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Frost takes head coaching job at UCF, Buckner named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year

– This morning, Scott Frost was the center of attention. The now former offensive coordinator for the Oregon football team, officially took over the head coaching job at the University of Central Florida.

– Oregon’s DeForest Buckner was named the Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year following a dominant 2015 campaign. The senior lineman, who is projected to go in the first round of next year’s NFL draft, finished the regular season with 76 tackles, 9.5 sacks and 16 tackles for loss.

– Seven Oregon football players were honored with Pac-12 football all-Conference team recognitions Tuesday. The list includes Tyler Johnstone, Royce Freeman, DeForest Buckner, Aidan Schneider, Charles Nelson, Bralon Addison, Darren Carrington. Here’s the full rundown.

– Oregon kicker Aidan Schneider was named the winner of the 2015 Vlade Award, given to college football’s most accurate kicker, on Wednesday. Schneider has converted on 91 percent of his field goal attempts and all 62 PAT attempts. He finished second in the nation in kick scoring with 122 points.

– The 16-13 Oregon volleyball team recently received an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament. Two of its players also rung in All-Pac 12 honors. Standout freshman Lindsey Vander Weide was selected to the all-conference first team, as well as the all-freshman team, while junior libero Amanda Benson earned all-conference honorable mention honors for the third consecutive year.

– Senior Oregon women’s golfer Caroline Inglis capped her impressive fall season with an invitation to practice for the 2016 Curtis Cup. The Curtis Cup is most well known team trophy for women amateur golfers, awarded in the biennial Curtis Cup Match. Essentially, it’s eight of the best women’s amateurs from the US taking on eight of the top women’s amateurs from Great Britain and Ireland.

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