Don Reynolds: Before and After Eugene

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This is part two of a profile of two-sport Oregon great Don Reynolds, written by John Schroeder.  If you missed part one, catch up here. It’s an interesting question, if you know that back story:  How does a Corvallis resident – one who was a high school teammate of current Oregon State coach Mike Riley, son of then-Oregon State assistant Bud …

Don Reynolds Didn’t Just Play Two Sports…He Dominated Them

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This is a two-part series by John Schroeder based on stories from his interviews with the great Don Reynolds, two-sport star in football and baseball, who played for the Ducks from 1971-1975. Don Reynolds came to Eugene in the fall of 1971 intent on solely playing baseball.   Football was initially an afterthought to the 5’8″, 178-lb Reynolds, with many coaches …

Your Greatest “Oregon” Ducks

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About a year ago, I wrote a post attempting to list the greatest “Oregon” Ducks of all-time - University of Oregon athletes, regardless of sport, who were either natives of the state of Oregon, or at had least moved here at a young age and thus “grew up” in Oregon. I originally planned to do a “top 10”, but early in the research it …