Oregon Fans: What’s Your FAVORITE Memory of the Decade?

Joshua Whitted Editorials

The football gods have been kind to Oregon football in recent years. Since 2010, the Ducks have been one of the most successful teams in college football, making a couple of National Championship Games, winning multiple BCS/NY6 bowl games, and perhaps most importantly, delivering some of the most memorable moments in program history. There are the obvious plays and games …

What’s Oregon’s Biggest Reason for OPTIMISM in 2021?

Joshua Whitted Editorials

Oregon Ducks fans have plenty to be excited about in 2021. Mario Cristobal will likely field his most talented roster yet, the Pac-12 is ripe for the taking once again, and if the Ducks can manage a tricky road trip to Columbus, the rest of their schedule is very manageable. Plenty of exciting playmakers on both sides of the ball …

Is it PLAYOFF or BUST for Oregon in 2021?

Joshua Whitted Editorials

For years, Oregon Ducks fans have been told, “next year will be the year”. If they can just remain patient and trust the process, the results will soon follow. To a degree, that has come to fruition. When Mario Cristobal took over for Willie Taggart as head coach, Oregon was a good-not-great team that showed flashes of brilliance, but was …

Does Oregon Have a Challenger In Its Division in 2021?

Joshua Whitted Editorials

It’s not yet poll season in college football, but rest assured, Oregon will land in just about every preseason top-25 ranking. The Ducks, with a boatload of returning starters and a roster full of elite recruits, are likely favorites to win the Pac-12 in 2021, with their only perceived challenger being USC. But should Oregon worry about its own division …

Spring Game Shows Oregon Ducks Are Legit Contenders

Joshua Whitted Editorials

The Oregon Ducks didn’t unveil a cutting-edge offensive scheme or a groundbreaking defensive strategy during their 2021 spring game. None of the quarterbacks had a Marcus Mariota-esque coming out performance. And nothing took place in the scrimmage that was extraordinary or noteworthy enough to garner much national attention. Still, one thing was exceedingly clear to those who watched the Ducks …

Can Oregon Find Superman a Sidekick?

Joshua Whitted Editorials

There’s not much that Oregon’s pass-rushing extraordinaire Kayvon Thibodeaux can’t do. The uber-talented defender still has somehow exceeded expectations, instantly establishing himself as one of the most feared edge rushers in the country. He’ll likely be a top-five NFL Draft pick in 2022, and is even a darkhorse Heisman Trophy candidate this season. But even the great Kayvon Thibodeaux can …

How the NFL Draft Shapes the Future of Oregon Football

Joshua Whitted Editorials

In less than a month, for one weekend, college football fanatics and NFL enthusiasts alike will gather around their television screens to watch what has become one of the most anticipated events on the football calendar: the NFL Draft. It’s a time of celebration, excitement and optimism, as millions of people watch former collegiate superstars take their talents to the …

Oregon’s Unexpected Answer to Quarterback-Quandary

Joshua Whitted Editorials

And so the plot thickens. The Oregon Ducks entered the offseason expecting a full-blown quarterback competition. Tyler Shough started every game for the Ducks in 2020, but his inconsistent play and questionable decision making led to backup Anthony Brown seeing plenty of snaps throughout the team’s final two games. With Brown opting to remain at Oregon for his final year …