I know I know. Nothing as it relates to Oregon, unless smoked or baked in brownies, should get this high. This precious space should not be a half-way house for lost Nike soles. The only thing missing here is a link to Barbara Streisand singing “The Way We Were.”

What a chump I am for the Pac 12, Chip Kelly and all those misty-green colored memories.

But while O’Neil may be a playwright to you, to me he’ll always be the Danny who led Oregon to the Rose Bowl.

Now the reality check: Oregon went 4-8 last year.

It wasn’t “Duck Soup” by the Marx Brothers, it was “Horse Feathers,” or something else a horse does. The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.