NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson gives you his love ‘em and hate ‘em from Oregon’s win over the USC Trojans. Let’s all just get to the point: Kenjon Barner was ridiculous last night. Throughout the entire season many have been wondering what Barner could do if he actually played a full game. After coming out of games after the first half because of a big Oregon lead, Barner showed his potential on Saturday night.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about what Oregon needs to do in order to get a statement win at USC on Saturday. From the moment Alejandro Maldonado sent a kick wide of the posts to give the USC Trojans a victory over the Oregon Ducks last year to quell Oregon’s hopes of a BCS National Championship berth, Ducks fans have been counting down the moments until their team could get revenge against the hated Men of Troy.
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 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 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 Writer Chris Anderson talks about the overachievers and underachievers (as of this point in the season) on the Oregon Ducks football team. Coming off of their first Rose Bowl victory since 1917, many expected the Ducks to be one of the best teams in college football as they returned a slough of players on both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball. Some guys mentioned include Ricky Heimuli, Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, and Bralon Addison.
NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson talks about the reasons to love the rivalry between the Oregon Ducks and the Washington Huskies. Officially beginning in 1900, the rivalry between these two teams (known as the Border War) is rich with hatred and passion that stems all the way back to 1948, when the University of Washington lobbied the University of Montana to vote against the Ducks making an appearance in the Rose Bowl.
NWSB Insider and Pac 12 football blogger Jeff Budke weighs in today with some predictions for the Washington Huskies vs. Oregon Ducks Saturday matchup. He projects the “Black Mamba” De’Anthony Thomas mentions will top 8, and may reach double digits. He also says Chip Kelly will punch a sideline reporter, Steve Sarkisian will fire a member of his coaching staff mid-game, and it will rain Saturday. Enjoy the game folks.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks Writer Bryant Knox tells us all about the three big recruits the Ducks picked up this past weekend. Brothers Tyree, and Tyrell Robinson are huge commitments for this Ducks program that is still in rebuilding mode. At 6’9″ they will bring some size to their positions and some ball movement a deep shot ability. Arsalan Kazemi is a transfer player, who may be forced to sit out this season because of transfer eligibility.
NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson talks about his thoughts on the rumors swirling about the NCAA sanctions on Oregon. The 2012 season is filled with a lot of hope for the Oregon Ducks. Currently ranked number five in the USA Today Preseason Poll, Oregon is poised to claim their fourth straight Pac-10/12 Championship and possibly make an appearance in the BCS National Championship game.