As the 2012 season grows closer, Duck fans and fans around the nation are becoming more and more excited about the potential of the upcoming season.
For Oregon fans, the Ducks appear to be primed for another run at the Pac-12 title and maybe the national title. With a strong defense and Chip Kelly at the helm of the offense, the lofty expectations do not appear to be out of reach.
With plenty of time to talk football during the offseason, a lot has been said about the potential of this upcoming season. While some of it may be good and bad, there is so much time to cover a team between the end of last year and the start of this coming season that the idea of paralysis by analysis comes to mind.
With everything that has been said, here is a look at five of the most common statements about the 2012 Ducks and if they are fact or fiction.