Erick Dargan Looks to Keep Momentum Going Against Utah

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Ashley Young of FishDuck.com interviewed Oregon defensive back Erick Dargan during Tuesday’s press conference at the University of Oregon’s Hatfield-Dowlin Complex. The Ducks finally prospered against their Pac-12 rival this past Saturday. For the last two years Stanford was the itch that Oregon couldn’t reach; Stanford was the fly that Oregon couldn’t kill. But after two years of defeat and disappointment, the Ducks came …

Problem Solving with Stanford-Oregon

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If you are an Oregon fan, chances are you woke up happy on Sunday morning.  (Unless you really celebrated on Saturday.) That extra hour of sleep was nice, certainly. The enjoyment of that victory can’t be overstated. But the greatest source of happiness was things returning to normal again. Oregon is on top of the conference, and Stanford stopped pretending it …

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 …

The Ducks Exorcise the Stanford ‘Demon’

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I’ll be honest, Saturday night was one of the best nights I ever had. The Ducks finally took down the Cardinal after experiencing two disappointing performances in the past two season games. Oregon defeated Stanford in a 45-16 blowout victory that ultimately helps the Ducks’ hopes of getting into the playoffs. Marcus Mariota finally beat Stanford and threw for more than 250 …

Catching up with Arik Armstead

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  Sports reporter and FishDuck.com writer, Caleb Couturie, had the opportunity to catch up with Arik Armstead at the Hatfield-Dowling Complex. Over the past few seasons, the Ducks and the Cardinal have formed quite an epic rivalry. This week, Oregon arguably faces one of their toughest opponents this season in Stanford; however, the Ducks had a long week to prepare …

Scott’s Turf: Does Stanford Still Have An ‘Oregon’ Problem?

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A couple of years ago, as Andrew Luck suffered another 20-plus point defeat to the Oregon Ducks at Stanford Stadium, a familiar statement was circulating around that “Stanford has an Oregon problem.” Of course, this refers to the fact that Stanford, but for a loss to Oregon in two consecutive years, would have been in the BCS National Championship Game. …

Pac-12 Power Positions: Quick Quarterbacks

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There is a reason that the Pac-12 is known as the “conference of quarterbacks,” and the talent present in the conference this year are a testament to that title.  The conference lost only two starting quarterbacks in Keith Price and B.J Denker to the NFL and most teams return their starters.  This will only add to the intense competition expected in …

“Nerd Nation” Hangs on to Down Ducks

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After three-and-half quarters of domination, the Stanford Cardinal barely outlasted a furious Oregon comeback, to win 26-20.  Coach David Shaw said “in the back of my mind, all of us, everybody in this room, you all know they were going to make a run.  That’s who this team is.  We were ready for it, we knew it was going to …

PAC-12 Talent Rankings: Who’s on Top?

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There is no debate: in college football, nothing is more important than talent. The overwhelmingly positive correlation between talent and winning says it all. While many factors go into becoming a successful, winning program, no other has as much of an impact as talent. There’s a reason coaches take recruiting so seriously. This week, we look at the four most …