Ducks Face Unique Recruiting Challenge

Aaron Lewis FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 6 Comments

As Duck fans, we have become spoiled. After decades of deprivation, during which 6-5 was almost a historic year, we have had a couple of decades of unprecedented success that now make a 7-5 or 6-6 season an unthinkable disaster. Our Ducks don’t rebuild, they reload. Every year we expect to and have seen our Ducks be national title contenders. Even the …

PAC-12 Talent Rankings: Looking to Break Through

Chris Charbonnier FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 14 Comments

Last week, we looked at #12 through #9 of the Pac-12 Talent Rankings. This week, we profile four more squads. Below is an explanation of our tier-system used to compile the data: Tier-E: 5-star rating by at least one service Tier-1: 4-star rating by at least two services Tier-2: 4-star rating by one service Tier-3: 3-star rating by at least two services …