Chile Duck's
Duck Depth Chart
Game 2 Purdue.
Sept 12, 2009

Game 2 chart based mainly on infomation published in Oregon's Weekly Football Release -Week 2. Mouse over player name for summary info; Click for player bio. Most all player information and summary text has been obtained from the official web site for Oregon Football. Comments can be sent to Chile Duck
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47 Kiko Alonso
6-4 225 RFr. LB

Los Gatos, Calif.
(Los Gatos HS)

Redshirt year: 2008

2008 Redshirt season … Named scout team player of the week (special teams) for his work leading up to win at Arizona State.

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 5 Remene Alston Jr.
5-8 200 Jr. RB

Greensboro, N.C.
(Page HS)

Redshirt year: 2006

2008 A promising sophomore campaign ended early when he broke his foot during practice on Oct. 20 … Was the team’s fourth-leading rusher with 161 yards, despite missing the final six games of the year … Had a career-high 73 yards on six carries at Washington State … Ran for 71 yards on 11 carries, including a touchdown, vs. Utah State … Made his first career reception – for 10 yards – at USC … Carried four times for 17 yards in the opener vs. Washington … Also a key contributor on special teams, he had two solo tackles in seven games … Honored as special teams scout team player of the week leading up to win over Utah State.

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93 Anthony Anderson
6-3 222 Fr. DE

La Mesa, CA

Redshirt available

Played outside linebacker and defensive end under head coach Troy Starr, who was on Urban Meyer?s Florida staff in 2007, at Helix High School of the Grossmont-South League ... Was a Union-Tribune All-San Diego Second-Team Defense selection ... A three-star recruit according to both and ... Ranked the No. 38 defensive end in the nation by and the No. 60 defensive end by ... Team posted a 10-2-1 record in his senior season and won eight straight games before falling to Oceanside HS in the San Diego Section championship game played at Qualcomm Stadium, 18 days before Oregon defeated Oklahoma State on same field in the Holiday Bowl ... Was hosted by Kenjon Barner on his official visit to Eugene ... Also plays basketball for the Highlanders ... Teammate at Helix, tight end Levine Toilolo, is a Stanford commit.

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94 Keaton Arden
6-5 225 Fr. DE

Piedmont, CA

Redshirt available

Named one of the top-20 players in the Bay Area (No. 9) in The Contra Costa Times ?Cream of the Crop? ... Played wide receiver and linebacker under head coach Kurt Bryan at Piedmont High School of the Bay Shore League ... A one-star recruit according to ... The Highlanders posted an 8-3 record his senior season, winning five straight games to finish the regular season before losing to Fortuna in the first round of the state playoffs ... Piedmont coaches Bryan and Steve Humphries invented the A-11 offense, an exotic offense at the high school level that features two quarterbacks and all 11 players on the field are eligible to catch a pass (only three linemen).

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78 Karrington Armstrong
6-2 296 Fr. OL

Reno, NV

Redshirt available

A 2007 all-state selection at offensive guard ... Played offensive and defensive line for head coach Ken Dalton at McQueen High School of the Northern - High Desert League ... A three-star recruit according to both and ... Ranked as the No. 48 offensive guard in the nation by and the No. 66 defensive tackle by ... Team posted a flawless 14- record and won the state championship by defeating Palo Verde (Las Vegas) 13-12 at the University of Nevada?s Mackay Stadium ... Armstrong had four tackles in the contest ... The Lancers out scored their opponents 579-100 on the season, including five shutouts (one in the playoffs) ... Also a state champion heavyweight wrestler in his junior season.

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79 Mark Asper
6-7 323 So. OL

Idaho Falls, Idaho
(Bonneville HS)

Redshirt year: 2007

2008 Saw action in seven games as a redshirt freshman … Drew his first career start, playing right tackle in Oregon’s Holiday Bowl victory over Oklahoma State … Took part in  27 snaps vs. Utah State, as well as 17 at Washington State and 16 against Arizona State … Displayed steady improvement as the season wore on to position himself to break into the rotation on a regular basis the next three years … Spent the majority of his time at left tackle during 2008 spring drills, yet provides the flexibility to play both guard and tackle.

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88 Brandon Bair
6-7 250 Jr. DE

St. Anthony, Idaho
(South Fremont HS)

Redshirt year: 2006

2008 A key reserve, started the year on the perimeter of the defensive line before moving inside, where he made a greater impact as the season wore on … Had eight tackles while playing in all 13 games, including a career-high three tackles vs. Utah State and two at Arizona State … Forced one fumble at Washington State and recovered another, returning it 24 yards, in the regular-season finale at Oregon State … Broke up a pass and recorded one solo stop against Oklahoma State in the Holiday Bowl … Stepped onto the field for a season-high 47 snaps at Washington State and took part in double figures in plays on 12 of 13 occasions … Missed all of spring drills while recuperating from off-season shoulder surgery … Epitomized by a great work ethic and toughness that leads to continual improvement.

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65 Lance Barker
6-1 245 RFr. OT

Anaheim, Calif.

Redshirt year: 2008

2008 Redshirt year … Served as a member of the scout team.

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24 Kenjon Barner
5-11 180 RFr. RB

Riverside, Calif.
(Notre Dame HS)

Redshirt year: 2008

2008 Redshirt season … Earned team’s special teams scout honors leading up to win over Purdue … Defensive scout team award for preparations ahead of USC game.

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93 Rob Beard
6-0 214 RFr. PK

Fullerton, Calif.

Redshirt year: 2008

2008 Redshirt season.

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71 Everett Benyard
6-6 318 Fr. OL

San Diego, CA

Redshirt available

A 2008 Union-Tribune All-San Diego First-Team Offense selection .... Played on the offensive line for head coach Sean Doyle at Cathedral High School of the Eastern League ... Two-time Eastern League First-Team ... Named a three-star recruit by both and ... Ranked the No. 32 and No. 69 offensive tackle by and, respectively ... Team went 14- his senior season and defeated St. Mary?s (Stockton, Calif.) 37-34 in the Division II state football championship game held at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. ... Benyard opened holes in the defense for teammate and four-star RB/FB prospect, Tyler Gaffney, who scampered for 329 yards and five touchdowns in the state title game ... Cathedral ran for 4,278 yards and passed for 2,616 yards on the season.

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 9 LeGarrette Blount
6-2 240 Sr. RB

Perry, Fla.
(East Mississippi CC)
(Taylor County)

Redshirt available

2008 Few newcomers in the Pac-10 Conference made a greater impact … Became the 13th different player in school history to surpass 1,000 yards rushing, finishing with 1,002 … Along with Jeremiah Johnson, was part of only the second tandem of 1,000-yard rushers in a single season at UO … Ranked sixth in the conference in total rushing yards … Set a school record for most rushing touchdowns in one season (17) … 7.3 yards per carry average shattered the school mark among 1,000-yard rushers … Combined elements of power and speed to lead the league in scoring (104 points), which was tops in school history among non-kickers … Only one other player in his first year in the program (Maurice Morris, 2000) ever rushed for more yards than the junior college transfer … Eclipsed the 100-yard plateau on four occasions, paced by his 132 yards vs. Utah State and 131 the following week at Purdue … Ran for touchdowns in ten of his last 12 games and multiple TDs five times, including three scores at Washington State … Yet no scores were any bigger than a 3-yard run in overtime in the win at Purdue, or a 3-yard plunge into the end zone with 6 seconds remaining in the game in a seven-point win over Stanford … Was credited with runs of 40 yards or greater against the Boilermakers (72), UCLA (69), Arizona (40) Oregon State (46) and Oklahoma State (40) … The honorable mention all-conference choice was presented the team’s Impact Player Award following his initial season at Oregon.

