Life on the Scout Team: The Hopeful Duck

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Have you ever imagined what it must feel like to be a star college football player? Think about being a Heisman-winning quarterback and leading your team to the first ever College Football Playoff, hence Marcus Mariota. Or imagine running the ball like Melvin Gordon and being named the Big Ten player of the year. While it must feel great to have …

Ducks Lose Yet Another Veteran

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This offseason has provided a few storylines for Oregon Ducks fans to watch. With Marcus Mariota pressing for a No.1 pick in April’s NFL Draft, to Vernon Adams Jr. transferring from Eastern Washington, the drama has been plentiful. One of the tougher storylines to follow, however, is the amount of veteran players the Ducks lost this offseason. Yesterday, senior wide receiver B.J. Kelley made the decision to not return to …

Kamp, Yruretagoyena Latest Casualties in Football’s “Super Size” Era

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As of last Thursday, two of Oregon’s big men, junior OL Andre Yruretagoyena and junior DL Sam Kamp, have officially retired from college football. Both Yruretagoyena and Kamp cited health concerns and will forgo their final seasons of playing eligibility, the latest in collegiate career casualties stemming from football’s new ”Super Size” era. Oregon’s Andre Yruretagoyena won’t return for his senior season http://t.co/FPEJBB3aRH pic.twitter.com/MwykD2isyc — Sports Illustrated (@SInow) February 27, …

Sam Kamp Retires From Football

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It’s a hard decision to give up the game you love, but it’s one that redshirt junior defensive lineman Sam Kamp had to make. With one year of football eligibility left, Kamp has decided to forgo his senior year and retire from football. He will graduate in the spring with a double major. Kamp was a three-year backup with the …

Sam Kamp Ready to Roll for the Ducks

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Defensive lineman Sam Kamp chatted with FishDuck.com writer Tyler Robinson at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex today. The injuries to the Ducks’ offensive line have been in the news plenty this season, but the Ducks have dealt with injuries on the defensive side of the ball as well. A mainstay for the Ducks defense, Arik Armstead has battled an ankle injury this season that has …

Oregon Football: Six “Other” DLs to Watch in the Spring Game

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The Oregon Ducks football team is scheduled to play its annual Spring Game on what should be a picturesque Saturday inside Autzen Stadium.  And with it, the 2014 season will be officially under way. And, like every season, another batch of seniors have graduated, which leads to a bunch of question marks heading into the Spring Game coming up on Saturday.  Some of the …