Chip Kelly pleased with Oregon's start; running back LaMichael James star of dayJohn Hunt, the Oregonian. That headline makes me very, very happy. As far as Chip's assessment of James being able to replace JJ: "He's a lot faster than Jeremiah ever dreamed of being."
I get it, it's volleyball. But let's acknowledge the rise of this program at Oregon, in a conference where the competition is brutal. How brutal? How about six teams ranked in this year's pre-season top 15. Go Ducks!
Hey remember me? I've had my head in the dissertation sand, so that I can be doing the less weekend-time-consuming data collection during the football season. I hope I'm not asking something that is obvious to anyone who doesn't get their ATQ fix by asking Nico what's going on on ATQ My question: Is there a site that lists Points per minutes the D is on the field, or perhaps Points per plays for the D? I was wondering after reading the Aliotti interview. Also when will people start listing the Standard Deviation for the averages we see? Would that be so hard? It would be ridiculously informative.
I got a 78/120. What's your score?
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The men's basketball schedule has officially been released. We aren't in the Pape Jam this year, but we have a nice Pac-10/ Big 12 Hardwood series matchup against Missouri.
I decided to check up on the QB competition in New York. Clemens looks to be getting most first team snaps. Can the Cowboy get it done?
Is there a Nike conspiracy?The wacky dudes on one of the morning sports talk shows suggested this morning that recruits like Terrelle Pryor, Bryce Brown, Marcus Lattimore are being asked by Nike to simply state that they are interested in Oregon when in fact they never have any interest in attending at all. He suggested that Nike is promising them favors when they make it to the NFL in exchange for listing Oregon as a potential school. What? I don't know but it's got me thinking...
According to KMTR, Bev Smith was hired as the new Executive Director of Kidsports. A formal announcement is scheduled for Tuesday. Although Smith didn't have the most success on the bench for the Oregon Women's Basketball Team, I'm happy she found the calling to stay in Eugene and help out the local community.