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48 Mike Bowlin
6-2 192 Fr. PK

Aliso Viejo, CA

Redshirt available

South Coast League Special Teams Player of the Year ... Also named Second-Team All South Coast League Defense (Defensive Line) ... Played football, baseball and competed in wrestling and track and field at Aliso Niguel HS ... A four-year student of the West Coast Kicking Academy ... Three-time (26-8) participant of Chris Sailer National Kicking and Snapping Event ... Winner of ?Coffin Corner? Punt competition and finalist in ?Last Man Standing Kick-Off? competition at Chris Sailer Camp

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20 John Boyett
5-10 190 RFr. FS

Napa, Calif.

Redshirt year: 2008

2008 Redshirt year … A three-time scout team player of the week, readied the team leading up to games against Boise State, Washington State and Oklahoma State … Graduated from high school early in order to be on hand for winter term and become acclimated to the workout regimen required at the next level … Was credited with three tackles in the Spring Game.

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38 Tyler Briffett
5-11 210 RFr. SLB

Quincy, Mass.
(Sheldon HS)

Redshirt year: 2008

2008 Redshirt season ... Scout team player of the week on special teams for the week of the UCLA victory ... Added to the Ducks’ roster following the first game of the 2008 season when rosters were allowed to expand.

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52 Justin Brown
6-2 268 Fr. DT

Compton, CA

Redshirt available

Played on the interior of the defensive line for head coach Calvin Bryant at Compton High School of the Moore League ... Ranked the No. 73 defensive tackle prospect in the nation by and the No. A two-star recruit by both recruiting services ... A first-team all-Moore League selection on both the defensive and offensive lines ... Finished senior season with 69 tackles, four sacks and one interception ... Had 81 tackles and five sacks as a junior from the defensive tackle postion ...
75 Jamaal Burrell
6-2 276 Fr. OL

Compton, CA

Redshirt available

A 2008 All-L.A. Wave Newspapers First-Team Off ense selection ... Played off ensive and defensive tackle for head coach Willie Donerson at Dominquez HS of the San Gabriel Valley League ... Named a two star recruit by and a three star player by ... Played in a running off ense as the Dons posted 2,039 yards on the ground in 2008 as opposed to just 393 yards passing ... Started high school career at Summit HS (Fontana, Calif.) before transferring to Dominguez.

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92 Ben Butterfield
6-0 180 Fr. WR

Sherwood, Ore.
(Sherwood HS)

Redshirt available

 8 Brian Butterfield
6-0 182 Jr. ROV

Sherwood, Ore.
(Sherwood HS)

Redshirt year: 2006

2008 The walk-on made ten appearances overall and saw the field in the final nine games of the season … Played a season-high 21 snaps in the win at Washington State … Finished the year with two tackles … A three-time scout team player of the week honoree, earned special teams honors for prep work ahead of the home opening win over Washington and defensive honors the following two weeks leading up to wins over Utah State and Purdue.

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15 Blake Cantu
6-1 191 Fr. WR

Southlake, Texas
(Carroll HS)

Redshirt available

? Had surgery to repair a dislocated sholder and will delay enrollment until January. (Greyshirt)

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76 Charlie Carmichael
6-4 295 So. OT

Sherman Oaks, Calif.
(Notre Dame HS)

Redshirt year: 2007

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81 Rory Cavaille
6-3 207 Sr. WR

Shelton, Wash.
(Shelton HS)

Redshirt year: 2005

2008 The former walk-on letterman created a presence from the line of scrimmage while maintaining his place on special teams … Entered double-digits in snaps taken in 11 of 13 games, led by 32 plays against Utah State … Both of his catches came against the Aggies, with one of them good for his first career touchdown … Development was stymied in the spring due to injuries, which limited his repetitions … Earned honorable mention academic all-conference plaudits.

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99 Zac Clark
6-2 256 Jr. DE

Wichita, Kan.
(Butler County C.C.)
(Wichita North HS)

Redshirt available

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46 Michael Clay
5-11 205 Fr. LB

San Jose, CA

Redshirt available

A two-time All-Mercury News first-team selection ... Played fullback and linebacker for head coach Mike Janda at Bellarmine Prep of the West Catholic League ... Named the No. 4 linebacker in California by Superprep Magazine ... Was named the West Catholic League Linebacker of the Year in 2008 with 81 tackles, seven sacks and four picks and again in 2007 after tallying 110 tackles in his junior season ... Named a four-star recruit and the nation?s No. 14 weakside linebacker by and a three-star recruit and the country?s No. 3 outside linebacker by ... High School team went 12-1 in his senior season, with a 21- shutout victory against Valley Christian in the Central Coast Section Championship game ... Bellarmine limited opponents to just 111 points on the season.

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61 Nick Cody
6-5 270 RFr. OL

Brush Prairie, Wash.

Redshirt year: 2008

2008 Redshirt season … Earned scout team honors before UW victory.

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30 Nick Cole
6-3 185 Fr. WR/S

Concord, CA

Redshirt available

ESPN Rise California All-State Selection (Defense - DB) ... Played wide receiver and safety for head coach Herc Pardi at Clayton Valley High School of the Diablo Valley League ... Caught 46 passes for 990 yards (21.5 avg) and 12 touchdowns as a senior ... Two best games came in playoff s as he tallied 170 yards (season-high) and one touchdown on six catches in the fi rst round against Casa Grande and seven catches for 128 yards and three touchdowns (season-high) in the second round against Las Lomas HS ... Had one interception and one fumble recovery on defense in CVHS? 17-7 loss to Cardinal Newman in the NCS Division II Championship on Dec. 13 ... 2008 GoldenStatePreps All-Northern California Second-Team Defense (DB).

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 7 Nate Costa
6-1 215 Jr. QB

Hilmar, Calif.
(Hilmar HS)

Redshirt year: 2007

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22 Andre Crenshaw
5-11 196 Sr. RB

Lancaster, Calif.
(Antelope Valley HS)

Redshirt available

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10 D.J. Davis
6-1 205 Jr. WR

Denver, Colo.
(Montbello HS)

Redshirt available

2008 Sophomore campaign cut short after suffering torn knee ligaments against Stanford Nov. 8 … Totaled five receptions for 85 yards on the year … Two catches for 51 yards against the Cardinal, including a career-long 45-yard reception … Two catches for 15 yards at Cal … Made one grab for 19 yards at USC … Led team with average of 17.0 yards per reception … Appeared in all nine games prior to the injury.

