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Where Will Troy Franklin Land in the NFL Draft?

Alex Heining Editorials

Troy Franklin has officially declared for the NFL Draft, and it’s time for one of the Ducks’ best to ever line up outside the numbers to go pro. Expectations couldn’t be higher, and it’s as good a time as ever for Oregon to finally have a true No. 1 receiver in the NFL. Now, we all might think extremely highly of …

The Oregon Ducks Offense: Play-Action TE Screen

Coach Eric Boles Analysis

Offensive coordinator Will Stein introduced a number of plays to the Oregon Ducks offense this season that made it one of the most formidable units in the nation. Much of what Coach Stein does from a passing game standpoint comes from the West Coast Offense, which utilizes horizontal and quick passes to force the defense to adjust before taking a …

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Did the Oregon Ducks Fail Ty Thompson?

Alex Heining Editorials

Our Oregon Ducks football team has had some major movement at the quarterback position over the past week. Bo Nix was a Heisman finalist just this past weekend, and it looked like former four-star quarterback Ty Thompson may have been in the driver’s seat to take on the next starting job at Oregon. Unfortunately for Thompson, the Ducks’ staff thought otherwise …

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Our Favorite Plays of the Oregon Ducks’ Season

Alex Heining Editorials

Our Oregon Ducks football team had a glorious regular season that still has a Fiesta Bowl appearance on the horizon, and tons of new recruiting talent on the way. But as the regular season closes, it’s time to take a look back on the Ducks’ season, finding our favorite plays of a year to remember. Dan Lanning led a spectacular team …

The Pain of Being a Superfan

David Marsh Editorials

This last loss has hurt more than any other loss I can recall, and when I came to write this article I reflected on a video from It’s OK to be Smart entitled The Strange Psychology of Superfans. I highly suggest that everyone watches it, because it is telling in just what makes us tick. During the video they go …

The Oregon Duck Offense: Will Stein’s Top 5 Play Designs in First Season

Coach Eric Boles Analysis

The Oregon Ducks will end the 2023 regular season as the nation’s No. 2 offense, according to ESPN — and offense that racked up 527 yards of offense and 44 points per game. A huge part of this success has been the play designs of first year offensive coordinator, Coach Will Stein. He picked up where Coach Kenny Dillingham left …

Big-Ten Bound Ducks Hot on the Recruiting Trail

Ryan Robertson Editorials

Seventeen days before early signing day and Oregon appears to be in a fantastic spot on the recruiting front. Currently sitting at second in the Big-Ten, how is the Ducks current class preparing them for the move to their new conference? Class Strengths Perhaps the most important position for Oregon to improve at, defensive back, sees the team with several …

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Oregon Ducks Football: Huskies Being Underestimated?

Alex Heining Editorials

Our Oregon Ducks football team has been on a historic run to the PAC-12 Championship in 2023, as Oregon stands primed and ready for a rematch with their rival Huskies. They have a potential Heisman winner across from them in quarterback Michael Penix Jr., flanked by Rome Odunze and Jalen McMillan, while Oregon has their very own Bo Nix right in the Heisman race as …

Has Pac-12 Cannibalism Struck Again?

David Marsh Editorials

The Pac-12 started this season with a whopping six teams ranked in the AP poll, and peaked at Week 4 with eight. This didn’t last, as Week 4 was the beginning of conference play, and though the Pac-12 may not be the best conference, it surely is the most competitive from top to bottom. The football season is long and …

Oregon’s Strange Red Zone Problem

David Marsh Editorials

Down the stretch this season, Oregon’s offense has been on an absolute tear. Heisman hopeful Bo Nix has put up ridiculous numbers. Perhaps the most telling is his 78-percent completion rate, which is the best in college football history. However, Oregon does have a strange problem in the red zone — and it isn’t the kicking game. When the Ducks …