Oregon Ducks football: The five worst uniform combinations

U of O vs. ASU 2008

NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks football blogger Bryant Knox weighs in with an opinionated take on the 5 worst Ducks uniform combinations in recent years. The Ducks have become known for their uniforms and their cheerleaders. There’s just something nauseating about yellow pants, isn’t there? Who forgets the ugliness of the Las Vegas Bowl: Oregon vs. BYU?

Oregon St. Beavers football history: *My* top 5 heartbreaking moments

Civil War

NWSB Insider and Oregon St. Beavers blogger Jonathan Irwin tells us his top 5 Beavers heartbreaking moments in time. From mulitiple Civil War losses with the Rose Bowl on the line, to a season ruining injury to James Rodgers, and an embarassing loss to Sacramento State, the heartbreak goes on forever for Oregon State Beavers fans. Duck Ryan Katz, duck now.

Oregon Ducks football: Five new players to know in 2012

Chip Kelly

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.

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

Oregon Ducks

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 […]

September Pac 12 college football games to keep an eye out for

Pac-12 Preview

NWSB Insider — keeps us up to date with how the Pac-12 teams in the Pacific Northwest will be starting their seasons off. The Washington Huskies will have the toughest test against LSU, but Oregon needs to be wary of Arkansas St. who could surprise them after NFL draft casualties. Washington St. plays good teams with UNLV and BYU. Keith Price, De’Anthony Thomas, Jeff Tuel, Sean Mannion your front and center.

I’m a die-hard fan of Seattle U basketball because…

Redhawks vs. Huskies

NWSB Insider and Seattle U Redhawks blogger Blair Thomas tells us what it is that goes into being able to answer the question. Why am I a die hard fan of the Seattle U Basketball team?! Seattle University has tradition that other mid-majors in this region don’t have, plus Coach Cameron Dollar and his flock will begin WAC play in November.

Know Your Enemy: 49ers will love Oregon RB LaMichael James

LaMichael James

NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Jason Green tells us LaMichael James was projected to go in the late 2nd or the 3rd round so while it was no surprise he was taken where he was it was a little surprising that the 49ers took him. Here is an article detailing 5 reasons the 49ers will love LaMichael James.

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.

The five things we know about Oregon and marijuana

Chip Kelly

NWSB insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Blair Thomas this weeks tells us the obvious. We know the Ducks head football coach Chip Kelly is educating his players about drug dangers. After all a report published online Wednesday by ESPN detailed an incidence of marijuana abuse throughout the nation, especially in Eugene. Remember, athletes in Oregon just want to fit in like everybody else.

Things we learned about Oregon Ducks hoops this season

Ducks

NWSB insider Jason Green brings us his list of things we should have learned about Orgeon mens hoops this season. The Ducks always bounced back but did not step up in big games. With EJ Singler, Devoe Joseph, Garrett Sim and Olu Ashaolu all finishing their careers at Oregon, their window of opportunity may be closed.

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.

Tale of the Tape – LaMichael James vs. Chris Polk

Chris Polk, Washington Huskies

NWSB insider Jason Green brings us a matchup between the top 2 RB’s in the Pac-12 this last season. This Tale of the Tape compares Oregon’s LaMichael James and Washington’s Chris Polk. Polk may be the stronger, better all-around back while James is faster and small enough to be elusive.

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