Chicago Mob Tried to Bribe an Oregon Football Player?

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One of the most fascinating stories about Oregon football involves sports betting, Oregon Football and the Chicago Mob … and it is all true! The most amazing part of it is when the player, Mickey Bruce actually pointed out the Gangster in court–and lived to tell about it! The story is actually told best by Oregon historian Benzduck, on his …

Men of Oregon: Players and Coaches

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To immediately get to the new section Men of Oregon: Players and Coaches do click here. Where can you find all the major interviews of important Oregon players and coaches over time both in articles and videos? In the past, it was unavailable, but now is one part of 12 new sections of the Oregon Football Repository. My goal is for these new …

Oregon Culture: The Men of Oregon

Nik Brownlee Men of Oregon: Players and Coaches 5 Comments

In Eugene, the days of losing seasons seem to be far in the rear-view mirror. With two national title appearances in five years, and a slew of BCS bowl wins under the program’s belt, the Oregon Ducks have ascended to the top of the college football landscape. Without a doubt, Oregon has one of the most talented rosters in college …

Brad Ecklund and the Original “Men of Oregon”

Jordan Ingram Men of Oregon: Players and Coaches 8 Comments

The oak tree has long been a symbol of strength, endurance, valor and accomplishment. These distinguished attributes signify the separation of the ordinary from the exceptional. A century of Oregon football has produced a grove of tall firs and mighty oaks, individuals whose roots vibrantly pulse beneath a lavish wildwood of virtue. The 2014 Oregon football team was just the latest embodiment of the fortitude of the oak, led by Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota and surrounded by men of robust …

Defensive Big Birds Fill Out Oregon’s 2015 Recruiting Class

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The myth that Oregon is small and can’t hang with the “big boys” is so tired, it needs a dirt nap. Throughout the 2014 season, the Ducks stood toe-to-toe with elite teams from across the country and were nearly perfect in the win column, producing a magical year that earned them a Rose Bowl victory, a Heisman trophy winner, and a second place …

Oregon Offers Scholarship to 4-Star California WR Javon McKinley

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The future for the Oregon Ducks keeps getting brighter. If Oregon maintains its current trend of snatching elite playmakers from around the nation, the 2016 recruiting class is sure to be a platoon of offensive fire-power. On Thursday, Oregon confirmed that it has offered a scholarship to Centennial High School receiver and Rivals.com four-star receiver Javon McKinley, according to Andrew Nemec of The Oregonian. And based on McKinley’s Twitter …