Recruiting Update: The Week After the War

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Craig Strobeck Football Recruiting Visits Oregon may have won more than a football game this past Friday.  On the recruiting trail, linebacker Jimmie Swain (4-Star/Olathe, KS) is committed elsewhere (TCU) but his time amid the Autzen Zoo may have shifted his future plans. “I really loved seeing the team and the coaches interact together and how close they are,” said …

Recruiting Update: “Budda” to Make Long Awaited Visit

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Steve Francis Football Recruiting Visits Check out SB Nation’s Pacific Takes for my first Oregon Recruiting Q/A! For this writer, a Saturday spent inside the confines of Autzen Stadium will be a welcome relief following last Thursday.  Oregon, at home for two of next three weeks, will welcome arguably our biggest prep target of the 2014 class, athlete Budda Baker …

Recruiting Update: What Can Brown Do For You?

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Kevin Cline Football Recruiting Commitments Saturday, Oregon solidified a “Decade of Dominance” over its northern rival behind a Heisman-leading performance from quarterback Marcus Mariota.  Off the field, the Ducks’ resounding win produced a commitment from one of the top wide outs in the class of 2014 – route-runner Jalen Brown (4-Star/Phoenix, AZ/Rivals250). A 6-foot-2, 183 pound, jack-of-all-trades, Brown beats defenders with myriad talents.  …

Son of Oregon Duck and NFL Hall-of-Famer Continued Family Legacy of Legends at Oregon

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 identi.info The tight end position has been a vital key in the success of Oregon’s rise to fortune and fame.  Oregon has seen a perpetual string of stalwart tight ends since the Rich Brooks Era.  One tight end in particular made his presence felt in a unique way, and is remembered fondly by many Ducks for his contribution to Oregon’s turnaround  & …

Family Connections Run Deep at Oregon

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The Oregon Ducks football team is a family. This is something stated often, the family atmosphere that surrounds the football program and its connection to the community.  It’s an easy thing to claim, but difficult to fully comprehend until seen first-hand. It starts at the top, with the majority of the Oregon Ducks coaching staff having been a part of …