FishDuck Recruiting: 2015 ShrineDog Awards — Part II

Jason Fowler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

Here I am again with the second installment of the ShrineDog Awards for the football recruiting class of 2015. Part One took us to the University of Texas with PJ Locke, who flipped from Oregon. Part Two takes us to the state of Tennessee where the Grand Ole Opry takes a backseat to no one. The common tie between the first …

Oregon Football Recruiting: Official Visits Are Getting Tight – Who Gets Them?

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With about two weeks left until the national letter of intent day (NLI) or signing day on February 4th, who is not looking at the prospects and trying to figure out how to get key commitments to Oregon from players and juggle the limited official visits? Due to sanctions, Oregon lost one scholarship in each of two years (limiting the …

Oregon Extends Offer to Top 100 Linebacker

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Hot off an appearance in the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship, Mark Helfrich and staff have not wasted anytime in building the Ducks’ already outstanding recruiting class. Earlier today, 247sports.com reported that Oregon has extended an offer to Top 100 linebacker Josh Smith. Smith is considered by many to be one of the best linebacker recruits in the country this year. The 6’3, 230-pound …

All I Want For Christmas Is Madness in March

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With Oregon football securely in another BCS bowl, I’ve turned my holiday wishes to hoops.  This year’s squad is playing with promise and purpose, and the Ducks seem primed for a return to the NCAA Tourney.  At 10-2 with one non-conference game remaining, the magic number is 20 wins in the regular season.  So what stands in our way?  An improved but …