Recruiting Update: Oregon Leads the Pack to Secure Youngquist’s Talents

Mark Flores FishWrap, FishWrap Archive Leave a Comment

News

Linebackers headman, Erik Chinander, is rapidly becoming one of the Pac-12’s more formidable recruiters. The second-year coach has found his niche among the nation’s elite defenders.

Last week, outside backer Bryce Youngquist (4-Star/Rancho Cucamonga, Calif./Rivlas250) indicated his program decision may come sooner than expected as Oregon continues to fill its depth chart of the future. A longtime target, Youngquist has gone as far as to say that Oregon leads his recruitment as the 6’2, 210-pound player moves closer to a program decision.

During Youngquist’s unofficial summer visit, Chinander and defensive coordinator, Don Pellum  coupled with Oregon’s facilities — sold the recruit almost immediately. That placed Mark Helfrich & Co. in the driver’s seat to land the southern California product.

“It’s just a great football program,” said Youngquist. “The people who make the program are fantastic and everyone gets along real well there. It’s like a place where, as a player, you will feel real comfortable playing at.”

Now the plot thickens. Reports are that Youngquist may take official visits after a verbal commitment before his final prep season. It appears Oregon now will get an official visit in addition to the time coaches already have invested in the vaunted linebacker.

Rest assured, Chinander should be able to close the deal once Youngquist gives an almost-predetermined commitment to Eugene. Stay tuned!

For up-to-the-minute recruiting news, please visit our friends at Duck Territory, who graciously provide FishDuck.com with in-depth analysis and player-generated material. Look for my latest recruiting update every Wednesday. WTD!!!

Top photo by Craig Strobeck

Follow me on Twitter: @MarkDFlores

Be sure to like us on Facebook: FISHDUCK.COM

Duck Territory

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Daily Articles NO MORE on FishDuck

Please see this explanation right here… and to learn about the impact of FishDuck on so many–check the summary right here.  I will be writing intermittently on FishDuck (as the mood strikes) this summer, and a couple of times a week during the football season, and those articles and analyses will be posted here on FishDuck, and the links to my articles will also be available on the new site PuddleHuddle, when it is up soon.

New at FishDuck? Learn about the site right here!

Our 32 rules can be summarized to this: 1) be polite and respectful, 2) keep it clean, and 3) no reference of any kind to politics. Easy-peasy!

Take note though, there are NO STRIKES, NO WARNINGS, and NO SLACK given. Violate the rules and you are gone, as this is what the 99% who post superb comments want. (The Ban could be for weeks, months or permanent) For the less than 1% out there who do not have impulse-control … as you write your comment that violates our rules, ask yourself, “is this worth getting banned over?”

FishDuck members….we got your back.  No Trolls Allowed!

Subscribe
Notify of
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments