Recruiting Update: Year of FCS Graduate Transfer 2.0?

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With the quarterback position still a very big question mark heading into the upcoming year, Oregon appears poised to take a serious look at another FCS graduate transfer. Coming by way of Vernon Adam’s FCS conference, rival signal caller Dakota Prukop (NR/Bozeman, Mont.) will be in Eugene this coming weekend for a visit with Oregon’s coaching staff. A 6-foot-2, 190-pound dual-threat, …

Can Non-Alumni Be Better Oregon Fans? Duck Family Day!

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Duck Family Day is a new feature article where Oregon fans share their stories of … being Oregon fans! Email charles@fishduck.com to share your experiences, your family stories and what it means to be a Duck fan. Jim Ross (below) is a writer for FishDuck.com and is extremely passionate about our beloved Ducks, the same as you and I. Contact us and share! Can …

Recruiting Update: Former In-State Talent Coming Home

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Following the Civil War, Oregon got a big boost in shoring up a question mark heading into next season. Former Tigard (Ore.) star A.J. Hotchkins (3-Star/Riverside, Calif.) spent two years at the JUCO ranks following a senior prep campaign that yielded minimal interest from college programs and is now headed back to his home state with a verbal commitment to …

Recruiting Update: Murphy the Next Great Drop-End?

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Before I begin … I’d like to take this opportunity to thank Big Fish himself, Charles Fischer. Without going into much detail, there are big changes coming to FishDuck.com. Almost four years ago, I approached Charles about writing about my beloved Ducks. He had a recruiting slot open, gave me a shot, and through some fine tinkering, “Recruiting Update Wednesdays” have …

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. …

From the Poorhouse to the Penthouse

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They never wear the same uniform twice, they train on Brazilian hardwood, and their stadium features not one but two waterfalls. It is safe to say that Oregon has one of the best facilities and uniforms in the country, if not the world. This is the world that Oregon lives in now, but it was not always like this. Their uniforms were ugly, their …

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: 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: 4-Star Receiver a Lock to Visit Oregon

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News With Vernon Adams safely in the confines of Oregon’s locker room, head coach Mark Helfrich & Co. can stare slightly into the future without angst. Beyond the practice fields, the recruiting lull that shrouds the early part of fall is already beginning to lift as several recruits have sprung from the woodwork with future plans. Oregon’s receiver corps has …