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James Crepea of The Oregonian/OregonLive brings you the latest on University of Oregon athletics and all things Ducks.

Ducks Confidential The Oregonian/OregonLive

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James Crepea of The Oregonian/OregonLive brings you the latest on University of Oregon athletics and all things Ducks.

    How many games should the Pac-12 season be, plus NIL musings

    How many games should the Pac-12 season be, plus NIL musings

    The Pac-12 is once again tinkering with its championship game and signaled that it is open to reexamining its overall conference schedule. Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) is the talk of the college football world, with high-profile coaches taking verbal shots at each other.
    Ah, it's the offseason.
    On the latest episode of Ducks Confidential, Aaron Fentress and James Crepea discuss the ideal conference schedule and the NIL ramifications.
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    • 1 hr 29 min
    Spring game takeaways, plus Dan Lanning's bold statement

    Spring game takeaways, plus Dan Lanning's bold statement

    Oregon fans showed up by the tens of thousands in Eugene this weekend for the Ducks’ spring game.
    On this week’s episode of the Ducks Confidential podcast, James Crepea and Aaron Fentress unpack what fans should be thinking after the public scrimmage in front of some 40,000 fans.
    They addressed:
    · Bo Nix, Ty Thompson and Jay Butterfield
    · The offensive/defensive performance
    · Coach Dan Lanning’s bold statement about a certain defender
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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Ty Thompson vs Bo Nix, plus basketball season recap

    Ty Thompson vs Bo Nix, plus basketball season recap

    It's the changing of the seasons in Eugene. Basketball is in the rearview mirror and football is shimmering off in the not-too-distant future.
    On this week’s episode of the Ducks Confidential podcast, James Crepea and Aaron Fentress discuss the men's and women's basketball seasons and some takeaways from the early days of Dan Lanning and crew's rollout in Eugene.
    They hit on:
    ·     Women's basketball hit hard by the portal, but talent is on the way
    ·     Altman's disappointing season
    ·     Will the Ducks defense be significantly better on the gridiron? How?
    ·     QB battle: Ty Thompson vs. Bo Nix.
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    • 47 min
    Dana Altman's Ducks gotta win to get into NCAA Tourney

    Dana Altman's Ducks gotta win to get into NCAA Tourney

    If you think the Oregon Ducks had a bad season in men's basketball, imagine what you'll think if they lose to Oregon State this week.
    On this week’s episode of the Ducks Confidential podcast, James Crepea and Aaron Fentress discuss Dana Altman's strange team this year.
    They hit on:
    ·     It's win all four or no tourney
    ·     Thoughts on the NFL Combine
    ·     Women's team's tourney outlook
    ·     Spring football to come
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    • 46 min
    Do the Oregon men need to win Pac-12 tournament to get into the Big Dance?

    Do the Oregon men need to win Pac-12 tournament to get into the Big Dance?

    The Oregon Ducks are in rare territory in the Dana Altman era.
    Have the Ducks left a situation where it's win the Pac-12 tourney in order to make the Big Dance?
    On the latest episode of Ducks Confidential, Aaron Fentress and James Crepea break down the latest in a topsy-turvy season, plus they talked about the women's squad, recruiting wrap-up and much more:
    Topics:


    Men’s basketball got itself ahead of the bubble but that bubble has since burst

    Women’s basketball on cusp of top 4 finish in Pac-12, possibly No. 2, and top 16 seed in NCAA Tournament.

    Recapping Dan Lanning’s first recruiting class 

    Baseball and softball seasons under way

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    • 59 min
    Saying goodbye to Travis Dye and CJ Verdell

    Saying goodbye to Travis Dye and CJ Verdell

    Travis Dye and CJ Verdell have been at the University of Oregon seemingly forever. Now the two running backs are gone.
    On this week’s episode of the Ducks Confidential podcast, James Crepea and Aaron Fentress discuss what Verdell's departure to the NFL and Dye's transfer means for the team.
    They hit on:
    ·     Their legacies
    ·     The transfer portal and Dye decision
    ·     The leadership vacuum
    ·     The men's basketball team continues to ramp up

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    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

hinkphat ,

Great podcast!

Awesome content. Aaron can tend to irritate with his anti-Duck tone (perceived) but if you listen long enough, you realize he is pretty right on. James is very good also!

TexaDuck ,

Go Ducks!

Go Ducks!

RyanHercoFlowSolutions.com ,

Tough listen

James, please let other people talk!

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