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94 Garrett Davis
5-11 175 Fr. WR

Medford OR
(Eagle Point)

Redshirt available

83 Ed Dickson
6-5 243 Sr. TE

Bellflower, Calif.
(Bellflower HS)

Redshirt year: 2005

2008 All-Pac-10 second team (coaches) … Set career marks with 508 yards and an average of 14.5 yards per catch … Second on the team in receiving yardage and fourth in receptions (35) … Fourth in touchdown catches (3) … Career marks of seven catches for 103 yards and two touchdowns vs. Boise State … Seven receptions for 93 yards, as well as three carries for 18 yards at Purdue … Equaled a career-best seventh catch a third time against Arizona (84 yards) … Two catches for 81 yards, including a 45-yard touchdown in Civil War win at Oregon State … Capped season with two grabs for 29 yards in the Holiday Bowl … One of the program’s strongest tight ends in school history, emerged as only the second tight end ever to bench press 400 pounds or more (400 lbs.), as well as tied for second on the position’s all-time power clean chart (341 lbs.) during 2008 winter testing.

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86 Chris DiVincenzo
6-5 203 Jr. DE

Porter Ranch, Calif.
(Notre Dame HS)

Redshirt year: 2006

2008 Rejoined the Ducks as a squad member, regaining his walk-on spot during fall tryouts … Member of the scout team.

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89 Mike DiVincenzo
6-2 250 Sr. DE

Porter Ranch, Calif.
(Notre Dame HS)

Redshirt year: 2005

2008 Saw action vs. Washington and Utah State … Played nine snaps against the Aggies and made one solo tackle.

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38 Sam Doman
6-4 228 Jr. TE

Canby, Ore.

Redshirt year: 2007

2008 — Did not play football in the fall ... Led the Green team with two receptions for 19 yards in the Spring Game.

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86 Garrett Embry
6-1 200 So. WR

Roswell, Ga.
(Roswell HS)

Redshirt available

2008 Saw action in all 13 games as a true freshman … Made nine tackles on special teams, including six solo stops … Recorded multiple tackles at Washington State, vs. UCLA and vs. Oklahoma State in the Holiday Bowl.

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90 Blake Ferras
6-6 290 Sr. DT

San Jose, Calif.
(City College of San Francisco)

Redshirt available

2008 Appeared in seven games as a reserve on the defensive line … Played 21 snaps vs. Arizona and 19 at Washington State … Posted his lone tackle against the Wildcats … Arrived on campus in time for spring practices, but missed the majority of drills with an ankle sprain.

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25 Morgan Flint
5-9 163 Sr. PK

Bend, Ore.
(Bend HS)

Redshirt year: 2005

2008 Took over placekicking duties for the final four games, hitting on 7-of-9 field goal attempts … 28-of-28 in PATs … Converted a UO single-game record 11 consecutive kicks (3 FG, 8 PATs) at Oregon State … Was successful on first 30 kicks of his career … Made first career PAT in season opener vs. Washington … Kicked off three times at Washington State, averaging 63.3 yards … Season-best 39-yard field goal vs. Arizona.

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64 Max Forer
6-3 271 Jr. OL

Santa Monica, Calif.
(Santa Monica HS)

Redshirt year: 2006

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57 Trevor Fox
6-4 287 Fr. OL

Temecula, CA

Redshirt available

Played offensive guard and tackle for head coach Tom Leach at Chaparral of the Southwestern League ... All-Southwestern League First-Team Offense ... Named the No. 79 player in the far west region (Calif., Nev., Hawaii) by Superprep Magazine ... Ranked as the No. 73 guard in the nation by and the No. 35 OG by ... Named a three star recruit by both major recruiting services ... Team advanced to the Inland title game in his senior season but fell to Centennial (Corona, Calif.) ... Will join former teammate, Talmadge Jackson III on the Ducks? roster ... Commited to Oregon before the start of his senior season.

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56 Justin Fritz
6-3 300 Jr. OL

Sublimity, OR
(Weber State/Regis)

Redshirt year: 2008

BEFORE OREGON — Began his college career at FCS school Weber State ... Played on both sides of the line at Regis, earning first-team all-state honors as a junior and senior ... Was named the 2A Lineman of the Year as a senior ... Lettered four times in football and once each in golf and track. ... Scored three two-point conversions during his prep career.

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 4 Tyrece Gaines
6-3 204 Jr. WR

Lawrenceville, Ga.
(Norcross HS/Butler County C.C.

Redshirt available

One of the most sought after junior college receivers in the nation, earned second team All-America acclaim this past season for JUCO national champion Butler County Community College (Kan.) ... Rated as the No. 8 overall prospect in the junior college top 100 ... A four-star recruit according to both Rivals and ... Made 28 receptions for 490 yards (17.5 avg.), including a team-high nine touchdowns in 2008 ... Caught 23 balls for 424 yards (18.4 avg.) and four scores as a freshman in 2007 ... Teammate of fellow incoming 2009 signee Zac Clark at Butler County C.C.

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18 Anthony Gildon
6-1 175 So. CB

Simi Valley, Calif.
(Oaks Christian HS)

Redshirt year: 2008

2008 Redshirt season … Posted one tackle and broke up one pass in the Spring Game … 35.5-inch vertical jump in winter testing equaled program’s fifth-best effort ever among defensive backs and was the top mark in 13 years.

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17 Willie Glasper
5-11 188 Sr. CB

Pittsburgh, Calif.
(De La Salle HS)

Redshirt year: 2005

2008 Sixth among defensive backs with 21 tackles, including 19 solo stops … Served as a “gunner” on all return and coverage units … Earned game ball award for special teams play in win over UCLA … Posted a season-high four tackles against Utah State … Had multiple tackles on seven occasions, including three apiece vs. UCLA and Arizona … Has played in all 39 games since the start of 2006.

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70 Ramsen Golpashin
6-4 280 So. OL

Saugus, Calif.
(Saugus HS)

Redshirt year: 2007

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28 Scott Grady
5-11 180 RFr. DB

Tigard, Ore.
(Tigard HS)

Redshirt year: 2008

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63 Mana Greig
5-11 285 Fr. OL

Kailua, HI

Redshirt available

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14 Dustin Haines
6-2 205 Fr. QB

Eugene, Ore.
(South Eugene HS)

Redshirt available

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44 Brandon Hanna
6-2 233 So. LB

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
(Lake City HS)

Redshirt year: 2007

2008 Appeared in four games, contributing three of his four tackles on the year at Washington State … Recorded his first collegiate stop vs. Utah State … Member of the travel squad despite his limited number of snaps.

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 3 Cliff Harris
6-1 168 Fr. DB

Fresno, CA

Redshirt available

Named the No. 7 recruit in the state of California by The Contra Costa Times ... A 2009 ?Best in the West? selection (No. 10 overall, No. 2 DB) by the Long Beach Press-Telegram ... An all-state third-team selection ... Played cornerback and wide receiver for head coach and former 49er, Tim McDonald at Edison HS of the County/Metro League ... Ranked the No. 7 and No. 6 cornerback in the nation by and, respectively ... Both services rated Harris a four-star recruit ... Named the No. 10 defensive back prospect in the nation by Superprep Magazine ... Had six interceptions his senior season to go with one kickoff and one punt return for touchdown ... Had nine interception to go with a kick and a punt return for touchdown as a junior ... analyst Brandon Huffman said Harris is ?the best cover corner in the country? ... Edison HS finished second in the County/Metro League and advanced to the second round of the state playoffs ... Played in the secondary at Edison HS along with USC commit T.J. McDonald.

