Tagged: NFL Draft

The Black Mamba Onto the Next! 1

The Black Mamba Enters Prime Time

This past weekend marked the all-exciting NFL draft, where dreams came true and hopes were shattered, as player after player, each hoping to turn his passion for the game into a career, waited anxiously for his name to be called....

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What Now Oregon?

Kevin Cline It would appear that after four straight years of BCS appearances, the University of Oregon football team will be left on the outside looking in.  Most likely the team will be headed to the Alamo Bowl, something that...

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The Next Elite Corner

Ifo Ekpre-Olomu is not the easiest of player names to recite.  The 20 year old, as of July 10th (Happy Birthday Ifo if you are reading this), may have a tongue twister for a name but there is nothing difficult...

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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...

De'Anthony's track speed translates well to the gridiron.  Photo credit: Kevin Cline 1

De’Anthony’s Draft Stock

De’Anthony Thomas is a marvelous athlete, a Duck-of-all-trades who lines up at running back, receiver and as a return man.  Versatility and speed are his main assets, and unparalleled cutting ability allows him to find seams that other players simply...

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Undrafted But Not Unloved

First and foremost, well-deserved congratulations to the five Oregon players drafted in 2013.  That said, not every Duck who entered the draft was fortunate enough to have his name called on draft day. Opportunity for those not drafted – free agency – takes place immediately after...