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Quack Fix: Ducks and Buckeyes have both overcome adversity to reach this point

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  • If there is a theme surrounding this year's National Championship Game between Oregon and Ohio State, it would certainly be overcoming adversity.
  • Mark Helfrich has made quite the splash in his first two seasons as Oregon's head coach. However, according to Ken Goe, the coaching edge in the National Championship Game goes to Urban Meyer.
  • While all eyes were on Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston in the Rose Bowl, it was the defense stepping up as Oregon forced five turnovers in their Rose Bowl win. Have they now reached elite status?
  • The Oregon men's basketball team opened their Pac-12 schedule on Saturday night. Joseph Young led the Ducks with 27 points as Oregon dominated the second half to knock off the Oregon State Beavers.

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How do you celebrate a touchdown in the Rose Bowl? Simple. You hit the whip.