Flashback: From Third String Benchwarmer To Star…Within Minutes

FishDuck Staff Men of Oregon: Players and Coaches 3 Comments

  Special teams has played an important role in the past 20 years of Oregon football.  Specifically, Oregon fans, players, and coaches take great pride in the kicking game.  During the great era of the mid-90’s – mid-2000’s rise to fame, the Oregon Faithful saw lots of successful kickers split the uprights.  One in particular saw his persistence pay off, …

The Trouble With Kickers, Balls, And A Bucks

Josh White History 1 Comment

If you’ve ever wondered what kickers really do in practice, you’re not alone.  In the off-season, kickers find themselves with plenty of time on their hands, maybe too much time, and when that happens the mind begins to wander. A lot goes into special teams play; it requires endless repetition to master the precise timing and technique necessary to be proficient.  With …

Encore to Desert Miracle: Similar Pull-off in Palouse, 11-4-2000

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Following the 2000 “Desert Miracle” victory over Arizona State, the high-flying Oregon Ducks were now soaring solo atop the Pac-10 standings.  A week later on November 4, 2000; Oregon traveled to Pullman, Washington for a date with Washington State.  Coming off a natural high following a miraculous win over the Arizona State Sun Devils, Oregon remained the only unbeaten team …