Tasty Tidbits from Media Day

Charles Fischer FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

I am not a “professional,” per se, as I refuse to write the usual “blah-blah” that you’ll see from other media outlets, but then that is why this site began. I wanted more information, and to learn — and our readers have agreed. This Oregon Football Media day was like going down memory lane … in how similar it was to my …

An Elite Showdown: Anthony Barr vs Tyler Johnstone

Charles Fischer Talent Evaluation 1 Comment

One of the great unknown elite match-ups of the 2013 season pitted the UCLA All-American and 9th pick in the NFL draft, Anthony Barr against Oregon’s Tyler Johnstone.  As the game approached, I was worried about the protection of Marcus Mariota’s blindside, and yet I knew it would be quite entertaining to examine in slo-mo later. Barr was picked early …

Oregon O-Line: ‘O’ as in ‘Outstanding’

Casey Fluegge FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 15 Comments

Call them the Big Uglies, but what happens up front will ensure that college football’s highest octane offense remains a thing of beauty.  With the possible exception of quarterback, nowhere on Oregon’s roster is there more reason for optimism heading into the 2014 season than in the offensive line.  Provided Tyler Johnstone is able to rehab the torn ACL he …