Recruiting Update: Linebackers Keen on Oregon

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News Oregon’s recruiting haul over the last week is becoming the stuff of legends as the 2015-16 class is shaping up to be one of the greatest in school history. Linebacker LaMar Winston’s (4-Star/Portland, Ore./Rivals250) pledge to his home-state Ducks is already creating a ripple effect along the recruiting trail as several uncommitted preps are now on borrowed time in …

Recruiting Update: Local Linebacker Oregon Bound?

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News The epicenter of prep football resides in Beaverton for the next week, seeing several key preps with Oregon ties showcasing their skills on a national stage. Not far from his own stomping grounds, vaunted local linebacker Lamar Winston (4-Star/Portland, Ore./Rivals250) will make the quick trip to Nike headquarters for what promises to be an exhibition of his under-the-radar prowess …

Recruiting Update: JUCO Trail Beginning to Heat Up

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News Summer is upon us. Life along the recruiting trail is getting its first glimpse of heat rising off the ever-changing national landscape. Oregon’s move into California has been well-documented as of late with increasing interest in standout JUCO corner, Devron Davis (3-Star/Merced, CA). “I really like the offer from Oregon,” said Davis. “Oregon is short on defensive backs and they …

Recruiting Update: Oregon Plants Flag in Southern California

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News With every passing recruiting cycle, Oregon seems to entrench a deeper foothold into once-untamable territory. Almost four days removed since linebacker Darrian Franklin (4-Star/Downey, CA/Rivals250) made his pledge to journey north to Eugene for his college career, the tone of Oregon’s rise in the minds of young west coast recruits is now undeniable; the Los Angeles area is now …

Recruiting Update: From Big Red to Don Thunder Green

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Football Recruiting News The Eugene Regional brought a degree of validation and a few surprises along the recruiting trail as it wrapped up late this past Sunday. Island-based runner Vavae Malepeai (3-Star/Mililani, HI) confirmed his intention to become a Duck following a long recruiting rapport with Eugene. A tabbed running back at the prep level, Malepeai bears the athleticism to …

Recruiting Update: Best Point Guard in ’15 Coming to Oregon?

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Football Recruiting News By now, just about everyone in and around Autzen Stadium knows the name Hunter Kampmoyer (3-Star/Bishop, CA). But what was behind the almost instantaneous pledge to become a Duck? Kampmoyer, it appears, has had his eyes trained on Oregon since his decommitment from Arizona State earlier this year. “I told my parents last week if Oregon offers, …

Recruiting Update: Oregon Spanning the Globe

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Football Recruiting News Most of the Oregon faithful got their first glimpse of Austrian-born defensive force Thomas Schaffer (3-Star/Lake Forest, Ill) in the infancy of the 2015-16 recruiting cycle. Now heading into the summer months, Schaffer remains a hot topic around Oregon’s defensive line as Ron Aiken continues to make inroads to gain the international’s signature. “(Oregon is) really up there …

Recruiting Update: Hawaii to be Re-Named Orewaii?

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Football Recruiting News Oregon’s gridiron brass are taking a page from their hardwood compatriots in the scrutiny of JUCO transfer targets. Wide receivers’ coach Matt Lubick, as well as former Oregon quarterback Nate Costa, are hot on the trail of junior college route-runner Riley Smith (2-Star/Ventura, CA). According to Smith, “I’ll probably be up at Oregon’s camp in June. I’ve …

Recruiting Update: Oregon Lands JUCO Player of the Year

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Basketball Recruiting Commitments A prevailing trend of incoming transfers could readily describe Dana Altman‘s tenure at Oregon. Just a few breaths since the monumental landing of point guard Tyler Ennis (T/Brampton, ON), a new face has emerged in the low post. National Junior College Player of the Year, center Chris Boucher (T/Powell, WY), is headed to the confines of Matthew …

Recruiting Update: Dylan Ennis Gets Oregon Into Championship Conversation

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Basketball Recruiting Transfers A little less than a week ago, head coach Dana Altman worked his transfer magic yet again with the addition of former Villanova point guard, Dylan Ennis (Transfer/Brampton, Ontario). “The visit went really great,” said Ennis. “It was great to see the campus and the program.” While certainly heralded, Ennis may provide the greatest asset a young Oregon team needs …

Recruiting Update: Linebackers on the Rise

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Football Recruiting News A freshly decommitted prep, Langi Tuifua (3-Star/South Jordan, Utah), is one of the most sought after recruits in the 2017 class. Almost immediately after reopening his commitment, the 6’3, 205 lb. linebacker found Oregon at his doorstep. “The coaches were surprisingly not what I thought they were going to be,” said Tuifua. “They were so much more …

Recruiting Update: Altman Picks Romar’s Pocket

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Football Recruiting Offers/Visits Taking a page from men’s basketball coach Dana Altman, linebackers headman Erik Chinander is looking north of the border to add to Eugene’s football wealth. Following a weekend visit, tabbed athlete Chase Claypool (NR/Abbotsford, BC) received a nod from Lightning Yellow and Thunder Green. “Oregon was pretty much the dream offer I wanted,” said Claypool. “I did a …