Recruiting Update: Baker About to Quack

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Football Recruiting 2013 Recruiting Class Update A mere 25 days separate us from the unveiling of the latest edition of Oregon football. This past Monday, the 2013 recruiting class took to the newly minted practice fields with an enthusiasm only fall camp can bring. Small, yet encouraging details are beginning to emerge not three days into this newest of campaigns. …

Oregon Football Recruiting Manifesto: What Happened in 2012-2013?

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This multi-week series will attempt to take a reasonable, logical and unbiased look at Oregon’s recent recruiting successes and failures while analyzing the program’s recruiting philosophy under Chip Kelly.  The series will then look at how that philosophy already has and may continue to evolve under Mark Helfrich before ending with a detailed breakdown of the author’s ideal recruiting blueprint. …

Oregon Brings In Recruits — On And Off The Field

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Since new coach Mark Helfrich has taken over for Chip Kelly, he has been very busy on the recruiting trail.  Not only has he and five assistant coaches had an in home visit with every current commit, he has also added some much needed talent to Oregon’s 2013 class.  Oregon is now up to 17 commitments, and looks to add …

Recruiting Update: Magnificent Seven Bag Their Bounty

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Football Recruiting Commits/Offers While much of this week’s attention focuses on Oregon’s latest grab at receiver Devon Allen (4-Star/Phoenix, AZ/Rivals250), and quarterback Juwaan Williams (3-Star/Tucker, GA), little known hybrid Elijah George (2-Star/Las Vegas, NV) committed to the Ducks after taking an official visit last weekend (Read a detailed analysis of Allen here). “Coach (Steve) Greatwood said he loves my potential and my size,” said George. “He thinks …

Swift-footed Hurdler Chooses Oregon Football

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The athletes in this years Oregon Ducks recruiting class are shaping up to be a rather unique bunch; including a pair of twins and a pair of players who are the sons of former NFL players.  Now with committed running back Thomas Tyner and the addition of Devon Allen, the Ducks have a pair of the fastest high school sprinters …

Oregon Recruiting – 3 Future Commits

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Tier-3: Trevorris Johnson RB Currently committed to TCU, Johnson is set to visit Eugene this weekend.  Expect a commitment shortly thereafter.  In Oregon’s search for a third back, some high profile options have chosen to go elsewhere, leaving the coaches with few remaining options.  While Johnson isn’t considered an “elite” recruit, his film shows a player who has the tools to be successful at …