Originally posted on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 9/28/12
Dear Mr. Knight, With your help, the University of Oregon’s football team has really blossomed. A good team, quotable coach, great facilities, flashy uniforms … the Oregon Ducks have just about everything a fan could want. But there’s something missing. I’ve tried to bring that missing element into Autzen Stadium only to see it drowned out in a chorus of screaming drunks. You, Mr. Knight, on the other hand, might be able to make this dream come true. I can’t be sure, but I think you carry more clout than me. Under your watchful eye and with a big boost from your company’s fashion designers, Oregon has modeled itself after its mascot. Defenders lucky enough to see Oregon from the front see feathers on the helmets, wings on the shoulders. The Ducks have become Ducks. You see, with this transition on the field, the next logical step is to morph the fans as well. Turn them into Ducks too. Fans at Autzen are great. They’re loud. They’re generally knowledgeable about football si...
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