Ducks’ Bye-Week Comes At Just the Right Time

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The Ducks’ victory against a physical Utah team this past Saturday was wild, and while Oregon was able to take advantage of Kaelin Clay’s careless turnover, which changed the complexion of the game; the Ducks paid the price by coming out of Salt Lake City scathed. Oregon has found a way to maintain their level of dominance this season, despite some …

Pressure vs Intensity: Who Wins? A Look at Utah with Keanon Lowe

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In a morning press conference following practice on Wednesday, FishDuck.com reporter Caleb Couturie heard from wide receiver Keanon Lowe regarding an injury update and the Ducks’ mindset heading into this week’s game against an intense Utah squad. A determined Lowe is ready to get back onto the field. Weeks after a game-ending injury against UCLA, Lowe said today, “I’m doing good. …

Not So “Lowe” Anymore: Ducks Welcome Back Dynamic Wide Receiver

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Statistically speaking, Keanon Lowe is nobody special. The senior receiver is on pace to break his season high for receptions, but that mark was set his sophomore year with a meager 22 catches. If you ask Head Coach Mark Helfrich or Offensive Coordinator Scott Frost about what Lowe means to this team, I’m positive they will give you a much …

Sunday Reaction: Ducks Making Progress, Still Have a Long Way to Go

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First, let me just say, WOOOOO!! The Ducks finally, and by finally I mean it’s been three years, beat Stanford. In a game that was Oregon’s from the opening kickoff, the Ducks showed a lot of grit and intensity in a solid win against a Stanford team that, although may not be great, was definitely nothing to scoff at. Being the Devil’s …

Freshmen Continue to Impress Everyone, Including Helfrich

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What do Charles Nelson (above), Devon Allen, and Royce Freeman all have in common? Well, besides being freak-of-nature athletes, they’re all freshmen. Although there are many more freshmen players on the team that are out there making their impact, these three have been the cream of the crop. Starting withn Allen, the track star who plays football in his free …

One Team, One City, One Love. Go Ducks.

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If you are looking for an explanation as to why the Ducks lost, you’ve come to the wrong place. Likewise, if you are looking for someone to point a finger at, again, turn around now. I know, probably not the best way to begin this article, but I have a lot to say with an uneasy feeling in my stomach. …

Ducks Success Hangs in the Balance

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“Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm, and harmony.” – Thomas Merton After attending college for three years now and absorbing as much enlightening knowledge as a naive 21-year-old is capable of, I feel that I can say one thing for sure. Life is about balance. Balance of work and play. Health and vices. Pleasure …

Pac-12 Conference Update: Sit Back and Relax

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Another college football weekend in is the books, and although there was a lack of big time ranked teams going against one another, the weekend provided some real drama. Oregon Ducks The Oregon Ducks were idle this week, and retained their No. 2 ranking in the AP poll. They now prepare for the University of Arizona Wildcats in a “pay-back” game on …

Ready to Take the Lead: One-on-One With Keanon Lowe

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Let’s take a moment to re-live the Oregon vs Cal game from last season. We all remember the rain, right? In one of the wettest games in Autzen history, the Ducks marched onto a 55-16 victory over the Golden Bears. There is one play in particular that needs to be recognized. It was the first quarter, Marcus Mariota swung out …

Oregon’s High-Speed Offense Shows No Sign of Slowing Down

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The Oregon Ducks’ dynamic high-speed and high-tempo offense has been truly amazing to watch during the last several years. With a brilliant mix of veteran talent and developing young stars looking to make names for themselves in the 2014 season, the Ducks show no sign of slowing down. Fortunately, the 2014 version of the Oregon offense will include several crucial veteran returnees from …

Now or Never: How Next Season Will Decide the Fate of Certain Ducks

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When a new class of freshmen arrives to a football program, it’s always a mixed bag. Players of all positions gather from different high schools or junior colleges, states and backgrounds, to come together as teammates. Some are prized recruits coming in from premier high school programs; some are lesser-known players that the coaches hope are diamonds in the rough. …

Ted Miller, Einstein, Receivers and Relativity

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In a June 27 analysis, ESPN’s Ted Miller rated Oregon’s receivers as “We’ll see.” Ted awarded “Great shape” to receivers for Stanford, Arizona, WSU, USC, ASU and the Berkeley Bears. UCLA, Utah, Washington, OSU and even Colorado got “Good shape.” That left only Oregon to receive the dreaded “We’ll see.” Einstein and I disagree. Just as the theory of special …