Formerly Cuddly Oregon Ducks Finally Tough Enough in Program-Altering Win
Friday, January 2, 2015
All those perceptions of being soft Dead All of the branding jokes and the idea that Oregon provides nothing more than fashion innovation Gone
As the sun began to set behind Californias San Gabriel Mountains, the Ducks revealed the blueprint to conquernay, slaughtercollege footballs unbeatable villains, the Zombie Noles, with style befitting Phil Knights favorite team
To slay these Zombie Noles, you need a handful of key ingredients You need a Heisman quarterback for starters Good luck there You need exceptional play out of both lines, which seems reasonable enough You need breaks, and more importantly, you need to maximize these opportunities And, most relevant to undoing a 29-game win streak, you need a physical football team, a term that is rarely used when speaking of the greatest neon show going today
We just tried to out-team them, Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich said when interviewed after the game
His team did just that Thursday with a blowout 59-20 win, a score that stil...