Tight End: Oregon’s New Elite Position

Ryan Robertson Editorials 8 Comments

Oregon Head Coach Mario Cristobal was an offensive lineman. He loves to recruit and coach the big guys in the middle, often giving the Ducks one of the better units in the country. He is improving at recruiting pass-catchers, and what would an offensive line coach love more than pass-catchers who can block? The tight end room at Oregon might …

Oregon Fans: Just How Far CAN We Go?

Charles Fischer Editorials 33 Comments

It is really two questions I am asking, and the first is a realistic assessment of the 2021 Ducks, (the good and the questions) and what you think is a reasonable goal for Our Beloved Ducks in this upcoming season? Are the Ducks really ready to challenge for the Playoffs, or is the Rose Bowl the ceiling? Count me in …

No Starter Is Safe On Oregon’s Offense

David Marsh Editorials 20 Comments

The Oregon Spring Game showed off the years of work Mario Cristobal and his coaching staff have put in on the recruiting trail. Oregon team has the deepest and most talented roster in program history. This led to one of the most competitive Spring Games in recent memory, where the offense narrowly defeated the defense. The competition was not limited …

Spring Game Shows Oregon Ducks Are Legit Contenders

Joshua Whitted Editorials 47 Comments

The Oregon Ducks didn’t unveil a cutting-edge offensive scheme or a groundbreaking defensive strategy during their 2021 spring game. None of the quarterbacks had a Marcus Mariota-esque coming out performance. And nothing took place in the scrimmage that was extraordinary or noteworthy enough to garner much national attention. Still, one thing was exceedingly clear to those who watched the Ducks …

Spring Game Offense: Head-Fake or for REAL?

Charles Fischer Editorials 25 Comments

One benefit of being an ol’ Greybeard, is being able to compare current events concerning Our Beloved Ducks with so many episodes of Oregon Football in the memory banks. Watching the Spring Game brought to mind something from over a quarter-century ago, and while it was quite entertaining–it also created even more questions for me. Is the 561 net passing …

Quarterbacks, Commissioners, and Penei Sewell Gets Drafted

Darren Perkins Editorials 7 Comments

After being one of the most dominant offensive linemen in recent college football history, all-world talent Penei Sewell was drafted in the first round of the NFL Draft last night. The offensive-line-needy Detroit Lions used their seventh pick on the 2019 unanimous All-American and Outland Award winner. Though he only played two seasons thanks to COVID-19, Sewell’s dominating play from …

Phil-Facts: So Many “Oregon Unknowns” Surrounding Phil Knight…

OregonReigns Honoring Phil Knight 7 Comments

FishDuck has published a number of articles in the past detailing surprising facts that are “Oregon Unknowns” to most Duck fans. Oregon’s generous benefactors, Phil and Penny Knight, have a number of these in their own amazing history of building one of the most influential sports companies in history. Phil Knight made his way from selling sports apparel out of …

Ducks in the Draft: Sewell CANNOT Fall

Alex Heining Editorials 6 Comments

Earlier in this offseason I made some predictions on where our Ducks could end up in the NFL Draft this year. After some more evaluations, pro days, and Zoom interviews have generated buzz about the landing spots of our Ducks, it felt necessary to revisit what this draft means for the Oregon program. In what will be another historic draft …