All You Need to Know About Oregon Football Recruiting

Jason Fowler Recruiting 2 Comments

Last month I touched on a recruiting topic that I decided to expand upon in this article. I stated that “the success of Oregon does not come from a big group of the highest-rated prospects.” Oregon’s success is unlike many programs that find success on the field only when their recruiting has success. Oregon is known for signing athletes who fit the system …

Oregon Football Recruiting Analysis: An Inside Look at Defensive Tackle

Jason Fowler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

Finding an elite defensive tackle is difficult for most college programs. Most high-end prospects are found somewhere in the southeast region of the United States. Pulling one from the South to, say, Eugene, Oregon, is a significant challenge. Oregon rarely gets a serious look from elite tackle recruits, so when a blue-chipper mentions Oregon among his top ten schools, the fans get a …

Recruiting Strategy: Filling Holes in the Front Seven

Nik Brownlee FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

Speed is synonymous with Oregon football. The Ducks do a fantastic job in maintaining that connection by recruiting athletes who fit their fast-paced style of offense. Last year, of the top five players signed by the Ducks, all but five-star Canton Kaumatule were on the offensive side of the ball. With the stockpile of speed and explosiveness in the Ducks …

Oregon Football Recruiting Analysis: Make More Offers

Jason Fowler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 10 Comments

Let’s get greedy! Oregon played for the national title and picked up a top-20 recruiting class in 2015. Now is the time to use that momentum to bring in a boatload of top prospects for the next recruiting cycle. Top 10 recruiting classes in the Helfrich era may start in 2016 and be similar to the 2011 top 10 class, which …