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On the Oregon Trail: Pac-12 Recruiting Recap

It’s just like old times. Steve Sarkisian is back in Los Angeles and with the NCAA scholarship limits behind him, brought USC back to the top of the recruiting rankings. Teams like UCLA and Arizona State did their best to keep up, but the Trojans ran away with the 2015 …

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Marcus Mariota displays athleticism, footwork at NFL Combine

Marcus Mariota, as many expected, showcased his athletic ability at the NFL Scouting Combine on Saturday in Indianapolis. The Heisman winner ran the quickest 40-yard dash (4.52) of any of the 15 quarterbacks. His time ranked higher than 10 of the wide receivers who participated in the event. Mariota tied …

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Oregon Ducks offensive linesman Jake Fisher (75) reacts to the Oregon crowd's cheers after the end of the game. The No. 12 Oregon Ducks play the No. 18 UCLA Bruins at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on October 11, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)
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Jake Fisher impresses at NFL Combine, Grasu does not participate

Jake Fisher worked out at Lucas Oil Stadium on Friday in the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine. Fisher bench pressed 225 pounds 25 times and scored the fastest time among offensive linemen for the three-cone drill (7.25 seconds) and twenty-yard shuttle (4.33 seconds). NFL.com projects his draft grade at 5.69, which indicates …

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Report: Marcus Mariota to throw at NFL scouting combine

Former Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota will throw at the National Scouting Combine on Saturday in Indianapolis, sources told ESPN. Mariota’s status for the throwing portion of the combine was uncertain after the quarterback sprained his AC Joint in the Ducks’ national title game loss to Ohio State. On Jan. 26th, Mariota …

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Q&A with Scout’s Brandon Huffman on Ducks’ football recruiting

With signing day now in the books, it’s time to wrap up the class of 2015 and look ahead to 2016. The Emerald caught up with Scout.com’s National Director of Recruiting Brandon Huffman to go over some of the key recruiting storylines on the Oregon trail.

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Oregon football’s Mark Helfrich receives five-year contract extension

Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich has been given a five-year contract extension, according to a press release from the athletic department Monday afternoon. The extension is for $17.5 million with the annual average at $3.5 million per year. Incentives tied to the on-field performance and academic success of the team …

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Cost of attendance set to factor into NCAA recruiting

With the prospect of playing football no longer an option, in 2014 senior Carlyle Garrick was faced with a choice. He could leave the Oregon football program behind and become a regular student, or he could assume a different role. He chose to stay with the team and contribute however …

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Eastern Washington QB Vernon Adams announces he'll transfer to Oregon

His nickname is “Big play V.A.,” and he’s coming to Oregon to compete for the starting quarterback spot. Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams announced via his personal Twitter account Monday morning that he’s transferring to Oregon. Oregon it is! First off, I want to thank God for this amazing opportunity. I …

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National Signing Day: How Oregon football's departures looked on signing day?

Travis Waller is a lot different than former Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota in one regard. For starters, he was one of the most heavily sought-out quarterback recruits in the class of 2015. He was a U.S. Army All-American, participated in the Elite 11 Camp –the nation’s premier quarterback competition for …

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National Signing Day: 16 commits sign LOI to Oregon, PJ Locke Flips to Texas

The paperwork started coming in quickly Wednesday morning. Not even before 8 a.m. arrived, ten high school athletes, who had verbally committed to Oregon, signed their letter of intent to make it official. The ten includes Malik Lovette, Shane Lemieux, Gary Baker, Jake Hanson, Jake Breeland, Calvin Throckmorton, Fotu Leiato, Kirk Merritt, …

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