Pro Day: From a Fan’s Point of View

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For the final time, a collection of outgoing Oregon players got to show their talents at the Moshofsky Center in Eugene on Thursday.  Each player has worked hard to improve his talents in the facility in their tenure at Oregon now was the time to show off those skills  on their home turf in the Mo Center for NFL scouts …

Stars — Injured Or Not — Shine On Oregon’s Pro Day

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The stars were out in full display on Thursday at the Mo Center for Oregon’s Pro Day, both on the field and off.  In the annual showcase for NFL scouts, Oregon seniors set out one last time in an attempt to woo them.  Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, who owns the number one overall pick in April’s draft, …

Where Does Oregon’s Projected 2013 Draft Class Rank Compare To Those Of The Past?

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When the NFL draft was instituted in 1936, the process was so primitive that it would be completely unrecognizable today. There were no scouts, no Internet, and no combine.  Instead, executives simply selected players based on rumors, word of mouth, and newspapers clippings. In fact, the first draft in 1936 took place in a hotel room with the names of …

Notes From Around the College Football Nation: The Notre Dame Mess and Chip Kelly the Eagle

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So what did we miss?  We have Te’o’s girlfriend coming back from the dead, Oregon’s head coach finally made his exodus, and more conference realignment news.  I guess that means the offseason is here, and now we can get ready for signing day.  Lots of top recruits are still out doing visits, so it will be interesting to see where they …