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66 Taylor Hart
6-6 256 Fr. DE

Tualatin, OR

Redshirt available

A first-team all-state selection on both offense (tackle) and defense (end) ... Hart played for head coach Craig Hastin at Tualatin, of the 6A Pacific League ... Ranked as the No. 26 defensive end in that nation according and earned a No. 45 positional ranking by ... Named a three star recruit by both recruiting services ... The No. 1 player in the state Oregon according to Superprep Magazine ... Lost to Beaverton in the second round of the state playoffs this season after defeating Beaverton in the regular season ... The earliest Duck commit this year, pledging to Oregon on April 7, 2008 according to ... Father is a UO graduate ... Attended first Oregon game (against USC) when he was eight years old.

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16 Daryle Hawkins
6-4 190 Fr. QB

Omaha, NE

Redshirt available

Played for head coach Jay Ball at Omaha Central High School of the A District 3 League ... Lined up at wide reciever for the Eagles in his junior season as the team took home the Nebraska Class A state championship ...

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98 Justin Hoffman
6-1 207 RFr. WR

Eugene, Ore.

Redshirt year: 2008

2008 Redshirt season … Presented with UO’s yearly special teams scout team award at the postseason banquet … Won four weekly scout team honors for his work prepping the Ducks for games vs. UCLA  (defense), Cal, Stanford and Oklahoma State.

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19 Jamere Holland
6-1 185 Jr. WR

Pacoima, Calif.

Redshirt year: 2006

2008 Saw his role increase as the season progressed, appearing in seven games and starting the finale against Oklahoma State in the Holiday Bowl … Season highlight was catching a 47-yard pass on a flea-flicker to open UO’s first offensive series in the bowl victory … Had a season-high two receptions for 45 yards against the Cowboys and rushed once for eight yards … Carried three times for 34 yards on the season with a long of 16 vs. UCLA … Returned nine kickoffs for 160 yards (17.8 avg.), including four for 47 yards at Oregon State … Averaged 35.3 all-purpose yards per contest, surpassing 41 yards in his final five appearances.

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54 Jordan Holmes
6-5 285 Jr. OL

Yuba City, Calif.
(Yuba City HS)

Redshirt year: 2006

2008 Appeared in 13 games, starting four … No. 2 at center on the depth chart behind All-American Max Unger … Starting assignments came at left guard against Washington, Utah State, Purdue and UCLA – all UO victories … Part of UO’s record-setting rushing offense that ranked second nationally with 280.1 yards per game … Season-high 82 snaps against the Huskies … Selected an honorable mention academic all-conference choice.

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33 Tyrell Irvin
6-1 219 Jr. DE

Denver, Colo.
(Mt. San Antonio CC/Aurora)

Redshirt year: 2007

2008 Saw the field for two plays in the season opener vs. Washington.

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96 Andrew Iupati
6-1 299 Jr. DT

Huntington, CA

Redshirt available gave him three-star standing ... Played in six games his sophomore season, tallying 19 tackles, 3 for loss, with 2.5 sacks, 1 qb hurry, 2 forced fumbles and 1 fumble recovery ... Coming out of high school he was ranked No. 6 in California in the 285-lbs. wrestling weight class according to

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37 Talmadge Jackson III
5-10 182 Jr. CB

Murrieta, Calif.
(Chaparral HS)

Redshirt available

2008 Fifth-leading tackler among defensive backs with 30 stops (20 unassisted) … Two interceptions tied for third on the squad … Earned special teams game ball for effort at USC … Top reserve among the secondary, received first career start vs. Boise State … Posted a career-high five stops at Purdue (all unassisted) while contributing four tackles against USC, Arizona State and Arizona … Credited with two pass breakups and first career interception against the Broncos … Made a key second-half interception vs. the Wildcats … Appeared in all 13 games, playing 70 or more plays on three occasions … Returned five kickoffs for 59 yards … Clocked as team’s fastest defensive back during 2008 winter workouts, finishing the electronic 40 yards in 4.65 seconds.

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12 Brian Jackson
5-10 193 Fr. CB/S

Hoover, AL

Redshirt available

Played for head coach Josh Niblett at Hoover High School of the 6A Region Six League ... Jackson had 161 tackles and three interceptions in his senior season and was named ASWA First-Team All-State as a defensive back and All-Metro First-Team as a safety ... Ranked the No. 85 safety in nation by and the No. 71 cornerback by ... Named a three-star recruit by both services ... Team advanced to the state championship game but lost to Prattville 16-13 to finish with a 13-2 record on the season.

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85 Diante Jackson
6-1 200 Fr. WR

Walnut Creek, CA

Redshirt available

Named one of the top-20 players in the Bay Area (No. 1) in The Contra Costa Times ?Cream of the Crop? ... Played both wide receiver and safety for head coach Doug Longero at Las Lomas High School of the Diablo Foothill League ... Grabbed 61 passes for 1,021 yards and 16 touchdowns as a senior ... Had 65 catches for 1,283 yards and 19 TDs as a junior ... The No. 32 player in the Far West Region (Calif., Nev., Hawaii) according to Superprep Magazine ... 2008 GoldenStatePreps All-Northern California First-Team Offense ... Ranked the No. 47 wide receiver in the nation according to, the No. 37 wideout by ... A four-star recruit by both recruiting services ... Team advanced to the third round of the North Coast Section state playoffs.

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27 Titus Jackson
6-1 192 Sr. FS

Pomona, Calif.
(Diamond Ranch HS)

Redshirt year: 2005

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21 LaMichael James
5-9 180 RFr. RB

Texarkana, Texas
(Liberty-Eylau HS)

Redshirt year: 2008

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 1 Marvin Johnson
5-11 199 Jr. ROV

Compton, Calif.
(Dominquez HS)

Redshirt year: 2006

2008 Key reserve and special teams stalwart finished the regular season with 14 tackles in 11 appearances … Career best six tackles against Utah State … Had a 21-yard fumble return in the season opener vs. Washington … Contributed at least two tackles in five outings while experiencing his most extensive action in his first three games of the year (57 snaps vs. Utah State) before being slowed by injury …Joined two of his teammates in equaling the program’s top power clean mark (330 lbs.) ever among defensive backs, and led the way in the secondary with a 350-lb. bench press during winter testing … Shaved 13 hundredths of a second off his electronic 40-yard dash time (4.79) from 2007.

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82 Dion Jordan
6-7 215 RFr. TE

Chandler, Ariz.
(Chandler HS)

Redshirt year: 2008

2008 Performed scout team duties during his redshirt season.

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56 Josh Kaddu
6-3 201 So. SLB

Vacaville, Calif.

Redshirt available

2008 Originally expected to redshirt, was called on to fill a special teams void five games into the season … Appeared in six games and totaled five tackles, including a pair of solo stops in his debut at Washington State … Also made a pair of tackles at Oregon State.

