THE”IRRESISTIBLY DELICIOUS” National Championship FINALS and BOWL GAMES

Walter Gray Editorials 11 Comments

The National Championship Finals Two Teams, Four Teams, Six Teams or Eight Teams??? Who Should Play in the Bowl Games? How many teams should be in the National Championship Finals after the five-game National Playoff? We could experiment with several options: (Note: When I refer to “undefeated” or “one-loss”, etc. teams, I’m referring only to their records in the National …

Organizing a New College Football Playoff System for MAXIMUM IMPACT!

Walter Gray Editorials 3 Comments

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete!” – Buckminster Fuller Let’s face it. Is college football’s FBS getting a bit boring? I want more excitement! Whatever you think about WSU coach Mike Leach, he is not boring. Leach has several times called for a 64-team …

Fantasizing a College Football “Super-Division” and “Irresistibly Delicious” 64-Team Playoff System!

Walter Gray Editorials 10 Comments

Millions now play Fantasy Football. Let’s play our own version and “fantasize” a college football Super-Division with a true 64-team National Playoff. It could be “Irresistibly Delicious“! And also solve a number of problems with the current D-I football playoff system. I began by brainstorming. I first learned about “brainstorming” as an exercise to boost to creativity while in architecture …

Keys to winning a National Championship with Coach Taggart

Coach Jeremy McGuire Coach's Opinion 0 Comments

My friends … this is another example of the new Coach’s Opinion articles I will be running on this site. See if two of the keys below are not ones you would have guessed! Again this is the benefit of learning from a coach. I would get in the habit of asking questions as to “why” in the comments below the …

Matt Wogan — His Leg Is Ready for 2015

Kylie Stiglbauer Editorials, FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

With the start of the college football season only 22 days away, football fans have become increasingly excited about the upcoming year. As the season draws near, the Oregon Ducks have been preparing themselves for another outstanding season. The recent news of Thomas Tyner’s surgery has left many wondering how the team will make up for his absence. There has been …

Examining the Realistic Expectations for the Ducks in 2015

Aaron Lewis FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 11 Comments

Expectations have become perpetually high in Eugene for the Oregon football team. The Ducks have been ranked in the top five of the preseason AP and Coaches’ Polls for each of the last four years. The Ducks have then backed up these expectations by making it to the National Championship Game twice in the last five years and by being …

Counterfeit Gear Makes It Hard to Protect Brand

McKalie Bellew FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

When a school, sports team, or brand is big, its merchandise becomes a target for people to reproduce in a similar, cheaper way. Yes, I am talking about counterfeiting. It has come to the attention of KGW.com and FishDuck.com that there is a decent amount of counterfeit Ducks apparel being sold on the internet. Especially Marcus Mariota jerseys! Kylie Iboshi …

Top Three Crucial Questions Heading Into the Off-Season

Austin Willhoft FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

Having to head to class the day after watching the almighty Ducks fall to the No. 4 team in the country was heartbreaking to say the least. To make matters more interesting for some Duck fans, Oregon lost two of its key players in DE Arik Armstead and Heisman QB Marcus Mariota to the NFL Draft. It’s been one eventful …

Good, Bad, Ugly, or All of the Above… I Love My Ducks.

McKalie Bellew For the Fans 1 Comment

“Someone was going to win and someone was going to lose.” After seeing how sad I was after last night’s game, these were the words a coworker spoke to me. It was such a simple thing to say, but it made so much sense when I thought about it. Throughout the entire game I was cheering my Ducks on like …

Oregon Will Be Back

Alex Kirby FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

Sometimes life can be pretty good. The unfortunate thing about real life: we don’t always get a storybook ending. Life goes on. For Oregon, that’s a good thing, because the best days of this football program are still ahead. I know Monday night was painful, Oregon fans. But I’m here to reassure you of one thing: the Ducks aren’t going anywhere. …

Morning After Hangover: Oregon Still Giving Us Things To Celebrate

Paul Jones FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 3 Comments

Raise your hand if you are tired of the Ohio State celebratory articles. I know I am. FishDuck.com writer Caleb Couturie provided us what I believe is the best overall assessment of the game with some good, some bad, and some other stuff from last night. It hurts. It hurts a lot, but even a loss has a silver lining. Oregon …

Game Day: National Championship Edition

Omar Garibay FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

The day that we’ve all been waiting for is finally here, and the first ever college football playoff championship game will make history. It was a tough road for the Ducks and while injuries to multiple key players and an early season loss to the Arizona Wildcats caused some Oregon fans to throw in the white towel, that loss and those …