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  • The Sun Devils Join the Chase as the Ducks Eye the PAC-12 Title

    Many PAC-12 teams are looking strong as we head into the last month of the regular season and conference play.  The Ducks are coming off a sweep at home against streaking Stanford.  Oregon is right up at the top of the PAC-12 and national rankings …

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  • Tribute to Outstanding Former Duck/Native Oregonian Linebacker

    Oregon has seen many renowned linebackers.  Particularly in the past 20 years, many greats behind the D-line have led the team in tackles and stood out among defenders; anywhere from the “Gang Green era” to the Harrington era, all the way to the more recent …

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  • What Spring Football Reminded Us About the Relevance of Recruiting Rankings

      This week, we take a break from the Oregon Recruiting Manifesto to take a look at some of the emerging talent on the Duck roster. It didn’t take Jake Rodrigues long to lock down the back-up QB job.  Halfway through Saturday’s 2013 Spring Game, …

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  • “Oregon Doesn’t Put Players Into the League”

    We’ve all heard the story from recruits: “Come to (Insert School Here), our system puts players into the NFL.  Oregon may make you a good college player, but Oregon can’t put lineman into the NFL. With defensive end Dion Jordan (3rd overall pick by Miami) and offensive …

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    “Horton-Ball” Sweeps Stanford Away

    The walk-off home run might be the single most triumphant way to win a sporting event, but I think that an Oregon baseball player would call a walk-off bunt the most fulfilling way to win a game.  On Sunday afternoon, Mitchell Tolman delivered one of …

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    Ahh…Spring (Game) Is In The Air!

    Featured Photo Courtesy Gary Breedlove Photography   The weather forecast earlier last week called for partly cloudy skies on Saturday, with a chance of some showers.  That gloomy prognostication never materialized, and yesterday’s spring game by the Oregon Ducks was held under clear and warm …

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  • 2012 Recruiting Class and JUCO LB On the Rise

    In a Spring Game that saw just about every healthy player on Oregon’s roster, redshirt freshmen defensive back Oshay Dunmore, quarterback Jake Rodrigues, and newly added junior linebacker Joe Walker established themselves in an otherwise “name’s game” matchup. At the prep level, both Dunmore and …

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  • Notes from around the college football nation: Chip Kelly sings and NFL Draft news

    It’s here…the college football playoff.  The commissioners of each conference just got done meeting and will hammer out the final details, so we can finally enjoy that playoff atmosphere in college football.  So what are they going to call the “college football playoff”?….the College Football Playoff.  Yep…no …

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    Healy Powers Oregon To Series Win Over Stanford

    Featured Photo Courtesy Gary Breedlove Photography   Saturday was a fantastic day at the Autzen Stadium Complex today!  Following the debut of the 2013-14 Oregon football team, the Oregon baseball team came through with yet another definitive victory.  After putting together the best nine innings …

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  • Rodrigues or Lockie: Both look to back up The Man

    On Saturday, Oregon fans got their first glimpse of the two men vying for Oregon’s backup quarterback spot in Jeff Lockie and Jake Rodrigues.  While both men impressed statistically, one thing became even clearer during the game: The incumbent, Marcus Mariota, is getting even better …

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