It might be a very different looking Oregon team that takes the field next fall ... and not because of the uniform changes (though, those are sure to be something different). Instead, the guys wearing those uniforms might fill them out a bit differently.
about 1206 days ago | Chantel Jennings | Oregon Ducks
Just because a position is questionable in the preseason doesn't mean it's not answerable. Questionable: Oregon is replacing three A-list linebackers. Dion Jordan was first-team All-Pac-12 and the third overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft.
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 local talent home.
about 1788 days ago | Brandon P. Oliver | Oregon Ducks
The Oregon Ducks have been steadily improving their talent level at every position, but the biggest jump in talent level might lie at the linebacker position. While there have been a few Ducks linebackers who have gone on to the NFL, they have been few and far between historically.
about 1823 days ago | Brandon P. Oliver | Oregon Ducks
Oregon Ducks fans have been witness to one of the greatest rises in college football history over the past two decades. The Ducks have risen from cellar dwellers to one of the hottest names in all of college football.
about 1824 days ago | Brandon P. Oliver | Oregon Ducks
While Oregon will never be confused with Texas, Florida, Georgia or California in terms of football talent, the talent pool has become deeper in recent years. After a tough, in-state start under Chip Kelly, the Ducks have begun to keep the top recruits in state under the fourth-year head coach.
about 1844 days ago | Brandon P. Oliver | Oregon Ducks