Former Oregon Duck Dion Jordan Suspended

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Earlier this morning former Oregon Duck, Dion Jordan, got some troublesome news. According to ESPN reports, the defensive end for the Miami Dolphins will be suspended for the entire 2015 season for violation of the NFL’s substance abuse policy. According to Adam Schefter, Jordan reportedly didn’t fail a test but rather submitted a diluted sample, which the NFL counts as …

NFL Ducks: Pushing for the Playoffs

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 Kevin Cline As the current Oregon football team begins preparing for their showdown against the Texas Longhorns (whose coach, Mack Brown, is expected to resign after the Valero Alamo Bowl), college football has entered the elongated calm before the storm of bowl games.  The weekly rhythm of the football season has come to a halt, and many are left with an unfamiliar …

“Oregon Doesn’t Put Players Into the League”

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We’ve all heard the story from recruits: “Come to (Insert School Here), our system puts players into the NFL.  Oregon may make you a good college player, but Oregon can’t put lineman into the NFL. With defensive end Dion Jordan (3rd overall pick by Miami) and offensive lineman Kyle Long (20th overall pick by Chicago) coming off the board in the first …