Beaten Down Bears: “Bad Passes, Drops and Missed Tackles Doomed Us”

Mark Saltveit History 0 Comments

Well that escalated quickly. After giving up 10 quick points and an end zone interception to start the game, the Oregon Ducks exploded for 31 straight points before halftime, while stuffing Cal’s potent offense en route to a 44-28 win. The game was not nearly as close as the final score would suggest; it was 31-10 at the break. The …

Valentine’s Day Around the Pac-12 Conference

Kim Hastings FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

Good morning, Ducks! Next week at this time you will be doing one of two things. If you shopped early for a Valentine’s Day gift for your significant baby cakes, you will be enjoying the morning. If you waited until the last minute, your Valentines morning may look a little different. But I have confidence in you, Duck! As the …

The Pac-12 Days of Christmas

Caleb Couturie FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

*Please note that this story is completely fictitious, and meant to be nothing more than a satirical look at the Conference of Champions. Any and all references, conversations, and situational humor is strictly fiction, and in no way depicts any actual situations that have occurred in real life. This was done as a collaboration by FishDuck.com writers Caleb Couturie and …

Bear Perspective: Cal talking about Oregon Post-Game

Joey Holland FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

Using a brand-new professional stadium as a venue could add excitement to any college football showdown, but when you throw in two Pac-12 North opponents averaging a combined 85 points per game, you have an unbeatable recipe for entertainment. With dominant and dynamic quarterback Marcus Mariota leading the No.6-ranked Oregon Ducks and the young, promising gunslinger Jared Goff guiding the …

Recollections of the 2013 Monsoon Bowl

McKalie Bellew History 1 Comment

Well our Ducks are about ready to head down to Levi Stadium in California to face the Cal Golden Bears Friday October 24th and boy, does last years Cal game, referred to some as the “monsoon bowl”, bring back memories. That was my very first game in Autzen Stadium; it was also my first experience having all my clothing drenched …

Hroniss Grasu Previews Cal Match-Up

Austin Willhoft FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

FishDuck.com writer Omar Garibay-Diaz spoke with Oregon’s starting center Hroniss Grasu Tuesday outside the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex. The time has almost come. Friday the Oregon Ducks will march down to Santa Clara to face the Cal Golden Bears in the first-ever college game at Levi’s Stadium. Last year, the Bears only won one game all season under new coach Sonny Dykes and freshman …

Division Powers: Pac-12 North

Pat Pannu FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that the Pac-12 is one of the best conferences in the country. The conference has changed vastly since its conception, but one thing has always stayed the same: winning. With the addition of Utah and Colorado three years ago (how time flies), the Pac-12 was split into two divisions: North and South. Though the North …

An Overview: The Pac-12’s Second-Year Coaches

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In the past three years a lot of teams in the Pac-12 have had coaching changes, with the sole exception being the University of Utah where Kyle Whittingham has been the coach since 2005. The other 11 schools in the conference have all hired new coaches since 2011. There are three programs — Oregon, California and Colorado — heading into Year …

From the Cal Locker Room: Bears Soaked!

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Craig Strobeck The reactions from Cal Quarterbacks Zack Kline, Jared Goff and Head Coach Sonny Dykes were similar.  Each man held himself accountable, and each man saw that  there was hope for the team. “I thought I played well.  I could have played better,” Kline said. “We have a lot to work on for sure.  Definitely as a team we were …