1. College Football Playoff Proposal: Who Should Vote in Human Poll?

    We are living in a very interesting time in college football as we push toward a playoff system. As that becomes more of a reality, there is another bridge that has yet to be crossed, who should and shouldn't be allowed to vote...

    Joe Penkala Written by Joe Penkala about 2 years ago 1,287 reads 15 comments

  2. Oregon Football: Answers for the Mysteries from the Ducks' Spring Game

    In a recent article done by Kay Jennings, another Oregon featured columnist, she talked about some very interesting things that went on during the Oregon spring game...

    Joe Penkala Written by Joe Penkala about 2 years ago 2,537 reads 2 comments

  3. 20 College Football Coaches You Want Your Kid to Play for

    One of the biggest choices that a young person will make is where to go to college. For an athlete, this decision can sometimes be even bigger, as its results could have a lasting impact on his or her life...

    Joe Penkala Written by Joe Penkala about 2 years ago 7,874 reads 31 comments

  4. 50 College Football Teams to Root Against in 2012, and 50 Reasons Why

    One of the great things about college football is that the sport is loved from coast to coast, and with that comes the passions of all of its fans...

    Joe Penkala Written by Joe Penkala about 2 years ago 10,411 reads 27 comments

  5. Oregon Football: Despite Not Being Drafted, Darron Thomas Made the Right Choice

    Too often we as fans get wrapped up into sports and lose perspective on what is important and what is the reality of a situation...

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  6. Oregon Football: 5 Overreactions You Will Hear from Oregon's Spring Game

    With the spring game now behind the Oregon Ducks, the players will have wrapped up spring practice and will begin to work out on their own. In the mean time, Ducks fans will continue to breakdown and analyze every part of the spring game...

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  7. If College Football Were a Movie.......

    Lets be completely honest, who doesn't love a good sports movie? For sports fans, having a great sports movie come out is almost as good as sitting down and watching a game...

    Joe Penkala Written by Joe Penkala about 2 years ago 1,687 reads 5 comments

  8. Oregon Football: 5 Things We Learned from the Ducks Spring Game

    When the final whistle blew today in Autzen Stadium, the Ducks spring game had come to an end and while the game may be over, the biggest debate of the season is just heating up...

    Joe Penkala Written by Joe Penkala about 2 years ago 4,462 reads 12 comments

  9. College Football 2012: Wide Receiver Report Card for the Top 50 Teams

    The draft is here and teams are seeing former players being drafted into the NFL. While this is a proud moment for schools and players, it is a reminder that keys parts of certain programs have moved on and left their schools short handed...

    Joe Penkala Written by Joe Penkala about 2 years ago 3,108 reads 7 comments

  10. Tracking Oregon Football Players in the 2012 NFL Draft

    The Oregon football program has been growing and growing over the past decade. Twenty years ago, a weekend that involved the NFL draft was a non-event for Ducks fans, but the growth ...

    Joe Penkala Written by Joe Penkala about 2 years ago 12,738 reads 15 comments

  11. Tracking Stanford Football Players in the 2012 NFL Draft

    If you are a Stanford Cardinal fan, then today is the day that you have been waiting for. Today, when the NFL draft gets underway, your program will be put in the spotlight as four ...

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  12. Tracking USC Football Players in the 2012 NFL Draft

    Today and this weekend is an exciting time for USC fans. Since the end of this past season, the Trojans have been picking up steam as a program...

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  13. Tracking Clemson Football Players in the 2012 NFL Draft

    Clemson welcomed themselves back to the main stage last year, as an early-season run, riddled with huge wins, boosted them towards the top of the rankings and got themselves some national recognition...

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  14. Tracking Miami Football Players in the 2012 NFL Draft

    For a while, the NFL draft belonged to "The U." The University of Miami has a tradition of putting outstanding top talent into the NFL and doing it in the first and second rounds of the NFL draft...

    Joe Penkala Written by Joe Penkala about 2 years ago 7,523 reads 10 comments

  15. Tracking Florida State Football Players in the 2012 NFL Draft

    Today is the day that college football players around the nation have been dreaming of. For some of the Florida State players, their dreams of becoming an NFL player could become true over the next three days...

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  16. College Football 2012: Michigan and 9 Other Schools That Could Take a Step Back

    As spring practice and games begin to come to an end, teams are beginning to take shape and fans, coaches and players are starting to have an idea of what this year's team and the future will look like...

    Joe Penkala Written by Joe Penkala about 2 years ago 10,239 reads 19 comments

  17. Oregon Football: Final Guess Where Every Duck Lands in the 2012 NFL Draft

    As we sit here on the eve before the NFL draft gets started, college football fans around the nation are wondering where the former stars of Saturday will be playing on Sunday...

    Joe Penkala Written by Joe Penkala about 2 years ago 2,091 reads 3 comments

  18. Oregon Football: Ducks Program Faces Big Weekend with NFL Draft and Spring Game

    On Thursday, the NFL will hold its annual draft and on Saturday the Ducks will hold their annual spring game at Autzen Stadium. For Duck fans, this is a huge weekend as their program can continue to step forward as one of the nation's best programs...

    Joe Penkala Written by Joe Penkala about 2 years ago 1,442 reads 9 comments

  19. Oregon Football: 5 Spring Game Plays That Could Be a Glimpse into the Future

    With the Oregon spring game coming up this Saturday, fans are starting to wonder how the 2012 Ducks will look. Many believe that this year's team will have one of its strongest defenses to date but the offense is in transition...

    Joe Penkala Written by Joe Penkala about 2 years ago 924 reads 8 comments

  20. Ranking the 50 Must-See College Football Games of 2012

    During the 2011 season, college football fans were treated to some outstanding regular-season games. From the opening week game between Oregon and LSU to a comeback by Arkansas over ...

    Joe Penkala Written by Joe Penkala about 2 years ago 10,522 reads 18 comments

  21. Oregon Ducks Spring Game Under a Week Away: 5 Things That'd Be Terrifying to See

    For Oregon Duck fans, this is like the week leading up to Christmas. You have an idea of what some of the awesome gifts you may see are but you are waiting to see what the big surprise is that is awaiting you...

    Joe Penkala Written by Joe Penkala about 2 years ago 1,165 reads 1 comments

  22. Pac-12 Football: Ranking the Best Uniforms in the Conference

    When you look at the Pac-12 conference, there are teams with traditional uniform combinations that are recognized around the nation. There also are teams with boring and outdated looks, newly redone uniforms and then Oregon is in its own category...

    Joe Penkala Written by Joe Penkala about 2 years ago 4,315 reads 52 comments

  23. Oregon Football Marijuana Allegations: Pros and Cons for the Ducks

    This week, ESPN the Magazine has come out with an article that points out the increased use of marijuana among college football players and goes as far as to single out the Oregon Ducks' program as a major offender...

    Joe Penkala Written by Joe Penkala about 2 years ago 1,690 reads 6 comments

  24. College Football 2012: 51 Games on the Road to the National Championship

    With the full 2012-13 college football schedule out, teams can now begin to outline their path to the national title...

    Joe Penkala Written by Joe Penkala about 2 years ago 51,531 reads 38 comments

  25. Oregon Football: Ducks Singled out for Nationwide Issue with Marijuana Use

    Today, ESPN released an article that not only spotlighted the use of marijuana by athletes playing college football, but went as far as to point out the University of Oregon as a major offender...

    Joe Penkala Written by Joe Penkala about 2 years ago 447 reads 1 comments