FishDuck Classic: Oregon’s Most Important Offensive Play

Charles Fischer FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

It may be summer, but that only brings us that much closer to fall, and the return of Duck football.  Each Saturday, the FishDuck Classic will help familiarize readers with some our most important analyses.  Today: Oregon’s Most Important Offensive Play. This article originally ran on August 28, 2012.   Has Oregon’s emphasis on offense shifted for 2012, now that Mariota …

Paralysis By Analysis: The Running Game’s Impact on the Passing Game

Todd Moore Fish Reports 6 Comments

Have you ever wondered why Oregon’s offense is so successful?  There are a multitude of reasons, but one that we are going to look at today is how the running and passing game form such a wonderful marriage.  It is no secret that we have many weapons on the offensive side of the ball as the offensive staff at Oregon …

The Oregon Classic: The Inside Zone Read

Charles Fischer Fish Reports 1 Comment

It makes sense in our offseason to look again at the play that the entire Oregon offense is centered around, and the video that has been seen by so many coaches and fans worldwide over the last year and a half.  Has it been awhile?  Watch again and remember the fine points that make the Inside Zone Read so important to Oregon, …

Oregon’s Mystery Men Linebacking Corps Will “Sink to the level of its preparation” – and that’s a good thing

Sean Goodbody Fish Reports 10 Comments

Here’s what we know about the 2013 version of Oregon’s defensive line (Hart, Keliikipi, Heimuli, Armstead, Buckner):  the group is likely top-ten nationally. Here’s what we know about the 2013 version of Oregon’s defensive backfield (Ifo, Patterson, Mitchell, Hill, Jackson, Dargan):  the group is likely top-five nationally. Here’s what we know about the 2013 version of Oregon’s  middle linebacking group …

In the Bowldrums: Film Breakdown, um, Breakdown

Sean Goodbody FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 4 Comments

Well, Duck fans, we’re smack dab in the middle of the bittersweet period known I like to call the “Bowldrums.” Sure, we’ve got a great matchup ahead of us, but as Tom Petty once said, “The waiting is the hardest part.” So here we are: waiting for January 3. What are our coaches and players doing? In short: studying film. …