No Need To Worry When Playing With House Money

Nathan Roholt FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

Worry, it’s what Oregon fans do.  It’s what all fans do, really, but Oregon fans are specialists in it. The assumption is, if something bad happens, no matter how small, it will trigger a catastrophic outcome. If things go well for a while, it means something bad is just around the corner. They will ultimately be deprived of joy, for no logical …

History Shows that Four Straight BCS Bowls Warrants Elite Status for the Ducks

Joey Holland History 8 Comments

We all remember what happened back in September of 2009. In perhaps the worst start to a season (and a new era under head coach Chip Kelly) imaginable, the Ducks’ nationally renowned offense was held to 152 total yards in a 19-8 loss to Boise State. Things only got worse after the game, when stud running back LeGarrette Blount answered …

The Vampire that is the BCS

Don Gilman FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 7 Comments

After watching yet another one-sided, life-sucking — but worst of all, boring — championship game, there is really only one conclusion a reasonable, intelligent college football fan can come to: Somebody needs to drive a stake into this monster. We need some heroic vampire hunter to rip the lid off the coffin, deliver a witty one-liner, and put an end …