NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks’ blogger Jason Hartzog talks about Oregon’s chances of getting back to the NCAA Tournament after a bevy of players left the team. Though the Ducks did lose some key players, Hartzog makes sure to analyze the incoming recruiting class and how that will impact Oregon’s postseason chances.
NWSB Writer Travis Koehler details Oregon’s closed 2012 fall camp practices. Chip Kelly has made the decision for all practices to be closed to the media. Two a days started this last Saturday with players and coaches citing controlled hitting to limit or prevent injuries. Colt Lyerla, the projected TE starter going into this season , has been a no show to camp. Check out the state of the art social media center, the Quackcave.
NWSB Writer Bryant Knox profiles the top 5 players to watch on offense for the Oregon Ducks this upcoming 2012 season. The Oregon Ducks will find themselves without Darron Thomas and LaMichael James next season, but don’t expect the offense to show any signs of slowing down. Players include DeAnthony Thomas, Marcus Mariota, and Kenjon Barner.
NWSB Editor and writer Chris Anderson talks about his top 5 favorite players on the Oregon Ducks football team. The success and wins the Oregon Ducks have accumulated throughout the years would not have occurred, however, with the proper players in place to make these kinds of runs possible. Players include DeAnthony Thomas, Michael Clay, and Kenjon Barner.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox weighs in with some reasons why he predicts Kenjon Barner will have a career year in a Ducks uniform in 2012. Despite success Barner has had on this team, he’s been behind LaMichael James his entire collegiate career. Following the transfer of Tra Carson, the Ducks are going to be unexpectedly shallow at the RB position.
Most fans in Oregon will tell you he’s proven all he can in College football, and its time to cast his lot for the NFL. LaMichael James has two games left to further proove himself at the College level. James came back to the Oregon Ducks last season mainly to put on weight to show he can endure the rigors of the NFL. Fact: He is one of the best running-backs in the country.