The Oregon football uniforms are now the second-most garish thing about Oregon football. GoDucks.com released a slideshow for the Football Performance Center where the Ducks will move this season.
You know how Google or other Silicon Valley giants have over-the-top offices full of amenities? The Oregon Football Performance Center would make them blush.
Keep in mind, this facility was once reported to have a hot tub video room. After looking at the slideshow, we’re wondering why not.
This place needs a name, and we have some suggestions:
• Duckingham Palace
• The Battlestar Quacklactica
• The Knight House
• The Duck Star
• Castle Duckskull
• The Quack Mahal
• The Fortress of Duckitutde
• The Webbed Foot Locker
• The House Rich Brooks Built
• New Quack City
• The Neverland Pond
Among the key captions from Oregon's slideshow:
• The 145,000-square-foot facility features black glass to signify stealth and 40-foot cantilevers that illustrate the various building blocks necessary to build a successful program.
• Many of the high-profile trophies won by Oregon are housed in the lobby's trophy case. Others are featured elsewhere in the building. (Ed. note: You cannot find a Heisman here)
• The lobby's ring room is not to be missed, with LED lighting and 3D sound enhancing the presentation of Oregon's bowl and championship rings. (Ed. note: You cannot find a national championship trophy here)
• Yes, among the stalls in the locker room is one designated for 'Uncle Phil.'
• Just off the locker room is a barber shop, which will over on-site haircuts at student rates.
• Press conferences and postgame interviews will take place in a new media room that features theater-style seating, and four 'confessional' booths for one-on-one interactions.
• The War Room sits 22 around a grand table, has six 80-inch monitors and, like much of the rest of the facility, black magnetic walls that are also writable/erasable.
• The sixth-floor skybridge features a flock of ducks representing Oregon's NFL draftees, identified by their initials on each individual duck.
• Just inside the player lounge's outdoor deck are a pool table crafted in Portland and two foosball tables, each with one 11-player team in green and yellow and the other representing the rest of the Pac-12.