Chile Duck's
Duck Depth Chart
The New Sheriff's Roster 2017
Jan 11, 2017

Player information and summary text has been obtained from GoDucks.com the official web site for Oregon Football. Depth positions are taken from Game Notes, media and internet reports primarily from the blog by Rob Moseley, Editor, GoDucks.com. INJURY MARKINGS ARE SPECULATIVE. Oregon does not report or discuss player injuries.

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 97  Jalontae Walker
6'2" 235 R-Fr. TE

Pre-Business Administration

Redshirt year: 2016

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 98  Jordan Kurahara
6'8" 260 R-Jr. DL

Applied Econ, Business & Society

Redshirt year: 2014

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201600
201520
201400

2015 — Assisted on three tackles and had a pass breakup against Eastern Washington in his collegiate debut, stepping onto the field in three of the Ducks' first four games ... Credited with six snaps in his lone Pac-12 appearance against Utah ... Continued to work in the weight room to add the bulk needed to hold his own along the interior defensive line.
2014 — The walk-on benefitted from the opportunity to sharpen his skills as a scout teams contributor, preserving four years of eligibility while the extent of his playing time took place in practice ... Tied for second on the team in tackles (5) in the 2015 Spring Game.
BEFORE OREGON — Earned three letters at tight end and defensive end ... Recorded 47 total tackles (32 solo, 15 asst.) as a senior in 2013 ... Averaged 3.6 tackles per game ... Notched 6.5 sacks and four hurries ... Made one interception ... Posted 39 tackles and 6.0 sacks as a junior ... Averaged 5.6 tackles per game in 2012 ... Also played at forward for the basketball team. KURAHARA'S CAREER BESTS Tackles: 3, Eastern Washington, 09/05/15 (0-3) Pass breakups: 1, Eastern Washington, 09/05/15

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 96  Anthony Gutierrez
5'11" 260 R-Jr. DL

Santa Ana, Calif.

Redshirt available

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 96  Adam Stack
6'2" 175 Fr. K

Redshirt available

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 97  Jalen Jelks
6'6" 260 R-Jr. DL

Sociology

Redshirt year: 2014

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201680
2015110
201400

2015 — Began to make a greater impact as the season wore on, accumulating six of his nine tackles in his final three appearances of his redshirt freshman year ... Taking part in 11 games, he posted season-highs of three takedowns in the win over USC and against TCU in the Alamo Bowl ... Included among his totals were a pair of tackles-for-loss vs. the Trojans for 17 yards and one for a 7-yard loss while facing Washington State ... Also forced a fumble against the Cougars in addition to being credited with a quarterback hurry in the post season and breaking up one pass at Colorado ... Participated in a season-high 34 snaps in his collegiate debut vs. Eastern Washington.
2014 — Spent the season mastering the playbook and enhancing his game as a redshirt ...   Recorded five tackles, including 0.5 tackles for loss, in the 2015 Spring Game.
BEFORE OREGON — Made rapid progress in refining his skills despite playing the game on an organized level for only three years ... The Arizona Division I first-team all-state selection (Arizona Football Coaches Association) and Top-25 all-Arizona pick (AFCA) was included among Scout.com’s list of 100 best standouts in the West ... Posted 12 tackles for loss and 10 quarterback sacks (67 yards) among his 72 stops (53 unassisted) in nine games his senior season, as well as forced three fumbles and blocked one field goal ... Enjoyed consecutive weeks with 13 tackles (vs. Boulder Creek), 13 tackles (vs. Mountain View) and 12 stops (against Cienega), with 30 of the 38 takedowns coming unassisted ... Also recorded four TFLs in the season opener vs. Mission Hills for the Thunder, who ended the year with a 4-6 record ... Turned in one of the top defensive efforts at last summer’s Nike Football Training Camp (Los Angeles) and has been selected to represent the U.S. in the Under-19 International Bowl vs. Canada in Arlington, Texas ... The two-way starter also stepped in at left offensive tackle in 2013 ... Completed his prep career

