Oregon beats Cal for the sixth straight time, and the collegiate history at Levi’s Stadium gets kicked off with a Ducks win. As of right now, if the season ended today, Oregon would make the first ever College Football Playoff (loud cheers heard throughout Eugene). Experts predict it would …

Bear Perspective: Cal talking about Oregon Post-Game

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Using a brand-new professional stadium as a venue could add excitement to any college football showdown, but when you throw in two Pac-12 North opponents averaging a combined 85 points per game, you have an unbeatable recipe for entertainment. With dominant and dynamic quarterback Marcus Mariota leading the No.6-ranked Oregon Ducks and the young, promising gunslinger Jared Goff guiding the …

Doesn’t Matter Where They Are, Tony Washington is Ready to Play

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In an interview for FishDuck.com, I got a chance to talk to OLB Tony Washington about the upcoming game while at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex. It’s big. It’s loud. It’s Levi’s Stadium. In the first college game ever played at the 49ers new home, you can imagine how excited some of the players are to take the field.   Eh, actually, …

Hroniss Grasu Previews Cal Match-Up

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FishDuck.com writer Omar Garibay-Diaz spoke with Oregon’s starting center Hroniss Grasu Tuesday outside the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex. The time has almost come. Friday the Oregon Ducks will march down to Santa Clara to face the Cal Golden Bears in the first-ever college game at Levi’s Stadium. Last year, the Bears only won one game all season under new coach Sonny Dykes and freshman …

Stars Look to Bounce Back in College Fantasy Football

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To get this out of the way now … I have lost my place as No. 1. It was a great run while it lasted, but for now I have been banished to (I hate to even speak it out loud) fifth place. I didn’t have a bad week necessarily; I finished with 178 points, which was actually my third-highest scoring …

From the Cal Locker Room: Bears Soaked!

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Craig Strobeck The reactions from Cal Quarterbacks Zack Kline, Jared Goff and Head Coach Sonny Dykes were similar.  Each man held himself accountable, and each man saw that  there was hope for the team. “I thought I played well.  I could have played better,” Kline said. “We have a lot to work on for sure.  Definitely as a team we were …