Tailgate Talk

April Fools joke has Ducks fans freaking out

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You can imagine the reaction when “Addicted to Quack,” a popular Oregon football blog on SB Nation, posted the following headline.

Marcus Mariota granted exception to enter NFL Draft, will not return to Oregon

Oregon fans and haters alike rushed to the comment’s section to express their sadness or joy. They obviously failed to read the last two sentences of the story:

When asked how the team was going to cope with the news, Helfrich provided one quick answer before storming out of the morning’s press conference. “We’re going to go check the calendar and note what day it is.”

Micah Rice

Columbian Sports Editor Micah Rice is the author of Tailgate Talk: College football from a Clark County perspective.

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