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Oregon-Washington recalls Wheaton's pick in 1994

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) ''Kenny Wheaton's gonna score! Kenny Wheaton's gonna score!'' Twenty years later, announcer Jerry Allen's classic call of The Pick against Washington is played at every Oregon game at Autzen Stadium. It remains a very big deal among football fans in the Pacific Northwest, where the rivalry between the Ducks and the Huskies runs deep...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks to wear Kenny Wheaton throwbacks for Husky game

The Ducks will honor the 1994 Rose Bowl team and “The Pick” on Saturday with a special commemorative jersey (photo from University of Oregon Twitter page.) Announced at goducks.com and the Oregon football twitter page, it’s official: The uniform honors a pivotal moment in Oregon history. In the 1994 Rose Bowl season Oregon was leading by four with 1:05 to play. Washington had...
Via The Duck Stops Here
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Oregon’s Assistant Athletic Director Hints At 1994 Throwback Uniforms For The Ducks

1994 was a breakthrough season for Oregon. The Ducks went 9-4, won the Pac-10, and earned a Rose Bowl berth, and the program has only had one losing season since. One of the turning points of that season was during the rivalry game against No. 9 Washington. Freshman cornerback Kenny Wheaton ran an interception off of Huskies quarterback Damon Huard for a touchdown, sealing a Ducks...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 reasons why the Chiefs signed Alex Smith to a $68 million deal

Oh Dear10) He's a starter on an NFL team, so there is usually money involved regardless of quality9) He had 378 yards and 4 TDs in a playoff game last year, which would seem a lot more impressive if the Colts had a defense, or if they won the game8) Club has no athletic QB2 to cuckold him7) It's an NFL contract, so the actual final dollar value might as well be in lire for...
Via Five Tool Tool
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Abe's College Football Picks - Week 7

Georgia 41, Missouri 24 - The 2013 Bulldogs' schedule may be the hardest ever by the time it's all said and done. Oklahoma 27, Texas 10 - The Red River Shootout: A game once famous for excellence is now just known for being the only neutral site game in college football not played at Cowboys Stadium.  South Carolina 34, Arkansas 14 - Maybe if Bret Bielema put his...
Via Oregon Sports News
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Tom Brady Apparently Told Backup Damon Huard ‘I’m Going to Be a Great One’ After Just Two NFL Starts

Tom Brady is a great quarterback — we now know that. But apparently, Brady knew long before anyone else just how great he would become. Brady, who became the Patriots’ starter in 2001 after Drew Bledsoe went down with an injury, has proven to be a Nostradamus of sorts, making good on something he promised after just two career NFL starts. Damon Huard, who was New England’s...
Via NESN.com
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Tom Brady Predicted he would be Great after 2nd Career Start

  When Tom Brady took over for an injured Drew Bledsoe back in 2001, I believe you would have been hard pressed to find people who thought the young quarterback would be an all-time great. The interesting thing is, Brady himself believed it. At the time, Damon Huard was the Patriot’s third-string quarterback. In an interview with ESPN.com, he let it be known that Brady told him...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Ducks College Gameday – Things to love about the Autzen stadium experience

The Autzen Zoo Every Saturday a beast roars in the heart of Eugene, Oregon; a roar that strikes fear into all who dare cross paths with the monster that produces it. As it’s warriors traverse up and down its grounds in search of victory, it unleashes a force so powerful that it drives enemies that dare enter its territory mad. Many of the mighty have fallen victim to the terrible...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
July 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Kansas City Franchises Dwayne Bowe after interesting first run.

KANSAS CITY, March 5–Talk about making a move at the LAST minute. Just when you thought all of the franchise tags had been handed out, the Chiefs show up the party with a name of their own. Please click the link below to read the rest of the story and watch video of Bowe's road to glory.  
Via Players View
March 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Three Reasons Why The Packers Will Beat The Bears

The Christmas Day battle with the Bears couldn’t come at a better time for the Packers.  Here are three reasons why Green Bay will emerge triumphant. 1)  These teams know each other. This is the fourth time in 2011 that the Packers and Bears will play, and the Packers have won the other three. Unlike the Chiefs, who last faced the Packers in 2007 with coach Herm Edwards, QB...
Via Football Nation
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss

If history repeats itself, Caleb Hanie should be able to keep the Bears on a roll

Caleb Hanie is not in a class with Jay Cutler as an NFL quarterback. But is he at least in a class with Koy Detmer, A.J. Feeley, Anthony Wright, Chris Simms, Damon Huard, Luke McCown, David Garrard and Quinn Gray? All of them were young, inexperienced, mostly unheralded backup quarterbacks who stepped...
Via Inside the Bears
November 22, 2011  |  Discuss

Northwest Athlete Profile: Damon Huard

Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Former University of Washington Huskies quarterback Damon Huard. In 2001 Huard signed with New England Patriots and while he rarely saw the field he did win 2 Super Bowl rings (XXXVI, XXXVIII) and then in 2003 signed with the Kansas City Chiefs as a free agent.
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
November 17, 2011  |  Discuss
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