Found October 10, 2013 on
To achieve viral video fame is one thing. To capitalize on that fame, financially and otherwise, is another matter entirely. A trio of 2010 graduates from Oregon – Michael Bishop, Jamie Slade and Brian McAndrew – know what it’s like to have achieved both. In the fall of 2009, the three roommates and journalism majors created several weekly comedy shorts for the DuckU student television station under the collective name “Supwitchugirl.” One of them, “I Love My Ducks! (I Smell Roses),” was a shamelessly goofy, hip-hop ode to an Oregon football team that wound up winning the Pac-12 title and earning a Rose Bowl berth. After a brief flap with the university’s administration over unauthorized use of the Oregon Duck, the music video exploded in popularity. It has over 1.4 million views since it was posted to YouTube four years ago this November. Perhaps more important is the long-term name recognition that the video created. Prior to the 2009 Civil War matchup with Oregon ...
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Oregon doesn’t mess around when it comes to school spirit. The Ducks, who have been known to bust out a flashy jersey or two, aren’t just content on equipping their football team with the latest and greatest (and wildest) gear. The cheer squad recently tweeted out some freaky close-ups as they reportedly received some customized Ducks contact lenses to wear this weekend in Washington...
The Oregon cheerleaders have received yet another perk (?!) – new zombie-looking contact lenses. Nice stunt, Gimmick U. Oh, this isn’t the most ridiculous thing you’ve ever seen? Please share. via @OregonCheer [@OregonCheer]
Yesterday on Comcast Sports Northwest, Jordan Kent, Anthony Newman and Joey Harrington were talking about Marcus Mariota. Is it a concern he hasn't played in a fourth quarter this year? Kent asked. Harrington said it was, a little bit, but he went on to say that "I think that he's the greatest quarterback to ever suit up for the Oregon Ducks." Quite a statement...
The rivalry between the Washington Huskies and the Oregon Ducks predates my existence by 91 years. Washington is ranked #16 nationally this year, making UW Oregon’sfirst ranked opponent this season. For both teams, this is an important game, with high bowl implications and the fire of rivalry running hot.
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Adam Jude of The Seattle Times & CineSport’s Noah Coslov preview Washington-Oregon on tap for Saturday at Husky Stadium. They discuss the QB matchup between Marcus Mariota and Keith Price and the impact of ESPN’s College GameDay.
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