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68 C.E. Kaiser
6-4 290 Jr. OL

Veradale, Wash.
(Central Valley HS)

Redshirt year: 2006

2008 Battled through a late-season injury to play in all 13 games, starting 10 at right tackle … Played the third-most snaps of any offensive lineman, helping key Oregon’s team-record rushing attack (2nd nationally) … On the field for all but one offensive snap in record win at Oregon State … Eclipsed 16-year-old record, posting offensive line’s top power clean lift (374 lbs.) of all time during winter testing.

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34 Pono Kam
6-1 188 Sr. DB

Honolulu, Hawaii
(Kamehameha HS)

Redshirt year: 2005

2008 Earned scout team honors on defense leading up to wins over Oregon State and Oklahoma State, in addition to accolades prior to the victory vs. UCLA.

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57 Keloni Kamalani
5-11 205 Fr. LB

Kihei, HI

Redshirt available

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92 Wade Keliikipi
6-4 285 Fr. DT

Waianae, HI

Redshirt available

Named Hawaii?s top DT prospect in 2009 by Superprep Magazine and the No. 59 recruit overall in the West Region ... Played for head coach Danny Matsumoto at Wai?anae High School of the Oahu Red-West League ... Two star recruit by ... Ranked the No. 70 defensive tackle and the No. 20 player overall in the Northwest Hot 100 by ... Two star recruit by ... Team posted a 5-6 overall record in 2008 and 9-4 in 2007 ... Team nicknamed the Seariders.

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14 Javes Lewis
6-1 185 So. CB

Tustin, Calif.
(Tustin HS)

Redshirt year: 2007

2008 Reserve defensive back ranked 14th in tackles with 19 (12 unassisted) … Made five tackles in a pair of Pac-10 contests - at Washington State and vs. Arizona … Credited with three pass breakups at Cal … Appeared in all 13 games, eclipsing 30 plays on four occasions …Played 45 snaps at both WSU and Arizona State.

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26 Malachi Lewis
6-4 220 Jr. TE

Oxnard, Calif.
(Rio Mesa HS)

Redshirt available

2008 Appeared in all 13 games for a second straight season, earning his first career start vs. Stanford … Saw plenty of action as a situational tight end/H-back and on special teams … Caught passes against Utah State (6 yards) and USC (5 yards) … Participated in 48 plays at Washington State and 37 at Arizona State … Team’s fastest tight end/H-back (4.82 40 time) during winter testing.

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43 Bryson Littlejohn
6-1 227 Jr. LB

Elk Grove, Calif.
(Sierra C.C.)
(Laguna Creek HS)

Redshirt available

California Community Colleges Coaches Association 2008 All-America First Team Defense ... California Community Colleges Coaches Association 2008 All-California Region II First Team Defense ... Named a four-star recruit and the No. 12 overall JC player in the nation by ... Had an outstanding season for Sierra in 2008, posting 72 tackles, nine sacks, three forced fumbles, three interceptions and 14.5 tackles for loss while earning First-Team Gridwire All-American honors ... Played running back and linebacker while at Laguna Creek HS ... In high school, had 149 tackles his senior season with 2 sacks, 3 fumble recoveries, and a blocked field goal.

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25 Bo Lokombo
6-3 226 Fr. LB

Abbotsford, BC

Redshirt available

Received votes in the 2009 ?Best in the West? by the Long Beach Press-Telegram Made 47 tackles with four interceptions as a senior at W.J. Mouat Secondary ... Named a four-star recruit and the No. 10 middle linebacker prospect in the nation by and a three-star recruit and No. 27 outside linebacker by ... The top Canadian recruit according to Superprep Magazine ... Also played wide receiver and running back in high school ... Ran for 1556 yards on 107 carries (14.54 avg/c) and 22 touchdowns and caught 37 passes for 728 yards in senior season ... Named Provincial AAA Eastern Conference All-Star Offensive MVP ... Also returned punts and kickoffs ... Commited to Oregon on Christmas Eve ... Has some local connections, as he played his junior season at South Eugene HS, where he tallied more than 50 tackles ... Born in the Congo but moved to Montreal in 1996.

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37 Craig Loper
5-11 195 Fr. RB

Eugene, Ore.
(Willamette HS)

Redshirt available

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23 Jeff Maehl
6-1 175 Jr. WR

Paradise, Calif.
(Paradise HS)

Redshirt available

2008 Oregon’s second-leading receiver and 13-game starter tied for the team lead in touchdown catches (5), snagging one in three of his last four appearances … Had a season-high 79 yards at Oregon State, including his first scoring catch outside the friendly confines of Autzen Stadium on a 17-yard TD less than five minutes into the game. … One week prior, had career-long 65-yarder for a score vs. Arizona … Career-best seven catches at Purdue for 38 yards … Grabbed five balls on two occasions, vs. Washington (49 yards) and at Arizona State (36 yards) … Rushed for 85 yards on 10 carries, including 30 yards on three runs in Tempe, Ariz … Lone catch vs. Stanford went for a 5-yard TD … Made seven tackles on special teams, including two solo stops against the Sun Devils.

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32 J.R. Maffie
5-11 180 Fr. LB/DB

Diamond Bar, CA
(Bishop Amat)

Redshirt available

 8 Jeremiah Masoli
5-11 214 Jr. QB

Daly City, Calif.
(City College of San Francisco)
(St. Louis
(Hawaii) HS)

Redshirt available

2008 Advanced from potential redshirt and the fifth quarterback in camp to a 10-game starter and the Pac-10’s third-most efficient passer – 45th nationally - (132.0) and eighth-leading rusher – 83rd in the nation - (718 yards, 59.8 ypg) … The Len Casanova Award winner as the team’s most outstanding newcomer set a new UO single-season standard for rushing yards by a quarterback, smashing Reggie Ogburn’s mark of 644 in 1979 … Capped off his remarkable first-year with offensive MVP honors at the Holiday Bowl, leading the Ducks past No. 13 Oklahoma State with 258 yards and one touchdown through the air, and 106 yards and three scores on the ground … Won a pair of Pac-10 player of the week awards, leading the Ducks past Arizona in Week 12 with a conference-best (tie) five total touchdowns (3 rushing, 2 passing), and against Arizona State in Week 9 …  Accounted for a season-high 387 yards of total offense against the Wildcats, completing 21 of 26  for a personal-best 298 yards, while adding a game-high 89 yards on the ground … Honored after spearheading a lopsided road win in Tempe, rushing eight times for 85 yards and a TD, and completing 17 of 26 pass attempts for another 147 yards against the Sun Devils … Helped lead the Ducks to their highest point total ever in Pac-10 play (65-38), dismantling Oregon State with 274 passing yards on only 11 (of 17) completions and a career-high three TD passes … Added 53 yards rushing and a TD run against the Beavers … Engineered the winning 74-yard scoring drive against Stanford, completing three passes for 39 yards and rushing twice for 28 yards during a drive that started with 2:18 on the clock and the Ducks trailing 28-27 … The key play against the Cardinal was his 25-yard scamper on 3rd-and-8 from the Stanford 33 … Came within 3 yards of equaling the UO single-game rushing record by a quarterback, racking up 170 yards on 24 carries vs. UCLA … Did not have a rushing touchdown until Oregon’s seventh game of the season, but ran for one or more scores in six of the final seven games, totaling 10 on the season … Over the season’s final three games, he completed 50 of 75 (66.7%) passes for 830 yards and six TDs against one interception, and rushed 38 times for 248 yards (6.5 avg.) and seven scores … His first start came Sept. 20 against Boise State but was forced to exit the game after suffering a concussion on UO’s 14th offensive play … Finished the season ranked fourth in the conference in total offense (205.2 avg.) and sixth in passing yards (145.3 avg.).

