Oregon’s New LONG-BALL Strategy

Charles Fischer Analysis 5 Comments

Something I worried about going into last season was the skill Vernon Adams had in throwing the long-ball, and whether the coaches would allow him to do it. It took awhile, but it became apparent to all that (even with the occasional interception) the odds for a completion were good, and sometimes for big scores at big moments. I know this …

2016 Tight End Recruit Cam McCormick Chooses Oregon

Nik Brownlee FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 4 Comments

With this year’s recruiting class officially wrapped up, it’s never too late to look ahead to 2016. Currently, the Ducks have verbal commitments from four prospects for next year’s recruiting class: QB Seth Green, WR Dillon Mitchell, S Brady Breeze, and the newest recruit, TE Cam McCormick. After signing exactly zero recruits from the state of Oregon this recruiting season …

“Injured” Ducks to Play in National Championship Game

Dave Kensler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

This season has been amazing on so many levels for the Oregon Ducks, but one of the most overlooked aspects of it might be their response to injuries. Yes, it’s a common phrase that “injuries are part of the game of football.” However, if we take a step back and look at the key impairments over the entire season, I bet …

Pharoah Brown Makes Practice Appearance

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According to Rob Moseley of goducks.com, the Ducks second practice in Los Angeles yesterday was low-key.  A lot of good things happened during practice, but most players were not wearing pads, so the mood was more on detail rather than physicality.  As practice broke, players noticed a familiar face on the sidelines, sporting crutches and a knee brace….. it was …

Ducks’ Bye-Week Comes At Just the Right Time

Omar Garibay FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

The Ducks’ victory against a physical Utah team this past Saturday was wild, and while Oregon was able to take advantage of Kaelin Clay’s careless turnover, which changed the complexion of the game; the Ducks paid the price by coming out of Salt Lake City scathed. Oregon has found a way to maintain their level of dominance this season, despite some …

Pac-12 Power Positions: Tight Ends

Pat Pannu FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

As we continue to trudge through the long wait before the start of football season, we’ll  look at some of the best returning talent at key positions in the Pac-12 — one of those positions is tight end.  At the close of last season, the conference lost some top talent at the position to the NFL such as Austin Seferian-Jenkins’ …

Spring Game: Things I am Looking Forward To

Sam Arney FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 3 Comments

Courtesy of Kevin Cline Photography It is almost upon us, folks.  Finally, we get to experience a little dose of what we all love so much, to get us through the next 4 months.  The Oregon Ducks spring football game is this Saturday at 11 am.  I will most definitely be in attendance to show my love and to check …