1. Oregon vs. New Mexico: Ducks Look To Put a Big Chill on the Desert Dogs

    It has finally happened. After all of these long months, after all of the suspensions, dismissals, bad press and controversies, after all of the new conference chairpersons and wheeling ...

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  2. Oregon Ducks 2010 Fashion Preview

    With spring ball behind us, there is only one major question on every true Duck fan’s mind. The quarterback competition? No, no, that will sort itself out in good time. I’m talking about the most important thing about this football team...

    Tristan Holmes Written by Tristan Holmes about 4 years ago 3,550 reads 8 comments

  3. The Rose Bowl Isn't Everything, It's the Only Thing

    Ever since the end of the Civil War game when the Oregon Ducks punched their tickets to Pasadena, I had been meaning to write a Rose Bowl preview breaking down the matchups between the Ducks and the Ohio State Buckeyes...

    Tristan Holmes Written by Tristan Holmes about over 4 years ago 283 reads 2 comments

  4. The 113th Civil War: For Bragging Rights, the Rose Bowl, and Revenge

    The funny thing about any “game of the year” in college football is that they seem to, for lack of a better word, “reproduce” as the season goes on...

    Tristan Holmes Written by Tristan Holmes about over 4 years ago 1,325 reads 2 comments

  5. Oregon at Arizona: Will The Ducks Escape The 'Zona Zoo?

    I am a Ducks fan, and I am scared. I am scared because I have seen this episode before, and it was one of my least favorites in the last several seasons of this gut wrenching show that is called “Oregon Football...

    Tristan Holmes Written by Tristan Holmes about almost 5 years ago 525 reads 4 comments

  6. Oregon-Arizona State: Ducks Look to Exorcise the Sun Devils

    On the plus side, we don’t have to hear the endless debate about whether a one loss Oregon Ducks team should be ranked higher than the undefeated Boise State Broncos they lost to opening week...

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  7. Oregon-Stanford: Don't Count Your Roses Until They've Bloomed

    The catchy old poem commemorating Guy Fawkes' attempt to blow up Parliament begins, “Remember, remember the fifth of November.” It is a pity for Ducks fans that “31st of October” and “remember” do not rhyme...

    Tristan Holmes Written by Tristan Holmes about almost 5 years ago 257 reads 0 comments

  8. Oregon vs. USC: Ducks Look To Trick the Trojans and Treat Autzen

    It is official; Ducks fans can say the forbidden words: “USC Trojans.” Ever since Oregon’s breakout victory against Cal, we’ve been telling ourselves “don’t get ahead of yourself,” ...

    Tristan Holmes Written by Tristan Holmes about almost 5 years ago 636 reads 3 comments

  9. Oregon at Washington: Ducks Look To Put Down the Dawgs

    From a fan’s perspective, there is one good thing you can say about Oregon’s bye week. It is almost over. While “quack heads” like me were getting as antsy without Ducks football as a ...

    Tristan Holmes Written by Tristan Holmes about almost 5 years ago 387 reads 2 comments

  10. Oregon-UCLA: Injuries Will Play a Big Role in Pasadena

    Last Saturday at Autzen Stadium we learned a lot. But almost none of it was about the Oregon Ducks. Oregon followed up its eye-opening upset victory over then-No. 6 Cal by lambasting a rebuilding Washington State squad 52-6...

    Tristan Holmes Written by Tristan Holmes about almost 5 years ago 553 reads 7 comments

  11. WSU at Oregon: Chip Kelly's Crew Goes Cougar Hunting on Saturday Night

    So that is what a passing game is supposed to look like. Last week the Oregon thumped then-No. 6 Cal 42-3 in a dominating performance where everything came together for this young but promising team...

    Tristan Holmes Written by Tristan Holmes about almost 5 years ago 602 reads 0 comments

  12. Cal at Oregon: The Ducks Look to Spring a Bear Trap

    Oregon snapped the longest active winning streak in the nation at sixteen games last week by beating Utah 31-24 at Autzen Stadium...

    Tristan Holmes Written by Tristan Holmes about almost 5 years ago 477 reads 1 comments

  13. Utah at Oregon: Can the Ducks Get Their Wins in a Row?

    Well, it certainly wasn’t pretty. But after what happened the Thursday before the Ducks were willing to take a 38-36 victory over Purdue...

