The Post-Heisman Slump

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The dust has all but settled from the Ducks’ historic 2014-15 season featuring a trip to the inaugural College Football Playoff, a Rose Bowl victory, and the first Heisman trophy winner in school history. It is time to look ahead to the 2015-16 season and retool for another National Championship run. The biggest concern facing this squad as they take …

Who Needs Braxton Miller Anyways?

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Not too long ago, there was a lot of buzz regarding Braxton Miller transferring to Oregon – considering the quarterback situation at Ohio State. So much so that ESPN’s PTI and Around The Horn talked about the possibility of the move on their shows. That rumor has lost its luster as of late, and honestly, I’m not even mad about …

Next Heisman Up? A Unique Opportunity for Ducks

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The Oregon football season ended with as many questions as achievements, leaving many speculating about how the Ducks’ football program will respond to the magic and disappointment of 2014. As recruiting enters its final stretch, the quarterback discussion has started to heat up in Eugene. It’s true, the 2015 Oregon football program has the unenviable task of replacing its Heisman Trophy winning quarterback, Marcus Mariota. Unfortunately, the …

Top Three Crucial Questions Heading Into the Off-Season

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Having to head to class the day after watching the almighty Ducks fall to the No. 4 team in the country was heartbreaking to say the least. To make matters more interesting for some Duck fans, Oregon lost two of its key players in DE Arik Armstead and Heisman QB Marcus Mariota to the NFL Draft. It’s been one eventful …

Oregon’s Future QB Situation — How Much Does Experience Matter?

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And just like that … Marcus Mariota is out the door and ready to start what promises to be a brilliant career in the NFL. After such a historic season, it is natural to see him take the leap to the next level. Even though many Duck fans would love to see him return, he made an understandable decision after …

Oregon Sexy: Kelly, Helfrich and Braxton Miller

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Mike Merrell’s Three-and-Out Over the past week or so rumors have swirled that Ohio State’s injured quarterback Braxton Miller may be transferring to Oregon. David Piper of SB Nation thinks it would be great for Oregon, but risky for Miller. Agreed, on the surface Miller’s services would be a sexy hire for the Ducks. But don’t hold your breath, because …

Back to the Future: Is Ty Griffin Oregon’s Next Quarterback?

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While Oregon fans embrace the moment and savor the success of the mighty Ducks, their worried eyes can’t help but look to the future seeking the answer to one question on everybody’s mind: Who is going to replace Marcus Mariota? From a leadership standpoint, one answer is that it may be someone from an entirely different position. Fans have already seen glimmers of …

Recruiting Update: Ty Joins Taj

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Football Recruiting Visits Up-and-coming east coast product Jahque Alleyne (3-Star/Virginia Beach, VA) recently indicated that a cross-country visit is in the works. “I don’t know the dates yet, but (a visit to) Oregon (is going to happen),” said Alleyne. At 6-foot-1, 180 lbs., Alleyne has taken snaps all over the field, but shines brightest on the edge as a wide …