1. Pac-12 vs Big Ten: A Duck's Perspective on the Indiana Hoosiers

    I love college towns. There's just something magical about exploring a college for the first time and attending a football game. The whole community gathers around the team and holds them up win or lose...

    Elijah Hydes Written by Elijah Hydes about 3 years ago 1,504 reads 11 comments

  2. An Oregon Duck's Thoughts and Notes from the LSU Showdown

    I just arrived back home after a long flight from Dallas, TX. I've been replaying the weekend in my mind trying to get a perspective on what exactly went down and what it all means...

    Elijah Hydes Written by Elijah Hydes about over 3 years ago 807 reads 23 comments

  3. College Football 2011: Previewing the Oregon State Beavers

    I'm a Duck. I also like the Oregon State Beavers. It pains me that months have gone by without a single article on B/R featuring the Beavers...

    Elijah Hydes Written by Elijah Hydes about over 3 years ago 1,033 reads 35 comments

  4. College Football 2011: Chip Kelly Needs to Step Up or Resign at Oregon

    I will be addressing this as a letter to Chip Kelly in hopes he will one day read it. Mr. Chip Kelly: Here are my credentials: I was born in Oregon. I spent my entire childhood in Oregon...

    Elijah Hydes Written by Elijah Hydes about over 3 years ago 2,735 reads 84 comments

  5. College Football 2011: Predicting Every Conference's Record After Week 1

    Two short months separate us from the beginning of college football's 2011 season. With little to do but keep track of our team's bleacher report site, watch College Football Live, or start fights on message boards, week 1 can't come fast enough...

    Elijah Hydes Written by Elijah Hydes about over 3 years ago 1,634 reads 67 comments

  6. Ravenous Ducks: Choosing the Perfect Food for Your '11 Football Parties

    We're almost halfway through the college football off-season. With baseball added to the medications of basketball and hockey (for some), college football withdrawal symptoms are low...

    Elijah Hydes Written by Elijah Hydes about over 3 years ago 1,106 reads 8 comments

  7. College Football: Comparing SEC and Pac-12 Schedules

    Sports fans everywhere are obsessed with comparing conferences. What is the best conference? Which conference has the best quarterbacks? Which one has the best defense? Which conference ...

    Elijah Hydes Written by Elijah Hydes about over 3 years ago 1,578 reads 65 comments

  8. Pac-10 Basketball: Good Luck Finding a Single Game To Watch on Television

    I grew up in in rural Oregon. I was born into a baseball-loving household. The beautiful thing about being from Oregon is that you can choose any baseball or football team as a child and root for them as if they were your own...

    Elijah Hydes Written by Elijah Hydes about almost 4 years ago 755 reads 11 comments

  9. Oregon Football: Breaking Down the 2011 Ducks

    It's February. It's a sad time. ESPN's College Football Live goes on hiatus. College football fanatics everywhere must pretend they care about the empty pageantry that is the Super Bowl...

    Elijah Hydes Written by Elijah Hydes about almost 4 years ago 1,243 reads 8 comments

  10. The Great Schism: Cameron Newton Could Be the Downfall of the NCAA

    On December 1st of this year, Auburn declared Cameron Newton to be ineligible, but the NCAA immediately reinstated him for the SEC championship game. After the bizarre events and the NCAA's decision, America was left scratching its collective head...

    Elijah Hydes Written by Elijah Hydes about 4 years ago 1,925 reads 59 comments

  11. UC Berkeley Or Cal: Which Squad Shows Up To Play Oregon?

    This year in Berkeley, life on the gridiron has been a tale of two seasons. At best, the Golden bears are bipolar. At worst, they have multiple personality disorder. This is particularly coincidental coming from a team that goes by two names...

    Elijah Hydes Written by Elijah Hydes about 4 years ago 779 reads 40 comments