De’Anthony Thomas Reveals Key to the Season

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Andrew Shurtleff From a fan’s perspective, the Ducks have had a great start to this year’s schedule.  They play three home games before October 1st, but don’t play any of them at home in the next consecutive weeks – which is crucial for maintaining fan stamina and spreading out the fun.  Some fans may not like having an FCS team …

Pre-game Analysis – Oregon Ducks vs. Virginia Cavaliers

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readthehook.com This week Oregon plays in Charlottesville, Virginia, at 12:30 pm Ducks time.  The Virginia Cavaliers are coming off of a 19-16 home victory over BYU, with good performances from three marquee players.   I visited Charlottesville years ago and I remember it as a town with a good number of historical attractions, an easy air about it and, though …

Yes Virginia, There is a Duck

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S39.photobucket.com Good morning Duck fans!  It’s Virginia Day for the Mighty Quack, as the Ducks take it on the road for a game about which they can’t be as cavalier as they were about Nicholls State University State College University, or whatever they are calling themselves now.   Since we don’t venture into the ACC all that much, and have …

Tide Rolls — sort of — ‘Dogs Take a Hit — BCS Redux, Week 1

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Kevin Cline The first week of college football has concluded, and I think it’s safe to say, we were well reminded of why fall is the best of the four seasons.  Though it is tough to measure the ability of many teams this early in the season, people around the nation experienced a full dose of excitement in this season’s …

Trading Reno for Monticello: Requiem for the Last Great Road Trip

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On Monday, the Ducks announced that they were replacing a September 7th road game against Nevada in Reno with a game against Virginia in Charlottesville the same day.  It was a move that made sense for all parties involved: Nevada wanted out of an already loaded non-conference schedule that included UCLA and Florida State, and Virginia needed a replacement for …