Ducks in the Draft, Hoops, and more Ducks vs Dogs

Darren Perkins Editorials 13 Comments

The NFL Draft is April 26-28 and the Ducks have three players expecting to hear their name called. Painfully, that is three more than last year. Here’s a look (per NFL.com): 1) Tyrell Crosby: The fifth-ranked OT is expected to go in rounds 2-3, and is rated has having a chance to become an NFL starter. 2) Royce Freeman: The …

Three Reasons Marcus Mariota is NFL’s LeBron James

Jordan Ingram FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 4 Comments

Every so often, an athlete emerges whose abilities exceed the boundaries of convention and provide a new bright-line of distinction. Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, and LeBron James are among the special few whose personal contributions, sportsmanship, and competitive drive forever altered the landscape of professional sports. They became legends who brought hope and championships to their loyal fans. And they were fun to watch, too. So, who will be this generation’s …

Nike Releases First Marcus Mariota Ad

Jonathan Cervantes FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

Nike recently introduced its newest football line – ”Nike Vapor Untouchable” — with their latest addition to the Nike team, Marcus Mariota, being the cover persona. Check out the ad below — Speed hits a new gear. Nike is proud to welcome Marcus Mariota to football’s fastest family. #justdoithttps://t.co/Z0ApbJauNh — Nike Football (@usnikefootball) April 20, 2015 Nike recently signed Mariota to an endorsement …

Oregon 2016 Recruiting: UPDATE

Jonathan Cervantes FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

Bryce Youngquist This past week Bryce Youngquist, a 4-star inside linebacker from Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., [Ed. note: The school of former Duck Patrick Chung, now of the New England Patriots, attended. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Chung ]  narrowed his decision on where he plans to play his college ball, down to 10 schools. Among the Ducks being a part of the top 10, Youngquist has also received offers …

Three Reasons Jeff Lockie is the Next Oregon QB

Jordan Ingram FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

As spring practices continue this week for the Oregon Ducks football team, players are knocking off the rust gathered in the offseason and getting situated into their position groups. For the quarterbacks, the battle has hardly begun. WATCH Oregon QB Jeff Lockie: My goal is to lead the offense and score touchdowns #GoDucks http://t.co/Z7VifxVX7o pic.twitter.com/tCv4awokXE — CSNNW (@CSNNW) April 1, 2015 One of the …

Oregon to Tie The Knott Because of Nike?

Noah Smith FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 3 Comments

Oregon Ducks recruit Nigel Knott, a CB from Mississippi, was named the MVP of the New Orleans Nike Opening Regional. For those of you who don’t know, The Opening is a combine-like event that is hosted by Nike for high school athletes. The Opening consists of regional competitions around the country from which the top 150 recruits are selected to …

Three Reasons to Attend Oregon’s Basketball Last Home Game

Austin Willhoft FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

This Sunday officially marks the last home game for the Oregon basketball game team when they square off against Utah. Matthew Knight Arena will most likely be packed for this game as fans want to have their last chance of seeing the Ducks play before they embark on their last three away games and hopefully, earn a berth into the …

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 …

Ducks Have Enough Uniform Options to Last a Millennium

McKalie Bellew FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

One of the coolest parts about the Oregon Ducks is by far the uniform combinations they get to sport every game. As fans we wait to see what uniform our men are gonna wear on the field next is a big part of the excitement that comes with an upcoming game! Thanks to Nike the options for uniforms are pretty much …

Ducks’ Chance for Directors Cup Goes Swimmingly

Mike Merrell FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 7 Comments

Mike Merrell’s Three and Out Sport for sport, the University of Oregon is one of the most successful athletic schools in the country. Cross country and track & field national championships — or at worst, high top ten finishes — have become the norm. Championships in football, softball, baseball, women’s volleyball, men’s basketball and golf have been close enough to …