Five Important Aspects of Tonight’s Civil War Game

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It’s game day and the anxious butterflies in my stomach are going crazy! Not only is it the last game of the regular season for our Ducks but it’s the Civil War game. I have heard people say that this is not a rivalry game but I can’t think of any reason it wouldn’t be, and it seems to be …

Mark Helfrich Has High Praise for this Year’s Seniors

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Mark Helfrich is no stranger to the Colorado football program. Helfrich got his start there in 2006, becoming the youngest offensive coordinator in the history of Division 1 Football. With that being said, he showed no mercy towards his former team as his Ducks ran over the Buffaloes on their way to a 34-point victory. I got a chance to …

To Those Leaving, Thanks for the Memories. Marcus Mariota?

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What a way to end the last home game of the season! Last night, the third-ranked Ducks destroyed Colorado, 44-10, in a match-up that honored the seniors of the team. Plus, all the fans respectably acknowledged quarterback Marcus Mariota as the entire College Football world expects him to forego his senior year and enter the 2015 NFL Draft. Furthermore, Mariota …

“Nice Guys Finish Last” Doesn’t Apply to Mariota

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To kick-off this article I think the fans would be interested to know that today is three birthdays for Duck players: Running back Kenny Bassett, Defensive back Juwaan Williams and our beloved QB Marcus Mariota! When our own FishDuck reporter Omar Garibay was interviewing Head Coach Mark Helfrich at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex this morning he dropped this fun fact. To …

A High Flyin’, Five Season Veteran: Under the Helmet of Kenny Bassett

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Imagine tearing your ACL twice. Imagine the mental strength it takes to overcome that kind of dreadful situation. Imagine wearing a Ducks uniform for five seasons and not seeing much playing time. This is Kenny Bassett. As a redshirt senior, Bassett has patiently waited for his name to be called. You may recognize his speed and tenacity on special teams, but more …

Kenny Who? Bassett Could be a New Face in RB Rotation

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While watching Oregon’s game with Washington on Saturday, two questions burned in my head. Firstly, why was Royce Freeman getting so many carries? Second, why was Kenny Bassett, No. 31, getting a significant number of carries? Where the heck were Byron Marshall and Thomas Tyner? The final game stats showed Freeman getting a majority of the work load with 29 …

Mark Helfrich Optimistic About Direction of Program and Royce Freeman

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Mark Helfrich believes Oregon is headed in the right direction. Oregon performed well against Washington, but what was so notable was the giant leap they made in their most needed area of improvement: run D. Over the last two games, our run defense had been giving up an average of 268 yards/game, and last night they came out and held UW …