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 Marcus Mariota, as well as defensive MVP Michael Clay. De’Anthony Thomas also earned special teams MVP.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox breaks down the keys to beating the Kansas State Wildcats in the Jan. 3 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl. The team must stick to the game plan. A big game from Kenjon Barner is a must, staying confident is crucial and winning the turnover margin is going to be important. Forcing Colin Klein to beat you with his arm is a big part of the strategy, and scoring a ton of points won’t hurt either.
NWSB blogger Jon Irwin takes a look at Washington’s, Oregon State’s and Oregon’s bowl projections. With the BCS shakeup over the last two weeks, only one NW team seems destined for a major bowl game. But all three teams are still destined for interesting matchups and great games. Marcus Mariota, Keith Price and Sean Mannion or Cody Vaz will all get one more game this year to impress.
NW Sports Beat Insider and University of Oregon blogger Bryant Knox takes us down memory lane as he recites the best individual performances by Ducks in the past 20 years in another Moments in Time post. When your program has been filled with so many great players, how do you not expect standout performances? Players include LaMichael James and Joey Harrington.
NWSB Insider and Oregon State Football blogger Jonathan Irwin tells us his top 5 moments in Beavers football. From the Fiesta Bowl blowout over Notre Dame in which Chad Ochocino had a memorable game, to the Sun Bowl victory over Missouri, the Beavers know when to turn it on under the national spot light. Add a couple wins over the always hated USC Trojans, and you’ve got yourself a top 5 list!
Ducks’ best moments… Kenny Wheaton’s “The Pick” is one of the greatest moments in University of Oregon history. Since then, a number of exciting and monumental events have helped pave the path for the Ducks of today. Honorable Mentions: Late-Game interception Vs. USC Trojans in 2007 Double-overtime victory over Arizona Wildcats in 2009 Defeating Michigan Wolverines [...]