Tagged: Kyle Long

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Kyle Long Impressing in Chicago

Amazing Moments Just as he did when he came to Eugene in early 2012, Kyle Long is making a strong first impression with his new team.  Long, the 20th overall pick in the draft by the Chicago Bears, got off...

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Kyle Long made his own blueprint

It took Kyle Long three schools (and two sports) to find the right situation to demonstrate his prodigious athletic ability.  Luckily for Duck fans the perfect fit was found in Eugene.  Now, Long is the first-round pick (number 20 overall)...

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Leader of the PAC – Ducks Post Historic Draft Class

The Oregon Ducks had five former players — the most of any PAC-12 team – drafted this weekend in the 2013 NFL Draft. It is bittersweet for us Duck fans to see our players move on to the next level but...

Epic Draft Class to Set New Oregon Standard

Epic Draft Class to Set New Oregon Standard

With the 3rd selection in the 2013 NFL draft the Oakland Raiders have traded the pick to the Miami Dolphins…With the 3rd pick, the Dolphins select: Dion Jordan,DE/OLB (Oregon).  That was the first of many deals that occurred on Thursday...

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Best Draft Class of All-Time?

With the draft just a day away, rumors swirling, deals being made like wildfire, and the whole sports universe focused on a singular event, Oregon may receive its most draft day attention ever.  With sure fire top-10 pick Dion Jordan...

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Long Making Short List on Draft Boards

It is Thursday night April 25th.  Draft day is upon us.  So many players are anticipating, hoping that their names are called early on this night and they can celebrate with family and friends, knowing that their financial futures are...

Stars — Injured Or Not — Shine On Oregon’s Pro Day 1

Stars — Injured Or Not — Shine On Oregon’s Pro Day

The stars were out in full display on Thursday at the Mo Center for Oregon’s Pro Day, both on the field and off.  In the annual showcase for NFL scouts, Oregon seniors set out one last time in an attempt...

Where Does Oregon’s Projected 2013 Draft Class Rank Compare To Those Of The Past? 1

Where Does Oregon’s Projected 2013 Draft Class Rank Compare To Those Of The Past?

When the NFL draft was instituted in 1936, the process was so primitive that it would be completely unrecognizable today. There were no scouts, no Internet, and no combine.  Instead, executives simply selected players based on rumors, word of mouth,...

Kenjon Barner, Four Other Ducks Invited to NFL Combine 1

Kenjon Barner, Four Other Ducks Invited to NFL Combine

The Ducks will be sending five players to the NFL combine in hopes of realizing their childhood dream – playing football professionally. Players invited are: Kenjon Barner, RB John Boyett, S Dion Jordan, DL Kyle Long, OL Kiko Alonso, LB...

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6′-7″, 311lbs, Can’t Block Destiny

6′-7″, 311lbs Can’t Block Destiny Another in a series from our friends at Mighty Oregon, an interview with Kyle Long by Dusty Ritter Kyle Long has some huge shoes to fill, both literally and figuratively.  His father, Howie Long, played...

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Oregon Football: The Duck Seniors

This time of year, it is typical for a flood of media coverage focusing on the football new comers and recruiting. The freshman, the transfers, the redshirting players, and even the early commits for next recruiting cycle. Reviewing and comparing the measurables like physical...