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The Duck Stops Here:
If PAC-12 opponents allow the Oregon quarterbacks to wear red jerseys, and they start three walk-ons and six freshmen on defense, the Ducks will have a dominating offense this season.
Yesterday under the always-sunny skies at Autzen Stadium the Webfoots three quarterbacks completed a dazzling 48 of 62 passes (77%) for 451 yards and 6 tds in leading a 65-10 rout. Mark Helfrich freely admitted the defense was jobbed by the scoring system, but fans have to be encouraged that the Helfrich Ducks seem to have maintained the quick-strike scoring punch, churning out 802 total yards of offense in 117 plays.
The statistics have to be adjusted for the conditions, but starter Marcus Mariota looked especially sharp and precise, commanding the offense to two quick scoring drives to start the scrimmage, featuring midseason decision making and execution in 13-15 passing (86%) for 169 yards, ripping off three good runs that displayed his timing and speed. Byron Marshall, one of the select 120 o...
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EUGENE, Ore.-- Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota responds to media questions following the 2013 Oregon Spring Game. Mariota was 13-of-15 for 169 yards and two touchdowns. The offense won the contest 65-10. The defense was granted points for turnovers, stopping drives and sacks.
EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon running back Byron Marshall talks to media following Oregon's 2013 spring game held in Autzen Stadium. Marshall carried the ball six times for 60 yards and scored one touchdown. The white team (offense) won the specially formatted game in which the defense was given points for turnovers or stopping drives and the offense was awarded points for scoring touchdowns.
So the Bills selected a guy who got drunk and broke into a stranger's crib to pass out on their couch. Hilarious! Alright, besides that, I wanted to learn more about Kiko Alonso. So, I reached out to the boys over at The Duck Stops Here and to see what type of drinker player we got.
1) What are his strengths and weaknesses?
Alonso is physical...
These have already been circulated around the web, but they are worth sharing again. I love the look and I love the cause. Bravo Ducks.
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