Oregon’s All-Underrated Team for 2015: Defense

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Last Sunday I explained the plummeting stock that analysts have in the 2015 Ducks, particularly members of ESPN. I then went on to highlight one player from every position on offense who was being overlooked or undervalued.  Here we are one week later, and it’s time to do the same for our defense. Without further ado … OREGON’S 2015 ALL-UNDERRATED TEAM: …

2016 Football and Basketball Commit is “100 Percent” for Ducks

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Signing day has passed; however, the talk of every school’s recruits is ongoing, especially at the University of Oregon. One of the biggest recruits for Oregon is two-sport commit Dillon Mitchell. Now, Mitchell is currently in his junior year of high school so there is still some time before he is officially an Oregon Duck, but he is quite a …

Defensive Big Birds Fill Out Oregon’s 2015 Recruiting Class

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The myth that Oregon is small and can’t hang with the “big boys” is so tired, it needs a dirt nap. Throughout the 2014 season, the Ducks stood toe-to-toe with elite teams from across the country and were nearly perfect in the win column, producing a magical year that earned them a Rose Bowl victory, a Heisman trophy winner, and a second place …

Oregon Lures Away WSU Commit Moi

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The Ducks scored again Tuesday night when a report resurfaced from Juco Football Frenzy on Twitter. OLB Jonah Moi has committed to the University of Oregon instead of the Washington State Cougars! Moi was committed to WSU, but after his visit to Eugene, Moi was impressed enough to commit to Oregon instead. This 3-star recruit will make the jump from Riverside CC Football …

“So You’re Telling Me There’s a Chance”

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With “Husky Hate Week” nearing its end, there is a list of prep stars who will be visiting Eugene on Saturday, to watch Washington take on the Ducks. With that list, there is some great talent that may end up choosing Oregon over all the other picks. Before you start thinking this is unrealistic, here are some things to consider: …

Recruiting Update: Oregon Lurking Deep in the South

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Football Recruiting Commitments Following Thursday’s events, Oregon garnered an off-field victory with the commitment of defensive end Gus Cumberlander (3-Star/Ellenwood, GA). “When I got there the coaches treated me like family,” said Cumberlander. “The coaches were amazing and the fans, it was all I expected … it assured me of my decision by how the coaches responded. They were amazing.” …

Oregon Football Recruiting Analysis: Five-Star Teammates Set to Visit Oregon

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As the season progresses, the Ducks continue to have good news after good news. A pair of five-star defensive players from Junipero Serra High School in Gardena, California, each scheduled official visits to Eugene. The platinum-tier football players plan to be on the University of Oregon campus, October 18, for the Washington Huskies game. These potential teammates have specific sets …

Oregon Football Recruiting Analysis: Best Recruiting Class Yet?

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It was brought to my attention when cornerback James Locke and quarterback Travis Waller both committed to Oregon on July 1 of this year, that the Ducks reached a new recruiting standard. Recent history has proven that Oregon has not been really aggressive with getting verbal commitments early in the recruiting process. Going back as far as 2002 and probably …