Bowl Game: Key to the Rebuild of Duck Football

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Ducks Need a Miracle to Reach Bowl Eligibility After some signs of life in a victory against ASU, the Ducks returned to playing really badly in their blowout loss to the USC Trojans. With the loss, the Ducks now sit at 3-6, their worst record through nine games since 1991, when they also sat at 3-6. No one on the Oregon football …

Fare Thee Well

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Well, it looks like FishDuck.com is going away, at least in its current high content, fast moving iteration. That being the case I wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you and farewell to all who have made this journey so enjoyable. To the schools at whose expense I have plowed the most fertile ground. Then to the FishDuck folks themselves. …

Nelson to Become Latest Two-Way PAC-12 Star

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In major Division 1 college football, it’s rare to see an athlete play both offense and defense. The reasons are quite simple: with a roster of more than 100 spots available on college football teams, players are able to become more specialized as depth increases. This allows players to get more in-depth training at a certain position, and helps prevent overuse, …

ILB Lokeni Toailoa — Package Deal in the Works?

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Oregon is now one step closer to landing the top ILB prospect in the nation. He is Lokeni Toailoa and he just recently announced his top seven schools, which include Notre Dame, Oklahoma, UCLA, USC, Utah, Washington, and of course of our Oregon Ducks. This would be a huge move for Oregon, putting them in great position to continue the never ending process of reloading …

Ducks’ 2015 Schedule Brings Intrigue

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The schedule for the Ducks’ 2015 season has been released, and there are some big matchups you should keep your eye on. The season kick off with the Ducks’ home opener against Vernon Adams Jr.’s former team, the Eastern Washington Eagles. The matchup should be interesting, especially after the dispute between EWU’s head coach Beau Baldwin and the University of Oregon. Depending on …

Ducks Come Out Victorious In a Nail Biter

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The Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team returned to Matthew Knight Arena to square off against the Washington Huskies on Wednesday evening, and came out victorious with a thrilling 78-74 triumph. The Huskies (14-8, 3-7 Pac-12) entered the night on a slump, losing three of their previous four games. On the other hand, the Ducks (16-7, 6-4 Pac-12) came in on a …

Men’s Basketball Preview: Oregon vs Washington

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The Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team will square off against Lorenzo Romar and the Washington Huskies tonight at Matthew Knight Arena. These two teams matched up nearly three weeks ago, but the Huskies (14-7, 3-6 Pac-12) will look a lot different this time around. Washington’s big man, Robert Upshaw, was dismissed from the program last week, due to a violation of …

Blood Red to Neon Green: Vernon Adams Jr.

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Now that the Braxton Miller to Oregon rumors have died down there is another graduate QB who is reportedly eyeing Oregon as a landing spot. This QB is of course Eastern Washington’s Vernon Adams Jr.; he who trods on turf the color of blood and leaves his opponents feeling like their blood is what colored it. While not the biggest …

Despite Poor Shooting Night, Ducks Come Out Victorious

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After traveling to Washington last week, the Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team returned to Matthew Knight Arena and defeated the USC Trojans 75-67. Going into Thursday night’s matchup, the mighty Ducks (13-6, 3-3 Pac-12) had won their previous eight games against USC (9-9, 1-5 Pac-12), and after losing to the Washington Huskies and the Washington State Cougars last week, the …

Chip Kelly Update: Well, Beat Washington Anyway?

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“Beat Dallas” didn’t work out very well, despite Josh Huff’s epic 44 yard catch and run, and the Eagles need to draw an inside straight to make the playoffs — winning both remaining games, while Dallas loses at least one. It could happen, since Dallas faces Indianapolis Sunday and the Cowboys’ star running back, DeMarco Murray, broke his hand during …

Oregon Salutes Greg Ballard, Kamikaze Kids

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Greg Ballard, small forward for the mid-1970’s Oregon basketball squad dubbed by journalists as the “Kamikaze Kids,” was among the most talented basketball players to ever grace the hardwoods of McArthur Court. Today, Ballard will be honored as Oregon’s Progressive Classic Legend of the Game at Matthew Knight Arena. Ballard’s contributions to the halls of Oregon athletic history are truly …

Catching Up With Ducks’ Head Coach Mark Helfrich

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In a interview for FishDuck.com on Thursday, I spoke with Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex. After suffering a gruesome knee injury in the fourth quarter against Utah last Saturday, Pharaoh Brown was taken to the University of Utah hospital and had surgery a few days later. Helfrich said that Brown is no longer in the hospital and is officially in Cleveland with his mother. …