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GO DUCKS!• Ted Miller says the Duck defense is ready to be underestimated.There is some resignation to Nick Aliotti -- "I'm trying to answer your question here," he repeatedly said to reporters -- because he'd like for his defense to get more credit, but he also knows that Oregon's national perception is gaudy uniforms and gaudy offensive statistics. That obscures how solid the Ducks' defense has been and is again this season.It's clear that Aliotti and the Ducks respect the Wisconsin offense. And they are accustomed to being overlooked and dismissed. But there were a few times this week when Ducks defenders looked like cats purring with canaries in their mouths.• Ken Goe looks at ten key moments in the 2011 season.• Rob Moseley says these Ducks are ready for a Rose Bowl breakthrough.• Ken Woody breaks down the X's and O's of the game today.• Justin Wilcox remembers his big day in the 1995 Rose Bowl.“To come back and follow this team and watch t...
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• Lee Corso dons the Duck head on ESPN College Gameday, January 2, 2012. Did you have any doubts?GO DUCKS!
Oregon's fastest player was gone before a Badger could take a step.
In the closing seconds of the Rose Bowl's first quarter Monday, freshman De'Anthony Thomas -- 5 feet 9 and 173 pounds of speed -- took a handoff on the Oregon 9-yard line and was in the end zone in a matter of seconds.
"I just saw open field and tried to take it for a touchdown," said Thomas...
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- Oregon's incredible offense busted up Wisconsin and the record books on the way to the Ducks' first Rose Bowl victory in 95 years.
Darron Thomas passed for 268 yards and three touchdowns, freshman De'Anthony Thomas scored on runs of 91 and 64 yards, and the No. 6 Ducks earned their first bowl victory under coach Chip Kelly, holding off Wisconsin...
He helped the Oregon Ducks get their first Rose Bowl win in 95 years. Before the big win yesterday, De’Anthony Thomas wasn’t known to many college football fans outside the Pacific Northwest.
Just a freshman, he’s still rather obscure, but that will certainly change next year. Thomas name will be household on a national level, as he’ll make tons of highlight reel plays next...
Is the third time a charm for Chip Kelly and his Oregon Ducks? Will the 2012 Rose Bowl end differently than last year’s national title game and the 2010 Rose Bowl?
The knock on Kelly’s Ducks is that if you get an entire month to prepare for them, then stopping the 3rd in the nation in total yards Quack Attack isn’t so difficult.
However, the Ducks are 6 point favorites in...
Pasadena -- Following Oregon's 45-38 win over Wisconsin in the 98th Rose Bowl, several Oregon Ducks including Darron Thomas, LaMichael James, Ricky Heimuli and Nick Cody talk about the win.
Duck Sports Authority caught up with sophomore OL Everett Benyard to get his thoughts on the Rose Bowl.
Chip Kelly expected the avalanche of offense produced by Oregon and Wisconsin in the 98th Rose Bowl, knowing his Ducks would need the late breaks that always eluded them in their BCS bowl losses the past two years.
Badgernation publisher Benjamin Worgull and Fox Sports/Scout.com reporter Whitney Blaine recap the Badgers' loss to the Oregon Ducks at the 2012 Rose Bowl.