1. Lache Seastrunk Commitment Solidifies Oregon's 2010 Class As One for the Ages

    The Oregon Ducks received a big verbal commitment from Temple High School star running back Lache Seastrunk this afternoon, a development that gave the organization its first five-star ...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about almost 5 years ago 932 reads 1 comments

  2. Interview: Talking Pac-10 Football with ESPN Los Angeles' Arash Markazi

    With all the craziness that has gone down at USC the past couple weeks, I thought it’d be great to get some inside info from a man who actually gets paid to cover the Los Angeles sports scene...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about almost 5 years ago 1,212 reads 0 comments

  3. The 10 Worst Pac-10 Football Games of the Decade

    Football season may be over, but since the only thing worth debating in Oregon basketball is, “Will Ernie Kent ever actually get fired,” I’m going to milk football for all it’s worth...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about almost 5 years ago 546 reads 3 comments

  4. Ernie Kent, I Can't Take It Anymore

    I just sat through an absolute wretched first half of Oregon basketball. Poor shooting, poor defense, poor screens, poor rolls, poor just about everything. And you know what the worst part is? I’m not even the least bit surprised...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about almost 5 years ago 541 reads 1 comments

  5. Can Lane Kiffin Fill Pete Carroll's Massive Shoes at USC?

    Pete Carroll's out and Lane Kiffin is in. Just like that, mentee turned trainwrecked Raiders coach turned shadowy, feuding Tennessee coach has turned into his mentor's replacement. Amazing...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about almost 5 years ago 355 reads 0 comments

  6. Oregon Ducks: Recruiting Update

    College football on the field is now officially over. However, there is good news: recruiting is heating up...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about almost 5 years ago 2,305 reads 3 comments

  7. Is the NFL's Rooney Rule Helpful or Demeaning?

    I completely understand how important it is for minorities be given an equal chance for head coaching jobs (or anything else for that matter), but from their point of view, are they appreciative ...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about almost 5 years ago 362 reads 7 comments

  8. Why Oregon Fans and Media Should Take The Blame For The Rose Bowl Loss

    It’s taken a while for me to write anything this week. It’s part shock, part anger, and a whole lot of mourning...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about almost 5 years ago 679 reads 14 comments

  9. Rose Bowl Keys, Prediction, and Open Thread

    You’ll have to excuse me for not finishing with the linebackers and defensive backs. I decided I wanted to actually spend time with friends and family over winter break instead of just writing about Oregon football...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about almost 5 years ago 442 reads 9 comments

  10. Breaking Down the Rose Bowl: Battle of the Defensive Lines

    Continuing with position breakdowns, today I’ll go over the defensive lines. If you missed yesterday’s, you can read about the offensive line here...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about almost 5 years ago 643 reads 7 comments

  11. My Oregon Ducks Christmas Wish List

    1. For Oregon Baseball to Take the Next Step : It’s no coincidence that my two favorite teams both wear green and yellow (gold). George Horton and Phil Knight have this team headed in the right direction...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about almost 5 years ago 401 reads 2 comments

  12. Breaking Down the Rose Bowl: Battle of the Offensive Lines

    Continuing with position breakdowns, today I’ll go over the offensive lines. If you missed yesterday’s, you can read about the tight ends here . Analyzing skill positions is easy...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about almost 5 years ago 395 reads 1 comments

  13. Breaking Down the Rose Bowl: Oregon and Ohio State's Battle of the Tight Ends

    Continuing with position breakdowns, today I’ll go over the tight ends. If you missed yesterday’s, click here to read about the wide receivers...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about almost 5 years ago 570 reads 6 comments

  14. Breaking Down the Rose Bowl: Battle of the WRs

    Continuing with position breakdowns, today I’ll go over the wide receivers. If you missed yesterday’s, you can read about the running backs here . This is by far the toughest decision so far...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about almost 5 years ago 357 reads 1 comments

  15. Breaking Down the Rose Bowl: Battle of the RBs

    Continuing with position breakdowns, today I’ll go over the running backs. If you missed yesterday's, you can read about the quarterbacks here ...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about almost 5 years ago 510 reads 4 comments

  16. Breaking Down the Rose Bowl: Battle of the QBs

    It’s never too early to start talking about the Rose Bowl. And even though we’re still 18 days away from the annual New Years Day tradition, I’m about nine days and eighteen hours behind everyone else...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about almost 5 years ago 882 reads 25 comments

  17. Hey Oregon Football Fans: Look What You've Missed on the Hardwood

    If you go to Kansas, Kentucky, or Syracuse, football season couldn’t have ended fast enough.  Why bother suffering through the endless Mark Mangino fat jokes when you could support a different ...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about almost 5 years ago 217 reads 0 comments

  18. The Green Man: An Integrated Sports Marketing Ambush Strategy

    It’s no secret that people are attracted to celebrity. That’s why brands and mega-corporations hire athletes, actors and hot women to promote their products: people often blindly emulate and imitate the stars they idolize...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about almost 5 years ago 694 reads 3 comments

  19. 41-41: Not Just a Silly Prediction Anymore (with Oden Injury Video)

    He acknowledged his mistake. He apologized. He even took it back. But it was too late. From the second Bill Simmons wrote it, the outrage among Blazer fans was palpable. "Blazer fans went ballistic," he said...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about almost 5 years ago 558 reads 0 comments

  20. Remember, Remember The Third of December

    This morning, the Oregonian’s Bob Rickert posted a story about the top ten things most people won’t remember from Oregon’s win, but should. It’s a  really good list, great even, but he left out a couple of the most important ones...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about almost 5 years ago 1,241 reads 1 comments

  21. It's Finally Game Day: The Biggest Civil War Ever

    Before this year, Abraham Lincoln must have rolled in his grave at the thought of two Oregon football teams making light of our country’s most historic moment to promote a rivalry game. But this year, good ol’ Uncle Abe understands...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about almost 5 years ago 335 reads 0 comments

  22. Why Leave the Civil War Up To Chance When You Can Jinx Oregon State?

    The biggest game of my life as a sports fan is Thursday. And as the clock creeps closer to kickoff with each minute ticking by, I am only getting more and more nervous...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about almost 5 years ago 938 reads 4 comments

  23. Pac-10 Preview Week 13: A Week Off before the Only Game That Matters

    Normally I would be angry about the Ducks having a week off, but to tell you the truth, I could use a break. I am completely spent from that down to the wire, pulling out my hair, covering my eyes, instant classic, comeback win down in Arizona...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about 5 years ago 324 reads 1 comments

  24. Thrilling Oregon-Arizona Finish Gets Overshadowed By Ugly Fan Behavior

    Things started so well for the Arizona Wildcat faithful. College Game Day announced they would be live in Tucson, the Athletic Department successfully organized an almost frighteningly intimidating ...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about 5 years ago 967 reads 1 comments

  25. Oregon-Arizona: Ducks Tame Wildcats and Inch Closer to Roses

    I’m usually a pretty confident guy, arrogant even, you could say. But coming into the Arizona game this weekend, I was more nervous than any other Saturday this season, and it had absolutely nothing to do with the players on the field...

    Keith Becker uosportsdude.com Written by Keith Becker uosportsdude.com about 5 years ago 556 reads 0 comments