NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson talks about the relationship Phil Knight has with the University of Oregon. From his days as a track athlete at the University to the generous donations he has provided them without the years, there is perhaps no donor in the nation that is more intricately and controversially tied to his former program.
NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson brings you the news about Oregon coaches Chip Kelly and Scott Frost running with the bulls during their time in Spain. Taking time out of their busy schedules to enjoy life a little before football really kicks into gear, Kelly and Frost reportedly took a “short” 8 day trip to Europe. And what better way to relax than running with a set of 2,000 – 3,000 bulls charging at your heals?
NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson talks about his five defensive impact players on the Oregon Ducks. With a reloaded roster coupled with impressive young talent, the 2012 Oregon Ducks defensive unit will be looking to make their own imprint within the Oregon football history books. Included on this list are Kiko Alonso, John Boyett, Michael Clay, and Dion Jordan. Big plays are on the horizon.
NWSB Writer Bryant Knox talks about his five boldest and fearless predictions for the Oregon Ducks in this upcoming college football season. The Oregon Ducks will have a different look to their team this year following the departures of LaMichael James and Darron Thomas, but don’t expect that to slow anybody down on this ultra-talented squad in Eugene. Check back at the end of the season to see if he was right!
NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson details the strengths and weaknesses of what is to be the 2012 Oregon football program. As high as expectations are once again for the Oregon Ducks, this does not mean that they are not without fault. As mentioned earlier, although the Ducks do have talented depth at RB and QB, the departure of both LaMichael James and Darron Thomas are quite significant.
NWSB Editor and writer Chris Anderson talks about his top 5 favorite players on the Oregon Ducks football team. The success and wins the Oregon Ducks have accumulated throughout the years would not have occurred, however, with the proper players in place to make these kinds of runs possible. Players include DeAnthony Thomas, Michael Clay, and Kenjon Barner.
NW Sports Beat Junior Editor and Writer Chris Anderson addresses what the Oregon Ducks need to do to win their fourth straight Pac 12 Title. He points out the defensive unit must step up once again this year in order to navigate through a few offensive powerhouses Oregon will face. Watch out for De’Anthony Thomas, Marcus Mariota, Bryan Bennett, Chip Kelly, Kenjon Barner, and the USC Trojans.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox weighs in with his opinion on why the Ducks sophmore RB De’Anthony Thomas is an pre-season favorite for the 2012 Heisman Trophy Award. With Chip Kelly heading the program moving forward, look for Thomas to be one of the best players in the country by the time he graduates. His speed is lethal, and his ability to make something out of nothing is just frightening for defenses.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox weighs in with his opinion on why the 2012 Oregon Ducks schedule, and Pac 12 breakdown is exactly what Chip Kelly and his men need. The Nov. 3 road game against the USC Trojans is arguably the only tough game on the Ducks’ 2012 schedule. The Ducks will be bringing in a new quarterback this time around.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox weighs in with some players he predicts will have breakout seasons in the pac 12 in 2012. De’ Anthony Thomas had a fantastic freshman season. A freshman All-American, Thomas was a co-recipient of the CFPA Kick Returner Trophy. With 49ers LaMichael James in the NFL, it’s Kenjon Barner’s time to shine.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox weighs in with some new faces to introduce you to who will be playing in Eugene in 2012. Chip Kelly has some new toys. Byron Marshall, Dwayne Stanford II, Evan Baylis, Arik Armstead, DeForest Buckner welcome to U of O. With the departure of LaMichael James, Darron Thomas, David Paulson, and transfer of Tra Carson, the Ducks find themselves a little shallow.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox weighs in today on the chances of former University of Oregon Ducks QB Darron Thomas’ chances of sticking in the NFL with the Cleveland Browns. Chip Kelly’s Ducks run one of the most unique offensive systems in football today, and while it’s proven to have incredible success in the NCAA, it doesn’t appear to translate well at the professional level.