Ducks Plaster the Nicholls Colonels, 66-3

Mark Saltveit FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

Craig Strobeck The Oregon Ducks demolished FCS doormat Nicholls as expected Saturday afternoon, by a score of 66-3, but the game gave the plucky Colonels some reasons to feel proud, and the Ducks’ coaches areas to improve this season. Speculation that the Ducks would pass more under Coach Helfrich proved unfounded on Saturday.  For the first time in history, three …

Defeated But Not Downtrodden: Inside the Nicholls State Locker Room

Don Gilman FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 6 Comments

Kevin Cline Nicholls State had just lost 66-3.  Oregon had three 100-yard rushers.  The Ducks had a school record 772 yards of total offense.  Yet when quarterback Kalen Henderson and running back Marcus Washington walked into the visitor’s tent to answer questions from the press, their demeanor was not one of a team who had just gotten shellacked, but rather, …