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Ashlee Moore jumps up the leaderboards after winning heptathlon long jump

Ashlee Moore didn’t finish out day one in strong fashion. Ranking 11th heading into the heptathlon long jump, Moore faced an uphill battle to get back into the mix. She conquered that challenge however, in her first event on day two. Moore not only won the heptathlon long jump against strong head winds, but she also recorded […] Continue reading

Pac-12 Media Days: Nearly Unanimous Oregon Picked to Win Conference

The Pac-12 Conference Media days have started and the media have chosen the Oregon Ducks to win the conference for the fourth straight year.

Christian Brennan qualifies for women’s 400 meter semi-finals

Representing Canada in a downpour morning at Historic Hayward Field, incoming freshman Christian Brennan placed third in the women’s 400 meter qualifier. “It was really raining, but I’m used to it because I train here,” Brennan said. “It didn’t phase me that much.”   Brennan, who already calls Hayward Field her home, ran a comfortable […] Continue reading

Recruiting Update: Cota’s Nephew Joins Flock

Football Recruiting Commitments Oregon received a tremendous boost in the defensive backfield with a pair of commitments coming by way of Dylan Kane (3-Star/Honolulu, HI) and 2016 class member Brady Breeze (4-Star/Portland, OR). Kane, a 6-foot-3, 195 lb. hard-hitting safety has been an Oregon lean for some time and made his official pledge following his visit this past weekend. “I …

Class of 2015: 3-Star Safety Dylan Kane Commits to Oregon Ducks

The University of Oregon has made somewhat of a habit of taking players from the State of Hawaii and turning them into quality players. Case and point. Several years ago the Oregon Ducks recruited a Quarterback named Marcus Mariota to turned out to be … Continue reading

Teaching Running Backs How to Run the Inside Zone

As pointed out in an earlier post here at FishDuck, the Oregon Ducks have become one of the premier rushing teams in all of college football and we’ll now examine another reason why. I have written other articles discussing some of the factor’s that play a critical role in their success running the football; including a breakdown of the zone blocking scheme …

While Duck Fans Cheer, Haters Pray for Oregon’s (Imminent) Collapse

No Mark Twain quotes here. No rehashing of the great author’s famous statement about his death being overstated. Yet, as Duck fans, many of us can relate to that phrase. Every year Oregon’s detractors predict that the end is nigh, that surely this year the Ducks will face some sort of collapse and fall flat on their feathered faces. This year, the …

Welcome to the 2014 FISHIES

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. That’s why FishDuck.com was so pleased when ESPN scheduled the ESPYs during the same week as our more prestigious award show. FishDuck.com’s crack staff and stable of high quality production assistants … … looked through the last year of sports highlights to find the best and the brightest. Then we remembered …

Division Powers: Pac-12 North

There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that the Pac-12 is one of the best conferences in the country. The conference has changed vastly since its conception, but one thing has always stayed the same: winning. With the addition of Utah and Colorado three years ago (how time flies), the Pac-12 was split into two divisions: North and South. Though the North …

Kani Benoit: The Small Division Underdog

Kani Benoit*, a redshirt freshman from Phoenix, Arizona, thought it was over. His dream of playing football for a top-tier program seemed unattainable. Though he received initial offers from 10 schools, he had trouble keeping them. And Oregon was really the only one in the running for the BCS National Championship. Benoit’s head coach from Phoenix Thunderbird High School, Brent … Continue reading

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