Ducks Pick up Commitment from 3-Star Lineman

Adam Kruse FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

  Offensive lineman are used to getting little notoriety. It comes with the territory. Yesterday, the Ducks picked up a verbal commitment from 3-star offensive lineman Jacob Capra adding him to the long list of under-the-radar recruits who have developed into elite line talent for the Ducks. Capra, 6’5″, 265 pounds, committed Oregon on Thursday, after receiving offers from Washington, Washington State, …

Pac-12 Talent Rankings: What Does It All Mean?

Chris Charbonnier FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 7 Comments

“Recruiting rankings don’t matter”. Typically, this is said by fans after their favorite team picks up a commitment from a two or three-star player who is “underrated”. So, is it true? Do recruiting rankings act as a good predictor of on-field success? I defer to Matt Hinton, who wrote a great five-part series called “Star Power.” A part of the …