Why Kickers Deserve a Break

Victor Flores FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

Kickers might be the most polarizing athletes in all of sports.  Their only job is to kick the football between two goal posts, often during the fourth quarter when games are close, so the results of their kicks leave room for two possible narratives;  If they make the field goal, they’re heroes.  If they miss, they’re awful, disgraceful, should-be-playing-soccer scapegoats. …

Flashback: From Third String Benchwarmer To Star…Within Minutes

FishDuck Staff Men of Oregon: Players and Coaches 3 Comments

  Special teams has played an important role in the past 20 years of Oregon football.  Specifically, Oregon fans, players, and coaches take great pride in the kicking game.  During the great era of the mid-90’s – mid-2000’s rise to fame, the Oregon Faithful saw lots of successful kickers split the uprights.  One in particular saw his persistence pay off, …