Oregon Just Got Dumped: The Aftermath

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When my wife emailed me at work yesterday to let me know that Chip Kelly was going to the Eagles, it felt like someone punched me in the jejunum. All I could type was, “no…” before hitting send. I didn’t want to think about the possibility. I didn’t want to see the inevitable fallout. I didn’t want to know the …

Recruiting Update: Kelly to steal from Kiffin?

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Football Recruiting Offers/Visits During an official visit last weekend, top JUCO dual-threat passer Tanner McEvoy (4-Star/Oradell, NJ) received an offer to bolster Oregon’s quarterback depth. While not currently willing to commit, the Ducks appear to be the frontrunner to land the versatile southwest-based signal caller. With his stock rising and current quarterback Bryan Bennett’s possible switch to defense, expect a decision …

Oregon TE Commit has the Credentials

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Chip Kelly has reiterated many times that when it comes to an ideal Oregon Duck quarterback he looks for a great passing QB who can run, not a running back who can throw.  Although it has not been said as such, I believe  similar criteria can be applied to the ideal Oregon Duck tight end. What Oregon looks for in …

Meet Your New Ducks: Oregon Defeats Notre Dame

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Well… kinda. After a rather stagnant October and November in the Oregon recruiting landscape, the Ducks have recently landed a 4-star stud named Danny Mattingly.  Coming out of Spokane, WA, at Mead High School, Mattingly has created the reputation of being an extremely physical and disciplined athlete.  He committed to Oregon on Dec 23rd after de-committing from Notre Dame earlier …

Recruiting Update: Hallelujah Chip is Staying!

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Football Recruiting News Following a rumor-filled weekend, head coach Chip Kelly declined a move to the NFL and will return to Oregon for the foreseeable future. Subsequent recruiting storylines will intensify and likely resolve as Kelly & Co. move forward in Eugene. Reactions from preps were almost instantaneous as news of Kelly’s return trickled out. “It’s an amazing feeling knowing …

Recruiting Update: He’s Committed Elsewhere… Until He Visits Oregon

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Football Recruiting   Offers Oregon has made a living playing cloak and dagger games, so why stop now? Recently opening his recruitment, offensive lineman Sean Dowling (3-Star/Fallbrook, CA) is receiving renewed interest from Eugene as signing day approaches. A 6’6″, 265 lb. trench dweller, Dowling’s signed LOI would be a solid late-hour get for the Ducks as he has the potential …