Recruiting Update: Murphy the Next Great Drop-End?

Mark Flores Recruiting 1 Comment

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 …

All You Need to Know About Oregon Football Recruiting

Jason Fowler Recruiting 2 Comments

Last month I touched on a recruiting topic that I decided to expand upon in this article. I stated that “the success of Oregon does not come from a big group of the highest-rated prospects.” Oregon’s success is unlike many programs that find success on the field only when their recruiting has success. Oregon is known for signing athletes who fit the system …

Recruiting Strategy: Two Remaining Questions While We Wait

Nik Brownlee FishWrap, FishWrap Archive, Recruiting 5 Comments

Fall camp is underway, and things have slowed on the recruiting trail. The Oregon coaching staff is now focused on developing the current roster in preparation for the upcoming season. We know, however, the recruiting game never fully stops in college football. Just over a month ago, the Ducks picked up verbal commits from a pair of four-star athletes in linebacker LaMar Winston (Portland, …

Oregon Football Recruiting Class of 2016 Will Break Into Top 10

Jason Fowler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

This is the best start to a recruiting class that Oregon has had in its football history. The potential greatness of the class of 2016 is due not only to the number of highly touted athletes that have committed to the Ducks, but also to the total number of commitments before Independence Day. Twelve verbal commitments before July 4th is a record …

Recruiting Strategy: “Nike The Opening” Camp Headlines Big Weekend for Ducks

Nik Brownlee FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

June is in full swing. Graduation time is upon us, and so is the beginning of summer and summer sports camps. In fact, the Nike The Opening regionals just wrapped up in Eugene over the past weekend, and with the camp in the Ducks’ backyard, the event was an excellent opportunity for Oregon to make headway on the recruiting trail. …

Recruiting Update: From Big Red to Don Thunder Green

Mark Flores FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

Football Recruiting News The Eugene Regional brought a degree of validation and a few surprises along the recruiting trail as it wrapped up late this past Sunday. Island-based runner Vavae Malepeai (3-Star/Mililani, HI) confirmed his intention to become a Duck following a long recruiting rapport with Eugene. A tabbed running back at the prep level, Malepeai bears the athleticism to …