NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox breaks down the Ducks’ remaining schedule now that the Nov. 3 matchup against the USC Trojans is behind us. Oregon has had a relatively easy road thus far, but with California, Stanford and Oregon State remaining, the competition is set to ramp up as we approach the end of the season. Marcus Mariota, Kenjon Barner and De’Anthony will attempt to get the team into the Pac-12 championship game.
NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars football blogger Jordin Ereth breaks down the Stanford vs. WSU Cougars 2012 Week 9 matchup in a new Cougs Love ‘em & Hate ‘em. Jordin finally saw a Jeff Tuel and rush defense that he loved. But there was a lot of disappointment from the offensive line, giving up a school record 10 sacks. On the other side of the ball Ioane Gauta, Darryl Monroe, and Justin Sagote were OK.
NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars blogger Jeff Budke gives us his take in his weekly What Went Wrong post following the BIG loss by the Cougs to the Cardinals on Saturday. Jeff Tuel was 43/60 and threw for 401 yards. It is hard not to respect the man’s game on Saturday.
Brand new NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall breaks down the UW vs. Oregon 2012 Week 6 matchup in a new Dawgs Love ‘em & Hate ‘em. Blown out in every sense of the word. The only bright spot was Bishop Sankey breaking through the Oregon D for 2 TD’s and 100+ yards. Keith Price needs to do better against a strong opponent, and the penalties killed us once again.
Brand new NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall breaks down the Stanford vs. UW 2012 Week 5 matchup in a new Dawgs Love ‘em & Hate ‘em. What’s not to love about a win over a Pac 12 school you’ve had no luck against for 3+ years? Everyone head to church, because Bishop Sankey has arrived. Sankey’s game-breaking 61 yard touchdown run came at a crucial time.
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 Insider Chris Anderson discusses the odds of the recently released Pac 12 odds and handicapping. Speaking of titles and championships, this article outlines the odds that were released of each team winning the Pac 12 and winning their respective Pac 12 division in 2012. Chris focuses primarily on the Oregon Ducks, Oregon State Beavers, Washington Huskies, and the Washington State Cougars.
NW Sports Beat Insider and Oregon State blogger Jonathan Irwin takes us down memory lane as he recites the best individual performances by Beavers 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 Derek Anderson and Jacquizz Rodgers
NWSB Insider and Oregon St. Beavers blogger Jon Irwin tells us his top 5 matchups on the Beavers schedule for the 2012 season. September 8th, versus Wisconsin in 2012 represents OSU’s biggest out of conference stage, and another chance to prove they’re a strong football team. The last game of the season is always the biggest for OSU. The 2012 Civil War vs. Chip Kelly’s Oregon Ducks.
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 football blogger Bryant Knox weighs in with an opinionated take on the 5 BEST Ducks uniform combinations in recent years. LaMichael James sporting a Nike Pro Combat uniform proved to be hands down the team’s best look of the 2011 college football season. You’ve got to love the Ducks who have become known for their uniforms and their cheerleaders.
Seahawks insider Brett Bivens brings us his explanation of how Stanford offensive lineman David DeCastro could be the perfect pick for the Seattle Seahawks in the 2012 NFL Draft. With the 12th pick in the draft, the Seahawks can grab one of the best players from any position on the field out of college. Picking David DeCastro would not only solidify the Seahawks offensive line, but it would also ensure that Michael Robinson has plenty of room.