Recruiting Update: Top Linebacker “would be honored…” & Duck Prospect crashes Hoop Summit

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Follow me on Twitter: @MarkDFlores Be sure to like us on Facebook: FISHDUCK.COM Football Recruiting Oh buddy, I can smell it! Spring football is on the horizon! 32 days separate we, the Duck Faithful, from taking our seats amongst the friendly confines of Autzen Stadium to get a first glimpse of our 2012-13 Ducks. Will the “Arik Armstead Show” be as advertised? …

Recruiting Update: Top-5 RB visits, PF tweets, and a shot-block heard round the gym…

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Follow me on Twitter: @MarkDFlores Be sure to like us on Facebook: FISHDUCK.COM Football Recruiting Visits With Oregon playing host for its first and second round NIT Tournament matchups, visiting mid-west running back, Dontre Wilson (4-Star/De Soto, TX/Rivals250), made a quiet excursion to Eugene. Widely regarded as one of Oregon’s top recruiting targets, Wilson had nothing but good things to …

Recruiting Update: Offers all-around and a lineman who runs the 400m!?

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Football Recruiting: Offers/Visits Until the latter half of February, most post-signing day news in the world of college football recruiting had been little more than “prospect interested” or “communication from coaches confirmed by top player…” That’s all changing. Very quickly. Now in March, we, the Duck Faithful, can expect to see a healthy dose of offers extended to some of …

Recruiting Update: Tyner the new Tra Carson?…16 years old and 6’4, 275 lbs.

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Football Recruiting Twitter: @MarkDFlores follow me for witty remarks and MIGHTY OREGON NEWS!!! Tailback Thomas Tyner’s reaction and Oregon’s offer to offensive lineman Evan Voeller led the news, Saturday, coming out the latest edition of Duck Junior Day. Tyner’s recruitment and subsequent commitment to Oregon were “cemented” by what the 2012 Rivals #1-rated running back felt was positive feedback from Oregon personnel, specifically …

Recruiting Update: Holy Linebackers Batman!…and the Fastest 60m Time in the Nation

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Football Recruiting: Oregon’s had its share of stalwarts line up in no-man’s land behind the defensive front. Resonating names the likes of Dave Wilcox, Blair Phillips, Spencer Paysinger, Casey Matthews, and current backer Michael Clay, have made it their business to stuff the run and match strides with opposing receivers in pass coverage. The Ducks will look to the prep …

Recruiting Update: The Nation’s No. 1 Recruit and “How the !@#$ do ya’ll feel!?”

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Football Recruiting: If anyone omits speed from a brief description of Oregon Football, that person needs to head to the nearest media outlet for a checkup. As far as formalities go, if someone already hasn’t beaten me to it, let’s just forgo any type of waiting and call our beloved University of Oregon, Speed-U. There’s no denying the obvious; Duck …

Recruiting Update: Top-Ranked Running Back coming to The Eug’

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Football Recruiting: It’s been two weeks since national signing day…and Oregon already finds itself amongst the headlines of the national recruiting landscape. Local Aloha High School phenom and Oregon commit Thomas Tyner (5-Star/Portland, OR) has been selected by recruiting group, Rivals, as the top-rated running back in the 2013 recruiting class. Along with the top slot in his chosen position, Tyner …

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 …