Building a Track and Field dynasty is one of the hardest things to do for a coach. With only 12 scholarships to give out he has to choose wisely on who gets those scholarships and not lean to heavily on one event group.
The Ducks men have made mistakes in that area, leaning too heavily on distance runners and not building a deep Sprint Corps. But things are starting to change.
Head Coach Vin Lanana and his assistants Robert Johnson and Andy Powell have started to more evenly distribute those 12 scholarships between the eight event groups—short sprints, long sprints, hurdles, mid-distance, long distance, jumps and throws.
Let's take a look at Oregon's 2011 recruiting class.
No particular order. I will be doing the women sometime next week.