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Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Duck Stuff: Morning Mud

Rob Moseley has your Tuesday practice update and provides the CK press conference video.

Cornerback Anthony Gildon was in pads and said afterward he'll play Saturday, after sitting out Oregon's win over Washington State. Gildon did confirm that his absence was related to an injury.

Steve Summers also attended the CK press conference and notes the CK comment regarding the game this week being a "Super Bowl."

“It’s the biggest game slated for us,” said Kelly during his weekly media conference about the upcoming game with the Huskies. ”We could care less about Alabama or LSU or anything, our sole focus and attention is Washington and we’re treating it like we’re going to play Washington in the Super Bowl.”

Adam Jude notes that this years Dawgs have some bite.

LMJ says he is 100% and can't wait for Saturday.

"It's a big-time game," James said. "I wouldn't want it any way other than this. It's going to be a packed house. It's a night game there. Fans are going to be ready to play. We're going to be ready to play. I'll guarantee you I won't have to give any speeches before the game."

Aaron Fentress lists ten reasons should remain the starter after rumors of a QB controversy.

Ted Miller provides some notable Pac-12 numbers including many from Oregon.

• has their weekly football release ready for the Washington game. Learn everything you need to know including some quick hits.

Rob Moseley digs a little deeper for the rivalry between Oregon and Washington and provides this quote from Carson York.

“I really don’t think they want Oregon to come in and win the last game in their stadium,” UO offensive guard Carson York said. “It’s pretty easy to stay focused on Husky week.”

• BenzDuck open the history book and looks at the origin of Hate Week. (aka Oregon vs Washington) Here is how the story begins:

The seeds of hatred, mutual distrust and envy between Oregon and Washington were sown in 1916.

Back then, the teams were known as the Sundodgers and Webfoots. (click here for the fulls story)


1 comment:

DDubbs76 said...

I don't have time to read the history of hatred right now...but let me tell you...I'm looking forward to it!