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    Evan Voeller: Leader by Example

    The subject of this profile is another one of Oregon’s very own, and he is as talented as they come. Evan Voeller hails from West Linn, Oregon, where he played four years under the Lions’ head coach, Mike Fanger. He wasn’t a very vocal leader, …

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    Jake Pisarcik: The “High School Football ‘Rocky’”

    You may recognize this six-foot-four, 278-pound redshirt freshman’s surname if you’re an avid Eagles and/or Giants fan. NFL quarterback Joe Pisarcik’s – most infamously known for “The Miracle at the Meadowland” (if you’re on the Eagles’ side) — youngest son is this relatively unknown recruit. Jake Pisarcik wasn’t …

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    Kani Benoit: The Small Division Underdog

    Kani Benoit*, a redshirt freshman from Phoenix, Arizona, thought it was over. His dream of playing football for a top-tier program seemed unattainable. Though he received initial offers from 10 schools, he had trouble keeping them. And Oregon was really the only one in the …

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    Juwaan Williams: The All-Around Athlete

    Juwaan Williams is a long way from home. Almost 3,000 miles away to be semi-exact. However, the distance hasn’t stopped him from making a big impression — on the Ducks. Williams hails from Tucker, Georgia, an unincorporated community in the northern part of the state. …

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    Doug Brenner: Offensively Good

    Doug Brenner is a rarity of sorts when it comes to the Ducks. It has nothing to do with skill sets or voluminous hair like Troy Polamalu, and everything to do with where he’s from. And that would be … the state of Oregon! Considering this …

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    Rejoice for Royce Freeman

    Just like fifty percent of Ducks at the University of Oregon, this next Duckling Profile subject did not reside in Oregon prior to arriving at the University. He’s from the golden state of California, adding to the growing abundance of Californians and also adding to the …

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    The “Play On Sundays” Guy: Tui Talia

    “The difference between Tui Talia and the others is he’s got that ‘play on Sundays’ size.” That’s the mantra surrounding this solid junior college recruit.  Standing 6’5, Talia weighs 270 lbs.  Well, at least he did before the Ducks delved full force into spring training.  Like many of his fellow …

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    Welcome To Football, Johnny Loyd

    You may be familiar with the name “Johnathan Loyd” if you’re an avid Oregon basketball fan.  And if you were in attendance for the highly-anticipated spring game, you’ll remember chuckling as the voice of Autzen, Don Essig, introduced the freshly-tackled first-year senior with the quip: …

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    Duckling Profile: Meet Jalen Brown, the Answer to Addison’s Injury

    The smell of pigskin and freshly cut turf field (figuratively speaking, of course) is in the air. These past few weeks have been a whirlwind of football news.  With Bralon Addison down for the count, the Ducks are in need of new starting wide receivers …

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    Wanted: A Heisman Recipient With Real Integrity

    As spring practices commence for the Ducks  — and Marcus Mariota remains starting quarterback — high hopes for the upcoming season are infectious.  Currently ranked third in the “Sports Illustrated’s” “Way-Too-Early Top 25″ and sixth on ”Bleacher Report,” 2014 is looking to be an exciting season. …

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