Stanford Final Thoughts; Looking Ahead to Cal

Darren Perkins Editorials 35 Comments

We all know how agonizing last week’s loss to Stanford was, but a lot of good came out of a tough night Saturday at Autzen Stadium. Oregon’s easy non-conference slate offered a chance for the Ducks to fine-tune things and answer some key questions. Unfortunately, on the offensive side of ball, the nonconference slate not only left some questions unanswered, but raised even more. Against Stanford, the Oregon …

The 2016 Ducks Again Lose in Embarrassing Fashion: Stanford Edition

Jay Garnett Editorials 13 Comments

At least the Huskies lost. That’s about all that went well for Oregon fans Saturday. The Ducks were humiliated yet again, this time at Autzen Stadium, against Pac-12 North Division rival Stanford, 52-27. The final score really doesn’t even come close to telling how poor this showing was for the home team. The story heading into this matchup between two fallen …

Bowl Game: Key to the Rebuild of Duck Football

Aaron Lewis Editorials 4 Comments

Ducks Need a Miracle to Reach Bowl Eligibility After some signs of life in a victory against ASU, the Ducks returned to playing really badly in their blowout loss to the USC Trojans. With the loss, the Ducks now sit at 3-6, their worst record through nine games since 1991, when they also sat at 3-6. No one on the Oregon football …

College Football Playoff: Would You Rather …

Jay Garnett Editorials 1 Comment

Let’s play a game of hypotheticals. Say you were Dabo Swinney, head coach of the Clemson Tigers. The Tigers have to be considered the top power in College Football this year, as they have looked impressive during their undefeated run. Or say you were Nick Saban, heading an Alabama team that has looked superb since a September stumble against an …

Paybacks — That Was For 2012: Ducks Play Spoiler to Cardinal Playoff Hopes

Nathan Roholt Editorials 3 Comments

When the College Football Playoff rankings were released last Tuesday, one-loss Notre Dame found itself among the top five, creating a stir, as the Fighting Irish were ranked higher than eight undefeated and all one-loss teams, except Alabama. The inevitable, and pointlessly early arguments about Notre Dame’s ranking soon began to bubble and squeak, ignoring the fact that these debates tend …

How to Chop Down the Surging Cardinal

Rory Davidson Analysis 0 Comments

Since the beginning of the Pac-12, the North division, crown has gone through Eugene or Palo Alto. This year is no different. Stanford has the fast track to the title game, but the Ducks are rolling as of late and are hungry to keep their Pac-12 title hopes alive. Last year, the roles were reversed; the Cardinal were having a disappointing …

Ducks Expect to Dominate Bye in This Week’s Action

Kim Hastings Humor 1 Comment

Welcome to the most relieved website on Earth. Just when it appeared the Ducks’ domination of the Huskies might come to an end, Washington turned to its hurry-up offense and scored in just under a Millenia. This week, Oregon takes a much-deserved breather from Pac-12 play. FishDuck.com decided to take a look around the conference to see what we should watch elsewhere in the …

A Look Into How Oregon Stacks Up Against the Pac-12 North

Jason Selby FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

As a student at the University of Oregon, and a diehard fan of the Ducks, it’s frustrating to see how concerned people are with the football team heading into this season. It seems as if every fan is saying “The void that Marcus Mariota left behind might be too much for the Ducks to overcome.” Instead, people should be talking about the …

Has My Obsession With the Ducks Gone Too Far?

Kim Hastings FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

After basketball, baseball and the Spring Game have come and gone, I like to sit back and take stock. Where are we, as an athletic department? Are there changes I would like to see made in the direction of the various teams? Am I doing all I can in helping the University of Oregon (Or “Argin” if you are Roger …

Despite Slow Start, Oregon Prevails Against Colorado

Omar Garibay FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

Joseph Young put up 30 points, seven rebounds and four assists; Elgin Cook added 20 points, and Jalil Abdul-Bassit finished with 15 points to help the Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team defeat the Colorado Buffaloes 93-85 in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 Tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada on Thursday night. Swingman Dwayne Benjamin replaced Jordan Bell in the starting lineup …

Oregon Comes Out Victorious in a Nail Biter

Omar Garibay FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

Joseph Young and Elgin Cook combined for 42 points and 10 rebounds, and Dwayne Benjamin added 15 points and eight rebounds to help the Oregon Ducks come out on top in a thrilling 73-70 victory over the Stanford Cardinal on Sunday afternoon. The Ducks (22-8, 12-5 Pac-12) came into Sunday’s game on a hot streak, winning in seven out of …

Ducks’ Chance for Directors Cup Goes Swimmingly

Mike Merrell FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 7 Comments

Mike Merrell’s Three and Out Sport for sport, the University of Oregon is one of the most successful athletic schools in the country. Cross country and track & field national championships — or at worst, high top ten finishes — have become the norm. Championships in football, softball, baseball, women’s volleyball, men’s basketball and golf have been close enough to …