Oregon Football Recruiting: Dominating Defenses Win Recruiting Battles

Jason Fowler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive

When the Oregon Ducks stifled the Top 20 offense of the Arizona Wildcats in the Pac-12 Conference Championship game, America saw a side of the Oregon defense that hasn’t been there all year. This was the focused, well-coached defense that played 59 minutes and 55 seconds (The last five seconds is when Arizona’s third-string quarterback ran into the end zone …

The Oregon Ducks’ Hawaiian Pipeline

Randy Morse FishWrap, FishWrap Archive

In this video, FishDuck.com’s foreign correspondent, British Columbia-based Randy Morse (aka The Fool on the Hill) talks about the seemingly constant flow of outstanding football players from the Aloha State to Eugene. Top photo Vince Cavalaio via Getty Images

Oregon’s Uncharted Territory in Football Recruiting

Jason Fowler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive

While the 2014 college football season is currently reaching the height of recruiting for the class of 2015, Oregon also has interesting features in planning for the 2016 class. There will be two high school juniors in attendance for the Stanford game on November 1st. With two commits already in this class and potentially one more announcing by the end …

Recruiting Update: Saw Gas by the Barrel

Mark Flores FishWrap, FishWrap Archive

Football Recruiting Visits We, The Oregon Faithful, have had this weekend’s clash with the Stanford “treebark” on our minds for many months now. A resounding win will not only restore public opinion in Oregon’s hold on the Pac-12 but also drive nails in solidifying several key recruits. The official visit list for Nov. 1 reads of super stardom. Among the …

Oregon Football Recruiting Analysis: Best Recruiting Class Yet?

Jason Fowler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive

It was brought to my attention when cornerback James Locke and quarterback Travis Waller both committed to Oregon on July 1 of this year, that the Ducks reached a new recruiting standard. Recent history has proven that Oregon has not been really aggressive with getting verbal commitments early in the recruiting process. Going back as far as 2002 and probably …