Getting Familiar with a New Duck: Haniteli Lousi

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Clocking in at 6′ 5” and 310 lbs. is senior and new Oregon player OL Haniteli Lousi. Oregon fans should be thrilled and excited for this gargantuan who transferred to the UO from College of San Mateo located in northern California. I had the honor and great opportunity to interview Lousi at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex and ask him several questions …

Oregon Football Recruiting Analysis: Grading the Class

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National LOI signing day is a lot like Christmas for those of us who follow recruiting. A few of us have rich parents and expect the world, while others come from blue collar families.  All of us wake up early and wait in agony for mom and dad to come downstairs so that we can start opening presents.  Sometimes, we …

Oregon Football Recruiting Analysis: Wild Week Awaits

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With less than a week left before national signing day, there are plenty of questions surrounding Oregon’s 2014 recruiting class.  The only guarantee is that the next seven days will be eventful, one way or another.  There are also seven names to keep an eye on during that time:  DT Trey Lealaimatafao, DT Rika Levi, DT Ratu Mafileo, S Matrell …

Recruiting Update: The Week After the War

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Craig Strobeck Football Recruiting Visits Oregon may have won more than a football game this past Friday.  On the recruiting trail, linebacker Jimmie Swain (4-Star/Olathe, KS) is committed elsewhere (TCU) but his time amid the Autzen Zoo may have shifted his future plans. “I really loved seeing the team and the coaches interact together and how close they are,” said …