Coach Woody Analysis: Arizona a Good Win, but Not Good Enough

Coach Ken Woody Coach Woody's Analysis 4 Comments

Coach Mario Cristobal allowed a long pass on the second play from scrimmage and it was a perfect 73-yard strike to Johnny Johnson III from Justin Herbert, and the Oregon Ducks were off and flying to their ninth-straight victory, 34-6 over Arizona. The win clinched first place in the Pac-12 North Division and a ticket to the championship game against …

The Ducks Are on the Cusp of Something Great

Darren Perkins Editorials 80 Comments

No doubt about it, the Oregon Ducks are putting together a very special season. After the tumultuous events that played out after the fall of the program under former coach Mark Helfrich in 2016, Oregon fans must be elated about how things have turned around with current head coach Mario Cristobal. Having said that, while the Ducks are a solid …

By Demolishing Arizona, Oregon Controls Its Playoff Destiny

Joshua Whitted Editorials 77 Comments

It took all of 32 seconds in Oregon’s Saturday night match-up against Arizona for the Ducks to confirm something that seemed so unlikely just a short time ago, and it’s almost strange to put into words. With two weeks to go in the regular season, the Oregon Ducks control their own playoff destiny. Let that sink in. Of all the …

Arizona Gameday: Look for the Defensive “SQUEEZE” Strategy Against the Wildcats

Charles Fischer Editorials 65 Comments

While our usual Arizona Gameday banter will be interesting, watching for a defensive strategy used by Jim Leavitt to stop the rushing attack of the Wildcats two years ago will contain its own drama. Khalil Tate can chew any defense to bits if he has the running room, and Oregon squeezed that away from the Arizona star that prior day; …

Coach Woody Analysis: Will Ducks Trip on Way to Pac-12 Crown?

Coach Ken Woody Coach Woody's Analysis 50 Comments

Oregon’s second bye week of the season allowed Duck fans an opportunity to assess the improvement coach Mario Cristobal has established with his team and the potential for more excitement down the home stretch of the 2019 season. The Pac-12 North Division race has been settled — Oregon is in, no matter the results of the last three games: Arizona, …

Oregon Men’s Basketball Shows Toughness and Wins Top-15 Showdown

Alex Nordstrand Editorials 33 Comments

We are fortunate to have new FishDuck.com Basketball Writer Coach Nord, and long-time photographer and pro Kevin Cline attend the PK Invitational in Portland as credentialed Media for the site … In an early season test for the Oregon Men’s Basketball team, a back-and-forth battle broke out between the Ducks and the Memphis Tigers. It wasn’t a pretty game, but …

Saturday’s Upsets Put Oregon in Prime Playoff Position

Garrett Sharp-Craig Editorials 50 Comments

What a day for Oregon Football … Sorry if I gave you a scare, but don’t worry; you didn’t sleep through the game. While the Ducks got some much-needed rest this past Saturday, a few of the necessary dominos fell to give the Ducks a shot at the College Football Playoff. Miracle in Minnesota The first matchup was a clash …

Oregon’s Resilient Seniors Deserve Our Respect

Ryan Robertson Editorials 46 Comments

Oregon football is back. There is no debating it. The last time Oregon won eight straight games, the Ducks were playing in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game. That team sported a nine-game winning streak headed in to the Ohio State match-up. Since then, the longest Duck winning streak is six games. Until now. Oregon had Auburn on the …

Mario Cristobal Is Proving the Doubters Wrong

Joshua Whitted Editorials 105 Comments

As fans, it’s hard to let go of the past. Oregon fans still cling to the glory days at the beginning of the decade, when the Ducks were on the doorstep of a National Championship. But it’s not just the title-contending seasons that fans long for. So accustomed to scoring seven touchdowns a game and breaking 70-yard touchdowns routinely, fans …

You Say Arizona vs. Oregon, I Say Adams vs. Faber!

Darren Perkins Editorials 56 Comments

It’s Saturday morning, and with Charles Fischer being a late scratch from his usual Saturday slot, it falls upon me to get everyone pumped up for some Oregon football! There’s just one problem …. The Ducks have the day off. Thanks, Charles. So, I thought I’d get an early start on previewing the Arizona game by taking a quick look …