Tagged: Tui Talia

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Dynamic Duos: Buckner and ?

Throughout the history of sports there have been great dynamic duos. Montana and Rice, McNabb and Owens, Jordan and Pippen just to name a few. But on January 13, 2015, Eric Armstead (one the most crucial players on defense last season for...

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DeForest Buckner: Defensive Stalwart

Mike Sweeney of FishDuck.com was at the Hatfield-Dowlin complex on Friday covering week one of spring practice for the Ducks where defensive lineman DeForest Buckner talked about his rehabilitation process. It’ll be a long spring for Buckner, the Oregon D-lineman who...

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The “Play On Sundays” Guy: Tui Talia

“The difference between Tui Talia and the others is he’s got that ‘play on Sundays’ size.” That’s the mantra surrounding this solid junior college recruit.  Standing 6’5, Talia weighs 270 lbs.  Well, at least he did before the Ducks delved full force into spring training....

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Recruiting Update: Ducks Impress “Honey Nut Berrios”

Kevin Cline Football Recruiting Visits Oregon’s 66-3 showcase victory over the visiting “whatevers” proved equally decisive on the recruiting front. Cornerback Arrion Springs (4-Star/San Antonio, TX/Rivals250) and linebacker Tui Talia (4-Star/Pleasant Hill, CA) joined Oregon’s Big Board.  Offensive lineman Sam Jones...

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Recruiting Update: Baker to “Quack?”

Football Recruiting Commitments Oregon has never been the biggest player in the JUCO ranks due to a crop of venerable prep recruiting classes. Recently however, stars such as former offensive lineman Kyle Long seem to have upped the Ducks’ interest in...