Oregon QB Commit Excels at Elite 11 Camp

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A 4-star QB prospect, Seth Green, had already committed to Oregon when he moved and enrolled in Allan High School in Dallas, TX, which is the same high school that 5-star QB prospect Kyler Murray attended. Clearly, Green has no problem filling big shoes. For more on that topic, check out Andrew Nemec’s fantastic article for OregonLive.com. What I found most interesting is the fact that …

Oregon Football Recruiting Analysis: Closing Out the 2015 Class

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With limited official visits Coach Mark Helfrich is making the most with what he’s got, but is running out of time. The Ducks may have three more commitments available for this 2015 recruiting cycle after getting two commitments in the last week.  Signing day is February 4th and that leaves little time for Coach Helfrich and staff to attempt to snag …

Recruiting Update: Murray Still in Play?

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Football Recruiting News Around four months ago, I had a conversation with an Oregon fan who’s very much in the know. Quarterback Kyler Murray (4-Star/Allen, TX/Rivals100) had just committed to Texas A&M and my mood was shot. That someone, however, told me not to fret as Murray was “still in play” and to keep a close watch on the shifty …

Recruiting Update: All Eyes on Murray

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  Football Recruiting News Swirling rumors will finally be put to rest as the nation’s top dual-threat quarterback, Kyler Murray (4-Star/Allen, TX/Rivals100), will announce his program decision later today. The southwest phenom accounted for 57 touchdowns during his junior season and will attempt to lead his team to their third-straight state title this coming year. While only 5-foot-11, 175 lbs., …

Recruiting Update: Helfrich’s March to the Sea

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Football Recruiting News Oregon’s reach into the deep south gained even more momentum with a recent development coming by way of defensive end Arden Key (4-Star/Atlanta, GA).  While previously committed to South Carolina, Key opted to open his recruitment and tabbed the Ducks as his team of choice heading into the summer. “Oregon offers the best opportunity for me and my …

Oregon Football Recruiting Analysis: I Need a Hero

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With nine months left until the football players of the class of 2015 sign with their designated programs throughout the nation, Oregon is poised to step up their recruiting game another notch.  This is the year that the Ducks must sign the most highly touted talent in the history of the program.  With the recent verbal commitment from the top …

Recruiting Update: Full-Auto Murray Brings Cannon to Eugene

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  Football Recruiting Visits This past Monday, Oregon welcomed prime-time visitor Kyler Murray (4-Star/Allen, TX/Rivals100) to Eugene.  A consensus Top-3 dual-threat prospect heading into his senior season, Murray was said to have had a spectacular experience during his time with the Ducks.  A lock for the Under Armour All-American Game and 2013 Texas Gatorade POY, Murray (5’11, 170 lbs) passed for …

Oregon Football Recruiting Analysis: It’s Still About the Offense

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The Oregon football program is not regarded as a defensive juggernaut.  An elite defense wasn’t the catalyst behind the evolution of the Oregon brand.  In this new era of Oregon football, where fans expect championship runs, the offense seems almost to have become an after-thought.  Improving the defense has become the focal point of radio pundits and TV personalities.  Let’s …