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 95  Drake Brennan
6'7" 260 R-So. DL

Redshirt year: 2016

2015-16: Outdoor - Placed third for discus at the Pepsi Inviational with a throw of 167-11 (51.18m)... Got second place at the Titan Twighlight for discus with a throw of 175-1 (53.37m)... Was third in discus at the OSU High Performance Meet with a throw of 180-8 (55.08m)... Won discus at Oregon Twilight with a throw of 186-7 (56.88m)  Indoor- Competed in the Shot Put at both the UW Preview, and the MPSF Championships… Season Bests: Outdoor - Indoor - Shot Put- 55-01.00 (16.79m) MPSF Championships (2/27/16) 2014-15: Outdoor- Redshirted 2014- 2015 season for the Ducks, competed unattached… set personal record for discus at OSU High Performance Meet with a throw of 161-3 (49.15m)…set personal record for shot put at Oregon Twilight with a throw of 52-4.5 (15.96m)…placed second in discus at OSU High Performance meet 161-3 (49.15m). Season Bests: Discus- 161-3 (49.15m) OSU High Performance Meet (5/1/15), Shot Put- 52-4.5 (15.96m) Oregon Twilight (5/8/15). High School: Brennan won the OSAA 6A discus championships as a junior and senior while placing sixth in state for the shot put…holds the school record at Grants Pass High School in the discus at 185-3 which he set during the 2014 state meet…was a three sport athlete playing football and basketball…Grants Pass Athlete of the Year as a junior and a senior…two-time all-league defensive end…prep bests: Discus – 185-3; shot put – 50-9. Personal Bests   Shot Put – 52-4.5/15.96m Oregon Twilight Eugene, Ore., 5/8/15 Discus – 161-3/49.15m OSU High Performance Meet Corvallis, Ore., 5/1/15

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 90  Brandon Gahagan
5'10" 170 R-Fr. WR

Pre-Business Administration

Redshirt year: 2016

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 92  Henry Mondeaux
6'5" 280 Sr. DL

Psychology

Redshirt available

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
20161212
2015137
2014150

2015 — Became a fixture along the defensive front as the Ducks' lone underclassman in the starting rotation, posting 22 tackles while finishing third on the team in quarterback sacks (4) and fifth in tackles for loss (6.5) ... Opened seven of his 13 appearances yet ranked third among the defenders interior line in snaps (693), taking part in 118 plays at Arizona State and 95 in the Alamo Bowl vs. TCU ... The academic all-conference honorable mention choice was credited with a single-game best five tackles (4 solo) at Stanford as well as a trio of solo stops against Washington State and the Sun Devils ... Recorded two tackles for loss against TCU and accumulated QB sacks in four straight outings vs. Colorado, Washington State, Washington, and ASU ... Credited with his first recovered fumble as a collegian in Boulder, Colo., blocked a field goal the following week vs. the Cougars, and broke up two passes in the regular-season finale vs. Oregon State ... Emerged as one of the team leaders during the 2016 off-season workouts.
2014 — Made an impact along the defensive line as a true freshman, making appearances in all 15 games ... Credited with nine tackles for the year, including a pair of stops in each of three consecutive games vs. UCLA, Washington and California . ... Also added a tackle-for-loss against the Bruins ... Stepped onto the field for a season-high 29 snaps in the season-opening win vs. South Dakota before registering 19 plays at Oregon State ... Deemed one of the defense's most improved players during spring workouts, the versatile Oregonian culminated off-season drills with three tackles (two unassisted) during the 2015 Spring Game.
BEFORE OREGON — Attracted attention for his prowess on the offensive side of the ball as he displayed the athleticism to play tight end, fullback, defensive end and linebacker throughout his prep tenure ... The three-year starter on both sides of the line of scrimmage and 2013 Metro League Player of the Year

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 90  Drayton Carlberg
6'5" 290 R-So. DL

