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Four-star recruit Kirk Merritt commits to Oregon

Four-star Destrehan High School running back Kirk Merritt verbally committed to the University of Oregon on Monday. Merritt, the No. 4 ranked all-purpose running back from Destrehan, Louisiana, committed at a gathering in his hometown. Merritt has already had success in Oregon. At the Opening in Beaverton, Merritt wowed scouts by …

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Emerald Quick Hits: Kyler Murray sticks with Texas A&M, Tampa Bay "sets sights" on Marcus Mariota

- Five-star quarterback Kyler Murray reaffirmed his commitment to Texas A&M on Thursday. Following my heart… #GigEm — Kyler Murray (@TheKylerMurray) January 30, 2015 Murray told Gerry Hamilton of ESPN that his “heart is with Texas A&M.” Murray, the No. 1 ranked quarterback in the country, finished his career at …

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Five-star quarterback recruit Kyler Murray to receive in-home visit from Oregon

Five-star quarterback Kyler Murray, current Texas A&M commit, will receive a visit tonight from Oregon, according ESPN’s Gerry Hamilton. #ESPN300 No. 1 QB & #Gigem commit Kyler Murray in home visits: #Oregon tonight, #Gigem HC Kevin Sumlin Thurs & #Texas HC Charlie Strong Fri — Gerry Hamilton (@HamiltonESPN) January 28, 2015 …

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Report: Eastern Washington QB Vernon Adams to visit Oregon this weekend

Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams will visit Oregon this weekend as a possible graduate transfer, according to multiple reports. The Oregonian’s Jen Beyrle was first to report the news. Sources: Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams to visit Oregon this weekend. — Jen Beyrle (@JenBeyrle) January 28, 2015 “They told me …

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Oregon football's Sam Kamp leaving program

Oregon defensive lineman Sam Kamp is graduating from the University of Oregon in the spring and leaving the program, the redshirt junior announced on his Instagram account Tuesday afternoon. Kamp said the 2014-2015 Oregon football season was “an unforgettable finish to my athletic career” in the caption. “I’ll graduate this …

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Report: Marcus Mariota's younger brother Matthew will sign with Oregon

Matthew Mariota, the younger brother of former Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, will sign a letter of intent to play for the Ducks, according to Rob DeMello of KHONews. Matthew Mariota (DE) little brother of Marcus Mariota will sign LOI to #Oregon at @PIAA_Hawaii Signing Day Event on Feb. 4 #808Represent — …

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Linebacker recruit Fotu Leiato commits to Oregon football

Fotu Leiato, a three-star linebacker recruit from Steilacoom, Washington, has committed to Oregon. The news was confirmed via Steilacoom coach William Garrow’s Twitter account. CONGRATS FOTU T LEIATO II – Committed to #Oregon @TJCotterill @jlieb24 @adamgorney @BrandonHuffman @Prehmmr247 pic.twitter.com/9H0HUhk3iM — Steilacoom Football (@SteilacoomFB) January 26, 2015 First reported by Oregon 247 …

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Kim: Marcus Mariota further laid the grounds for future ‘excellence’ and title hopes

“Mahalo, Marcus” were the final words spoken on Wednesday afternoon as Oregon bid farewell to the most storied quarterback in program history. Those two words couldn’t have been more fitting. Mariota, who is expected to be an early pick in the upcoming NFL draft, decided to forgo his senior year to pursue …

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Petition seeking retirement of Marcus Mariota's jersey surfaces online

A petition for Oregon to retire former quarterback Marcus Mariota’s No. 8 Ducks jersey has surfaced online. The petition, located on ipetitions.com, has 774 online signatures currently. Its goal is to reach 1,000. “(Mariota) has selflessly brought so much to the school and has held a special place in the …

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Q&A: Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich addresses his team's offseason plans

Much of the news following the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship has revolved around the departures from the Oregon’s program. With Marcus Mariota and Arik Armstead declaring for the NFL Draft, and three players announcing their decisions to transfer, the Ducks will have plenty of starting positions to address …

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