Our Golden Season

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We are creatures of the seasons … they shape perspective, alter mood and define our lives. If sports are a prism through which we view life then each season has it’s own color, and as the calendar pages finally turn, winter to spring, Eugene’s pallet changes. It’s a reflective and golden time on campus, and in truth, a golden time …

10 Reasons Why Oregon Spring Football is Better Than Sex

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Spring is in the air, and you know what that means. It means it’s time for us to take our main squeeze by the hand, stroll on down to the park, lay out a blanket, and engage in our favorite pastime. Alright, alright, get your head out of the gutter, we’re talking about Oregon Ducks spring football! And here are …

Defensive Leadership Role Set for Rodney Hardrick

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FishDuck.com sportswriter Austin Willhoft managed to catch up with linebacker Rodney Hardrick after Friday’s spring practice, coming away with the impression that this coming fall will be the defining season for Hardrick. After a disappointing defensive performance in the National Championship game against Ohio State, the Ducks defense looks to reload and improve despite the loss of graduates Tony Washington and Derrick …

Jeff Lockie’s Take on Young Ducks

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As the Ducks look toward completion of their first full week of Spring football, veteran quarterback Jeff Lockie returns with the most game experience among Oregon quarterbacks. Monday, Lockie told FishDuck’s Norm Hightower he’s been impressed by Oregon’s young skill players so far this spring. “We have a lot of young guys out there, whether it be new guys getting …

Can Lockie ‘Win The Day’?

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While much of the attention paid to this offseason’s QB competition has been focused on Vernon Adams, Jr., the simple fact is that he isn’t in Eugene yet. Because he is a transfer student he will not be allowed to join the team until June when he graduates from EWU. Many people, myself included, tend to believe that once he shows …

Baylis and Mundt Looking to Fly High in Spring Compeition

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While much has been made of Oregon‘s loaded stable of running backs and solid corps of receivers heading into next season, the TE position has been largely ignored . Unlike other positions on offense, Oregon doesn’t have big name talent at TE outside of the injured Pharoah Brown, who despite being ahead of schedule in his recovery, is not likely to play …

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 …

Spring Practice Begins

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The Oregon Ducks open spring football practices on Tuesday, and the team is bound to look a little different from the dynastic dynamo that came up one game short of a national title in January. Gone are Heisman field general Marcus Mariota and line anchor Hroniss Grasu. Here to stay (hopefully) are a slew of fresh faces headlined by line-beasts Canton …

College Football Nation: FSU has Crabs and SEC Schedules

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  Anyone hungry for seafood?  If so head on over to Tallahassee.  I hear they are just “giving” it away.  On top of that fun story you have Nick Saban actually being happy with Lane Kiffin, the SEC setting forth a better way of scheduling, and some beef with how things are going to be done with the college football …