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    Pac-12 Power Positions: Cornerback

    Exactly two months from today, Abiliene Christian plays Georgia State in the first game of the 2014 football season. As we march closer and closer to the glorious time of the year that we know as football season, we still must feed the monkey that …

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    Recruiting Update: “Vile Lyle” Picks Oregon

    Basketball Recruiting Commitments Amid swirling rumors, heavily-touted point guard JaQuan Lyle (5-Star/Huntington, WV/Rivals150) made his college decision public last Wednesday naming Oregon as his future destination.  One of the last nationally-ranked five stars to commit, Lyle left no doubt at the press conference mic. “Next …

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    Oregon’s Success Doesn’t Depend on Recruiting Rankings

    Oregon will never win any recruiting championships.  While teams such as Alabama, USC and LSU tend to dominate in the rankings, the Ducks rarely crack the top-15.  Year after year they bring in solid, but unspectacular recruiting classes, yet year after year, Oregon takes those same recruits and …

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  • Countdown to the Alamo Bowl: How Oregon’s and Texas’ linebackers stack up

    In the days leading up to the 2013 Alamo Bowl, the Emerald will take a unit-by-unit look at Oregon and Texas, determining which team has the edge going into the showdown on Dec. 30 in San Antonio. Today, we’ll look at each team’s linebackers, with thoughts on Texas from Wescott Eberts of Burnt Orange Nation. Oregon The biggest […] Continue reading

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    Recruiting Update: Oregon Raids Southwest for Top Drop-End

    Kevin Cline Football Recruiting Commitments Following the 42-14 drubbing of visiting UCLA, Oregon received news of a commitment from southwest-based defensive lineman/linebacker Justin Hollins (3-Star/Arlington, TX).  A longtime target of defensive coaches Ron Aiken and Don Pellum, Hollins, a stout 6-foot-5, 210 lbs., fits the mold …

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    The Duckling Profile: Torrodney Prevot Could be Next Dion Jordan

    Craig Strobeck Third on the depth chart behind Boseko Lokombo and Tyson Coleman, is true freshman linebacker Torrodney Prevot.  The Texan from Alief Taylor High School in Houston, first committed to USC in July, 2012, but still scheduled visits to Texas A&M and Oregon.  Late …

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    Dion Jordan Makes Training Camp Debut

    “With the third overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Miami Dolphins select defensive end Dion Jordan.” And so it begins.  The words uttered by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell have forever changed the life of the Oregon alumnus and he couldn’t be more excited. …

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  • Filling the Gaps on Defense

      Expectations were high for senior linebackers Dion Jordan, Kiko Alonso and Michael Clay last season, and they certainly didn’t disappoint.  The trio was the backbone of the programs’ best defense in recent memory and combined for 226 tackles (22 percent of the team total), …

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  • Defensive Players Looking for Trouble

    Several Duck players are facing allegations of unfair play from opposing players, fans, and coaches.  Alleged infractions range from an “excessive, repeated, and public display of ball skills” charge for Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, to much more serious “potentially dangerous combination of size and athleticism” charges for …

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  • Will Dion Be the Next Jason Taylor in Miami?

    After seeing our beloved Dion Jordan go number 3 overall in the draft this past week to the Miami Dolphins, everyone in the sports world was quick to compare him to the future first ballot hall of famer Jason Taylor.  No pressure right? WRONG…Don’t misunderstand …

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