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Oregon left tackle Tyrell Crosby drafted No. 153 overall by the Detroit Lions

Former Oregon left tackle Tyrell Crosby was drafted in the fifth round, No. 153 overall, by the Detroit Lions on Saturday in the 2018 NFL Draft. The four-year tackle was the 14th tackle drafted and the second Duck, behind running back Royce Freeman. He is the first Oregon offensive lineman …

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Royce Freeman drafted by Denver Broncos in third round

Oregon running back Royce Freeman was drafted in the third round, No. 71 overall, by the Denver Broncos on Friday at the 2018 NFL Draft. The former Duck finished his career as not only Oregon’s all-time rush-leader with 5,621 yards, but as the Pac-12 leader as well. Freeman leaves Eugene …

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#MahaloMarcus: Oregon fans and players react to Mariota decision

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota announced Wednesday morning that he’s leaving Oregon for the NFL. Appreciative fans and teammates were quick to wish the 2014 Heisman trophy winning quarterback, Mahalo. His head coach, Mark Helfrich, also weighed in on his personal Twitter: Thank you for redefining excellence. Mahalo, Marcus. #MahaloMarcus #WTD …

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Former Oregon football players compete with chip on their shoulders at pro day

The NFL Scouting Combine is the ultimate job interview. Unfortunately for former Oregon safety Avery Patterson, he didn’t receive an invite to the exclusive showing. @@name [email protected]@ “I actually was (surprised),” Patterson said following Oregon’s pro day. “Just being a two-year starter, a captain, and a leader on this Ducks team, …

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Oregon cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu discusses why he chose to stay for his senior season

Ifo Ekpre-Olomu held a press conference Monday night to discuss why he chose to stay for his senior year at the University of Oregon. The 5-foot-10, 185-pound cornerback was projected by many to go in the first round of the NFL draft, but chose not to join teammate Terrance Mitchell …

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Oregon defensive back Ifo Ekpre-Olomu will return for his senior season

Oregon defensive back Ifo Ekpre Olomu is putting off the NFL Draft for another year. According to GoDucks editor-in-chief Rob Moseley, the junior from Chino Hills, Calif. told him of his intentions to return to Oregon this morning. “The two main factors related to my decision to return were my …

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Oregon’s De’Anthony Thomas to enter the NFL draft

Running back De’Anthony Thomas announced on Sunday, his 21st birthday, that he will pass up his senior season for the Ducks and enter the NFL draft. “I am officially withdrawing from the University of Oregon to pursue a professional career in the NFL,” Thomas said in a prepared statement. “I …

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Oregon’s Terrance Mitchell to enter NFL draft

Oregon junior cornerback Terrance Mitchell will enter the 2014 NFL draft. Rand Getlin from Yahoo! Sports first reported the news. #Oregon DB Terrance Mitchell is making final preparations to enter the NFL Draft, according to multiple sources. — Rand Getlin (@Rand_Getlin) January 3, 2014 GoDucks.com editor Rob Moseley confirmed the …

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Malee: Despite going undrafted, Darron Thomas’ decision to leave shouldn’t be questioned

The NFL draft may not have gone the way Thomas wanted, but that doesn’t give fans the right to criticize him.

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Malee: Darron Thomas’ sudden departure a fitting end to underappreciated career

His departure came as a surprise, but Darron Thomas is still one of the best quarterbacks in Oregon history, and it would be foolish to dismiss his NFL prospects entirely.

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LaMichael James announces early entry into 2012 NFL Draft

Oregon running back LaMichael James held a short press conference Friday afternoon to discuss his early entry into the NFL Draft. James will take a term off from school to train for the NFL Draft Combine in February.

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