The New and Improved Tyler Johnstone

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It is no secret that the Ducks had offensive line problems last season. Many believe that the Ducks remained among the elite following their loss to Arizona only because the committee took into account missing pieces, most notably Jake Fisher. With Fisher now graduated along with staple center Hroniss Grasu, the offensive line, like so many other pieces of this team, is …

Matt Pierson Reflects on Spring Practices So Far

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Last season when former Duck OL Jake Fisher went down with an injury, the man who stepped up to fill his void was No.62, current Duck OL Matt Pierson. Pierson’s journey to playing for Oregon wasn’t the typical Cinderella story we hear in fairy tales or Disney movies. It was a story centered on motivation and the idea of never giving up on …

Time for Lockie to Fly

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Jordan Ingram interviewed Oregon Football’s Jeff Lockie for FishDuck.com at the University of Oregon’s Hatfield-Dowlin Complex. As Oregon fans and the rest of the country continue to watch Marcus Mariota breeze through the draft process, the reality of him not coming back is finally here. On Wednesday, the Ducks began their second spring practice without Mariota, but a familiar face was there …

Tyler Johnstone Will Lead the Ducks’ Offensive Line in 2015

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Jordan Ingram interviewed Oregon Football offensive lineman Tyler Johnstone yesterday for FishDuck.com at the University of Oregon Hatfield-Dowlin Complex. Last season had its ups and downs for the offensive line. First, there were the injuries: Former Freshman all-American tackle Tyler Johnstone re-tore his ACL in August, then Andre Yruretagoyena and Jake Fisher went down in back-to-back weeks against Michigan State …

Three Critical Questions Heading into Spring Practices

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Starting on Tuesday, March 31st, Oregon will officially open up their facilities to kick off spring practices. The NCAA permits only 15 spring practices, which Oregon will take advantage of in order to prepare and showcase old, along with new, talent. So, without further ado, here are three important questions going into spring practices: 1. Who’s going to step up on the …

“SuperMariota” favorite for the Heisman Trophy

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After a fantastic week 11 in the 2014 College Football season, the Heisman Trophy competition has never been more intense. Teams such as Mississippi State, Alabama, Florida State, and Oregon try to remain or rise up in the College Football Playoff Top 25 rankings and the country’s most outstanding players are attempting to push up their stock in order to …

How 2014 is like 2007, and How It Isn’t

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Imagine if the 2007 season never ended. That was the obvious connection following week six. Not just among the college football landscape because of tumultĀ among the nation’s top teams, but within the dynamic of Oregon’s own team. Just as in 2007, Oregon started the season looking like one of the best teams in the nation, jumping out to a 4-0 …