Oregon’s 2001 Postseason: Part 1

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On December 1, 2001; the celebration was on in the pouring rain at Autzen Stadium.  Hundreds of fans swarmed the field despite the harsh weather conditions, knowing their beloved Ducks had won the undisputed Pac-10 Championship and were bowl bound.  Many had brought Tostitos Chips to celebrate the berth of the Fiesta Bowl, but all true fans had hoped for …

Decade Anniversary: “Captain Comeback” and Oregon Narrowly Escape UCLA

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An entire decade ago, the Oregon Ducks traveled to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California for their final regular season road contest against UCLA; and a chance to finish undefeated away from Autzen for the first time since 1995.  UCLA had began the season strong and nationally ranked with impressive victories over Alabama, Ohio State, and Washington.  However, they were …