Truths, Half Truths and Outright Lies About San Antonio

Kim Hastings FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 12 Comments

Good morning, Duck fans.  In the days and weeks leading up to the Alamo Bowl there will be plenty of time for others here at fishduck.com/we’resohumblewedon’tcapitalizefish to break down the Zone Reads and the tendencies of the Ducks, Longhorns, and whoever Mack Brown is coaching when New Year’s Eve rolls around. Likewise, there will be time for me to skewer …

Oregon Football Recruiting Cycle Ending with Fab Five Finish

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Kevin Cline Usually, early December is far too early to accurately predict an Oregon recruiting class, but this year might be the exception.  After landing their 15th verbal commitment earlier in the week from JUCO stud Offensive Guard Haniteli Lousi, it appears that the Ducks are going hard after just five more players.  Who are these five special targets? 1) …

Top 5 Games of the 2013 season

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Steve Francis With the 2013 football season officially behind us, I thought that I would take this time to reflect back over the season at some of the great games.  These games could be great as a whole, or it could be one performance that made the game great.  The following are my top 5 games of the year: 5. …

Five Things “Reasonable” Huskies Fans Learned Last Saturday

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from Video 1.  The coaches were right; opponents do fake injuries against Washington to beat them.  This was obvious on Saturday after Oregon wide receiver Josh Huff went down with a suspicious ‘injured ankle,’ only to come back in the second half to haul in a 65-yard touchdown pass that set the tone for the remainder of the game.  He …

Did You Guys Just Get Here? Washington’s First College GameDay Saturday

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30fps.mocksession.com It was the logical choice for ESPN’s College GameDay: Washington, who was ranked 16th in the nation, and also a team coming off a three-point road loss to a top-five school, is now having their biggest rival — the nation’s second-ranked program — come to town in the highest-ranked matchup in college football last Saturday.  Yet, the fact that …

A Decade of Dominance: Oregon Crushes the Huskies

Chris Charbonnier FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 6 Comments

from video Ten years is a long time.  A gloriously long time.  On Saturday afternoon, the Oregon football team capped a decade of dominance against their most hated rival, the Washington Huskies.  The Ducks controlled the game and won convincingly, 45-24. While watching the game yesterday afternoon, it was hard not to think about “The Pick.”  Arguably the most iconic moment …

College Football Nation: The upsets have arrived and Mack Brown survives another week

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  I was starting to get worried that too many teams would finish the season undefeated, until today.  As the season goes on we are finally getting to see the upsets.  Upsets are what we live for in college football, as long as our team isn’t on the wrong end of the stick.  Watching the impossible become possible is what …

Inside the Locker Room: Huskies Now 0-for-the-Decade

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from video Spirits were high in Seattle Saturday morning.  Fresh off a narrow three-point loss on the road to Stanford, the Husky faithful were confident that this was the year, after nine failed tries in a row, that Washington would finally get the best of Oregon.  An estimated 10,000 fans arrived by 3:00 AM for the first-ever appearance of ESPN’s …

It’s Washington Week! Did You Know . . .

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college-football.findthedata.org Before the 1916 Game, Yale coach T.A.D. Jones inspired his players to victory when he unequivocally asserted, “Gentlemen, you are now going to play football against Harvard.  Never again in your whole life will you do anything so important.”  To many Duck fans this statement makes very real sense if you just exchange “Washington” for “Harvard.”  Long before the end …

BCS Recap: Game, Thy Name is Consistency

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Cliff Grassmick We all love college football for a variety of reasons, one of those being the unpredictability the sport offers week-in and week-out.  This week had a perfect blend of blowouts and nail biters to make for an eventful weekend. The top 5 teams in the AP Poll remained the same for the fourth consecutive week, but this past …

College Football Nation: Top Team Escapes With Win; Playoff Committee Forming

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  “When Offenses Attack” was the theme of the day.  It seems that as the season goes on we are seeing more and more teams put up massive numbers of yardage and points.  You have Baylor and Oregon averaging more than 50 points a game, easy.  Clemson and FSU just dominate whoever lines up in front of them.  Ohio State and Texas …