Recruiting Update: Go Baby Go!!!

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Football Recruiting   Editorial On the eve of my one-year anniversary with the fine folks of FISHDUCK, the news concerning Chip Kelly’s departure reared its head. As I processed the early morning ESPN text alert, I was strangely at peace with the announcement and similarly to new headman Mark Helfrich, directed my thoughts to February 6th and beyond. While not …

Recruiting Update: Kelly to steal from Kiffin?

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Football Recruiting Offers/Visits During an official visit last weekend, top JUCO dual-threat passer Tanner McEvoy (4-Star/Oradell, NJ) received an offer to bolster Oregon’s quarterback depth. While not currently willing to commit, the Ducks appear to be the frontrunner to land the versatile southwest-based signal caller. With his stock rising and current quarterback Bryan Bennett’s possible switch to defense, expect a decision …

Recruiting Update: Yes Oregon, There is a Sant…errr… Danny Mattingly

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Football Recruiting Commitments Christmas came early for Oregon in the form of two verbal commitments coming by way of ultra-athlete Danny Mattingly (3-Star/Spokane, WA/Rivals Top-15LB) and offensive line behemoth Jake Pisarcik (2-Star/Medford, NJ). Mattingly, who wisely dropped an early season commitment to “over-Notre-rated” committed to head Coach Chip Kelly after a weekend visit to Eugene. A 6’5″, 225 lb. athlete …

Recruiting Recap: Transfer Possibilities Fuel Surprise Recruiting Trip?

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Football Recruiting Commitments Oregon addressed a position of concern when newly offered linebacker Joe Walker (2-Star/Wilmington, CA) chose to pledge his commitment to head coach Chip Kelly & Co. Walker, a 6-3, 230 lb. west coast junior college standout, is Oregon’s second commit in the 2013 linebacker corps. “I just thought the coaches were honest. I like the players, and …