Oregon Can Top Its 2019 Recruiting Class

Ryan Robertson Editorials 28 Comments

Early returns on 2020 recruiting are promising for Oregon. The Ducks have secured five commits thus far, with three four-stars and two three-stars. Two of the four-star recruits have committed within the past week. Remember that it is still April, and that under previous regimes the Ducks would enter the season with roughly five commitments. Where Chip Kelly and Mark Helfrich filled their …

FishDuck Feelings for 2019 Spring Game: “Not There, but Surprising Progress”

Charles Fischer Editorials 91 Comments

It is always interesting how something “sits” with you after the immediacy of an event passes and you have a day to let it all sink in. I am referring to the 2019 Oregon Spring Game, and my overall reaction is one of being-surprised-at-being-surprised. I had questions to be answered, but frankly expected “more of the same” of what I …

Oregon Is Rolling out the Red Carpet for Major Recruiting Weekend

Joshua Whitted Recruiting 21 Comments

This past weekend, the Ducks hosted a bunch of high-ranking recruiting prospects — including an unexpected surprise — in what turned out to be a very eventful couple of days. But this upcoming weekend is even more critical. With loads of premier prospects scheduled to visit, the weekend of the spring game has become one of the largest recruiting events …

Oregon Ducks: Top 10 Things Rockin’ the Offseason

Darren Perkins Editorials 53 Comments

I was sitting at my local Starbucks Sunday morning, attempting to get jacked up by acquiring that perfect coffee buzz while blasting some early Motley Crue through my headphones (yeah, I watched their biopic Netflix movie “The Dirt” on Saturday night), but for the first time in God knows how long, I couldn’t think of anything to write. At least …

CFP vs. BCS: A Curmudgeon’s Perspective

Jon Joseph Editorials 58 Comments

Lately I’ve felt a little … curmudgeonly. Perhaps it has something to do with the spring equinox. Or maybe it’s the proximity of this weekend’s Masters Tournament (once again, my invitation to Augusta appears to be lost in the mail). Regardless, I hoped a little research into the history of the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) and the College Football Playoff …

Ponder-Point: What Can We Expect From Juwan Johnson?

Charles Gearing Editorials 36 Comments

Going into the 2019 season, Oregon Duck fans have every reason to be excited. With a great recruiting class on the way and the signing of an experienced and successful defensive coordinator, the Ducks have certainly put themselves in a position to compete. In addition to this fiery new collection is an abundance of veteran players on offense. A huge …