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Chip Kelly Update: Everything’s Good Again …

… or is it? After weeks of despair and dissension, the 4-7 Philadelphia Eagles rallied to stun the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, 35-28. Chip Kelly outsmarted coaching legend Bill Belichick in their first head-to-head battle. Sam Bradford returned...

Chip Kelly Update: Wailing and Gnashing of Teeth

Last week the Eagles lost a tight game to a bad Miami squad, 20-19. And Eagles fans and reporters went crazy with despair. This Sunday, the team was blown out by a bad Tampa Bay team featuring a rookie quarterback...

Rugby Punters, Hurry up and Pac-12 Refs

Mike Merrell’s Three-and-Out What an exciting era for college football! Globalization, which began with soccer-style place kickers, has taken the next step forward with rugby-style punters, and hurry-up spread offenses are producing basketball-esque scores. It seems a pity that the…

Our True Rival and Why We Hate Them

The new term has just begun and this means that there are many new fans for the student section. However, a startling new trend has befallen Oregon. Due to our recent dominance over Washington, some fans have begun to think…

Dear Ducks: If Ever, Let It Be This Week

“We compete against ourselves.” “We play them one game at a time.” “Our opponents are faceless.” These are all axioms you have heard from football coaches from Pee Wee ball to the NFL. They are ways of saying no one…

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