Found August 09, 2013 on
The Duck Stops Here:
The football monopoly in Eugene is just beginning. By turning the entire sports press corps into a knothole gang, the Ducks have succeeded, as they do in so many other areas, in dominating the competition.
Even so, a few insights and glimpes of what's actually happening inside the unfriendly confines is seeping through to the public, thanks to the throng of dedicated journalists that scramble for scraps on the concourses and pathways outside the Hatfield-Dowlin Football Performance Center.
You said that already: Duck coaches had better come up with a few new cliches, or it's going to be a long year in the reporting game. (KVAL.com photo)
On Friday the Ducks practice in pads for the first time, which means there will be some live hitting and the opportunity to truly assess the progress of highly-praised (so far) newcomers like tailback Thomas Tyner, receiver Devon Allen, linebacker Danny Mattingly and Tyree (#2, defensive back) and Tyrell (#19, linebacker) Robinson. Satu...
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December 2010, the Ducks were preparing to play in their first national championship game, and Marcus Mariota was finishing up at St. Louis High School in Hawaii.
Two days before Christmas, in his senior year of a completed season, he's working out with legendary quarterback coach Vinnie Passas, the high school position coach who developed Marcus and five other Division One...
Wade Keliikipi is a lunch-pail player too, only his dream lunch would include some fresh Ahi tuna, some delicious fried spam, and some wafer cookies and peanut butter mochi.
Come game time the 6-3 295-lb. senior defensive tackle is all business, a strong, physical force at nose tackle for the Oregon defense.
Daily Plant-It: On the road in Husky Stadium in 2011, Wade Keliikipi notches...
High Flying Beatdown
The college football season is less than a month away and fans of the Oregon Ducks could not be more excited. Avoiding a postseason bowl ban as part of their sanctions handed down by the NCAA COI, many believe Oregon is bound for yet another Pac-12 Title as well as a BCS National Championship.
Not trying to get too far ahead of ourselves (though I already did...
In order of what sounds the coolest: 9. Rakeem Catbro(QB, Marshall) Photo Credit: AP Photo/Christopher Jackson 8. Michael Campanarbro (WR, Wake Forest) Photo Credit: Associated Press 7. Cody Fajardbro (QB, Nevada) Photo Credit: USA Today Sports 6. Antonibro Andrews (RB, Western Kentucky) Photo Credit: US Presswire 5. Bro Wallace (QB, Ole Miss) Photo Credit: Clarion-Ledger...
Jeff Maehl can deliver the news--it's 23 days to kickoff for the Oregon Ducks.