Will Ohio State’s Cardale Jones Have A Big Game Against Oregon?

Austin Willhoft FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

Not much is known about Ohio State’s Cardale Jones, other than that he took over for injured quarterback J.T. Barret after he went down during a game against the Wolverines. In two starts for OSU, Jones has been playing exceptional football throwing six touchdowns and one interception. On top of that, his passer rating is currently 159.0, which all in …

Breaking News! FishDuck Discovers Unsavory Facts About Ohio

Kim Hastings FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

Ladies and gentlemen, the facts, simply stated, are these: If the Ducks win the National Championship Game next week I can … Having been a Duck fan since the late 70’s … … and living among mangy Huskies since 1991 … … by golly, I deserve a national championship! But it isn’t enough that I deserve a Natty and that you …

An Analysis of the Resilient Buckeyes

Rory Davidson FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 4 Comments

Thank god for the College Football Playoff. The Ducks would have been left out of the national championship if the BCS system was still being used; the same goes for Ohio State. In the first year of the playoff, it has already been proven that the BCS was a faulty system. Next thing you know, the playoff is going to …

TGIF. Is It Monday Yet?

Nik Brownlee FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 3 Comments

It’s Friday, and that means only one more weekend until the championship game. I don’t know about you, but I’m freaking out a little bit, in a good way of course. Oregon has a chance to be crowned the best team in college football for the first time ever. I don’t have to tell you that this is a big …

Ducks Defense vs Ezekiel Elliot

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I don’t want to say it, I really don’t. But I can tell no lie; Ezekiel Elliot is a stud. The Ohio State sophomore has rushed for 1632 yards and 14 touchdowns this year and might be the best running back the Ducks have seen to date. Containing the running game could be Oregon’s biggest challenge in the national title …

Hurt, but Healthy: Oregon Continues to Overcome Injury

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Amidst all the x and o analysis flying back and forth over the National Championship Game on Monday, it’s easy to forget that some of these players weren’t even starters when the season began.  Despite the frenzy of speculation over responding to the up-tempo offense, defending the deep ball or stopping the run, one of the most important factors both …

Ducks Don’t Expect to Catch Buckeyes Off Guard

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Though he doesn’t plan to slow down for anyone, Oregon offensive coordinator Scott Frost isn’t counting on the quack attack’s trademark tempo taking Ohio State by surprise. The Oregon offense is used to sending defenses reeling with its patented barrage of quick and deadly play calls, a strategy which can rapidly put a poorly conditioned defense back on its heels with hands on hips …

Oregon OC Scott Frost: Ducks Are a “Real Team”

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Jordan Ingram reporting for FishDuck.com at Hatfield-Dowlin Complex in Eugene, Oregon. Oregon’s offensive coordinator Scott Frost is no stranger to success. In 1997, Frost led his alma mater Nebraska Cornhuskers to a perfect 13-0 season and a national championship. He was also a Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award and Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award finalist. But football is a team sport and the former Husker quarterback is …

Oregon’s Rose Bowl Records Spell Trouble for Buckeyes

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If you’re like me, you’re still talking and smiling about the Rose Bowl. Oregon’s domination resulted in a 59-20 win, accumulating 10 Rose Bowl records in the process. With the national title game only one week away, some of those records could have a huge impact come January 12th. Below are two short lists of some of the Rose Bowl …

Ohio State’s Urban Meyer: The Ducks are “cutting edge”

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The Oregon Ducks’ Rose Bowl 59-20 romp over former national champions Florida State captured the nation’s attention. But Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer, whose Buckeyes’ team will face the Ducks on Jan. 12 in the College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T, has been watching the Ducks for a while. Meyer has studied the football philosophies of offensive guru and former …

Braxton Miller to Oregon?

Natalie Liebhaber FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 4 Comments

Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer has insisted all year that Braxton Miller will be the Buckeyes’ starting quarterback in 2015, but that hasn’t stopped the rumors from bubbling. Miller, a senior, has spent the entire 2014 season recovering from a shoulder injury he suffered just 12 days before OSU’s opening game. Due to the incredible success of Miller’s replacement — redshirt freshman …

College Football Nation: Bret Bielema Likes Big Butts and NCAA Decision Awaits

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  Media days are upon us. Of course, if you look at the news feed you will think that the SEC is the only conference to haveĀ one of them. Media day is the chance for coaches and players to answer a few questions and give fans something to look forward to in the fall. Sometimes you might even get a …