Recruiting Update: Oregon Setting up Shop in Tornado Alley

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Football Recruiting News Head coach Mark Helfrich hasn’t been bashful about looking for talent at the JUCO level. A long recruiting rapport with high-profile defensive end Ulric Jones (3-Star/El Dorado, KS) has paid off and the big man from the south is ever closer to donning Oregon colors. “I talk to the Oregon coaches at least twice a week,” said …

Oregon Football Recruiting Analysis: Best Recruiting Class Yet?

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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 …

Recruiting Update: Barnett’s Big Weekend

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Football Recruiting News The stakes couldn’t be higher as Oregon eagerly anticipates the arrival of big-board topper Blake Barnett (4-Star/Corona, CA/Rivals100). Arguably the nation’s top dual-threat quarterback, Barnett will be in Eugene this coming Thursday for a multi-day recruiting trip. Unlike his first visit to Duckville, Barnett will not be alone as he intends to bring both mom and dad …