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In the Face of Adversity

Let’s talk about toughness. Since the beginning of the Chip Kelly era and the glorious run Duck fans have enjoyed over the past several years, toughness has always been one of the biggest question marks for Oregon football. Do the Ducks...

The Ducks Have to Know Themselves Before They Can Be Good

There was a theme to Saturday’s game, from the pioneer uniforms to the football team reunion; much of the focus was on the past. It is understandable why that would be the concentration of everyone’s attention: Thus far, 2015 has…

It Takes a Little Bit o’ Soul

Mike Merrell’s Three-and-Out With Saturday night’s loss to Washington State it is now pretty much official that this year’s version of Oregon football is going down as a bad year, the end of the streak, or some other description that…

There Are Bright Spots Moving Forward

I won’t lie, it was hard. I stood nine rows back on the 20-yard line, surrounded by my fellow students and friends, watching the Ducks let opportunity after opportunity slip out of their grasps. We were wet and cold, but simultaneously...

WSU Postgame: “I Wish I Was in There Celebrating with My Teammates”

“I wish I was in there celebrating with my teammates right now, there’s just a really good energy in there.” – Washington State quarterback Luke Falk following Saturday’s game. Eight straight games Washington State had dropped to Oregon. They hadn’t…

College Football Nation: Week 6 Brings Rivalries and the Hot Seat

Bringing you noteworthy news each week from around the nation in college football. College football is now in full swing as programs are hitting the mid-stretch of their schedules and doing all they can to garner consideration for the College…

Recruiting Strategy: Big Weekend and Future Quarterbacks

As the rollercoaster Oregon football season continues, the recruiting season is keeping Duck fans guessing also. It’s been up, it’s been down, but this is a well-rounded recruiting class as it stands right now. Currently, the 2016 class is standing…

Chip Kelly Update: Hatred and Hope

The Eagles lost again Sunday, this time to division rival Washington. The Skins are not a good team, though their defense has improved a lot, ranking second in fewest rushing yards allowed (at 78 per game). On the other hand,…