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The Quarterback Dilemma

A senior transfer and redshirt freshman battle to be Oregon’s lead signal caller

The Case for Jeff Lockie

Vernon Adams is now officially a Duck. But Oregon's starting quarterback has been here this whole time.

The Three Stages of "All Fans are Noles Fans"

From the moment we met to the present day, a general accounting of the three stages of FSU fandom that causes an opposing fanbase to stop talking about everything it holds dear, looks in on itself, and takes a big old bite out of their own leg.

On the Oregon-Florida State Internet Fan Divide

Oregon and Florida State have two of the more vocal and polarizing Internet fan bases in all of college sports. They go head to head for the next three weeks.

Matt Leinart Joins Pac-12 Network, Makes Me Sad

On the eve of the college football season, both Matt Leinart and Vince Young have taken jobs outside football. Tako reflects on the fleeting nature of college stardom.

Quack Fix: Where is my holiday weekend?

Your daily dose of Oregon Ducks news. It's the off-season and, quite frankly, doing lists of players or talking about awards just isn't doing it for me today.

Everyone Missing the Point In UO Rape Fallout

In a moment that desperately calls for the adults in the room to come together, the discussion surrounding the scandal has devolved into child's play.

Heisman Trophy, You're Dead to Me

Marcus Mariota, apparently, is not one of the ten best players in college football. This is wrong, and Tako isn't happy about it.

The Stats Aftermath: Arizona and downward spiral

When did Rome notice they were collapsing? When do you start seeing the cracks in the veneer? And what do you do about it? This is Oregon's moment to start a new era - or start the long, slow rebuilding from mediocrity.

Nick Aliotti's "Just Give Up Already" Campaign

Because if at first you don't succeed, start running the ball so we can all go home faster.

5 Explosive Displays by Oregon in 2012-13

Just in time for Independence Day, we count down 5 of the best fireworks displays the University of Oregon Athletic Department gave us in 2012-13.

Who is on your Oregon Ducks Mount Rushmore?

It's easy to look back at the University of Oregon Athletic programs through the years and find those influential names that charted a new, positive course for sports at the UO. The problem is narrowing it down to the top four names.

3 things I learned about UO Athletics this week

Between May 12th through May 19th, there was just a ton of stuff going on. Three issues resonated with me that I just couldn't let the week end without commenting on them. Includes the Autzen Stadium renovation project, Pac-12 Network and more.

Raise Our Championship Banners!

It's been over 3 years since the opening of Matthew Knight Arena on the campus of the University of Oregon and something is missing from this brand new arena. The university needs to change that.

It's Really Effing Hard to Win a National Title

Oregon is one of the best teams in college football this year. But they won't be playing for it all in January, because it's really effing hard to win a national title.

Elevator: Football Takes Over the Penthouse

Oregon Ducks Elevator with updates on Kenjon Barner, Marcus Mariota, Women's Soccer, Rob Beard and more.

Tako Tuesdays: Matt Barkley's Unfinished Business

Matt Barkley forewent an almost-certain place in the first round of the NFL Draft to return for his senior season at USC, claiming to have "unfinished business". But what business exactly?

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the BCS

There’s been a lot of buzz about Oregon sliding the last two weeks, and fans are decrying the system. Unfortunately, a lot of these cries don’t seem to actually hold an understanding of how the BCS system actually works.

Elevator: Sam Kamp's Family Paints the Penthouse

The Oregon Ducks Elevator with updates on Marcus Mariota, Kenjon Barner, UO Volleyball Head Coach Jim Moore, Sam Kamp and his family and Avery Patterson.

The Punch is Getting "Spiked" in the Penthouse

The Oregon Ducks Elevator is a weekly series that tracks the ups and downs of players, coaches, personnel, celebrities, locations or really anything that needs to be reviewed from week to week. This week, we talk Dana Altman

Interview: Ask ESPN's Joe Tessitore Anything

Have questions for ESPN College Football personality Joe Tessitore? Ask them in the comments and we'll select from the most recommended comments to send to Joe.

Oregon Ducks Elevator: No Rain in the Penthouse!

The Oregon Ducks Elevator is a weekly series that tracks the ups and downs of players, coaches, personnel, celebrities, locations or really anything that needs to be reviewed from week to week. This week, we check in with Kenjon Barner and more.

Sports Officiating Needs a Tech Revolution

Even though fans would benefit greatly from an unbiased view of the games they love, ultimately they are resistant to technology that would maintain the integrity of the sports they follow.

Tako Tuesdays: A Brave New World

Takimoto ushers in a new era at Addicted to Quack, as only he can: with passages from a novel he will never finish.

Tako Tuesdays: The Fresno State Coaching Staff Watches Game Film

In preparations for Saturday's game at Autzen, the Fresno State defensive coaches get together and try and form a gameplan to stop the Oregon offense. Let's take a look at the transcript...

Oregon Ducks Elevator: Football Opening Game Week

The Oregon Ducks Elevator is a weekly series that tracks the ups and downs of players, coaches, personnel, celebrities, locations or really anything that needs to be reviewed from week to week.

Mars Rover Curiosity Landing Open Thread

Open Thread: London 2012 Olympics - Day 5

Tako Tuesdays: The Last Thing I'll Ever Say About the Penn State Scandal

The Penn State penalties were swift and harsh. But who is really being punished, and why?

Top 10 Rules for Cheering on Teams When Your Team Isn't Playing

Top 10 Rules for Cheering on Teams When Your Team Isn't Playing

Fact or Fiction: The NCAA Should Punish Penn State for Lack of Institutional Control

Fact or Fiction: The NCAA Should Punish Penn State for Lack of Instituional Control

An Open Letter to ESPN

Why the name "Duck Nation" is an affront to the Oregon fan base.