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Oregon’s emphasis on special teams should see the unit become a major strength.

Heavy expectations were placed upon the 2017 Oregon Ducks football team after missing a bowl game for the first time in over 10 seasons. The team’s coaches and Twitter account preached “Do Something,” as a way to win some fans back in the offseason. Once the season started, it was …

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Juwaan Williams: An unnoticed playmaker and invaluable leader

Every fan notices when a star player scores a touchdown or makes an interception, but for every game-changing play, there are 11 players on the field that work together to make it happen. When Charles Nelson returned a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown in Oregon’s game against Washington State, …

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Countdown to the National Championship: How Oregon and Ohio State’s special teams stack up

In the days leading up to the 2015 College Football Playoff National Championship, the Emerald will take a unit-by-unit look at Oregon and Ohio State, determining which team has the edge going into the showdown on Jan. 12 in Dallas. Today, we’ll look at each team’s special teams. Oregon With …

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