Debates will rage about the best player in Oregon history, in terms of talent, but from this perspective the best career ever put together for the Ducks — in terms of production — was compiled by LaMichael James, capped by a 2011 season in which he ran for a school-record 1,805 yards. James led the nation in average rushing yards per game for the second straight season, at 150.42.
• Michael Bishop of "Supwitchugirl" fame, has a great article on his first hand experience at the 2012 Rose Bowl where he noticed Cliff Harris a few rows in front of him.
Cliff made mistakes, but showing up to the Rose Bowl last Monday was not one.
• Ted Miller has a "what we learned" edition for the Pac-12 bowl showing.
Oregon, it turns out, can win the big one: Some folks might not want to admit this, but it's a load off the backs of the Pac-12 as well as Oregon that the Ducks broke through with a win over a very good Wisconsin team in the Rose Bowl. The Ducks, whether you like it or not, have been carrying the conference flag for three consecutive years...
• Dale Newton has a couple of recruiting profiles, one on Arik Armstead and the other on DeForest Buckner.
• Keeerrrttt1@ FishDuck.com has a fantastic look back at Oregon's facilities and wonders if it might be part of the UO's success. Kurt's story starts like this:
Ask anybody in the country today their impression of University of Oregon athletics, and three words will immediately be uttered: uniforms, Nike, facilities. Oregon’s facilities now are the envy of the country, even many pro teams don’t have the plush amenities that Oregon athletes appreciate today. It didn’t happen overnight though... click here for the full article, you won't be sorry...