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    Duck ‘Backers Set to Flock to the Ball in 2014

    The departure of Kiko Alonzo and Michael Clay after 2012 made last season a rebuilding year of sorts for the Duck linebacker corps, and some maintain the Ducks’ run defense suffered accordingly.  The numbers reveal that the Ducks gave up 169 ypg on the ground, …

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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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    “Good” Bye

    Kevin Cline Is the bye week over yet?!  It feels like the off-season all over again.  I have already watched each game multiple times and will inevitably be watching them again.  While any bye week is horrible for fans, this is a particularly good bye …

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    True Freshmen Tyner, Robinson Ready to Debut!

     Gary Breedlove As another heralded recruiting class signed their LOIs in February, the Ducks see one of the most potent freshman classes they have ever assembled.  Signing 4-star recruits such as Cameron Hunt and Matt Wogan, help ensure the stability of the Green and Yellow for years to come.  …

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    They Are Who We Thought They Were . . . Almost

    from Video In Sunday retrospect, the “tune up” game that everyone was expecting, did, in fact, come to pass.  The Nicholls Colonels proved to be the kind of opponent the Ducks expected, with solid line play and a very good running back.  But with apologies …

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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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    2013 Ten Most Important Players, No. 1-5

    Welcome back for the second of my two part segment.  The wait is now over as I release my top five most important players for the upcoming season.  I know many of you will have differing opinions on who should be in the top five …

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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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    Spring Game: Things I am Looking Forward To

    Courtesy of Kevin Cline Photography It is almost upon us, folks.  Finally, we get to experience a little dose of what we all love so much, to get us through the next 4 months.  The Oregon Ducks spring football game is this Saturday at 11 …

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  • Recruiting Recap: Transfer Possibilities Fuel Surprise Recruiting Trip?

    Football Recruiting Commitments Oregon addressed a position of concern when newly offered linebacker Joe Walker (2-Star/Wilmington, CA) chose to pledge his commitment to head coach Chip Kelly & Co. Walker, a 6-3, 230 lb. west coast junior college standout, is Oregon’s second commit in the …

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