The Unveiling of Royce Freeman

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With the Ducks revealing little in anticipation of next week’s non-conference pièce de résistance, it was two true freshmen left to dominate the storylines from Saturday’s game: The Unveiling of Royce Freeman Kickoff wasn’t until 7:30 Saturday night, but the texts came early in the morning: “Is Royce going to live up to the hype?” Of all the question marks that …

From the Coyote’s Locker Room: Their Effort, the Ducks, & Autzen

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Not caring what the scoreboard was blaring for all to say, South Dakota Coyote’s head coach Joe Glenn came into the press conference with mostly good things to say about his team’s performance and the Oregon Ducks.  In his opening remarks he said that he was “really proud of our teams efforts” and that they “played hard against a very good …

Ducks — and Fans — Must Rediscover “One Week at a Time” Approach

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It began in 2009, when Chip Kelly, in his inaugural year as head coach, took a Ducks team to the Rose Bowl for the first time since 1995. The 2010 season followed with a national championship appearance, and 2011 saw the Ducks end their 95-year-long winless drought in the Rose Bowl. The triumphs of those three seasons combined brought the …