Are you like me? Do you have trouble letting go and saying good-bye when your favorite players leave the Ducks and go on to greener pastures?
You would think that after decades of being an obsessive college football fan, one would learn to live with the fact that players come and go. It's the very nature of the game, and what makes it more exciting than the NFL.
But while I welcome the incoming freshmen and am always beyond excited to see the new recruits, it seems to take me a year or two to let go of my favorites. The process is much easier if they are playing on Sundays in the fall and we have the occasional glimpse of the NFL rookies.
Let's look at some of the 2012 Ducks and where they are now. And one 2011 Duck, because I just can't seem to quit missing Jeff Maehl.