Mariota’s Replacement Will Keep Ducks Moving

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When the Ducks begin spring practices on March 31st, most of the attention will be on the quarterbacks. While Vernon Adams will still be finishing his degree at Eastern Washington, five other Ducks quarterbacks will be jockeying for position to beat out Adams in the fall, and the national media will be watching closely.  All the focus on the quarterback position …

Will The Oregon Offense Change Without Mariota?

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The greatest Oregon Duck to ever wear the green and yellow is now preparing for life in the NFL That’s old news. So what does the future hold? Could a new quarterback bring changes to the Oregon offense we have become so familiar with? To begin, I don’t think we will be a bad football team without Marcus Mariota. There …

The Ducks Just Keep Getting Better

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Monday’s National Championship Game pits the Heisman winning quarterback, Marcus Mariota, who is averaging 294 passing yards per game against the nation’s fourth most efficient pass defense. Similarities between the two fast-paced offenses have been drawn but the Buckeyes will have to stop Mariota and the offense if they want their points to mean anything. While the speed of the offense …

New Faces For The Quack Attack

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It is always a sad week when we don’t have a Duck football game to look forward to in order to keep us going through the week. This Saturday the Ducks will have their second bye week of the season and they will not be complaining about the extra time to prepare for Colorado on November 22. Yes, that’s right, …

Ducks Pressing Their Advantage Against Stanford

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Stanford is a very good football team this season, don’t let the 5-3 record fool you. Yes, they have lost to USC, Notre Dame and ASU this season but those are not schools that anyone scoffs at. Over those three losses Stanford allowed an average of 14.3 points per game, about two points more than they have allowed on average …

The Huff-Kelly Reunion

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It’s only year two of the Chip Kelly era in Philadelphia, and the Eagles have already overhauled their receiver group. They released three-time Pro Bowler DeSean Jackson and veteran slot receiver Jason Avant. They re-signed Riley Cooper and Jeremy Maclin. Then, they traded up in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft to select Vanderbilt’s Jordan Matthews, but the front …

“CROSS”OVER: AIR RAID PRINCIPLES IN THE OREGON PASSING GAME!

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From Video The “Air Raid” passing attack is among the most popular offenses in college football today, yet you can actually see components of it at Oregon!  It has a passing philosophy and scheme that can trace its roots back as far as San Diego Chargers Coach Sid Gilman and BYU Coach LaVell Edwards (and my college head coach Larry …