How vain it is to sit down to write when you haven't stood up to live?
In case you missed it, ESPN released it’s first (far-too-early) glimpse at the 2013 football recruiting class rankings and the Oregon Ducks found themselves in the top-25 despite only having commits from three total players. Remember, always take anything & everything ESPN reports with a grain of salt. They enter any subject with the most resources, yet exert the least amount of effort when compiling information from local levels.
All three future Ducks happen to be legit verbals, including Oregon natives 4* OL Evan Voeller & blue chip RB Thomas Tyner. However, I’m most excited to see RB Dontre Wilson in green and yellow, the latest all-around athlete freshly tapped from the Texas pipeline. The DeSoto stud had offers from damn near everywhere (LSU, Ark, OU, Notre Dame, every campus in Texas, etc) and should contribute right away, able to make plays on special teams, in the back field and out of the slot position. Clocked with a fluid 4.4, he and DAT could become borderline unstoppable when they storm Autzen together in fall 2013. Enjoy the video, and be sure to keep your eyes locked on his senior season’s highlight reel.
Making fun of old people is never ok. Well, sometimes.
Lee Corso knew he was lying through his teeth so he just couldn’t muster saying Matt Barkley’s name correctly. I don’t blame him. Barkley claims he has “unfinished business” at USC—he is alluding to winning the Natty, when really, he should set his sights on winning the conference first. In the oldschool words of DMX:
‘Talk is cheap mothafugga’
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By far one of my favorite plays in Oregon football history. I would’ve torn both my ACLs trying to make this play on Oregon Duck sensation De’Anthony Thomas… either that, or I would’ve just fallen down after the first knee-buckle.