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 …

Recruiting Update: JuJu to add to Eugene Brew?

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Football Recruiting News It’s here. National Signing Day.  The stakes couldn’t be any higher for Oregon as it enters one of the most pivotal phases in program history.  Chip Kelly is now fully in the rear-view mirror in the minds of recruits.  How will head man Mark Helfrich fare on the final day of his first full recruiting cycle? Oregon …

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: Oregon Looking to Add JuJu to Mojo

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Football Recruiting Oregon put a capper on a season of change Monday night with a 30-7 drubbing of Texas.  While defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti’s departure dominated the Duck story lines, the fashion in which Oregon dismantled the storied program from the southwest, breathes new life into the late reaches of the 2013-14 recruiting cycle. Now officially the offseason, defensive backs …

Recruiting Analysis: What to Expect Going Forward

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Kevin Cline The next three months should be an exciting time for fans of Oregon football recruiting.  With national signing day approaching, the Ducks are looking to round out their class with some elite players.  While smart money is on Helfrich and company to put together a group that can rival the 2012 and 2013 classes, there is still a …