Oregon defense is recycling. It’s grow or die time

Randal Cook Editorials 27 Comments

Innovation. Creativity. Transformation. It can all be applied to The Oregon Defense. “We have an extensive library of defensive schemes, formations and plays that are absolutely groundbreaking and virtually unstoppable.” Brent Pry, Associate Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Coach, Penn State – from The Onion® VOL 52 Issue 47 12.2.16 The quote is not from Oregon. Sorry, but we’re not the innovators on defense. …

Oregon Pass Defense “Coachable Moments”

Coach Morris Analysis, Learning the Jim Leavitt 3-4 Hybrid Defense 4 Comments

This article by the Grizzled Ol’ Coach, Mike Morris, has been edited to conform to our protocol on the site. Words and punctuation have been added or changed to match other articles, hence not all of what you read below are precisely his words, but match his intent.  Charles Fischer The Oregon defense showed excellent improvement defending the run in …

The BIGGEST Game-Changer from the New Oregon Coaching Staff

Charles Fischer Editorials 10 Comments

Oregon fans have received so many gifts and pleasant surprises from this new Willie Taggart coaching staff, and they continue arriving at a pace we cannot seem to keep up with. For my Monday editorial, I wish to pass along what I believe is the biggest immediate impact we will see this fall. To be clear, this would not be present were …