2015 Duck Darkhorse: Tony Brooks-James

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Versatility is the calling card of the Oregon Ducks football program. Multi-threat athletes are at every position, giving the Ducks a huge advantage on the gridiron. Oregon football is recognized for its quarterbacks of the past such as Dennis Dixon, Darron Thomas, and Marcus Mariota and their ability to fool defenses with a very diverse running and passing attack. Year in …

Ducks Running Backs Do It Again

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During a morning press conference following practice on Monday, Offensive Coordinator Scott Frost talked to FishDuck.com reporter Caleb Couturie, recapping his thoughts on the game against Stanford, specifically applauding the work ethic of the running backs. Strength, speed, versatility and vision. Is there anything these running backs can’t do? Coming into the Stanford game, several may have thought that Stanford’s …

A High Flyin’, Five Season Veteran: Under the Helmet of Kenny Bassett

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Imagine tearing your ACL twice. Imagine the mental strength it takes to overcome that kind of dreadful situation. Imagine wearing a Ducks uniform for five seasons and not seeing much playing time. This is Kenny Bassett. As a redshirt senior, Bassett has patiently waited for his name to be called. You may recognize his speed and tenacity on special teams, but more …

Recent History Shows Oregon is the New “Running Back U”

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Nine 1,000-yard rushers, seven NFL backs, and a finish among the nation’s top-six in rushing over each of the past six seasons. That pretty much summarizes Oregon football’s ground attack since 1999, making it arguably the most prestigious factory of running backs over the past 15 seasons or so. Over the years, numerous schools have made a case to be …

Too Good Not to Get the Ball

Jerry Thompson Men of Oregon: Players and Coaches 2 Comments

 Another In A Series From Our Friends At Mighty Oregon An Interview With Kenjon Barner By Dusty Ritter Kenjon Barner came in to his senior season ready to capitalize.  Finally out of the shadow of LaMichael James, he prepped by stepping it up in the gym, the community, and as a leader.  His preparation paid off huge as Oregon finished …