Nelson to Become Latest Two-Way PAC-12 Star

Jimmy Friedricks FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

In major Division 1 college football, it’s rare to see an athlete play both offense and defense. The reasons are quite simple: with a roster of more than 100 spots available on college football teams, players are able to become more specialized as depth increases. This allows players to get more in-depth training at a certain position, and helps prevent overuse, …

Analysis of UCLA’s Explosive Offense

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The Ducks’ game against Arizona was my first experience at Autzen, and man, was it an experience to remember!  Despite the unfortunate loss, the fans were absolutely insane, especially around me in the student section. It definitely beats the Stanford fans. I was actually standing and cheering the whole game! This week I’ll be watching the game with my friends and other …

College Football Nation: Washington Goes Both Ways and March Madness

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As spring ball is about to start, the nation still has its eyes turned toward March Madness.  It has been the most exciting two days the tournament has seen in years.  Not a single perfect bracket is left.  Watching the underdog win and move on is always exciting.  I am really pulling for a “Cinderella” team to win it all. The …

Recruiting Recap: Transfer Possibilities Fuel Surprise Recruiting Trip?

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Football Recruiting Commitments Oregon addressed a position of concern when newly offered linebacker Joe Walker (2-Star/Wilmington, CA) chose to pledge his commitment to head coach Chip Kelly & Co. Walker, a 6-3, 230 lb. west coast junior college standout, is Oregon’s second commit in the 2013 linebacker corps. “I just thought the coaches were honest. I like the players, and …