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The Next Generation of Oregon’s Defense


Oregon’s defense, regardless of their (relatively) amiable performance against Arizona State this past weekend, is bad. Like historically bad. Prior to the game this weekend, the Ducks ranked in the bottom 10 in the country in rushing yards allowed per game,...

Beaten Down Bears: “Bad Passes, Drops and Missed Tackles Doomed Us”


Well that escalated quickly. After giving up 10 quick points and an end zone interception to start the game, the Oregon Ducks exploded for 31 straight points before halftime, while stuffing Cal’s potent offense en route to a 44-28 win....

Analysis: Oregon’s Defensive Back Technique Is Improving!


The Oregon Duck defensive backs have been through a trial-by-fire season, where they have yielded a lot of yards and points. They have learned many tough lessons as a young — but still talented — crew. Through these trials and lessons,...

Ducks’ Coaching Secures Big Win in the Desert


Mike Merrell’s Three-and-Out Reminiscent of the Joey Harrington-led Miracle in the Desert of 2000, the Oregon Ducks once again broke hearts in Tempe, Arizona with a 61-55 triple overtime win over the Arizona State Sun Devils Thursday night. In what...

Todd Graham — “There was never a point where I didn’t think we were going to win.”


The Oregon Ducks entered Sun Devil Stadium Thursday night riding an 8-game win streak against the Arizona State Sun Devils. By the end of the game, Oregon and Arizona State had played out one of the most memorable games in Duck football...

If Oregon’s History Is Any Indication, Things Are Looking Up for Young Secondary


Oregon’s 4-3 start to the 2015 season is nothing to complain about. As fans, we are all lucky to have a team to root for at all, let alone a winning one. Still, it takes some getting used to watching the...

Hope Springs Eternal for Ducks


Two weeks into the season and as expected, the Ducks offense hasn’t faltered. Vernon Adams Jr. fought through a broken finger to throw for more than 300 yards and extend Oregon’s streak of games with a passing touchdown to 70 in...

Putting a Wrap on Oregon’s Fall Camp


Fall camp for the Oregon Ducks wrapped up last week, and at long last, game week is upon us. But before we dive into Oregon’s much-anticipated matchup with Eastern Washington, we ought to break down just how fall camp went for... Continue reading →

A Prediction Much Too Early


There comes a time in every editorial writer’s life when he or she must make a prediction much too early, and for me, that time is now. It’s the perfect time. Spring ball has just finished, giving us all a chance...

Charles Nelson Finding His Comfort Zone on Defense


Ashley Young of caught up with Charles Nelson yesterday at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex following football spring practice. Nelson’s transition to the defense lit a spark of conversation about the capabilities of the overall Ducks’ defense forecasted for 2015. An incredible athlete...

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