NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox weighs in with some players he predicts will have breakout seasons in the pac 12 in 2012. De’ Anthony Thomas had a fantastic freshman season. A freshman All-American, Thomas was a co-recipient of the CFPA Kick Returner Trophy. With 49ers LaMichael James in the NFL, it’s Kenjon Barner’s time to shine.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox weighs in with some new faces to introduce you to who will be playing in Eugene in 2012. Chip Kelly has some new toys. Byron Marshall, Dwayne Stanford II, Evan Baylis, Arik Armstead, DeForest Buckner welcome to U of O. With the departure of LaMichael James, Darron Thomas, David Paulson, and transfer of Tra Carson, the Ducks find themselves a little shallow.
Ducks’ best moments… Kenny Wheaton’s “The Pick” is one of the greatest moments in University of Oregon history. Since then, a number of exciting and monumental events have helped pave the path for the Ducks of today. Honorable Mentions: Late-Game interception Vs. USC Trojans in 2007 Double-overtime victory over Arizona Wildcats in 2009 Defeating Michigan Wolverines [...]
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Jason Green tells us LaMichael James was projected to go in the late 2nd or the 3rd round so while it was no surprise he was taken where he was it was a little surprising that the 49ers took him. Here is an article detailing 5 reasons the 49ers will love LaMichael James.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Travis Koehler weighs in on the Spring football game this week for the Ducks and the QB analysis. Between losing players to the NFL draft and graduation, the Ducks took some heavy hits.
The biggest losses being Lamichael James, Darron Thomas and David Paulson on the offensive side of the ball. “Who will be the starting QB in 2012″?
NWSB Managing editor Q tells us Chip Kelly and the Oregon Ducks football team will have to replace quarterback Darron Thomas and running back LaMichael James, a former Doak Walker winner and one of the top running backs in the country. Players that are familiar with making big plays that are following in their shoes, pivot Bryan Bennett and back Kenjon Barner. Is another Rose Bowl game in the cards?
Seahawks insider Brandon Choate puts on the swami hat today for us. He gives us his full 7 round mock draft for the Seattle Seahawks for the 2012 NFL Draft. He’s got the Seahawks addressing LB, DE and RB positions with his choices of Zach Brown, Whitney Mercilus and Chris Polk. He also chose Russell Wilson to add a new dynamic to the quarterback competition in Seattle.
NWSB insider Jason Green breaks down the 2012 Oregon Ducks football recruiting class. Although the Ducks failed to land a 5-star prospect, they more than made up for it with 4-star recruits. Arik Armstead tops the list that includes Reggie Daniels, Dwayne Stanford, Bralon Addison Evan Baylis, Pharaoh Brown and Jake Rodrigues.
NWSB Pac 12 Insider Jason Green weighs in with a short piece detailing the Pac 12 football players from the Oregon Ducks, Washington Huskies and Oregon State Beavers that have been invited to Indianapolis Indiana for the 2012 NFL Combine. LaMichael James, Chris Polk, Darron Thomas, Cliff Harris, Senio Kelemete, James Rodgers, Jermaine Kearse are some of the names.
Oregon Ducks blogger Jason Green tells us the NFL Combine announced its invitee list and not surprisingly, Oregon leads the region in the number of participants. Mark Asper, Cliff Harris, LaMichael James, Joshua Kaddu, David Paulson,
Edward Pleasant, and Darron Thomas. He recaps the main players bolting for the money and PRO football. (Underclassmen)
Seahawk insider Brandon Choate brings us an article of epic proportions today. He lists his top 5 positions the Seattle Seahawks need to fill through the 2012 NFL Draft. The Seahawks should consider players like Robert Griffin III, Chris Polk, Dre Kirkpatrick and Andre Branch. They will instantly compliment the talent on the team already. Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor, Marshawn Lynch, Sidney Rice.