Redshirt year: 2015

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201651
201500

2015 — Redshirted his freshman season in order to provide more time for his body to mature ... Named as the defense's Scout Team Player of the Year following his initial collegiate campaign ... Credited with one tackle for loss among his four stops (two unassisted) in the 2016 Spring Game.
BEFORE OREGON — The 2015 PrepStar All-Midwest Region pick was ranked as Minnesota’s No. 2 overall in-state prospect and the state’s best offensive tackle by Scout.com ... Also was considered among the nation’s top-27 defensive tackles by Rivals.com ... The Associated Press first-team all-state offensive line honoree helped lead the Islanders to a 12-2 overall record and the Class 4A Minnesota High School State Playoffs championship finals as a starter along both the offensive and defensive lines ... Team finished the year ranked seventh in the state under head coach Sean McMenomy ... Selected to participate in the 2015 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl at the conclusion of the season, as well as the International Bowl in Arlington, Texas ... Named to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune’s preseason All-Metro Dream Team prior to the start of his senior season. CARLBERG'S CAREER BESTS Tackles: 4, Nebraska, 9/17/16 (3-1) Sacks: 1.0, Virginia, 9/10/16 (1-0) Tackles for loss: 1.0, Virginia 9/10/16

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 87  Ben Thiel
5'10" 165 R-Jr. WR

Redshirt year: 2016

NCAA Champion Pac-12 Champion All-American 2015-16: Outdoor - Competed in the 400 hurdles at the NCAA Championships… Second in the 4x100 (40.55) and third in the 400H (51.80) at the Pac-12 Championships… Third at the Oregon Relays in both the 400H (52.64) and the 4x100 relay (40.90)... Indoor - Ran the 400m leg on the NCAA championship distance medley relay team (9:27.27)... Won the distance medley relay (9:29.89) and was third in the 4x400 relay (3:09.45) at the MPSF Indoor Track and Field Championships… Won the distance medley relay (9:30.95) at the Razorback Invitational… Season Bests - Outdoor - 400 Hurdles - 51.25,  NCAA West Preliminary Round, Lawrence, Kan., (5/28/16); Indoor - 200 Meters - 21.41, Don Kirby Elite, Albuquerque, N.M., (2/13/16); 400 Meters - 48.52, Razorback Invitational, Fayetteville, Ark., (1/30/16). 2014-15: Outdoor – Member of the 4x100 and 4x400 teams which competed at the NCAA Championships…ran 3:05.39 at the national meet which ranks eighth in school history…4x100 team ran 39.56 which is third-fastest in school history…Pac-12 winner in the 400 hurdles in a personal best time by more than two seconds (50.32)…time ranks fourth in the Oregon record book…was a member of the 4x400 team which won at the Pac-12 Championships in 3:05.84…4x100 team finished second at the pac-12 Championships in 39.64…competed in the 400 hurdles at the USA Championships…won the 400 hurdles at the Pepsi Invitational and OSU High Performance meet…4x400 team ran 3:05.14 at the NCAA West Regionals which is eighth in school history and the best of the season…Indoors – Ran 21.43 200 meters at the Don Kirby Elite which is a personal best and eighth in school history…part of the winning 4x400 team at the Don Kirby Elite with a time of 3:08.99…Season Bests: 400 hurdles – 50.32, Pac-12 Championships, Los Angeles, Calif. (5/17/15); Indoors – 200 – 21.43, Don Kirby Elite, Albuquerque, N.M. (2/14/15).   2013-2014: Outdoor – began the outdoor season wi

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 86  Kyle Buckner
6'3" 185 R-So. WR

Pre-Journalism

Redshirt available


2016 — Joined the Ducks’ program prior to the start of spring drills, with the walk-on utilizing the 15 off-season workouts to gain a grasp of the Oregon offense.
BEFORE OREGON — The 2015 graduate of Eleanor Roosevelt High School played wide receiver, safety and quarterback as a freshman and sophomore for the Mustangs before turning his focus to baseball his junior and senior seasons.  

