1. Oregon Football: Elite Recruits from the South That Chip Kelly Must Land

    So last week was not a good one from the Ducks' recruiting perspective. Highly sought after 5-star DT Eddie Vanderdoes verbally committed to USC, right after equally sought after 4-star OT Nico Falah did the same thing...

    Kay Jennings Written by Kay Jennings about 2 years ago 6,038 reads 16 comments

  2. Oregon Ducks Recruiting: Why Texas Is the New California

    In the good old days B.C. (Before Chip), the Oregon Ducks recruited primarily in California, the Northwest and maybe Hawaii. When the Ducks landed a 3-star prospect from California, it was a huge deal...

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  3. Nico Falah's Tweet: Will He Spurn USC and UCLA and Join the Ducks?

    As any Ducks fan knows, "Win The Day" means you are part of the Oregon family. Here is an interesting tweet from 2013 4-star offensive lineman Nico Falah from Bellflower, CA. Falah's tweet came on the morning of July 9...

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  4. Oregon Ducks 2013: Commit Alex Redmond Surges at Nike's the Opening

    Relatively unheralded three-star offensive lineman Alex Redmond was the star of the Sunday morning big man faceoff at Nike's The Opening ...

    Kay Jennings Written by Kay Jennings about 2 years ago 3,685 reads 13 comments

  5. One Word for Oregon 2013 Recruit Dontre Wilson at the Opening: Wow

    Latest Nike sneakers? Check. Nike cap? Check. Even Nike prescription sunglasses? Check. As a former Nike employee, I know that one doesn't dare show up on the Nike campus wearing, God forbid, a competitor's product...

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  6. Oregon Ducks: Why the QB Battle Isn't Chip Kelly's Biggest Worry

    Bryan Bennett or Marcus Mariota? Marcus Mariota or Bryan Bennett? While Oregon fans are wringing their hands over the question of who will start for the Ducks at quarterback, I suspect that Chip Kelly has other things on his mind...

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  7. Arkansas State's Michael Dyer Won't Play in Opener at Oregon

    As reported today on AStateNation.com , Arkansas State's website, the NCAA has denied former Auburn running back Michael Dyer 's eligibility waiver. The announcement was made by Arkansas State head coach Gus Malzahn...

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  8. Pac-12 Players You Aren't Paying Attention to and Should: OSU's Sean Mannion

    I suppose there is only so much air available for Pac-12 quarterbacks, and Matt Barkley is sucking it all up. However, there are other QB's in the Pac-12 and some of them are poised to have good, perhaps even breakout, years...

    Kay Jennings Written by Kay Jennings about 2 years ago 1,266 reads 6 comments

  9. Oregon Ducks Get Eighth Verbal Commitment for 2013 Class

    As reported by ESPN.com's Brandon P. Oliver earlier today, the Oregon Ducks have received a verbal commitment from Alex Redmond, a 3-star offensive lineman out of Los Alamitos, CA...

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  10. Oregon Football: 3 Freshmen Who May Start in 2012

    The Oregon Ducks, under head coach Chip Kelly, have reached a point where they don't have "rebuilding" years. Like other national programs with storied traditions and great coaching, they "reload" instead...

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  11. Why Chip Kelly Should Never Leave the Oregon Ducks Program

    This photo is the primary reason why Chip Kelly should never leave the Oregon Ducks: college football is more fun than the pros. There are other reasons why Kelly should remain at Oregon...

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  12. 20 Underdogs to Bet on in Week 1

    The beauty of college football is that on any given week any team can win. Truly. It’s what drives us all to tune in even when our team is favored by 21 points; you just never know for sure until that final second has ticked off the clock...

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  13. Oregon Football: What You Need to Know About the Ducks' Wide Receiving Corps

    The first thing you need to know about Oregon's WR corps for 2012 is that there are a lot of them. As in 15 wide receivers on the current roster (16 if you count RB De'Anthony Thomas), and three more arriving in the fall...

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  14. Oregon Football: Why Showdown with USC Will Easily Be the Best Game in 2012

    Is it November 3 yet? The fun starts the first weekend in September, but it's all just appetizers until the main entree on November 3 in Los Angeles at the Coliseum: USC versus Oregon for all the marbles...

    Kay Jennings Written by Kay Jennings about 2 years ago 2,865 reads 28 comments

  15. Pac-12 Football: What You Need to Know About Rich Rodriguez at Arizona

    This is the second in a series to examine the Pac-12's four new head coaches. Click here if you missed the first one on Washington State's Mike Leach. I'm doing these in the order of their dangerousness if you are a fan of another school...

    Kay Jennings Written by Kay Jennings about 2 years ago 1,398 reads 7 comments

  16. Oregon Ducks: Picking Every 2012 Game on the Board Against the Spread

    The first point spreads for the 2012 college football season have been announced by BeyondtheBets .com, which means that we must be getting closer to the start of the season. It's only 75 days until the opening kick-off...

    Kay Jennings Written by Kay Jennings about 2 years ago 3,019 reads 51 comments

  17. What De'Anthony Thomas Must Do to Win the Heisman in 2012

    There is no rule that says a running back or quarterback must win the Heisman Trophy every year. There isn't even anything official that says the winner can't be a defensive player...

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  18. Greatest Individual Season in the Pac-12

    The greatest individual season in the history of the Pac-12 was LaMichael James' 2011 season. Ha Ha! Just kidding, Trojan fans! You know I am a huge fan of LaMichael James...

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  19. Oregon Football: Ducks' Defensive Studs the Pac-12 Should Fear

    Oregon fans everywhere are arguing over "Bennett vs. Mariota," Duck uniform combinations, or which incoming freshmen have a chance to start. However, my readers—The Trueblue Duckies—know that what is really important in 2012 is defense...

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  20. Oregon Football: New Faces in 2012 You Need to Know

    The agony and the ecstasy of college football is that every year, like new green sprouts pushing up through your garden in the spring, you must say good-bye to long-cherished favorite ...

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  21. Oregon Football: Where the Ducks Stand in Recruiting

    This is the interesting time in college football recruiting. Coaches have made all the calls they can until September. But throughout the summer, things can change, often dramatically...

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  22. Why Ducks' Defensive Play Holds the Key to Winning the Pac-12

    Every team—well, almost every team—in the Pac-12 will have a respectable-to-great offense in 2012. Matt Barkley to Robert Woods and/or Marqise Lee will account for mega-yards and touchdowns every game...

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  23. Breaking Down the Pac-12's New Head Football Coaches: Starting with Mike Leach

    The Pac-12 welcomes four new head football coaches in 2012. All four have a past—some more dramatic than others...

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  24. Oregon Football Recruiting: Who Is Dontre Wilson and Why Do the Ducks Want Him?

    First of all, you have to admire his style. DeSoto High School 4-star running back Dontre Wilson announced his decision to attend and play football for the University of Oregon at ...

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  25. Why Oregon, Not USC, Is Still King of the Hill

    The simple premise and the single relevant fact for this article is that the Oregon Ducks are the Pac-12 champions for three consecutive years. Until the USC Trojans—or some other Pac-12 school—knock off the Ducks, they are King of the Hill...

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