The New and Improved Tyler Johnstone

Max Thornberry FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

It is no secret that the Ducks had offensive line problems last season. Many believe that the Ducks remained among the elite following their loss to Arizona only because the committee took into account missing pieces, most notably Jake Fisher. With Fisher now graduated along with staple center Hroniss Grasu, the offensive line, like so many other pieces of this team, is …

Oregon defeats UCLA with the Bair-Down Strategy

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Oregon’s running game against the Bruins was aided by a most unlikely player–Stetzon Bair, who recently moved over to the offensive line from the defense! It is amazing how much better a coach Steve Greatwood became this week with the return of Jake Fisher, the improvement of Matt Pierson and Tyrell Crosby and the emergence of “transfer” Stetzon Bair on …

Oregon Football: Six “Other” DLs to Watch in the Spring Game

Josh White FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 6 Comments

The Oregon Ducks football team is scheduled to play its annual Spring Game on what should be a picturesque Saturday inside Autzen Stadium.  And with it, the 2014 season will be officially under way. And, like every season, another batch of seniors have graduated, which leads to a bunch of question marks heading into the Spring Game coming up on Saturday.  Some of the …

2013 Oregon Football ‘All-Dark Alley Team’

Josh White Men of Oregon: Players and Coaches 6 Comments

Recently, I’ve been reading up on Duck foes for the upcoming football season. Oregon has what looks like a challenging and intriguing schedule laid out for their 2013 season.  They face Tennessee at Autzen stadium, and go on the road to Virginia, Washington and Stanford.  There is also a schedule-capping 117th Civil War game, where the Ducks will look to extend their …

Measuring Up: Ducks vs. the SEC and other BCS powers

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As the 2013 off-season grinds along, it’s high-time to take a look at how the Ducks spring roster stacks up against 24 other programs in the country.  After all, the 2012 Fiesta Bowl champion Oregon Ducks were among the very largest in the country a season ago, but has that changed?  For reference, this list is assembled using roster data from ESPN.com, …