The Pac-12 in 2020: An Indebted Year of Football Promise

Jon Joseph Editorials 25 Comments

DROP YOUR SOCKS AND HOLD ONTO YOUR JOCKS! As all Ducks fans are well aware, the College Basketball Santa ran into a COVID-19 blockade. No soup, or at least only watered down soup, for you! Sabrina was dissed; the Pac-12 was stiffed. It was CBB coal and not oranges, for Pac-12 boys and girls. Now, with the college football season …

Oregon’s Jayvaun Wilson: Can He Swim Amidst the RB Depth?

Zeke Lerner-Wood Recruiting 16 Comments

The Ducks have had some fantastic running backs in the past. Players like LaMichael James, Derek Loville, and Jonathan Stewart have all cemented themselves as stars in Oregon’s football history. However, the Ducks have also historically had some difficulty dealing with depth for the running back spot, and that hasn’t changed. Currently on the roster, we have CJ Verdell, Travis …

A CFP Duck Dynasty? It’s Not So Crazy

Lou Farnsworth Editorials 19 Comments

Yes, I know. And I will happily embrace the name change you might be thinking of: Lou Farnsworth should now be known as “Homer Duck.”  So with that preliminary bit of honesty settled, let’s look at the data, which actually gives objective support to my claims of a dynasty in this article’s title. I recently wrote about our chances of …

Is Isaac Townsend a Future OLB STAR for the Ducks?

Zeke Lerner-Wood Recruiting Leave a Comment

In 2018, the NCAA proposed that redshirted players could participate in up to four games in a season without burning up a year of collegiate athletic eligibility. This was a fantastic rule change in the eyes of many coaches, as it allowed for more flexibility on rosters, as well as for players, who could test playing at another level of …

Is JR Waters the Ducks Next Break-Out Receiver?

Zeke Lerner-Wood Recruiting Leave a Comment

In 2010, the Ducks led the league in scoring, made top five in the majority of offensive categories, and qualified for a national championship. A fully fledged offensive force took the field, nimbly dancing around defenders and tearing apart formations. However, in recent years the Ducks have transitioned to a much more physical and aggressive play style, relying on larger …

Thank you Sabrina, Thank you Payton

Garrett Sharp-Craig Editorials Leave a Comment

After winning the Pac-12 Championship in both Women’s and Men’s College Basketball, it looked as if both Ducks teams were primed for long March Madness runs. Then the sports world stopped. On March 11th, 2020, after Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz was diagnosed with COVID-19, the NBA announced they were suspending the season. Although the news was shocking to …