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55 Casey Matthews
6-2 235 Jr. LB

Agoura Hills, Calif.
(Oaks Christian HS)

Redshirt available

2008 Oregon’s sixth-leading tackler became a fixture in the starting lineup from the seventh game on …. Part of the Pac-10’s top team in terms of tackles for loss, ranking third on the Ducks with 13.0 for 44 yards … Credited with a career-high nine tackles on three occasions: at Cal, vs. Stanford and vs. Oklahoma State … Made eight stops at USC, including 2.5 TFLs and a sack … All six of his tackles at Purdue were of the solo variety … Recorded at least one tackle in 12 of 13 appearances.

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97 Andy McIntyre
6-2 230 Fr. DE

Portland, OR

Redshirt available

59 Terrance Montgomery
6-2 291 Jr. DT

Pittsburgh, Pa.
(Reedley C.C.)
(East Allegheny HS)

Redshirt available

Served in the Army after high school, will be 24 before the start of the 2009 season ... Two-year starter at Reedley ... Named a three-star recruit by both and Had 20 tackles and two sacks while seeing limited playing time as a freshman ... Married with a young daughter ... Enrolled at Oregon in January.

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90 Will Murphy
6-2 165 RFr. WR

Albany, Ore.
(West Albany)

Redshirt year: 2008

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59 Jeff Palmer
5-10 193 RFr. LS

Dana Point, Calif.
(Rancho Santa Margarita)

Redshirt year: 2008

2008 Was a member of the travel squad during his redshirt season.

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31 Avery Patterson
5-10 175 Fr. CB/S

Pittsburg, CA

Redshirt available

Named one of the top-20 players in the Bay Area (No. 2) in The Contra Costa Times ムCream of the Cropメ ... Played running back and cornerback for head coach Victor Galli at Pittsburg High School of the Bay Valley League ... The No. 80 recruit in the far west region (Calif., Nev., Hawaii) by Superprep Magazine ... Cousin of Oregon recruit, Diante Jackson ... Graduate of same high school as former Duck RaメShon Harris.
51 Steven Patterson
6-1 215 Fr. LS

Burley, ID

Redshirt available

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42 David Paulson
6-4 229 So. TE

Auburn, Wash.
(Riverside HS)

Redshirt year: 2007

2008 Saw his first game action as a collegian in win over Utah State.

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35 Spencer Paysinger
6-3 216 Jr. SLB

Los Angeles, Calif.
(Beverly Hills HS)

Redshirt year: 2006

2008 Won the “Will” linebacker spot during fall camp and proceeded to start all 13 games … Named second team Pacific-10 all-conference by … Team’s second-leading tackler ranked fourth on the squad in tackles for loss with 12.0 for 25 yards … Tied for third on the team with two interceptions and fourth in pass break ups with six … Totaled seven of his TFLs in UO’s final four games – all wins – including 3.0 vs. Oklahoma State in the Holiday Bowl … Returned an interception 70 yards for his first career touchdown at Oregon State … Reached double-digit tackles three times, including a career-high 12 vs. both Washington and Arizona … Paced the team in tackles the first three games, wins over the Huskies, Utah State and at Purdue … Finished with 10 tackles vs. Boise State … Posted 2.5 tackles for loss, including his first career sack, and broke up a pass in his starting debut against UW … Picked off his first career interception at Cal … Awarded a game ball as the team’s defensive player of the game following wins over the Huskies and Aggies … Equaled the top squat best among Ducks’ linebackers (445 lbs.) at 2008 winter testing, and credited with position’s best power clean mark (319 lbs.).

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 7 Chad Peppars
5-10 185 Jr. ROV

Los Angeles, Calif.
(Loyola HS)

Redshirt year: 2006

2008 Ruled ineligible for competition prior to the start of fall camp … Rejoined practice at the beginning of fall term.

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11 Eddie Pleasant
5-11 223 So. SLB

La Palma, Calif.
(Kennedy HS)

Redshirt year: 2007

2008 Top reserve linebacker was also a key contributor on special teams, making five  of his 16 tackles on kickoffs and one on punt coverage …  Averaged more than 32 plays per game over his 12 appearances … Made a season-high four stops (3 solo) and broke up two passes vs. UCLA … Also had multiple tackles vs. Washington, Utah State and Stanford, and at Arizona State … Forced a fumble on the opening kickoff in the win over the Cardinal … Clocked as the program’s fastest linebacker (4.72 electronic 40) while equaling the position’s top squat (445 lbs.), its second-best power clean (297 lbs.) and second-best bench press (355 lbs).

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13 Tyrone Radford
6-1 195 Fr. DB

Oakland, CA

Redshirt available

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32 Andres Reed
6-0 231 Jr. RB

Medford, OR
(Coll. Of Siskiyous/S. Medford)

Redshirt available

49 Jackson Rice
6-2 195 Fr. K

Moraga, CA

Redshirt available

U.S. Army All-American ... 2008-9 HS Maxwell Award Winner for best punter in 2009 class ... Rated the No. 1 punter in the nation by, No. 2 punter by and ... Played for head coach Kevin Macy at Campolindo HS of the Diablo Foothill League ... A first-team All-Contra Costa County selection ... Named one of the top-20 players in the Bay Area (No. 7) in The Contra Costa Times ?Cream of the Crop? ... Rated as the No. 17 kicker overall by ... A three-star recruit by and a two-star according to ... A Chris Sailer Top-12 Selection ... Team lost in the second round of the California North Coast Section playoffs ... Father was an NFL punter with the New York Jets ...

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 5 Tyler Rittenhour
6-0 188 Fr. DB


Redshirt available

58 Kenny Rowe
6-3 230 Jr. LB

Long Beach, Calif.
(Poly HS)

Redshirt available

2008 Continued his role as one of Oregon’s top reserves in passing situations, posting 10 tackles … Career-high three tackles – all unassisted – in the season opener vs. Washington … Had tackles in seven of his 13 appearances … Forced a fumble at Washington State and broke up passes vs. UCLA and Arizona … Saw the field for a career-best 41 plays at Arizona State and 38 plays at WSU … Returned to the defensive line after spending spring practices at linebacker.

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97 Clint Sager
6-3 225 Fr. LB

Grants Pass

Redshirt available

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60 Josh Sanford
6-2 280 Jr. OL

St Helens, OR
(Coll. Of Siskiyous/Port Angeles)

Redshirt available

31 Jide Shinaba
5-10 180 So. RB

Victoria, B.C.

