Recruiting Recap: 357 days and Counting!

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Football: The countdown to next February and 2013’s installment of National Signing Day mania is on! This past Wednesday, Coach Chip Kelly signed 21 prep/junior college stars and may have landed one of the most complete classes in recent Duck football history; for a full list and analysis of Oregon’s newest football recruits, please click here. Oregon Class Rankings >Rivals …

Recruiting Recap: It constantly rains, there’s no beach…but we win games.

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National Signing Day Football Recruiting: In a college landscape where programs across the country attempt to one-up their BCS neighbors through “constructive comparative analysis,” a.k.a. mudslinging, the Duck’s recipe for success on the recruiting trail is centered on forward thinking and innovation. Having listened to the conventional living-room talking points ad nauseum, recruits are being drawn to the program famous …

RECRUITING RECAP: Kelly, Twitter, and Shaq…OH MY!!!

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Football Recruiting: This past Sunday night was nothing short of tumultuous for Oregon fans. While Coach Chip Kelly’s decision to stay in Eugene generates some obvious outcomes, it also carries long-reaching, yet subtler, recruiting effects. As an observer and Duck fan, I immediately gravitated towards a pair of conclusions. To begin, Kelly’s rejection of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ offer indicates …