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3-Star Forward Ray Kosongo Denied Admission to University of Oregon

The Oregon Ducks Basketball team has not had a good year so far. Following the news of an abuse scandal from three players that were dismissed from the team and the University of Oregon, Head Coach Dana Altman was forced to look at pretty much rebuilding his team. Some recruits stayed away and some continued with their commitment to the University of Oregon. Now comes word that one of those…

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Know the Opponent: MWC Part I

It’s the Mountain West turn to be previewed on our journey to the 2014 kickoff. PAC-12 teams will play eight total teams from the Mountain meaning that we’re breaking their preview into two parts, so here’s part one

PAC-12 fans will see Hawaii head coach Norm Chow Fresno State head coach Tim DeRuyter a combined five times this fall. Photo Credit: Marco Garcia-USA TODAY Sports

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Oregon Ducks Down a Kicker, Sophomore Hayden Crook Reportedly Leaving Team #GoDucks #Pac12

The Oregon Ducks have had a handful of players depart from the beginning of Spring Camp, typically through the end of summer, be it for personal reasons or for another opportunity because they are buried on the depth chart and don’t feel they will see much in the way of playing time. One name you can add to the list according to OregonLive.comis backup kicker Hayden Crook. He would have been…

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ESPN #CFBRank Has Oregon Running Back @ByronMarshall_9 at 97 #GoDucks #Pac12

The 2014 College Football season starts in just over a month and ESPN Writers and Editors have put together a list of the Top 100 Players entering the 2014 season, based on a ranking from 1-10. The main aspect of the list is expected contributions for the upcoming 2014 season. I, personally would have thought that Oregon Ducks Running Back Bryon Marshall would have been ranked higher on the list,…

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Michigan State’s Dantonio Mentions Oregon Matchup During Big Ten Media Day #Spartans #GoDucks #B1GMediaDay

The Pac-12 Conference wrapped up their two media days late last week with the usual fanfare of coaches and players granting interviews to media outlets from around the country. Oregon Quarterback Marcus Mariota was quite busy with twenty five interviews over the two day event and was one of the most active players in the interview process. Now, attention turns to the Big Ten as their media days…

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Oregon Ducks in the NFL: @LaMichaelJames Dislocates Elbow in Training Camp, Out for a Month for @49ers #GoDucks #ProDucks

On Saturday it was announced that San Francisco 49ers Running Back Kendall Hunter was lost for the season following a drill in Training Camp on Friday. I wrote then that that may open the door for former Oregon Ducks Running Back LaMichael James to compete for the backup running back slot this season along with Marcus Lattimore and Carlos Hyde. On Sunday in another training camp drill James…

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@BR_CFB Predicts Coaches Poll, Oregon Ducks in a Familiar Spot #GoDucks @BleacherReport #Pac12

A new era in College Football is about to begin and as the folks at Bleacher Report are telling there is a new sponsor for the Coaches Poll in Amway, however that will likely be the only change as the way the poll is calculated will remain the same. If their Preseason Top 25 predictionrings true the Oregon Ducks will start the season is a prime position for the first season of the College…

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San Francisco @49ers Backup RB Hunter Out for Season, Is Door Open for @LaMichaelJames? #GoDucks #ProDucks

The 2014 season in the NFL starts in a few months and NFL Training Camps are now open. In the first high profile injury reported in camp San Francisco Backup Running Back Kendall Hunter has a torn ACL and will likely be lost for the season. The report from Sports Illustrated says Hunter was in the final year of his contract, signed in 2011. In three years with the team he has rushed for just over…

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@AthlonSports: Michigan State Bringing Heisman Candidates to Matchup With Oregon #GoDucks #Pac12 #Spartans

One of the biggest games for the 2014 season will happen at Autzen Stadium on September 6th with Michigan State coming to Eugene to take on the Oregon Ducks. Both teams will have plenty to prove in an early season matchup that features some names we already know in Oregon Quarterback Marcus Mariota and Spartans Quarterback Connor Cook. Both are Heisman Candidates for the upcoming season, but…

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@BovadaSports: Oregon Ducks a 7/1 Shot to Win National Title for 2014 #GoDucks #Pac12

The Bovada Online Sportsbook recently released their odds on the upcoming season for the NFL and College Football and the Oregon Ducks start with 7/1 odds to win the 2014 National Title. There are two teams ahead of Oregon with Florida State and Alabama tied at 5/2 favorites. UCLA is the next closest Pac-12 team on the list at 14/1 followed by USC at 25/1. The Oregon Ducks will meet the Michigan…

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Former Oregon Safety Jairus Byrd, Now With New Orleans, Could Return to Practice Soon #GoDucks #ProDucks #NFL

In the offseason Jairus Byrdwas among several former Oregon Ducks to switch teams in the NFL. After starting his career with the Buffalo Bills and becoming one of the better Safeties in the NFL, Byrd traded in his white Jersey for a Black one and signed with the New Orleans Saints in the offseason. During that time he also had back surgery in May to fix a disc issue. He attended the mandatory…

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Know the Opponent: ACC and Big XII

We’re back to combining conferences so that we can get through this before the season kickoff in just over a month. The next three schools we’re looking at are Boston College and Virginia from the ACC plus Texas of the Big XII.

UCLA will face Texas and new Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong in Arlington on Sept. 13. Photo Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Boston College Eagles – 7-6/4-4 ACC,…

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#Pac12 Media Days: Marcus Mariota and Derrick Malone Set the Stage for the 2014 Season #GoDucks #Pac12FB

Pac-12 Networks sat down with Oregon Quarterback Marcus Mariota and Linebacker Derrick Maloneon Wednesday entering the season as the pick to win the North Division and the Pac-12 Conference. Mariota talked about the pressure and ‘focusing on what we need to do and get better.” Mariota said he had a different focus as well, “to get my degree. That’s why we go to school as a student athlete, to get…

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Class of 2015: 3-Star QB Ty Griffin Joins His Brother RB Taj Griffin at Oregon #GoDucks #Pac12

On the first day of Pac-12 Media Days the Oregon Ducks received some good news concerning a recruit. We reported late last season that the brother of Oregon Commit Taj Griffin, Ty – who at the time was looking at leaving Georgia Tech, has in fact decided to join his brother and play in Eugene for the Oregon Ducks.He redshirted last season for the Yellow Jackets and will join Oregon as a member of…

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#Pac12 Media Days: Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich Ready for 2014 Season #GoDucks #Pac12FB

On Wednesday morning Pac-12 Media Days kicked off from Los Angeles California and to start the day the Media Poll for the upcoming season was released and the Oregon Ducks were the near unanimous pick to take the Pac-12 North Division and the Conference Title for the 2014 season. Coaches and players were interviewed by the media as Fall Camp is getting ever closer and Oregon Head Coach Mark…

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