The Duckling Profile: Torrodney Prevot Could be Next Dion Jordan

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Craig Strobeck Third on the depth chart behind Boseko Lokombo and Tyson Coleman, is true freshman linebacker Torrodney Prevot.  The Texan from Alief Taylor High School in Houston, first committed to USC in July, 2012, but still scheduled visits to Texas A&M and Oregon.  Late in the recruiting process, after stating he would not be attending USC, it was rumored …

Stars — Injured Or Not — Shine On Oregon’s Pro Day

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The stars were out in full display on Thursday at the Mo Center for Oregon’s Pro Day, both on the field and off.  In the annual showcase for NFL scouts, Oregon seniors set out one last time in an attempt to woo them.  Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, who owns the number one overall pick in April’s draft, …

Where Does Oregon’s Projected 2013 Draft Class Rank Compare To Those Of The Past?

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When the NFL draft was instituted in 1936, the process was so primitive that it would be completely unrecognizable today. There were no scouts, no Internet, and no combine.  Instead, executives simply selected players based on rumors, word of mouth, and newspapers clippings. In fact, the first draft in 1936 took place in a hotel room with the names of …

Ducks Zone Blitz Attack De-Claws the ‘Cats Deep Passing Game

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Early in the Fiesta Bowl, Collin Klein and the Kansas State offense had success with short throws to help put together some lengthy drives.  My article last week described how the Duck defense stuffed the K-State option game when it counted in the first half, helping Oregon score three unanswered times to build a comfortable lead.  Once the Ducks began piling on points, …

Now THIS is Mayhem: Dion Jordan

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A Special Interview from our friends at Mighty Oregon By Dusty Ritter Deceptive speed from the edge coupled with a wingspan that allows him to effectively reach the opposing quarterback in a variety of ways, and gritty determination all describe what Dion Jordan brings to the Oregon football program.  Jordan, #96, 6’7″ 245 lb. defensive end from Chandler, Arizona, is …