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 84  Cam McCormick
6'5" 240 R-Fr. TE

Redshirt year: 2016


2016 — Graduated from high school early in order to facilitate enrolling at Oregon in time for the start of the spring term ... Benefitted from the tutelage of a trio of senior tight ends during spring drills and demonstrated an accelerated grasp of the offense in a short amount of time . . . An abundance of quality and quantity at the position will enable him to progress at a rate he is comfortable with and allow time for him to physically and mentally mature before being thrust into the middle of competition.
BEFORE OREGON — Entered the 2015 season rated as the No. 1 tight end prospect in the western half of the country (24/7Sports) before a leg injury sidelined him for the remainder of his senior season after two games ... Still considered among the best tight ends in the state after accumulating career totals of 51 catches for 694 yards (13.6 avg.) and 10 touchdowns ... The PrepStar all-West Region selection and 2014 all-state honorable mention choice (The Oregonian) claimed first-team all-Intermountain League tight end honors after grabbing 35 receptions for 491 yards and eight touchdowns as a junior for the Storm, which finished the season with a 7-3 record and an opening-round exit in the OSAA Class 5A state playoffs ... Summit won the 5A state  championship (12-1) over Ashland in 2015 ... Ranked as the state’s No. 4 prospect by Scout.com ... Totaled 49 tackles in 2014 including four quarterback sacks (31 yards in losses), and was credited with three forced fumbles while breaking up three passes ... Received second-team all-league accolades on defense as a sophomore in addition to honorable mention conference kudos on offense ... Tutored along the defensive line by former Oregon and Minnesota Vikings’ standout Neil Elshire.

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 83  Alex Ofodile
6'3" 200 R-So. WR

English & Pre-Education

Redshirt year: 2015

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201660
201500

2015 — Sidelined the majority of the season due to injuries which carried over to the 2016 spring as well . . . Demonstrated tremendous promise during the 2015 spring after graduating from high school early in order to begin classes at Oregon for the start of the winter term . . . Possessed the talent to become a factor as a true freshman if healthy as he took advantage of his size advantage over defenders . . . Participated in the 2015 Spring Game but was unable to do so in '16.
BEFORE OREGON — Tabbed as the No. 1 prospect in the state and among the top 10 receivers in the country by Scout.com, the 5-star standout attracted inclusion among PrepStar’s Top 150 Dream Team, Rivals250 and ESPN 300 ledgers . . . The 2014 Missouri Gatorade Player-of-the-Year nominee became the fourth player in state history to eclipse 1,600 receiving yards in a single season and surpassed his own school record for receptions in one year his final prep season . . . Caught 96 passes for 1,611 yards and 15 touchdowns for the Bruins as  a senior after grabbing 92 catches for 1,300 yards and 16 scores in 2013 . . . Senior-season totals included 14 receptions for 286 yards and four TDs vs. Lee’s Summit West . . . The 6A Offensive Player of the Year (Missouri Football Coaches Association) and first-team all-state honoree completed his prep career averaging 106.5 yards per game on 248 receptions . . . Benefitted from the tutelage of his father and head coach, A.J. Ofodile, who was a former tight end with the Baltimore Ravens. OFODILE'S CAREER BESTS Receptions: 1, Utah, 11/19/16 Receiving yards: 8, Utah, 11/19/16 Long reception: 8, Utah, 11/19/16 All-purpose yards: 8, Utah, 11/19/16

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 82  Casey Eugenio
5'8" 175 R-Jr. WR