Redshirt available

2008 – Walked on in the fall and redshirted during his first full year in the program.

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54 Riley Showalter
6-3 225 Sr. SLB

Portland, Ore.
(Central Catholic HS)

Redshirt year: 2005

2008 Former walk-on lettered for the second straight season, appearing in all 13 games … Credited with tackles on eight occasions, including two apiece at Washington State and Oregon State … Also broke up a pass against the Cougars … Had one tackle and played a season-high 42 snaps at USC … Recognized for his work in the classroom, earning honorable mention academic all-conference acclaim.

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41 Matt Simms
6-3 219 So. DE

Carmel Valley, Calif.
(Palma HS)

Redshirt year: 2007

2008 Member of the scout team.

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73 Brenton Spickerman
6-6 247 Fr. OL

West Linn

Redshirt available

Played his senior year at Jesuit after transferring from West Linn, capturing first team all-Metro league and second team all-state honors at tackle. Also an accomplished basketball player.

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64 Jennings Stewart
6-3 200 RFr. TE

Grants Pass, Ore.
(Grants Pass)

Redshirt year: 2008

2008 Redshirt season … Recognized as Oregon’s offensive scout team player of the year … Three-time special teams scout honoree for work leading up to games vs. Boise State, Washington State and Oregon State … Weekly scout award on offense prior to the win over Arizona.

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53 Dewitt Stuckey
5-11 222 So. LB

Stockton, Calif.
(Lincoln HS)

Redshirt available

2008 Stepped out of potential redshirt season in UO’s fifth game, settling into a special teams role and posting a season-high 16 plays at Washington State … Totaled six appearances on the year … Saw the field for 10 plays at Arizona State and vs. Oklahoma State.

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30 Tim Taylor
5-11 182 Jr. P

Corvallis, Ore.
(Santa Barbara CC)
(Corvallis HS)

Redshirt year: 2007

2008 Served as the team’s primary holder, appearing in all 13 games … Lone punt of the season at Washington State went for 39 yards and led to a fair catch inside the 20.

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96 Brian Teague
6-3 230 Fr. TE


Redshirt available

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 1 Darron Thomas
6-3 200 So. QB

Houston, Texas
(Aldine HS)

Redshirt available

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40 Blake Thompson
5-11 220 So. LB

Cottage Grove, Ore.
(Cottage Grove)

Redshirt year: 2007

2008 Saw first collegiate action, making appearances vs. Washington and Utah State … Earned team’s annual defensive scout team award … Picked up weekly scout team honors on special teams leading up to games vs. Boise State, at Washington State and at USC … Also earned recognition as the scout team player of the week on defense prior to games at Cal and vs. Arizona.

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34 Jordan Thompson
5-8 170 Fr. RB

Valencia, CA

Redshirt available

69 Bo Thran
6-5 295 Jr. OL

Gresham , Ore.
(Barlow HS)

Redshirt year: 2006

2008 Broke into the starting lineup at left guard for the final four games of the season after making his starting debut earlier in the year against UCLA at right tackle … Made his way onto the field for 12 outings, including a career-high 73 snaps against Oklahoma State in the Holiday Bowl, following up his 71-play effort in the regular season finale at Oregon State … Part of an offensive line that blocked and opened holes for the top rushing offense in school history.

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 6 Walter Thurmond III
6-1 180 Sr. CB

West Covina, Calif.
(West Covina HS)

Redshirt year: 2005

2008 Battled injuries for most of the season, but still managed to start 12 of 13 games and finished tied for first in the Pac-10 with five interceptions … Oregon’s seventh-leading tackler and third-team all-conference honoree (Phil Steele Publications) shared the team lead in interceptions, including one pick in the Holiday Bowl victory vs. Oklahoma State … Also had five solo tackles against the Cowboys and returned six kickoffs for a total of 201 yards, including a 91-yarder to open the second half, setting up UO’s second touchdown of the game … Earned the special teams game ball for his work in the season finale … Had a 40-yard interception for a touchdown in the closing seconds of the first half at Oregon State … Recorded a season-high 10 tackles at California to go along with his lone tackle for loss on the year … Had a pair of interceptions at Washington State and one pick at Arizona State, where he was awarded the team’s defensive game ball … Shared the team lead with nine stops at Purdue … Doubled as a kick returner, running back a team-high 21 kickoffs for a 25.1-yard average … Was team’s second fastest player (4.61 electric 40-yd. time) during offseason conditioning tests.

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50 Simi Toeaina
6-4 318 Sr. DT

Afono, Amer. Samoa
(Samoana HS)

Redshirt year: 2005

2008 Saw action in a career-high five games, making one tackle for loss against each of the Washington schools … Recorded double-digit plays on three occasions, including 22 snaps vs. Utah State and 19 at Washington State.

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80 Lavasier Tuinei
6-5 200 So. WR

Arcadia, Ind.
(Golden West C.C.)
(Hamilton Heights HS)

Redshirt available

Tallied 41 catches for 680 yards and three touchdowns in his first and only season at Golden West ... A full academic qualifier out of high school, will have four years to play three with the Ducks ... Teammate of fellow Oregon recruit Andrew Iupati at Golden West CC ... Lined up at WR and FS for head coach Kurt Trout in a running offense for Hamilton Heights HS of the Mid-Indiana League ... His first action of the season at Hamilton Heights (enrollment 745) came in the 3A semifinal against Rushville where Tuinei caught seven passes for 100 yards in a 20-19 win ... Caught one ball for 21 yards in a 13-10 loss in the sectional championship game ... Wore No. 85 in HS, No. 7 at Golden West ... Also played basketball in high school ... Transferred from Noblesville (Ind.) HS after his junior season.

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39 Will Tukuafu
6-4 272 Sr. DE

Salt Lake City, Utah
(Scottsdale CC)
(East HS)

Redshirt available

2008 The 13-game starter continued to develop as one of the Pac-10’s top defensive lineman, ranking fifth in the conference in tackles for loss (17.5) and tied for eighth in quarterback sacks (7.5) ... Tied for 22nd nationally in TFLs ... Earned second team all-conference (Phil Steele Publications) and honorable mention all-Pac-10 (coaches) accolades ... Oregon’s eighth-leading tackler - first among defensive linemen - was second on the team in TFLs and sacks behind All-America Nick Reed ... Posted a career-best 10 tackles at Washington State, including a season-high 4.5 TFLs ... Also added nine tackles against UCLA, including a pair of quarterback sacks, and seven stops vs. Oklahoma State in the Holiday Bowl, including 1.5 TFLs ... Got off to a fast start, accumulating 9.5 of his tackles behind the line of scrimmage in the season’s first four outings, as well as five of his QB sacks in the same span ... Forced a fumble vs. Arizona and recovered a loose ball at Purdue, where he was awarded the team’s defensive game ball.

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45 Terrell Turner
6-3 248 So. DE

Los Angeles, Calif.
(Crenshaw HS)

Redshirt year: 2007

2008 Appeared in four of the first five games before suffering an injury at Washington State … Took the field for nine snaps vs. both Utah State and WSU.

