Ducks Football: Reasons the D will propel team to success in 2012

Michael Clay

NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox reports on the Ducks defense and what they bring to the 2012 Pac 12 football table. If 2012 is the year that the blur offense is contained, Oregon will have to rely on its defense to propel them to success. What do Michael Clay, Dion Jordan and John Boyett all have in common? Senior leadership in Eugene.

Quack Attack’s fearless predictions: Oregon Ducks 2012 season

There is no way a FCS football team will come to Autzen and beat the Ducks at home. (photo carleyerickson.wordpress.com)

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!

Washington Huskies football: Tough schedule will test 2012 Dawgs

NW Gauntlet

NWSB insider Brandon Choate brings us his take on the Washington Huskies 2012 football schedule. The Dawgs face tough opponents in LSU, Oregon, USC and Stanford while they take on most of the rest of the Pac-12, including in-state arch nemesis Washington State to end the season. The schedule may be tough, but Brandon thinks they can come out ahead. Keith Price the ball is in your hands.

Oregon Ducks Football: Easy Schedule benefits team in 2012

Marcus Mariota

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.

Top 5 games on the Oregon Ducks schedule in 2012

Civil War

NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox weighs in with his top 5 matchups to watch out for this football season. With an early game with USC, the Ducks chances of Pac-12 superiority will be on the line early. They have a series of potential let down games as well, Cal, and Oregon State that they need to stay strong against. The Ducks will also hope to continue their mastery over the Washington Huskies…

Oregon Ducks football history: *My* top 5 heartbreaking moments in time

Oregon Ducks vs. LSU Tigers 2011

NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox weighs in with his Ducks’ worst moments. Nov. 15, 2007: Dennis Dixon goes down with injury. Ouch. Jan. 10, 2011: National Championship loss to Auburn. All Ducks fans want to forget that one. Sept. 3, 2010 the LeGarrette Blount punching explosion at Boise State. All Ducks fans want to forget that moment in time.

Who is a bigger detriment to their program…Mike Leach or Chip Kelly?

Mike Leach

NWSB Insider Steve also a Washington State Cougars blogger tells us this week there are certain things outside of the realm of football that Mike Leach stresses on his players that Chip Kelly falls by the wayside. Insider fully expects Chip Kelly to move on to the NFL because in his mind he’s already there. Washington State will be in a much better situation than Oregon because of it.

NIT: LSU Tigers vs. Oregon Ducks love ‘em & hate ‘em

LSU vs. Oregon

NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Blair Thomas weighs in with his Love’Em & Hate’Em column for the Tigers vs. Ducks game on Tuesday night. NIT Basketball tournament action from Eugene. After a horrid 6-26 shooting performance against Colorado in the Pac-12 tournament, Devoe Joseph bounced back strong. Next up the Ducks will put their 16-3 home record on the line when Iowa rolls in on Sunday.