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    Scott’s Turf: Claiming Dignity

    Coming out of the closet. This is a trend in athletics that has caught many off guard, some not so much. One thing is for sure, though, that the announcements of high profile players that they are gay has stirred plenty of debate and commentary …

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    Scott’s Turf: It’s a Family Affair

    “Because we don’t know when we will die, we get to think of life as an inexhaustible well. Yet everything happens only a certain number of times, and a very small number really. How many more times will you remember a certain afternoon of your …

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    Scott’s Turf: Character Matters

    Over the past five recruiting classes, dating back to the 2009 recruiting class, Oregon leads the nation in an unregistered recruiting category – percentage of prospects signed that make it to campus. Contrast that with South Carolina, which will reportedly have eight players of 24 signed …

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    Scott’s Turf: Unofficial Destruction of Recruiting

      “Inebriate of air am I, And debauchee of dew, Reeling, through endless summer days, From inns of molten blue.” This is the second stanza from Emily Dickinson’s “Poem # 214.” Often referred to by the first line of the first stanza, this poem delves …

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    Scott’s Turf: Is Mark Helfrich a Better Recruiter Than Chip Kelly?

    Is Mark Helfrich a better recruiter than Chip Kelly? That question has slowly crept into the minds of Duck recruiting fanatics as the early commitments have seemingly poured in over the last few weeks. Earlier this week, writing for Duck Sports Authority, I talked about …

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    Oregon Football Recruiting Analysis: To Flip or Not To Flip

    Oregon wants just one quarterback for the 2015 class and Notre Dame should be worried. After visiting Eugene several days ago, the long time Notre Dame commit, Blake Barnett, may have second thoughts about the Fighting Irish. Almost immediately, Barnett opened his recruiting up by …

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    Duck Recruiting — Evaluate the Meal, Not the Ingredients

    Two of the signature days on the football calendar brought the season to a close last week.  The first was last Sunday in the form of the Super Bowl, sport’s biggest spectacle, but also one of the truest meritocracies; the team that executes better on …

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    Top 5 – The Oregon Recruiting Pitch

    Steve Francis Athletes from all over the country flock to Eugene to see what it’s all about.  Many football recruits come on official visits where coaches, administrators and even current students try to persuade them to come here.  There are many reasons why a top …

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  • ERICK DARGAN

    Recruiting Update: The Dancing Bear Returns

    Kevin Cline Football Recruiting News You thought I was going to lead off with Portland Trail Blazers legend Arvydas Sabonis, didn’t you? What! This is football season… oh, just you wait. Oregon is waist deep in two-a-days, and a clearer picture of the 2013 campaign …

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    Blessing in Disguise

    Kevin Cline As a residual effect of Chip Kelly’s departure to the NFL, former Oregon commit Dontre Wilson decided to play for Ohio State instead.  But honestly it may have been a blessing in disguise for both the Ducks and Wilson. From Wilson’s point of …

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