Found November 25, 2012 on
The Duck Stops Here:
Robert Griffin III
Oregon State Beavers
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Kansas State Wildcats
One man's carefully considered speculation and observation is another man's uninformed blather. Here are a couple of impressions after Oregon's 5th straight victory over Oregon State and the end of the regular season:
Chip Kelly and his staff have ramped up the speed and athleticism on Oregon's roster in the last four years, and it's a big reason why the defense has become such a turnover machine. All four of the interceptions (Jackson, Dargan, Olomu and Alonso were athletic plays, with the defenders showing great hands, especially for that side of the ball. A four star recruit like Keanon Lowe has a pivotal role on special teams, and he scoops up two fumble recoveries.
The most beautiful sight in yesterday's game? Reser Stadium three quarters empty with six minutes to play in the game. The Beavers have had a nice season and a wonderful turnaround, but those empty seats illustrated how stark and how wide the gap is between these two teams in terms of talen...
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Notre Dame has no conference tie in or conference championship game to play in, so the formula is simple, beat Southern Cal on Saturday and they’ll play for a National Title. Several teams are on the outside looking in, including Oregon, Georgia, Florida, and Kansas State. A few of those teams know whats at stake [...]
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Following Oregon's 48-24 win over Oregon State on Nov. 24, 2012 at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Ore., Oregon Head Coach Chip Kelly responds to questions from media regarding the game.
Should he stay or should he go?
It’s no secret that Chip Kelly has NFL aspirations. The Oregon Ducks head coach made that apparent last season when he accepted a job with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but quickly retracted his decision .
Now with the team experiencing more success than ever, and with Kelly’s stock being as high as it’s ever been, the talented leader will be presented...
1. Stanford (10-2) – Cardinals keep rolling along, easily handling UCLA 35-17.They quietly sit at 10-2, that loss to Washington is still hard to figure out, and they could’ve beaten Notre Dame, but the refs decided against that.Regardless, if they beat UCLA for the PAC-12 title this weekend, it’s hard to argue they don’t belong in a BCS game. There are great potential match...