The Duckling Profile: Torrodney Prevot Could be Next Dion Jordan

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Craig Strobeck Third on the depth chart behind Boseko Lokombo and Tyson Coleman, is true freshman linebacker Torrodney Prevot.  The Texan from Alief Taylor High School in Houston, first committed to USC in July, 2012, but still scheduled visits to Texas A&M and Oregon.  Late in the recruiting process, after stating he would not be attending USC, it was rumored …

Five Revelations from the Nicholls Game

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Craig Strobeck Disclaimer: The Oregon Ducks played a very weak opponent on Saturday, and while the boys finally got to hit someone not wearing green and yellow, Nicholls was about as far as it gets from the caliber of opponent Oregon will face later this season.  With that disclosure out of the way, Oregon did play 60 minutes of football for …

What Nicholls Taught Oregon About This Season

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Craig Strobeck The first game for any new coach is bound to be challenging, but for the head football coach at Oregon, it has been historically very difficult.  In fact, only one head coach in the last 65 years, Mike Bellotti in 1995, had won his debut game[1].  On Saturday, Mark Helfrich would try to match Mike Bellotti and do …

Pregame Analysis, Nicholls State Colonels at Oregon

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photo.al.com/thenewsportsguru.com The Ducks begin their season with an interesting ‘tune up’ game versus the Nicholls State Colonels from Thibodaux, Louisiana.  The Colonels’ win-loss record over the past couple three years isn’t impressive, however the team boasts three great players that could have big days if the Ducks don’t come to play.  Let’s examine what to watch out for as Oregon fans! …

BCS Preview

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Kevin Cline It’s here! The time of year we all yearn for! An ongoing fiesta has engulfed Duck fans since Oregon’s victory over Kansas State last January. Fans across the country have been anxiously waiting to commence another journey towards destiny.  The highly anticipated college football season has finally arrived and though the road for the Ducks may look a …

The Absolute MUST-WATCH Games in 2013

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Kevin Cline Photography With football season less than a month away, it is time to announce my top six games of the season.  If you missed my bottom six, you can check them out here.  I am excited for any game that involves the Ducks, but more excited for certain ones.  Here are my top six and why I can’t wait to see them. 6. Nicholls State – August 31 …