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36 Will Wallace
5-10 178 So. CB

West Covina
(West Covina HS)

Redshirt year: 2007

2008 Appeared in four games and logged a season-high 15 snaps at Washington State … Earned scout team player of the week on special teams for his work leading up to the win at Purdue.

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52 NaDerris Ward
6-5 266 Jr. OL

Oakland, Calif.
(McClymonds HS)

Redshirt year: 2006

2008 ? Sat out his sophomore campaign due to Division I transfer rules.

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 2 T.J. Ward
5-11 201 Sr. ROV

Antioch, Calif.
(De La Salle HS)

Redshirt year: 2005

2008 Oregon’s leader in tackles (101) tied for fifth in the conference (7.8 avg.) as a first-year starter ... Earned third team (Phil Steele Publications) and honorable mention (coaches) Pacific-10 all-conference accolades ... Tied for second on the squad with eight pass breakups ... His 5.5 tackles for loss were the second most by a defensive back ... Made 10 or more tackles on four occasions, including a career-best 14 vs. Stanford ... Forced a pair of fumbles at California while recording 10 tackles ... Also contributed 11 tackles against UCLA as well as 10 vs. Arizona ... Had eight tackles and a forced fumble at Oregon State ... Made just one tackle at Arizona State, but forced a fumble ... Returned an interception 16 yards at Purdue ... Joined a pair of teammates in equaling the program’s best power clean lift of all time (330 lbs.) among defensive backs during 2008 winter testing, in addition to posting the position’s top squat mark (495 lbs.).

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74 Darrion Weems
6-5 310 So. OL

Winnetka, Calif.
(Taft HS)

Redshirt year: 2007

2008 Saw limited playing time behind a veteran offensive line, appearing in three games ... Made his collegiate debut vs. Utah State, playing a season-high eight snaps ... Also took the field at Oregon State and vs. Oklahoma State in the Holiday Bowl.

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77 Carson York
6-5 285 RFr. OL

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
(Lake City)

Redshirt year: 2008

2008 Redshirt season ... Earned offensive scout team player of the week honors for his efforts leading up to the win vs. UCLA ... Delayed enrollment until the 2008 winter term while recovering from shoulder surgery after originally signing with the Ducks in 2007.

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    Returning Starters  Returning Players  08 Redshirt Players  Incoming Players  Walk-0ns   Class/Exp      Showing rating  Showing rating  Showing best Scout or Rivals rating  
Running Back
LaMichael James  RFr.
Kenjon Barner  RFr.
Andre Crenshaw  Sr.
Remene Alston Jr.  Jr.
Jide Shinaba  So.
Jordan Thompson  Fr.
Craig Loper  Fr.
Andres Reed  Jr.
LeGarrette Blount  I Sr.
Wide Receiver
Jeff Maehl  Jr.
D.J. Davis  Jr.
Will Murphy  RFr.
Rory Cavaille  injury icon Sr.
Garrett Davis  Fr.
Wide Receiver
Jamere Holland  Jr.
Lavasier Tuinei  So.
Tyrece Gaines  Jr.
Blake Cantu  Fr.
Diante Jackson  Fr.
Ben Butterfield  Fr.
Jeremiah Masoli  Jr.
Nate Costa  Jr.
Darron Thomas  So.
Daryle Hawkins  Fr.
Dustin Haines  Fr.
Wide Receiver
Garrett Embry  So.
Lavasier Tuinei  So.
Justin Hoffman  RFr.
Nick Cole  Fr.
Right Tackle
C.E. Kaiser  Jr.
Nick Cody  RFr.
Everett Benyard  Fr.
Brenton Spickerman  Fr.
Right Guard
Mark Asper  So.
Ramsen Golpashin  So.
Lance Barker  RFr.
Mana Greig  Fr.
Josh Sanford  Jr.
Jordan Holmes  Jr.
Max Forer  Jr.
Karrington Armstrong  Fr.
Left Guard
Carson York  RFr.
Charlie Carmichael  So.
Trevor Fox  Fr.
Justin Fritz  Jr.
Left Tackle
Bo Thran  Jr.
Darrion Weems  So.
NaDerris Ward  Jr.
Jamaal Burrell  Fr.
Tight End/H Back
Ed Dickson  Sr.
David Paulson  So.
Dion Jordan  RFr.
Malachi Lewis  Jr.
Brian Teague  Fr.
Clint Sager  Fr.
Sam Doman  Jr.
Left Defensive End
Will Tukuafu  Sr.
Terrell Turner  So.
Mike DiVincenzo  Sr.
Anthony Anderson  Fr.
Andy McIntyre  Fr.
Left Defensive Tackle
Brandon Bair  Jr.
Zac Clark   Jr.
Terrance Montgomery  Jr.
Taylor Hart  Fr.
Justin Brown  Fr.
Right Defensive Tackle
Blake Ferras  Sr.
Simi Toeaina  Sr.
Andrew Iupati  Jr.
Wade Keliikipi  Fr.
Right Defensive End
Kenny Rowe  Jr.
Tyrell Irvin  Jr.
Chris DiVincenzo  Jr.
Matt Simms  So.
Keaton Arden  Fr.
Weakside Linebacker
Spencer Paysinger  Jr.
Bryson Littlejohn  Jr.
Michael Clay  Fr.
Jennings Stewart  RFr.
Keloni Kamalani  Fr.
Middle Linebacker
Casey Matthews  Jr.
Kiko Alonso  RFr.
Brandon Hanna  So.
Blake Thompson  So.
Dewitt Stuckey  So.
Strongside Linebacker
Eddie Pleasant  So.
Josh Kaddu  So.
Riley Showalter  Sr.
Tyler Briffett  RFr.
Bo Lokombo  Fr.
Left Cornerback
Walter Thurmond III  Sr.
Chad Peppars  Jr.
Scott Grady  RFr.
Will Wallace  So.
Tyler Rittenhour  Fr.
Free Safety
T.J. Ward  injury icon Sr.
John Boyett  RFr.
Titus Jackson  Sr.
Pono Kam  Sr.
Brian Jackson  Fr.
Javes Lewis  So.
Marvin Johnson  Jr.
Brian Butterfield  Jr.
Avery Patterson  injury icon Fr.
J.R. Maffie  Fr.
Right Cornerback
Talmadge Jackson III  Jr.
Willie Glasper  Sr.
Anthony Gildon  So.
Cliff Harris  Fr.
Tyrone Radford  Fr.
Special Teams
Kick Off
Rob Beard  RFr.
Morgan Flint  Sr.

Place Kicker
Morgan Flint  Sr.
Rob Beard  RFr.
Mike Bowlin  Fr.
Jackson Rice  Fr.
Tim Taylor  Jr.
Kick Returner
Walter Thurmond III  Sr.
LaMichael James  RFr.
Punt Returner
Kenjon Barner  RFr.
Walter Thurmond III  Sr.
Long Snapper
Michael Clay  Fr.
Jeff Palmer  RFr.
Steven Patterson  Fr.
Nate Costa  Jr.
Tim Taylor  Jr.
injury icon = Player is injured   I = Player is ineligible.    RS = Player hasn't played yet this year. Possible redshirt. <-- * = Utilized redshirt --> Last Updated: 09/09/2009