FishDuck.com Featured in the Washington Post!

Charles Fischer Editorials 11 Comments

We received an endorsement from an unexpected source today as the sports section of the Washington Post ran a wonderful article by Keith McMillan about learning from our site, FishDuck.com. His article, Zone Read Crash Course is generous in his praise of what we are about at this site. He embedded two videos, and had some quotes that help make …

Oregon’s Underrated/Outstanding Defensive Backs

Joey Holland History 1 Comment

Before anything else, one word usually comes to mind when people hear about the Oregon Ducks, “Offense.” The Ducks have finished among the elite in the national standings over each of the past six years in terms of total offense, and have developed quite a reputation doing of it. However, that reputation also comes with some negatives.  Many argue that, …

Oregon Defensive Anchor, 2002 Fiesta Bowl Champ

FishDuck Staff Men of Oregon: Players and Coaches Leave a Comment

The early 2000’s were a huge turning point for Oregon Football.  The 2001 season including an impressive blowout against Colorado in the Fiesta Bowl, and an 11-1 run that showcased a memorable Oregon team.  Best remembered for its offense (the “Harrington Era”) many great defenders played a key role in the success of the Fiesta Bowl campaign.  Fish Duck wishes …

The Coach’s Corner: The Law Of Details

Coach Tony DeMeo Advice for the Coaches 1 Comment

A note from FishDuck.com: Today we have a unique treat, this article from a highly successful college coach gives an inside perspective football fans don’t get to see, the direct perspective of the coach. We encourage other coaches that are interested in possibly writing guest columns providing their unique insight to please contact us. For now, here is Coach Tony …

What Were the Refs Looking at: An Official’s Perspective

FishDuck Staff FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 4 Comments

“No matter what call we make during a game, somebody is going to hate it and somebody is going to love it. We’re never going to please everybody whether we are right or wrong. The officials don’t have a home field advantage, it’s always a road game for us, and nobody is ever very happy to see us come.” “The …

FishDuck, Why Are You Giving Away Oregon’s Secrets?

Charles Fischer FishWrap, FishWrap Archive

We have not been learning from the Sportscasters on TV, radio, internet, or newspapers about the offense up to this point.  They have mentioned the “Zone Read” because it is the catchword, but NONE yet (as of August of 2011) have identified or explained the two basic plays of Inside Zone Read, and Outside Zone Read that the offense revolves …