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 …

“Gaudy Uniforms Haven’t Helped You Win A Game Yet” -Duck-hater

McKalie Bellew FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

Oh my goodness my fellow Duck fans, the uniforms have been released for the Rose Bowl and they are a beauty. As most know, the University of Oregon has a great relationship and sponsorship by Nike which is where all of our amazing uniform combinations come from every game. You have to admit, as a fan, the release of the …

Nike Unveils Uniforms for College Football Playoff

Tyler Robinson FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

It’s generally a well kept secret as to what flashy uniforms the Ducks will wear on game day. But this time we will not have to wait, as Nike unveiled the uniforms for all four football teams in the College Football Playoff. The Ducks are bringing the “O” back. For the first time since the 2011 season, the “O” will …

Shout Out to Nike: Why Oregon Football Uniforms Are So Quacky

Kerry Merrill FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 4 Comments

Duck fans are sucked into team fervor for several reasons. First off, it’s the Ducks’ incredible talent — but it’s also their outrageous uniforms. Throughout University of Oregon football history, the Ducks’ uniforms have progressed from basic green and yellow school colors to intense neon green and lightning yellow. Not many other teams can quite say they have the same flare …

Oregon’s Uncle Phil

FishDuck Staff Honoring Phil Knight 4 Comments

Everyone knows the name and the face, but few people know the man. Phillip Knight is the force that most view as being behind Oregon’s rise to national prominence.  His countless efforts have put the isolated college town of Eugene, Oregon, on the map and has helped to bring in top recruits to play in a place not traditionally known as a college football powerhourse. Knight’s name …

All Forward in The ‘Age of the O’

FishDuck Staff FishWrap, FishWrap Archive

A new Oregon anthem — “O Time” — was released this week by hip-hop artist Xile of Portland. The accompanying music video is catchy, sprinkled with guest appearances by former UO gridiron greats like Jonathan Stewart and Dennis Dixon, and of images that capture the momentum that is Duck football today. Innovative. Trendy. Successful. Just in time for the opener …