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  1. Oregon recruiting: Quick-hitters

    Brandon P. Oliver

    The Oregon coaches have been active on the recruiting trail since the end of spring practice. They have stopped to see dozens of prospects and have issued a few new offers. Among the prospects earning an offer from the Ducks is WR Armanti Foreman ...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  2. Five tight ends the Ducks could offer

    Brandon P. Oliver

    With a roster stocked with young talent and the potential departure of star tight end Colt Lyerla after the 2013 season, the Oregon Ducks are looking to add even more talent to their tight end group in the Class of 2014. With just one official off...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  3. Ducks must reload as talent comes, goes

    Brandon P. Oliver

    The Oregon Ducks will enter the 2013 season having lost a possible top-five pick to the NFL draft, the No. 2 rusher in the Ducks' history and two all-league linebackers. The loss of Dion Jordan, Kenjon Barner, Kiko Alonso and Michael Clay will hurt, ...

    Blog | March 03, 2013
  4. Oregon recruiting mailbag

    Brandon Oliver

    Questions about the Ducks' 2014 targets are starting to pour in. Shaun A. (San Francisco): Who do you think will be the Ducks' first commit in the 2014 class? Are there any in-state kids worth an early offer that would accept and become the first...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  5. Ducks lose WR Blackmon to transfer

    Brandon P. Oliver

    In Oregon's 2011 recruiting class, the most prized recruits were athletes De'Anthony Thomas and Colt Lyerla, but Under Armour All-American Devon Blackmon helped the Ducks land the best group recruits deemed "athletes" in the country. Blackmon was the...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  6. Oregon and Cal recruiting battles 2008-12

    Brandon P. Oliver

    After the Ducks program began to take off in the mid-1990s, California hired former Ducks' offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford in 2002. As the Ducks' upward climb reached a standstill, Cal stepped up and looked like it might be the next in line to cha...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  7. Will Ducks raid the Trojans' class again?

    Brandon P. Oliver

    The Oregon Ducks haven't won many direct recruiting battles with the USC Trojans over the years, but they are making strides. Oddly enough, there aren't too many examples over the past few years that had the two West Coast power programs going toe-to...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  8. Can Oregon catch USC in recruiting?

    Brandon P. Oliver

    Since 2000, the Pac-12 has been all Oregon and USC. Other schools have snuck in to share a conference crown, but only the Ducks and Trojans have won the title outright. For most of the decade, the Trojans were the team to beat. Since Chip Kelly to...

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  9. Oregon, USC battling off field, too

    Brandon P. Oliver

    With Oregon and USC being the only two teams to win outright Pac-10 or Pac-12 conference titles since 1999, it would seem likely the two have enjoyed the most recruiting success over the same period. If recruit class rankings are the way to judge the...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  10. What Oregon could have looked like

    Brandon P. Oliver

    Under Chip Kelly, the Oregon football program has risen to a level few ever thought it could reach. His coaching style and aggressive schemes have led the Ducks to become a powerhouse program. While they are still far from a recruiting powerhouse, th...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  11. Ducks recruiting mailbag

    Brandon P. Oliver

    It's that time again. The Ducks have a bye this week, so it's time to dig through the Oregon recruiting mailbag and see what's on your mind. Ruben G. (Hillsboro, Ore.): What is going on with the Ducks' defensive line recruiting? Haven't heard har...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  12. Ducks recruiting by state: Oregon

    Brandon P. Oliver

    On the field, most elite football programs work to build their rosters from the inside out. The same can be said in recruiting. Put a fence around your state or region in order to sign all the local talent and build around those players. Schools s...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  13. Watch List recruits high on the Ducks

    Brandon P. Oliver

    It has become customary for the Oregon Ducks to take their time in evaluating junior prospects, and it is much of the same with the class of 2014. Another yearly occurrence is that a number of elite prospects from around the country that have thei...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  14. Twins' versatility extends beyond field

    Brandon P. Oliver

    Any time a program comes away with a four-star athlete that can play a number of different positions, it is a huge plus. When it doubles up by adding two practically identical prospects, it means even more. That was the case Sunday for the Oregon ...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  15. Ducks keeping local talent home

    Brandon P. Oliver

    There are many differences between the Oregon Ducks current approach under Chip Kelly when compared to former head coach Mike Bellotti. Many of them are glaring, but the one that goes largely unnoticed is the fact that Kelly is keeping the emerging l...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  16. 'Plug and play' works because of recruiting

    Brandon P. Oliver

    During the past couple of decades, the Oregon Ducks have had their share of outstanding talent as they began to emerge as a powerful program. But inconsistency of the Ducks recruiting led to some down seasons. Under Chip Kelly, Oregon has had steadi...

    Blog | August 27, 2012