Recruiting Revolution- Class of 2015 Continues to Impress

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National signing day is officially over, but the Ducks appear to be just getting started.  You may have noticed the Ducks getting a steady influx of beastly recruits over the past few months, both on the gridiron and the hardwood.  Your eyes do not deceive you.  Oregon has been racking up talent left and right along the way to the 14th …

Ducks’ Recruiting Class Stockpiling Weapons

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National Signing Day is tomorrow. Recruits nationwide will decide which college they will attend, and teams’ recruiting classes will begin to solidify. The Ducks already received signed letters of intent from five players, including five-star defensive lineman Canton Kaumatule, so this class is shaping up to be one of the best in Oregon history. Currently, the Ducks have the No. 14th-ranked …

Recruiting Update: Oregon Goes to Camp

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Football Recruiting News With Oregon making its final preparations for a mid-afternoon clash with Florida State on New Year’s Day in the Rose Bowl, several future Ducks are shaking the rust for their final moments in prep pads. Quarterback Travis Waller (4-Star/Anaheim, CA/Rivals100), running back Taj Griffin* (4-Star/Powder Springs, GA/Rivals100) and offensive lineman Zach Okun (4-Star/Newbury Park, CA/Rivals250) will don …

Oregon Football Recruiting Analysis: Who is Knocking on Oregon’s Door?

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While the 2014 college football season has just begun, this time also marks the second half of the recruiting season. This is the time of year that recruiting really heats up and high school seniors take their official visits to schools of interest. Oregon historically does its best recruiting during the football season after having its best recruiting preseason ever. So, …

Scott’s Turf: Is Mark Helfrich a Better Recruiter Than Chip Kelly?

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Is Mark Helfrich a better recruiter than Chip Kelly? That question has slowly crept into the minds of Duck recruiting fanatics as the early commitments have seemingly poured in over the last few weeks. Earlier this week, writing for Duck Sports Authority, I talked about the change in early commitments not being significantly different for the Ducks. At the time …

Recruiting Update: We Got Ifo, Why Not Ofo?

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Football Recruiting Commitments Oregon received a startling, yet not necessarily unexpected commitment in recent visitor Alex Ofodile (4-Star/Columbia, MO/Rivals250). A mid-west standout at wide receiver, Ofodile made the trek out west to visit the Ducks this past weekend. “It was definitely where I felt most comfortable,” said Ofodile. “I loved the facilities and all of that, but I just got …