Pac-12 Saturday Game Slate — Ranked Teams

Pat Pannu FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

After months of waiting, we are finally just hours away from the first Saturday of college football. The Pac-12 has six teams ranked in the preseason Top 25 and five of those teams play on Saturday. Glancing at the schedule, it’s hard to not expect the Pac-12 to come out still standing strong on Sunday. Let’s take a look at the …

South Dakota! Where Dead Presidents Come to Rock!

Kim Hastings FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

Good morning, Duck fans! Welcome to another season of “Let’s Learn About Our Opponents.” This week is a rarity in the annals of Duck football. It’s the first time that on Tuesday, the week of the game, I was still saying, “Which one is it again?” But one thing remains certain. We would have a better chance to lose this …

How the University of South Dakota Will Try to Defend Oregon

Levi Steier Coach's Opinion 7 Comments

The Ducks will kick off their 2014 campaign against the University of South Dakota (USD) on August 30. As members of the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision, the Coyotes will be outmatched at virtually every position on the field and will have to play an amazing game, as well as catch a few breaks, to stay competitive against Oregon.  South Dakota’s Strength USD, …

Coyotes vs the Roadrunners … er, Ducks

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“I’ll tell you this, “we’re not gonna get beat up. Our kids are big Midwestern boys, they’re tough. They won’t get beat up.” Joe Glenn If life were a cartoon, the Oregon football team would  take the field at Autzen Stadium on August 30th to face the South Dakota Coyotes with roadrunners on their uniforms rather than ducks. Unfortunately for the visitors, this …