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Washington Huskies blogger K-Shell weighs in with the top 5 reasons he hates the Oregon Ducks football team so much. It's Pac 12 rivalry week folks. Chris Polk vs. LaMichael James, Keith Price vs. Darron Thomas, Steve Sarkisian vs. Chip Kelly. Ducks fans are the worst homers ever.
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The Oregon Ducks face another huge challenge this weekend when they travel north to take on Washington in a huge rivalry game. LaMichael James gives his take in this video.
Earlier this week Aaron Fentress and Ken Goe of the Oregonian provided a cogent breakdown of all the reasons Darron Thomas should be the Oregon starter. He has experience in big games. He's proven himself with an 18-2 record, the only losses to a National Champion and the current #1 team. As a sophomore first-year starter he threw for 2881 yards and 30 touchdowns while rushing...
The Huskies' junior rushing machine is on track for more records entering Saturday night's test against sixth-ranked Oregon. But the ones he cares about most concern wins, losses and bowl stature.
WALNUT CREEK, Calif.--Tailback Chris Polk of WASHINGTON, safety Tevin McDonald of UCLA and place kicker Eric Whitaker of STANFORD have been named Bank of the West Pac-12 Players of the Week in football.
Sophomore Katie Flood and redshirt junior Chris Polk have been named the Gohuskies.com Student Athletes of the Week for the week of Oct. 24-30.
K-Shell one of our Washington Huskies bloggers is back with another edition of the UW football Notebook. The Huskies have won 10 of their last 12 games since losing to Oregon last year 53-16. Most opposing teams don't know how to defend Keith Price and Chris Polk can Oregon?
Thomas vs. Bennett There are some rumblings of a QB controversy in Oregon after starter Darron Thomas was replaced by backup Bryan Bennett after halftime against Washington State in their 43-28 win. CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE DUCKS FOOTBALL CLUBHOUSE TODAY AT NWSPORTSBEAT! At halftime of that game the Ducks only had a 5-point [...]
Nobody is doubting that Darron Thomas remains the Ducks' starting quarterback. But he needs to play well Saturday for two reasons.
You know this the week RATTLEHEAD has been waiting for all year long! It's time to give those Oregon Ducks a farking they'll never forget. This time he's even enlisted some help - in the form of POSTAL91 - and the two of them have got Chip Kelly, LaMichael James and Darron Thomas on lock down. Add in a fark or two about Lane K., and you're all set heading into...
For much of the year the Duck defense has given up chunks of yards between the 20s, and this week they face an offense with the firepower to exploit that weakness. The Huskies are much tougher in the red zone than Arizona, California or Colorado, the gamut of also-rans the Ducks have pummeled on their way to 7-1. UW has a 1,000-yard rusher in Chris Polk, and a quarterback who'...
Coach Chip Kelly wants Oregon to treat every game like the most important one of the season, and he doesn't care about the opponent - not even Washington.
As they get healthier, Darron Thomas and LaMichael James may keep the Ducks rolling into what looks like their toughest stretch.
Thomas and James will try to help keep sixth-ranked Oregon unbeaten in the Pac-12 by leading...