NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Oregon’s chances of making the BCS National Championship in 2012. After blowing out every opponent this season and cruising to an 8-0 record, however, the Ducks find themselves behind both Kansas State and Notre Dame in the third edition of the 2012 BCS Standings.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson gives you his love ‘em and hate ‘em from Oregon’s drubbing of the Colorado Buffaloes. De’Anthony Thomas, versatile extraordinaire, showcased his skills as he scored two touchdowns: one on the ground and one on one of the most ridiculous punt returns you will ever see.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox after each week of the regular season, and possibly during a bowl game or BCS playoffs should the Ducks be so lucky, will stop by and bring you his UO game balls. Balls are awarded to the Ducks offensive MVP Kenjon Barner, and on defense this week Isaac Dixon and Derrick Malone . On Special Teams, De’Anthony Thomas made one of the most spectacular plays of the season.
Could be a Doozy To say that the Oregon Ducks are favorites heading into their contest with the Colorado Buffaloes would be an understatement. In fact, the Ducks are 47 point favorites heading into Saturday, opening up one of the biggest spreads we have seen this season. Matchup: Colorado at Oregon Venue: Autzen Stadium (Eugene, Oregon) Game [...]
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox breaks down why week 8 proved that the Oregon Ducks are the most exciting team in college football. UO fell one spot in the BCS following their 43-21 win over the Arizona State Sun Devils, but with a 7-0 record, they’re still the No. 4 team at this point in the year. However, the BCS doesn’t account for an 86-yard run by Marcus Mariota, a 71-yard run by Kenjon Barner and the flare that a Chip Kelly team brings in each week.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about why Chip Kelly, amid numerous qualified candidates, deserves to be the Pac-12 Coach of the Year. Now don’t get me wrong, Mike Riley has been doing amazing things at Oregon State. He has taken a program that struggled to find an identity in 2011 to being one of the top programs in college football in 2012.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson gives you his love ‘em and hate ‘em from Oregon’s blowout victory over the Arizona State Sun Devils. With the Arizona State fan base and football program making this one of the most-hyped game in school history, many thought the Ducks would have a tough go of it in Tempe, especially when confronted with 70,000+ fans all clad in black in what was billed as Oregon’s first true road test of the season.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox after each week of the regular season, and possibly during a bowl game or BCS playoffs should the Ducks be so lucky, will stop by and bring you his UO game balls. Balls are awarded to the Ducks offensive MVP Kenjon Barner, and on defense this week Boseko Lokombo. On Special Teams Jackson Rice and Rob Beard converted a two-point conversion.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson previews Thursday’s matchup between the Oregon Ducks and Arizona State Sun Devils. Though their offense is just as powerful as ever and puts up some of the best numbers in the nation, it is the Oregon defense that is beginning to attract all of the attention. Led by players like Dion Jordan, Michael Clay, and Kiko Alonso, Oregon’s defense has been just about as unstoppable as their potent offense.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about why Oregon fans do not need to be worried about the Ducks being positioned at number three behind Flordia and Alabama in the initial BCS Poll. As could have been predicted by just about any fan of college football, Oregon fans were irate with the initial rankings. They cursed the BCS and SEC for placing their beloved team behind a Gators team that has really only faced one quality opponent this season while almost faltering to Texas A&M.
NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson talks about the improvements the Oregon Ducks need to make if they want a second-half as successful as their first-half. Three non-conference victories over the Arkansas State Red Wolves, Fresno State Bulldogs, and Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles that resulted in blowouts coupled with blowouts against Arizona, Washington State, and Washington have led the Ducks to a 6-0 record and a number two positioning in the AP, Coaches, and Harris Poll.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox breaks down how UO would match up against the No. 1 team in the country, the Alabama Crimson Tide. A hot topic of debate throughout the world of college football is, could the No. 2 Ducks truly challenge the No. 1 Tide in a Pac-12, SEC battle for a national championship. The question at this point is hypothetical at best but this mythical matchup may become a reality in January. Chip Kelly vs. Nick Saban. Wow.