The Oregon Duck Offense: Misdirection in the Play-Action Game

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This week, we’ll dive into one of the many benefits the Pistol formation has extended the Oregon Duck offense. On deck in this article is the variety of play-action pass looks the Pistol allows. Where all play-action passes from the Shotgun look pretty much the same, those from the Pistol can look very different, depending on the call. It even allows for a cool little misdirection that …

Oregon Football Analysis: The Lethal Run-Pass Combination

Coach Jeremy McGuire Analysis, Fish Reports Leave a Comment

Over the past several years college football has become a faster-paced game with a pass-first philosophy. Teams are using this style strategically in order to recruit the best athletes, which lends itself to the ultimate goal: a birth in the College Football Playoff. The success of the Oregon Ducks is heavily dependent on these concepts: unpredictable running plays within a series, taking advantage …