Recruiting Update: Ballhawks, Corners, and Twins, Oh My!

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Football Recruiting News/Visits Oregon’s incoming twin tandem of Stephen (3-Star/Arlington, TX) and Eric Amoako (3-Star/Arlington, TX) might have future second level company coming by way of family athlete duo Tyree (4-Star/San Diego, CA/Rivals150) and Tyrell Robinson (3-Star/ San Diego, CA/Rivals150). The “Killer T’s,” nationally known for dual sport prowess (basketball) are in the process of trimming their program shortlist. Currently, both …

Recruiting Update: Holy Bostwick Batman!

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Football Recruiting News/Visits Landing a marquee 2013 defensive line prospect gained new significance for Oregon with Eddie Vanderdoes‘ (4-Star/Placer, CA/Rivals100) decision to become a “Kiffin-lackey.” With that door closed, the Ducks may look cross-country to now address their needs in the trenches. Mammoth defensive force Jaynard Bostwick (4-Star/Port St. Lucie, FL/Rivals250) considers Oregon the only program outside his home state …

Recruiting Update: Running Backs You Say?

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Football Recruiting News Indicators of prep interest in Oregon continues to trickle out after the conclusion of Nike’s “The Opening.” Recently named Rivals’ Top 2013 running back Derrick Green (5-Star/Richmond, VA/Rival’s100) was on-hand in Beaverton to “get a feel for Oregon.” A 6’0, 215 lb. bruiser with 4.4 speed, Green is anxious to visit the Ducks in person. “

Recruiting Update: Oregon Commit Redmond Opens a Can!!!

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Football Recruiting News At Nike’s recent The Opening showcase, rising offensive lineman and new Oregon commit Alex Redmond (3-Star/Los Alamitos, CA) accomplished what few have: block vaunted defensive force and Opening MVP Eddie Vanderdoes (4-Star/Placer, CA/Rivals100). According to various onlookers, the 6’5, 300 lb. Redmond not only stuffed the highly-publicized defensive end, but blocked him so violently that the equally-large Vanderdoes …

Recruiting Update: Surging O-Lineman, Kicker commit to Oregon.

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Football Recruiting Commitments The latter half of June saw Oregon pick up commitments from several preps: tight end Johnny Mundt (3-Star/Modesto, CA) as well as wide receivers Darren Carrington (3-Star/San Diego, CA) and Chris Seisay (3-Star/American Canyon, CA). With a foundation of future skill position players esyablished, the Ducks added blocking power and special teams prowess in newly committed high …

Recruiting Update: Ducks’ Tally up to Six, 2013 Class Beginning to Take Shape

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Football Recruiting Committments After taking a one-week writing hiatus for pre-firefighter training, I’m back on the recruiting trail with our beloved Oregon Ducks. During my absence, Head Coach Chip Kelly and company received three commitments from venerable first-tier talent that collectively bears athleticism and considerable upside. On June 18th, tight end Johnny Mundt (3-Star/Modesto, CA) selected Oregon after building a …

Recruiting Update: Vanderdoes Dominates NFTC & Hardwood Talent Emerging

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Football Recruiting News/Visits/Offers To say phenom Eddie Vanderdoes’ (4-Star/Placer, CA/Rivals100) D-Line MVP performance at Sunday’s Nike Football Training Camp was anything short of dominant would be an understatement. The 6’4, now 309 lb. Vanderdoes put opposing lineman on roller skates, blowing through, past, (insert many adjectives here), opposing linemen in a series a drills held inside Autzen Stadium. Though claiming not …

Recruiting Update: Top 5 Safety has Oregon in Final Two & QB Jennings set to Announce

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Football Recruiting News/Visits/Offers Less than 100 days separate us from the Oregon season opener. Behind the scenes, the Ducks continue to cultivate the recruiting fields in order to make strides towards future dominance. With tailback Dontre Wilson’s (4-Star/DeSoto, TX) commitment in place, Oregon continues to expand its reach into previously “one-in-a-million chance” territory. No longer are the Midwest, Southern, and even the …

Recruiting Update: Wilson Commits to Oregon & Versatile Lineman Offered

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Follow me on Twitter: @MarkDFlores Be sure to like us on Facebook: FISHDUCK.COM Football Recruiting Commitments/Offers Last Friday night, highly touted running back Dontre Wilson (4-Star/DeSoto, TX/Rivals250) committed to play his college ball in Eugene. Due to the volume of information being published on this announcement, I invite readers to check out FISHDUCK’s Chris Charbonnier’s latest piece on Wilson’s commitment and subsequent impact …

Recruiting Update: Ducks Extend Offer to QB & Oregon’s Bullpen Piper

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Follow me on Twitter: @MarkDFlores Be sure to like us on Facebook: FISHDUCK.COM Football Recruiting Offers/News After what was seemingly shaping up to be a slow recruiting week, Oregon burst out of the shadows with offer extensions to linebacker Jaylon Smith (4-Star/Ft. Wayne, Il/Rivals100), quarterback Anthony Jennings (3-Star/Marietta, GA), and tight end Danny Friend (3-Star/Morris, Ill). With a possible “pass …

Recruiting Recap: Oregon looking to Obekpa & WRs stand up to be counted

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Follow me on Twitter: @MarkDFlores Be sure to like us on Facebook: FISHDUCK.COM Basketball Recruiting News/Visits In the world of recruiting, the age-old phrase “win some, lose some” holds true. Prized power forward Anthony Bennett (5-Star/Henderson, NV/Rivals150) has opted to stay local and play his collegiate ball at unlv (no capitalization of opposing programs by this author). A serious contender to land …

RECRUITING UPDATE: #1-RATED POWER FORWARD HAS OREGON IN FINAL TWO & SUMMER RECRUITING HEATS UP

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Follow me on Twitter: @MarkDFlores Be sure to like us on Facebook: FISHDUCK.COM Basketball Recruiting News Over the weekend, super prep Anthony Bennett (5-Star/Henderson, NV/Rivals150) took one step closer to becoming an Oregon Duck. The nation’s #1-rated power forward and McDonald’s All-American trimmed his endless list of college choices down to two potential destinations: Oregon and unlv (Remember, no capitalization of …