Three Unforgettable Moments in Oregon Civil War History

Jordan Ingram History 4 Comments

In 1894, the biggest football games were played on the East Coast between a handful of Ivy League teams. A few thousand miles away, in the middle of seemingly endless Oregon farmland, two teams were preparing for their first football game, lacing up their shoes on a field best described as a “cross between a duck pond and a hog …

Ducks Seniors Look To Remain Undefeated

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After Saturday’s manhandling of Colorado the Ducks are preparing for their final regular season game against the hated Beavers. Senior cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu is looking forward to his fourth and final appearance in the Civil War. Caleb Couturie of FishDuck.com was at the Hatfield Dowlin Complex to talk to the All-American senior about the rivalry and how he is getting …

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 …

“Little Brother” Thinks They Have A Chance!

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Courtesy of Kevin Cline Photography I recently read that many pundits think the Oregon State Beavers might actually be a contender; not just in the Pac-12 North, but in the Pac-12 in general.  I have also heard this same statement from many of my friends who are Beaver fans.  To my friends I must nod politely while trying not to smile and …

Captain on the Field to Captain of Industry

Jerry Thompson Men of Oregon: Players and Coaches 3 Comments

Oregon Duck Mark Richards (1963-65) Oregon’s high achieving walk-on ANOTHER IN A SERIES FROM OUR FRIENDS AT MIGHTY OREGON Next to nose guard George Dames, who was a two-time first team All-Coast honoree in 1967 and 1968, it could safely be said that Mark Richards, a 1961 grad of Cottage Grove High School, is the Ducks’ most honored walk-on. Richards …