Recruiting Update: Canandian Connection at Work Again in Eugene

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Recruiting Visits Incoming senior quarterback Vernon Adams may not be the last transfer to sign with Oregon for the upcoming campaign. Matt Hegarty (South Bend, IN), former center and guard for Notre Dame, was in and around Autzen Stadium this past weekend, and is thought to be interested in joining Steve Greatwood’s rotation. A former four-star recruit out of the …

Recruiting Update: Oregon Raiding Deep in Enemy Territory.

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Football Recruiting News/Visits Now in the heart of the spring season, Oregon’s focus is two-fold, seeing an influx of visitors to Eugene. On the field, linebacker depth is slowly beginning to mature. One person not slowing down at any pace, however, is position coach Erik Chinander as the second year headman is pushing hard to fill his stable of players for the …

Recruiting Update: Early Cycle Heist

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Football Recruiting Commitments Oregon’s haul in the early recruiting cycle has now reached a total of six prospects with the addition of offensive lineman Jacob Capra (3-Star/Auburn, CA) and defensive back Troy Warner (3-Star/San Marcos, CA). Secondary coach John Neal may have uncovered a future star in Warner. The scrappy 6-foot-0, 185 lb. defender has the raw talent and work ethic that can …

Recruiting Update: Neal Pulling A Double Knott?

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Football Recruiting Offers With spring practice in full swing, the attention of the the Oregon brass has shifted to seemingly tedious day-to-day balancing of on-field re-tooling and stockpiling for the the future. High school preps are beginning their own pre-summer practices, seeing several elite camps produce early-cycle headlines. Deep in the South, longtime Oregon-connected defensive back Nigel Knott (4-Star/Madison, MS/Rivals250) punched …

Recruiting Update: QB Green Workin’ on the Pipeline

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Football Recruiting Offers A slew of offers to the nation’s elite seems to be the tone early in the 2015-16 recruiting cycle. Look no further than Oregon’s recent nod to hard-hitting safety Brandon Jones (4-Star/Nacogdoches, TX/Rivals100). “I’ve been waiting on that one (offer) for a while,” said Jones. “… I already know Oregon will be in my top five when …

Recruiting Update: The West Coast is Our Coast

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Football Recruiting Commitments Its a sign of the times. Oregon’s pull on big-name recruits is producing early-cycle commitments and the message to the rest of college football is clear; speed kills. Wide receiver Theo Howard (4-Star/Westlake, CA/Rivals250) shook-up the West Coast recruiting landscape when he committed to wide receivers coach Matt Lubick following an unofficial visit last weekend. “I called …

Recruiting Update: Marcus 2.0

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Football Recruiting News Oregon’s Hawaiian connection might be one of the strongest out-of-state pipelines in college football. So strong in fact that the heralded “Mariota 2.0” is already almost a lock to end up in Lighting Yellow and Thunder Green. We, The Duck Faithful, have already begun to feel the trans-Pacific rumblings surrounding to-be junior quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (4-Star/Honolulu, HI). …

Recruiting Update: Chinander Becoming Force

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Football Recruiting News Oregon linebackers coach Erik Chinander is finding himself in elite company as one of the West’s premier recruiters. The 35-year old coach is being linked to some of the nation’s top recruits as the 2016 cycle slowly rolls out of the gate. Just to the south, outsider linebacker Bryce Youngquist (4-Star/Rancho Cucamonga, CA/Rivals250) received an Oregon nod and …

Recruiting Update: Over the Santiam Pass

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Football Recruiting News Recruiting success at the national level is no stranger to the Ducks. One could say however, that in-state talent hasn’t always been so ripe for the plucking as Oregon looks to reaffirm its foothold in the home state. Developing almost in complete anonymity, tight end Cameron McCormick (3-Star/Bend, OR) is rumored to be close to giving the Ducks …

Recruiting Update: Austrian has Oregon on the Mind

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Football Recruiting Offers Oregon is off and running in the 2016 recruiting cycle. Offers are flying fast as the Duck brass looks to get ahead in the minds of several key recruits heading into the spring. Oregon’s bread and butter in this new era, the “plug and play athlete,” has been identified through heavy interest shown to jack-of-all-tradesman Damian Alloway (4-Star/Fontana, CA/Rivals100). “I …

Football Recruiting Notes: QBs and 2016 Defensive Recruiting

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Football Recruiting News You’d have to be living under a rock to be unaware of the newest Oregon transfer. Quarterback Vernon Adams (Mission Hills, CA) not only is a challenger to start in 2015, but also might serve to catalyze the development of future quarterbacks in OC Scott Frost’s system. Incoming dual-threat Travis Waller is most likely in need of a redshirt year, as elements of …

Recruiting Update: It’s Finally Here!

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Football Recruiting News UPDATE: NOONPST 16 of the 17 HARD COMMITS have signed LOIs with Oregon. Still waiting on transfer linebacker Paris Bostick (3-Star/Tampa, FL). See official list here. Oregon has five early-enrollees and 17 confirmed hard commitments as of 5 PM PST this past Tuesday night. While there could be some fireworks early this morning, expect Oregon’s recruiting class …