Recruiting Update: Ryan Kelley — Worth the Hype?

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News Oregon has its quarterback of the future in the class of 2017 member Ryan Kelley (4-Star/Chandler, Ariz./Rivals250). Perhaps the most hyped passer to come to Oregon in the last two decades, Kelley is the type of prep who could make an immediate impact as a true freshman. Kelley has been a student of numerous quarterback coaches, but none more …

Recruiting Update: Frost Going After JUCO QB?

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News Oregon took a major step in honing its 2016 recruiting class with four early signatures coming by way of wide receiver receiver Dillon Mitchell (4-Star/Memphis, Tenn.), linebacker Eric Briscoe (3-Star/Yakima, Wash.), drop-end Hunter Kampmoyer (3-Star/Bishop, Calif.) and offensive guard Jacob Capra (3-Star/Auburn, Calif.). All four preps have agreed to financial aid clauses and solidified their statuses as Men of Oregon. …

Recruiting Update: Austrian Import to Eugene?

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News Oregon’s resurgence in the 2015 campaign couldn’t be coming at a better time as the fall recruiting push is in full swing. Just to the south, tabbed athlete Damian Alloway (4-Star/Fontana, Calif./Rivals250) made his thoughts known about a move to Eugene. “If Oregon offers that’s going to put them right at the top,” said Alloway. “I’m definitely going to …

Recruiting Update: Kelley Donning Green?

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News It’s taken around two weeks for Oregon’s top quarterback target, Ryan Kelley (4-Star/Chandler, Ariz./Rivals250) to break his silence following a visit to Eugene. It was worth the wait. “I liked everything about Oregon,” said Kelley. “The stadium, the tradition, the atmosphere and how the players all got along.” While only a junior, Kelley is a front runner in the …

Recruiting Update: Oregon Commit Reaches Out

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News As the so-called recruiting junkie for this site, I perhaps am the most anxious of everyone to see how this current campaign’s success affects the future. Enter current Oregon commit La’Mar Winston (4-Star/Portland, Ore./Rivals250). While most high school seniors can barely see past the surface of wins/losses, Winston not only understands what’s at stake, but is rallying the troops in the …

Recruiting Update: Local QB Herbert Primed for Offer

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The 41-24 box score from the Oregon vs Colorado contest would indicate, at least on the surface, that the Ducks are back to running opponents out of the building. However, questions regarding the quarterback position reached an all time high as former walk-on signal-caller Taylor Allie and wide receiver Bralon Addison took snaps as Oregon’s No. 1 QB this past weekend. Pseudo-incumbent Jeff …

Recruiting Update: De’Jon Bringing the Mustard

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News Amid my frustration and disbelief of what befell our beloved Ducks this past Saturday was my almost immediate gaze to the future, both in the figurative and literal senses. I sat in Section 9 on the sunny side of Auzten, mere rows above the cordoned off “VIP” area that seats Oregon’s visitors. By the third quarter, I found myself …

Recruiting Update: Knott Tied Up in Knots

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News Originally slated to make his program choice later this afternoon, Oregon’s top uncommitted defensive back target Nigel Knott (4-Star/Madison, Miss./Rivals100) has delayed his announcement. Following what appeared to be an eye-opening visit to Eugene over the weekend, Knott has been given much to ponder as his collegiate career edges ever closer. Many thought it would take a lot to sway …

Recruiting Update: Defensive Backs on the Rise

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News Lost in the knee-jerk reaction of this weekend’s miscue is the undeniable fact that Oregon’s secondary has turned a corner — no pun intended. Oregon’s youth in the defensive backfield held Michigan State quarterback, Connor Cook, to a meager 192 yards through the air and picked the senior on a second-quarter drive into Oregon territory. While the goal remains at …

Recruiting Update: Oregon Continues to Haunt Mike Riley

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News It was the weekend of quarterbacks both present and future in Eugene as Vernon Adams thoroughly silenced any naysayer that remained of his ability to adapt to Oregon’s system. Mere yards from the gridiron sat recent Nebraska commit, ala Mike Riley’s signal-caller of the future Terry Wilson (3-Star/Oklahoma City, Okla.). He did not stay committed for long. After watching …

Recruiting Update: Hopeful Quarterback of the Future

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News Oregon’s quarterback picture gained much needed clarity following Mark Helfrich’s nod to Vernon Adams. However, beyond the current campaign, much is unknown surrounding the signal-caller position. Offensive coordinator, Scott Frost and the aforementioned Helfrich, will look to solidify an incoming quarterback class that already includes one of the top dual-threats in the nation, Seth Green (4-Star/Allen, Texas). In addition …