The Last Cupcake: Washington State

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  Oregon’s season got off to an undeniably rough start, as they found themselves on the wrong end of a 40-27 beating from a physically dominant LSU team. To their credit, Chip Kelly’s squad quickly put that game behind them […]

Cal vs. Oregon: What You Need to Know

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Last season Cal pushed Oregon to the brink. The Golden Bears held the high flying Ducks offense to a season low 317 yards and 15 points, missing a 29 yard field goal late that could’ve derailed Oregon’s march to a […]

Oregon vs. Arizona: Game Notes and Recap

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  Oregon continued its run of dominant conference play Saturday night, blowing out the Arizona Wildcats 56-31. The story of the night was the performance of LaMichael James, whose 288 rushing yards and 363 all-purpose yards were both school records. […]

Oregon vs. Arizona Preview

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Finally! Conference play kicks off Saturday night in the desert when Oregon travels to Arizona Stadium to take on the Wildcats. In a college football season every game is important, but with the directions these two programs are heading, neither […]

Player Spotlight: John Boyett

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  When you list off the Ducks’ most important players, how long does it take until John Boyett’s name comes up? You’ve got Darron Thomas and LaMichael James, the explosive pieces that make Oregon’s offensive engine go. Undeniably unique players […]

Textbook Saturday: Top Ten Thoughts

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 He’s back. After last week’s post noted that Oregon’s star player hadn’t had an explosive outing in some time, LMJ responded in a big way. 12 carries for 204 yards and 3 touchdowns probably qualifies as a dynamic performance, no? […]

Missouri State: Paycheck Game

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Fresh off a rout of Nevada, Oregon’s next opponent coming to Auzten will be the Missouri State Bears. This really isn’t a game. For Oregon it’s a chance to hold a game-speed practice and see where they stand with depth. […]

Well, That Was Easy

If you watched the Nevada game for longer than five minutes, or you happened to catch the score in the newspaper, you really don’t need analysis for what happened. There was a football game scheduled to take place between Oregon […]

Oregon vs. Nevada: What to Watch For

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Here are some notes to take away from Oregon’s match up with Nevada. Middle linebacker Kiko Alonso has been reinstated and will play against Nevada. No word on whether or not he’ll start, but either way the troubled thumper figures […]

Scheme Breakdown: Pistol vs. Blur

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While watching the game Saturday you’ll probably hear announcers speak frequently about Nevada’s “Pistol” formation as well as Oregon’s “Blur” offense. Are these formations, schemes, or just neat nicknames? Lets break it down! Nevada’s Pistol Offense The name derives from […]

First Glance: Nevada

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Players, coaches, trainers, and ball boys have all been repeating the same message since Oregon’s loss to LSU. “We have to move forward.” So who’s next? That would be the Nevada Wolf Pack, although it’s not exactly the same squad […]

DeAnthony Thomas’ First Game

Lets get the negatives out of the way first. His two fumbles were horribly timed and crushed any hopes Oregon had of winning against LSU Saturday night. If you want to look big picture you could say that his two […]