Best WR Corps in School History Will Ease Transition Away From Mariota

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The quarterback may fill the most important role on the football field, but he is nothing without his wide receivers. That said, there is perhaps no receiving corps in the nation feeling more pressure than that of the Oregon Ducks, in the wake of Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota’s departure to the NFL. Every fan is familiar with this quarterback storyline. …

Stepping-Up: Offensive Line Edition

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The system that the Oregon Ducks employ, in theory, allows for any player to come in and be successful. Years of recruiting less-talented athletes than other elite universities forced the coaching staff to adapt to what they were given. This mindset led to developing one of the best offensive systems in college football. None of the above would be possible without the stellar play …

Scott Frost Excited About the Spring Game, Chimes in on the NFL Draft

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In an interview for FishDuck.com on Wednesday, I spoke with Oregon’s offensive coordinator Scott Frost at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex in Eugene. Fourteen spring practices are officially over and after five hard-fought weeks,  Coach Frost and the rest of Oregon’s coaching staff are ready to take the field this Saturday.  One area that the Ducks’ offensive coordinator has paid close attention to …

Scott Frost on Spring Practice, Preaches Patience and Hard Work

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In an interview for FishDuck.com on Wednesday, I spoke with Oregon’s offensive coordinator Scott Frost at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex in Eugene. The famed spring game that takes place every year is about two weeks away, and the last three weeks of practice have been full of excitement and hard work. However, according to Frost, every player is eager to finish …

Scott Frost says “I Have a Ton of Confidence in Our Process”

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As soon as the clock hit zero, the uncertainty kicked in. While Ohio State was celebrating its 8th national championship, the Oregon Ducks walked off the AT&T Stadium field with their heads down. The Ducks soared all season long, overcame multiple injuries, and their quarterback carried them like no other Oregon quarterback had ever done before. But in the end, …

Scott Frost: “We’re Built to Have a Chance”

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In an interview for FishDuck.com on Wednesday, I spoke with Oregon’s offensive coordinator Scott Frost at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex in Eugene. With three weeks of spring practices under their belt, the Ducks have seen vast improvements from their young quarterbacks. Frost mentioned that the team is competing at a much more intense pace and he also believes that the rust …

Jeff Lockie Ready to Seize Opportunity

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In an interview for FishDuck.com on Wednesday, I spoke with Oregon quarterback Jeff Lockie at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex in Eugene. The Oregon Ducks’ Spring practices into there second week, and while the players are happy to be back on the gridiron, Mark Helfrich and his coaching staff understand that things will look a lot different next year. Marcus Mariota‘s run in …

Scott Frost on Marcus Mariota: “Smartest Football Player I Have Ever Been Around”

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In an interview for FishDuck.com on Wednesday, I spoke with Oregon’s offensive coordinator Scott Frost at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex. The Ducks initiated spring practices last week, and while they’ve only been back on the gridiron for a few days, coaches have seen quick and precise improvements amongst the players. Frost has enjoyed working with the new faces on the offensive …

Scott Frost: It’s a New Day for Oregon Football

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With the challenge of replacing of dynamic offensive starters such as Marcus Mariota, Hronis Grassu, and Jake Fisher, offensive coordinator Scott Frost has plenty on his mind going into spring practice. Our reporters met up with Frost at Oregon’s spring practice to pick the former national championship quarterback’s brain. Naturally, the quarterback battle was brought up. “It’s a new day for …

Recruiting Update: Marcus 2.0

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Football Recruiting News Oregon’s Hawaiian connection might be one of the strongest out-of-state pipelines in college football. So strong in fact that the heralded “Mariota 2.0” is already almost a lock to end up in Lighting Yellow and Thunder Green. We, The Duck Faithful, have already begun to feel the trans-Pacific rumblings surrounding to-be junior quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (4-Star/Honolulu, HI). …

A Touch of Frost and a Fiery Duck

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Earlier in the week, Oregon Offensive Coordinator Scott Frost appeared as a guest writer for Peter King’s Monday Morning Quarterback column on SI.com, giving the national media a rare view on the realities of Marcus Mariota. While he spent plenty of time defending the usual crticism and complaints of everyone’s favorite Duck, he also brought up something that I hadn’t …

Mariota’s Replacement Will Keep Ducks Moving

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When the Ducks begin spring practices on March 31st, most of the attention will be on the quarterbacks. While Vernon Adams will still be finishing his degree at Eastern Washington, five other Ducks quarterbacks will be jockeying for position to beat out Adams in the fall, and the national media will be watching closely.  All the focus on the quarterback position …