College Football Nation: Big 12 crumbling and Les Miles likes them young

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The news of Michael Sam being gay has come and gone, signing day has passed, and now we can just live off the gossip and “trash” talk amongst players and coaches until August.  With no games going on there is little action to report on, unless you have Steve Spurrier as your coach.  He keeps things interesting by speaking what’s …

Bad News, Bears — Ducks 12-0!

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  EUGENE, OREG. – On Sunday, the Ducks were back in action after a short, yet relaxing Christmas break, against the 3-7 Morgan State Bears.  Oregon came into the game with an unblemished 11-0 record, and there was no reason for the Ducks to not continue their hot streak and push their record to 12-0.  Oregon leads the nation in points per game, …

Numbers Don’t Lie: Pac-12 Better Than SEC So Far

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Kevin Cline The Pac-12 is a better conference than the SEC right now. And now everyone south of the Mason-Dixon Line, and 90 percent of the people above it, will grab their pitchforks and come looking for me. Hold up, let me clarify.  I am not saying that the Pac-12 is a better conference historically than the SEC, and I …

Pregame Analysis – Oregon Ducks vs Tennessee Volunteers

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from Video The Tennessee Volunteers come to town for a return matchup, as Tennessee is one of the few SEC teams that honors its scheduling contracts. The Vols 4-3 base defense has been working hard at being prepared to try to stop the high-octane Ducks’ offense. Tennessee probably has the best linebacking group in the SEC, which is quite a statement. …

PAC-12 Talent Rankings: Looking to Break Through

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Last week, we looked at #12 through #9 of the Pac-12 Talent Rankings. This week, we profile four more squads. Below is an explanation of our tier-system used to compile the data: Tier-E: 5-star rating by at least one service Tier-1: 4-star rating by at least two services Tier-2: 4-star rating by one service Tier-3: 3-star rating by at least two services …

The Sun Devils Join the Chase as the Ducks Eye the PAC-12 Title

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Many PAC-12 teams are looking strong as we head into the last month of the regular season and conference play.  The Ducks are coming off a sweep at home against streaking Stanford.  Oregon is right up at the top of the PAC-12 and national rankings with the Oregon State Beavers, who also just completed a sweep at home against the …

FishDuck Recruiting Special: Pac-12 Talent Countdown No. 6 – 4

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The following is the No. 6 – 4 countdown of Pac-12 schools, part of Chris Charbonnier‘s ongoing special report for FishDuck.com.   The introduction of this series is located here: http://fishduck.com/2012/02/fishduck-recruiting-special-pac-12-talent-introduction/ The countdown of No. 12 – 10 is located here: http://fishduck.com/2012/02/fishduck-recruiting-special-pac-12-talent-12-10/ The countdown of No. 9 – 7 is located here: http://fishduck.com/2012/02/fishduck-recruiting-special-pac-12-talent-9-7/   In case you missed the introduction, …

FishDuck Recruiting Special: Pac-12 Talent — No. 9 – 7

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The following is the No. 9 – 7 countdown of Pac-12 schools, part of Chris Charbonnier‘s ongoing special report for FishDuck.com.   The introduction of this series is located here: http://fishduck.com/2012/02/fishduck-recruiting-special-pac-12-talent-introduction/ The countdown of No. 12 – 10 is located here: http://fishduck.com/2012/02/fishduck-recruiting-special-pac-12-talent-12-10/   In case you missed the introduction, you can find it here. It will give you some good …