Former Player Interview: Jordan Kent (2005-2006)

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When Luke Jackson, a 6’7″ basketball superstar spies you from a distance while playing a game of pickup basketball and tells you to try out for the basketball team, you do it. However, when Luke Jackson spies you from a distance while playing a pickup game of basketball and tells you to try out for the football team, you wonder …

Welcome Back, Tyler Johnstone

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Imagine you are eight years old and you finally get permission to play football. You have been fantasizing over throwing touchdowns like Peyton Manning, or running over defenses like Jerome Bettis. Now is your chance. The first day you show up to Pop Warner camp, the coach looks down at you and sends you off to the linemen coach. At …

The Power of Flight Achieved

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I remember two years ago sitting in the crowd at the brand new Matthew Knight Arena, but my jaw was almost to the floor. I wasn’t watching Johnathan Loyd slicing through defenders or E.J. Singler dropping three’s. Instead, I was watching a group of athletic, strong and ferocious women throwing their bodies everywhere and defying the laws of gravity. This …

Can Cheserek Pull-Off the Triple?

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With the indoor track season coming to a close, the last meet of the year is approaching and it is expected to be a shootout. Among the men, the two top teams are Oregon’s strength in distance versus Florida’s strength in the sprint and field events. The Ducks are sending six men in the distance events, wherein four are expected to compete …

Track Ducks Expected to Score Big at the NCAAs

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The Oregon women are no strangers when it comes to performing well at the indoor track and field championships. The lady Ducks have won 5 straight NCAA indoor titles, but this year may be the toughest one yet. The year before, the Ducks were not ranked 1st place going in, but they still came out as champions. This year however, …

The Ducks Offensive Line is Looking at You, Jalen Ramsey

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Throughout this college football season, I have taken a great interest in the Florida State Seminoles, shockingly. They have been making headlines, but not for their usual blowout victories. Instead, Florida State has had several close calls, and fans of opposing teams are just waiting to see them lose. I knew that one day, if things turned out, the Ducks’ path would …

Congrats Mariota! Love, The Beavers.

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It is a true sign of sportsmanship to go out of your way to recognize a unique individual, despite the team logo on the helmet. So let’s say that, hypothetically, the Oregon State Beavers made it to a prestigious college bowl game or the National Championship. Would we, the rival Ducks, support them? This is something I have always wondered in my five years …

Ducks Flying South for the Winter: On to the Rose Bowl!

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We came, we saw, we conquered. A huge sigh of relief. The Ducks have fought their way into the first ever College Football Playoff. What a staple on this great year in Ducks football history. Not only did he Ducks win the Pac-12 Championship against the Arizona Wildcats, but now they get to face the only undefeated team left in …

The Secret Formula: A Defensive Game Plan from Coach Don Pellum

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“It’s an awesome day because we have a wonderful opportunity to go out and play this weekend. There are a lot of people that are not playing, and we have the opportunity to play. So we’re really fired up about it,” said Coach Don Pellum, the Ducks defensive coordinator. Insightful words of wisdom coming from a cool-handed Pellum in reference to this …

Here Kitty Kitty: A Game Plan from Hroniss Grasu

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What a weekend for the Pac-12! After one last win over Oregon State in the Civil War, the Ducks have clinched the Pac-12 North title and will now face the Arizona Wildcats in the Pac-12 championship game this Friday. That’s right Ducks fans; it is the revenge game of the decade for Oregon this week. The Wildcats will look to spoil the …

This Means War: Derrick Malone Jr. Talks about the Upcoming Civil War

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The weekend is finally approaching. The last game of the regular season. A game that can change it all. A game that many call the “not so civil” war, Ducks vs Beavers. If you can remember last year’s game, the Ducks came out on top in a nail biter 36-35 on a last minute pass in the end zone from …

Not Just the Hair: Five Seasons with Hamani Stevens

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Reporter Ashley Young met with Oregon Guard/Center Hamani Stevens at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex at University of Oregon for FishDuck.com When you see Hamani Stevens, what pops into your head? His stability on the offensive line? His 6′ 3″, 307 lbs size? Well for me, the answer is simple: his hair. Stevens has demonstrated throughout his five seasons with the Ducks …