Oregon Football Is Making Recruiting Easier

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Recruiting at the University of Oregon has not always been a snap when it comes to getting the elite high school players in the country. The Ducks’ consistency in winning has been an effective recruiting tool; however, winning a first national title would help eliminate any doubt about how good Oregon really is. Oregon is making a name for itself …

Oregon Football Recruiting Analysis: Five-Star Teammates Set to Visit Oregon

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As the season progresses, the Ducks continue to have good news after good news. A pair of five-star defensive players from Junipero Serra High School in Gardena, California, each scheduled official visits to Eugene. The platinum-tier football players plan to be on the University of Oregon campus, October 18, for the Washington Huskies game. These potential teammates have specific sets …

Oregon Football Recruiting Analysis: How Does Autonomy Change the Recruiting Game?

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A widespread change might be in place for football. The National Collegiate Athletic Association recently voted in favor of giving the five “power conferences” autonomy, to allow the student-athletes to participate in governing the entity they are bound in playing for at a Division I university. If sustained by the end of October, 2014, how will this affect the recruiting …

Oregon Football Recruiting Analysis: Best Recruiting Class Yet?

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It was brought to my attention when cornerback James Locke and quarterback Travis Waller both committed to Oregon on July 1 of this year, that the Ducks reached a new recruiting standard. Recent history has proven that Oregon has not been really aggressive with getting verbal commitments early in the recruiting process. Going back as far as 2002 and probably …

Oregon Football — What’s the ‘BIG’ Deal?

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  A great man is always willing to be little. Ralph Waldo Emerson Zach Okun isn’t the future of Oregon football — he’s the now. All 6’4″, 315 pounds of him. The Newbury Park, California, high school junior decided to end his recruitment process almost a year in advance of national signing day for the Class of 2015. In the time …

Oregon Football Recruiting Analysis: Spring Cleaning

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The off season for the Oregon Ducks football team has proven to be a little hectic, causing some fans to wonder what will happen to their favored program. With the unusual amount of transfers and departures in the off season, there are going to be questions about the depth of talent and concerns with the coaches retaining the scholarship players. I’m …

Recruiting Update: Bigger, Faster, Offer?

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  Football Recruiting News In just over two months’ time, Oregon will take to the grounds at Autzen Stadium for the annual Salute The Troops-themed spring game matchup on May 3rd.  In the lull that is the early months of the new year, returners and early-admits make up the bulk of the news that filters out of Eugene. However, the …

Recruiting Update: Altman Lands 6’11” JUCO Center

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Craig Strobeck Football Recruiting News Oregon is now only a day away from a rematch with rival Stanford.  In what promises to be one of, if not the biggest gridiron throw-down all season, the Ducks will look to capitalize on all fronts, both on the field and off. Now, in mid-fall, the 2015 recruit class is beginning to rear its …