Oregon Football: Pro-Style QB Cale Millen

Mike Kelly Talent Evaluation 23 Comments

Football teams at any level want to build their roster around a quarterback, the most important position in the game. This is especially true in recruiting at the collegiate level. The Oregon Ducks 2019 early signing period is only a few weeks away, and they have a commitment from a good one in Mount Si High School signal caller Cale …

Decommits a Good Sign for Ducks; Viva Las Vegas for the Pac-12

Darren Perkins Editorials 14 Comments

It wasn’t too long ago — the Mark Helfrich era — that when Oregon lost a couple of highly coveted 3-star recruits, a symbolic ”Fall of Rome” would occur in Eugene.  In the words of the great Bob Dylan: “the times, they are a changin’.”   That’s right folks, have no fear over the recent decommitments of 3-star recruits Marques Caldwell and Cameron Williams. Not only that, celebrate these decommits as a monumental …

Oregon Men’s Basketball: Are you Getting a WEIRD VIBE, too?

Charles Fischer Editorials 26 Comments

I’ve been getting a weird vibe from Oregon Men’s Basketball and am wondering if any of you feel it as well. This has nothing to do with the tremendous job Dana Altman has done during his time at Oregon, but is more of an acknowledgment of how the changes in college basketball have finally caught up to Oregon. It feels …

The Complete Package: Oregon Running Back Travis Dye

Mike Kelly Talent Evaluation 18 Comments

In the 2018 recruiting cycle the Oregon Ducks signed two running backs, one in particular with a very high ceiling. That would be Travis Dye from California’s Norco High, a school with an enrollment of about 2,200 students located in North Riverside county in Southern California. Travis was a three year starter for the Cougars. He was a primarily a wide …

THE BEST Recruit Talent Evaluations

Charles Fischer Oregon Football Repository 5 Comments

For those who wish to get right to it … the complete Talent Evaluation listings of Mike Kelly can be found by clicking here. This BEST Recruit Talent Evaluation page is one of 12 new sections of the incredible 1,000+ piece Oregon Football Repository that can be found up on the Toolbar. It has been a blast to find all these …

Oregon Ducks Football: The Maturation of Tyler Shough

Mike Kelly Talent Evaluation 20 Comments

The task of recruiting and receiving a commitment from a highly regarded quarterback each recruiting cycle is an arduous process. Keeping said commit in the fold is even harder. After having a commitment from Colson Yankoff only to lose him to the rivals up north, the Oregon Ducks focused their efforts on an Elite 11 quarterback that was committed elsewhere, Tyler Shough from Chandler, Arizona. …

Oregon Ducks Football: Matchup Nightmare H-Back – Spencer Webb

Mike Kelly Talent Evaluation 23 Comments

  The ink is barely dry on the 2018 Oregon Duck recruiting class, considered by some as the second best class in school history and ranked No. 15 in the country by Herald and News, among others. Included in this 24-man class is a handful of elite prospects, among them Christian Brothers High School (Sacramento, California) tight end Spencer Webb. Webb, ranked …

Oregon Lands Exceptional Talent with Track Recruit Kate Murphy

August Howell Recruiting 0 Comments

The Oregon Track and Field program has a long history of attracting top tier talent. It has been that way for a while, from the days of Bill Bowman and Steve Prefontaine. There was definitely a noticeable presence of current and former Ducks at the 2016 Rio Olympics. After a disappointing end to the Men’s Cross Country season at the NCAA Cross Country Nationals, the team will …

Two European Sensations Commit to Becoming Oregon Basketball Recruits

August Howell Recruiting 2 Comments

It’s no secret that Oregon women’s basketball has been scoring big time in the recruiting department. Their recruiting class for this year is ranked third in the nation! One of the freshmen this year is the incredibly talented Sabrina Ionesco, one of the top recruits in the country, who was USA Today’s Player of the Year and the McDonalds all-American MVP. She will undoubtedly make …

Mark Helfrich: Lost Along the Oregon Trail

Marc Burton Editorials 35 Comments

Mark Helfrich and Oregon football 2016: So much written, so much argued, so much uncertainty. Amidst the turmoil, one thing is clear: The program now stands at a critical crossroads and turns taken here … or not taken … will shape Ducks athletics for many years to come. In short, the Roman Empire is falling and we must decide: Have …

Coach Andy Powell on Cross Country Recruits: “Really Excited …”

August Howell Recruiting 4 Comments

It has been an eventful year for Oregon distance runners. King Ches fought injuries last spring but looks to be back to his old ways. The Oregon men won the Washington Invitational, with many strong performances right behind Cheserek. Many runners and fans were surprised at Drew Hunter’s decision to turn pro with Adidas, and forgo his chance to be an Oregon …