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15 Reasons Why The University Of Oregon Duck Is The Best Mascot Around

Sorry people, no competition for this fluffy, sports fanatic

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1. To Begin, Just Look at that Face

How can you not instantly fall in love with his adorable demeanor?
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How can you not instantly fall in love with his adorable demeanor?

2. He Has an Appreciation for Disney

Two references there...did you catch both of them?
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Two references there...did you catch both of them?

3. Everyone Wants to Be Him

As Elvis said, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery
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As Elvis said, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery

4. He's Willing to Do Whatever it Takes to Defend His Territory

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Ducks are very territorial...if you didn't know

5. He Only Associates with Awesome People

Aka Ryan Lewis and Macklemore (as well as every Oregon student, faculty member, and alum)
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Aka Ryan Lewis and Macklemore (as well as every Oregon student, faculty member, and alum)

And Get's Invited to Perform On Stage With Them

What you know about rockin' a duck on your noggin?
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What you know about rockin' a duck on your noggin?

6. He's an Extremely Hard Worker Both On and Off the Field

Ducks are known to be very studious and focused
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Ducks are known to be very studious and focused

7. He Understands That Sometimes Others Need a Win More than He Does

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And he's gracious enough to give it to them

8. He's Mastered the Art of the Photo Bomb

Sorry Samantha Steele...
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Sorry Samantha Steele...

9. He Understands the Importance of Physical Fitness

Back is 2010 he proved his strength with 506 push ups in one game (Oregon vs. New Mexico 72-0)
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Back is 2010 he proved his strength with 506 push ups in one game (Oregon vs. New Mexico 72-0)

10. He Always Takes the Time to Enjoy a Little Break and a Snack

He has a tough job, let him sit and eat a bag of Tostitos if he wants to
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He has a tough job, let him sit and eat a bag of Tostitos if he wants to

11. He's Never Lost a Costume Contest

Captain America? More like Captain of All Mascots!
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Captain America? More like Captain of All Mascots!

12. He's Got a Better Touchdown Dance Than Most of the Football Players

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Rockin' out to the sound of a victory...as per usual

13. He Knows How to Relax His Fellow Ducks When Games Get Tense

Trust me, if it's not tense, it's not a Duck game
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Trust me, if it's not tense, it's not a Duck game

14. He's an Advocate for Breast Cancer Awareness and Research

Guiding his whole team to a cure
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Guiding his whole team to a cure

15. But Most Importantly...

View this video on YouTube

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No words can capture the greatness that is the Oregon Duck!

BONUS: He Loves All His Fellow Ducks

"In order to be an immaculate member of a flock of [ducks], one must above all be a [duck] oneself" - Albert EinsteinDuck fans! Leave a comment below with your best memory with or about the Oregon Duck!
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"In order to be an immaculate member of a flock of [ducks], one must above all be a [duck] oneself" - Albert Einstein

Duck fans! Leave a comment below with your best memory with or about the Oregon Duck!

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