All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘NFL Draft’

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    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. The seven-round NFL draft is …

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    Oregon Football Recruiting Analysis: 2015 Class Size Prediction & Scholarship Breakdown

    While it seems like the 2014 class just signed their papers, the 2015 cycle is already well under way.  Two of the common questions early each year are: “How many scholarships are available?” and “How will those scholarships be used?” Using a method I’ve used …

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  • GameDay: Oregon football players struggle transitioning to basketball, but should they specialize?

    With about a second left in the game, Pleasant Grove High School trailed Monterey Trail 59-58 on Dec. 10, 2010. Pleasant Grove’s head coach, John DePonte, decided to run the final play for his star junior, Arik Armstead. “Coach Duponte draws up a play, gets it to Arik, who hits a turnaround jumper at the […]

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    A Wave of Change Engulfs the Football Program

    Another football season has come and gone.  Overall, it was another successful run for the Ducks, even if they did not meet their ultimate goals.  Another 11-win season.  Another win in a bowl game.  Another top-ten ranking to wrap up the year. Mark Helfrich proved …

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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 most pundits and fans would …

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    Mariota draft bound? De’Anthony best player in the nation?

    Copyright-Andrew Shurtleff  Marcus Mariota Draft update With another impressive game by Heisman candidate Marcus Mariota against Washington this past weekend, talks have begun to swirl about his quickly rising draft stock.  According to many draft pundits Mariota could be a top 5 pick in the upcoming …

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    Kenjon Barner Enters Minicamp with Chip on His Shoulder

     Kevin Cline As a senior at the University of Oregon, Kenjon Barner rushed for 1,767 yards and 23 touchdowns (21 rushing) to help lead the Ducks to their second BCS bowl game victory in as many seasons.  The Los Angeles native who started only one …

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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 about breaking down his game. …

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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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    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 cannot.  Critics say that his …

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