Tagged: Deforest Buckner

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Combine Workouts Confirm Buckner is a Beast

Safeties and defensive backs will bring the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine to a close today at Lucas Oil Stadium, and the final group of NFL hopefuls will travel home to prepare for college pro days prior to the NFL Draft...

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Five Ducks Hope to Shine at NFL Scouting Combine

The first group of pro hopefuls touched down in Indianapolis Tuesday to kick off the events of the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine. This week, five Oregon alumni are among more than 300 prospects who will make their way to Lucas...

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Quarterbacks, Defense and Championship Runs

Mike Merrell’s Three-and-Out If you had to pick three sore spots from 2015 Oregon football, quarterbacks, defense and the lack of a championship run would have to dominate the list. Those sore spots and what they mean moving ahead are...

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Analysis: UO Sack Monsters Mondeaux, Balducci, and Buckner

Keeping with the Halloween theme that always accompanies late October, this analysis reviews the marvelous, monstrous sacks by Oregon Duck defensive linemen that took place during the Washington game. Oregon’s improvement pressuring the QB in its last contest was certainly a welcome sight....

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Rugby Punters, Hurry up and Pac-12 Refs

Mike Merrell’s Three-and-Out What an exciting era for college football! Globalization, which began with soccer-style place kickers, has taken the next step forward with rugby-style punters, and hurry-up spread offenses are producing basketball-esque scores. It seems a pity that the...

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4 Duck Standouts at the Halfway Mark

After the success of the 2014 Oregon football team, the 2015 Ducks entered the season with high expectations. There were expectations from themselves, fans, and local and national media — expectations that seemed reasonable due to the continuous success the Ducks...

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Oregon Football Analysis: Is it A Blitz?

On to Boulder! Questions remain as to how the Duck defense will surprise the Buffaloes. This analysis looks at one way in which Oregon might do just that: with a well-timed blitz from the secondary. Oregon’s success in stopping opponents hinges largely...

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In Defense of the Ducks Defense

In the immediate aftermath of the systematic dismantling of the Oregon Ducks by the Ohio State Buckeyes in last year’s inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship Game, fans and analysts were left wondering: what’s next for this Duck program? ESPN’s KC...

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The Numbers Can Lie

With the conclusion of the NBA and NHL Finals, baseball has taken center stage, meaning that football is right around the corner. Bringing with it many questions, hopes and fears for Oregon fans. Is the Pac-12 the best division in...