    Tristan Holmes Written by Tristan Holmes about almost 5 years ago 744 reads 11 comments

  14. Purdue at Oregon: What's in a Boilermaker, Anyway?

    Was it really only a week ago? It seems like forever and a day. Oregon’s season was full of promise. The Duck’s were going to avenge last year’s only loss on their home field...

    Tristan Holmes Written by Tristan Holmes about almost 5 years ago 359 reads 1 comments

  15. A Duck Fan's Lament: LeGarrette Blount Must Go After Oregon-Boise State Fiasco

    When the game ended, I thought it was the worst feeling I had ever had as a sports fan. Then it got worse. By the time you read this, I have no doubt it will be a YouTube sensation, so I won’t bother going over what happened...

    Tristan Holmes Written by Tristan Holmes about almost 5 years ago 977 reads 10 comments

  16. Oregon Vs. Boise State: Onto the Turf of Smurf, Into the Mouth of Hell!

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  17. Oregon Ducks 2009 Football Preview: Bye Bye Bellotti Old Buddy!

    Coming off a 10-win season and an exciting bowl win over a highly regarded Oklahoma State team, expectations are extremely high for Oregon football in 2009...

    Tristan Holmes Written by Tristan Holmes about almost 6 years ago 631 reads 10 comments

  18. Justin Roper to Transfer from Oregon: Is Chip Kelley Losing the Flock?

    Following in the footsteps of wide receiver Aaron Pflugrad, backup quarterback Justin Roper has decided to transfer and was recently granted his release by Oregon...

    Tristan Holmes Written by Tristan Holmes about 5 years ago 3,063 reads 8 comments

  19. NCAA Announces FBS Conference Re-Allignment (Humor)

    In a shocking announcement delivered at 4:37 on April 20 at a surprise press conference by NCAA officials and the heads of the 11 current conferences of Div-1A schools said that a plan was in ...

    Tristan Holmes Written by Tristan Holmes about over 5 years ago 439 reads 4 comments

  20. 2008 Holiday Bowl: Watch Out Scoreboard, Here They Come!

    Happy Holidays to everyone out there in the interweb. I do apologize that this game preview is at the last minute, but given my adventures trying to make it back home to Portland, it is something ...

    Tristan Holmes Written by Tristan Holmes about over 5 years ago 432 reads 4 comments

  21. Oregon-Oregon State: 112th Civil War a Battle for the State of Oregon's Soul

    It is tough for me to imagine what it must feel like to be an Oregon State Beaver fan right now. When I was young and first got interested in college football, both of the programs in Oregon were nationally irrelevant...

    Tristan Holmes Written by Tristan Holmes about over 5 years ago 1,552 reads 3 comments

  22. Arizona-Oregon: The Ducks Look to Silence The Boo-Birds

    This week I’ve decided to go another direction. If you just want to read a straight preview of this weekend’s Wildcats-Ducks game, skip down just a little ways...

    Tristan Holmes Written by Tristan Holmes about almost 6 years ago 773 reads 9 comments

  23. Stanford-Oregon Preview: Run, Duckies, Run!

    When I first saw Memorial Stadium on TV last week, two thoughts ran through my head almost simultaneously: “Man, am I glad I’m going to school in Hawaii.” “It’s a good sign...

    Tristan Holmes Written by Tristan Holmes about almost 6 years ago 263 reads 2 comments

  24. Oregon-Cal: Something Has to Give

    I’ve got to hand it to Larry—he was right about my prediction last week. I gave Arizona State far more credit than they deserved...

    Tristan Holmes Written by Tristan Holmes about almost 6 years ago 1,149 reads 1 comments

  25. Oregon-Arizona State: Ducks Fly South to Face the Sun Devils

    Looking at the records for Oregon and Arizona State, you would think the Ducks would be more than four-point favorites this Saturday. But once you take a look at Oregon’s wins, you start to wonder if they should be favored at all...

    Tristan Holmes Written by Tristan Holmes about almost 6 years ago 597 reads 7 comments