Eagles Making One Final Push for Mariota

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After months of Chip Kelly mind games, it appears the Eagles are making one final push for Marcus Mariota. It’s unclear whether the Eagles are trying to trade for the No. 2 spot in the draft, or if they will try to land Mariota after the dust settles, but regardless it has Duck fans everywhere starting to buzz. ESPN’s Adam …

Draft Profile: No. 1 Marcus Mariota

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This piece is part of a project where Jason and Caleb analyze the top eight Ducks prospects for the 2015 NFL Draft. The prospects will be listed in the order in which they are projected to be drafted. Enjoy. Previous Article: No. 2 Arik Armstead No 1: Marcus Mariota Position: Quarterback Height: 6’4″ Weight: 222 Overview: Was there ever any …

Draft Profile: No. 3 Jake Fisher

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This piece is part of a project where Jason and Caleb analyze the top eight Ducks prospects for the 2015 NFL Draft. The prospects will be listed in the order in which they are projected to be drafted. Enjoy. Previous Article: No. 4 Ifo Ekpre-Olomu No. 3: Jake Fisher Position: Tackle Height: 6’6″ Weight: 305 Overview: Jake Fisher is arguably …

Draft Profile: No. 5 Hroniss Grasu

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This piece is part of a project where Jason and Caleb analyze the top eight Ducks prospects for the 2015 NFL Draft. The prospects will be listed in the reverse order in which they’re projected to be drafted. Enjoy. Previous Article: No. 6 Troy Hill No. 5: Hroniss Grasu Position: C Height: 6’3″ Weight: 298 Overview: Hroniss Grasu, simply due …

Draft Profile: No. 7 Erick Dargan

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This piece is part of a project where Jason and Caleb analyze the top eight Ducks prospects for the 2015 NFL Draft. The prospects will be listed in the reverse order in which they’re projected to be drafted. Enjoy. Previous Article: No. 8 Tony Washington  No. 7: Erick Dargan Position: S Height: 5’11” Weight: 210 Overview: Erick Dargan is one …

Jon Gruden Talks Marcus Mariota’s Draft Stock

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Earlier this morning Jon Gruden hosted a conference call where the former NFL coach and current ESPN analyst fielded questions regarding the NFL Draft. Gruden has been evaluating pro talent for more than 25 years, so his opinion is considered highly . Gruden began by talking about the tough position that Tampa Bay is in with the No. 1 pick, saying, “It’s a tough …

Draft Profile: No. 8 Tony Washington

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This is the first in a series of articles looking at the top eight Duck NFL Draft prospects. The series will progress according to draft projections, starting with the lowest projected prospect, Tony Washington Jr. No. 8: Tony Washington Jr. Position: OLB/DE Height: 6’4″ Weight: 250 Overview: Tony Washington was a solid player at Oregon. Last year, the senior anchored a Ducks’ …

2015 Could be the Best Ducks Defense in Years

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Last year Oregon’s defense was characterized by a bend not break mentality, allowing a ton of yards but keeping their opponent out of the end zone. It worked, evident by their 13-2 record, but it wasn’t perfect. After the departure of six starters on defense, Oregon is now in a peculiar position. To some, 2015 might seem like a scary …

NBA Draft Profile: Joseph Young

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Oregon basketball enjoyed an electrifying season, one that it was never supposed to enjoy at all. After returning only three rotation players, the Ducks were expected to finish eighth in the Pac-12, all but certain to miss the NCAA tournament. Joseph Young saw to it that the Ducks proved all their doubters wrong.  Young led the Ducks to the Pac-12 …

It’s Time to Learn the Name Arrion Springs

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Ifo Ekpre-Olomu is gone. Troy Hill is gone. The cornerback position is as wide-open as it’s ever been, and the Ducks are in desperate need of someone to step up. Enter Arrion Springs. Springs, a sophomore from San Antonio, Texas, was the top Duck recruit just two years ago. His grade even surpassed that of Royce Freeman, a now plausible …

Ken Whisenhunt Says Mariota Would Start for the Titans

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Ken Whisenhunt, the coach of the Tennessee Titans, believes Marcus Mariota would unquestionably be the Day 1 starter for his team. In an article by Jim Corbett of USA TODAY, Whisenhunt said, ”If we pick him at No. 2, you definitely think he can be the Day 1 starter.” Whisenhunt went on to say that, “In watching him at his workout with …

Future Without Joseph Young Will Hurt, but Duck Basketball Set for the Long Run

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During the 2014-15 Oregon Duck men’s basketball, Joseph Young was the acknowledged leader of the team. He was handed a Duck team with three returning contributors, and in the Pac-12 Preseason Poll Oregon was predicted to finish eighth. He knew he’d be double-teamed all season long and that there was no true point guard for the team, he had to change positions on the fly. …