The Jake Fisher Effect: Aggressive Oregon Offensive Linemen!

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Offensive tackle Jake Fisher may end up leaving a legacy at Oregon far beyond winning a ton of games; he may have changed the perspective and attitude of the Duck offensive line forever. Tyler Johnstone said it well in a Chris Dufresne article for the LA Times. “He’s not a ‘win-one-for-the Gipper’ guy. He doesn’t give speeches. He’s just a …

Giant Steps: André Yruretagoyena’s Life After Football

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Jordan Ingram reporting for FishDuck.com in an exclusive interview with former Oregon Ducks offensive lineman, André Yruretagoyena. The 2015 Oregon Ducks are halfway through spring practices, and the excitement and anticipation from fans that comes with a new season continues to grow. But for one former Oregon player, the spring season signifies a rebirth of a different kind. Senior André Yruretagoyena has chosen to forego his …

OL Doug Brenner on QB Jeff Lockie: “He’s Really Stepped up”

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Jordan Ingram reporting for FishDuck.com on the first day of Oregon’s spring football practice at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex in Eugene, Ore. After a long offseason, the Oregon Ducks football team held their first spring practice today. Many questions surround the quarterback position as Marcus Mariota‘s departure to the NFL draft has left a colossal shoes to fill. But one of several men …

Kamp, Yruretagoyena Latest Casualties in Football’s “Super Size” Era

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As of last Thursday, two of Oregon’s big men, junior OL Andre Yruretagoyena and junior DL Sam Kamp, have officially retired from college football. Both Yruretagoyena and Kamp cited health concerns and will forgo their final seasons of playing eligibility, the latest in collegiate career casualties stemming from football’s new ”Super Size” era. Oregon’s Andre Yruretagoyena won’t return for his senior season http://t.co/FPEJBB3aRH pic.twitter.com/MwykD2isyc — Sports Illustrated (@SInow) February 27, …

The BEST Zone Blocking Analysis on the Web

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  Coach Levi Steier gave us an analysis of Zone Blocking that had been a regular article in our “FishWrap” in the past.  It was such an extraordinary article that I placed it in our Offensive Tutorials in the “Directory” (tab at top of site) and tons of coaching sites found it.  I was astounded to see the year end …

Developing Offensive Linemen for the Zone Scheme

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When watching the Oregon Ducks execute their high octane run game it is easy to get caught up in the play-making ability of their skill players. Watching guys like Marcus Mariota and De’Anthony Thomas is exhilarating.  What some fail to realize is the success or failure of the run game hinges on the offense’s ability to control the line of …