Pre-Business Administration

Redshirt year: 2014

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201620
201520
201400

2015 — Made his first appearance as a Duck off the bench in the third game of the year against Georgia State . . . Caught a trio of passes for 29 yards in the 2016 Spring Game.
2014 — The walk-on spent the season providing looks for the Ducks in practice as a scout-team member . . . Latched onto one catch for 35 yards and a touchdown in the 2015 Spring Game.
BEFORE OREGON — All-purpose player who saw time as a running back, defensive back, and kick returner . . . Named first team All-County all-purpose as a senior . . . 2013 All-Trinity League Offensive MVP . . . 2013 JSerra Varsity MVP . . . Named the No. 3 Player to Watch by the Orange County Register . . . First team All-State and first team All-Trinity League as a junior . . . Selected to Cal-Hi Sports All-State at defensive back in 2012 . . . First team All-Orange County and first team All-Trinity League in 2012 . . . 2011 first team All-Trinity League at running back . . . 2011 all-state at running back and defensive back. EUGEONIO'S CAREER BESTS Rush attempts: 1, UC Davis, 9/3/16 Rush yards: 15, UC Davis, 9/3/16 Long rush: 15, UC Davis, 9/13/16 Total offense attempts: 1, UC Davis, 9/3/16 (1 rush, 0 pass) Total offense yards: 15, UC Davis, 9/3/16 (15 rush, 0 pass) All-purpose yards: 15, UC Davis, 9/3/16

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 79  Evan Voeller
6'5" 295 R-Sr. OL

Crime, Law & Society

Redshirt year: 2013

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
2016120
2015132
201470
201300

2015 — Brings a wealth of experience to the table, stepping onto the field for all 13 games including starting assignments at left guard in wins at Washington and Arizona State ... Accountable for more than 30 plays on five occasions throughout the year ... Logged a career-high 83 plays while facing the Huskies and responded with 55 snaps in the Alamo Bowl ... Possesses the flexibility to play either side of the center of the line as well as both guard and tackle.
2014 — Logging playing time as a reserve along the offensive front line in eight games as a redshirt freshman, he accumulated 44 of his 63 snaps the latter half of the season  ... Yet enjoyed a season-best 18 plays in the third game of the season vs. Wyoming ... Provided depth to a unit besieged by injuries and in position to benefit from the added experience acquired from another season and spring in the program.
2013 — Attracted positive reviews during his redshirt year for his contributions on the Ducks’ scout team and figures to make his way into the offensive line rotation in the future.
BEFORE OREGON — The four-year letterman stands as one of the more decorated offensive linemen in a deep contingent of signees in the trenches for the Ducks ... The four-star standout according to ESPN.com, Rivals.com and Scout.com was included among the nation’s elite on the ESPN300 listing as the No. 9 offensive guard in the country ... Selected to play in the 2013 Under-Armour All-America game as only Oregon’s second athlete chosen to participate ... One of the state’s top two college prospects (Rivals.com) was a two-time first-team all-Three Rivers League honoree

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 80  Connor Berggren
6'2" 185 R-Fr. WR

Pre-Business Administration

Redshirt year: 2016

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201600

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 76  Jake Pisarcik
6'2" 300 R-Sr. OL

Globalization, Environment & Policy

Redshirt year: 2013

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201660
2015110
2014142
201300

2016 — Made his 2016 debut in the game against Washington State and saw action in the game against Washington.
2015 — Continued has ascension within the trenches as an experienced reserve who was at home at either offensive guard outpost ... Stepped onto the field for 12 of 13 games, including 35 plays in the Alamo Bowl loss to TCU and 33 vs. California ... Logged more playing time the second half of the season when the Ducks closed the regular season with six consecutive triumphs ... Included among his better performances was an outing against the Golden Bears when Oregon ran for 477 yards among its single-game school-record 777 yards of total offense ... Was a part of an offensive line that helped pave the way for a contingent that ranked fifth in the country in total offense, rushing, and scoring, in addition to his role in helping Oregon extend its hold on the league's rushing title for the 10th year in a row ... Concentrated his efforts on expanding his versatility in the 2016 off-season, working to improve his proficiency at all five interior line positions.
2014 — One of four offensive linemen to play in all 15 games, awarded a starting role in his collegiate debut vs. South Dakota before serving as a valuable reserve the remainder of the year ... Concluded the regular season with his two most extensive appearances of his freshman year, logging 46 snaps off the bench vs. Colorado before taking part in a season-high 58 plays at Oregon State ... Also played a prominent role for an offense that paved the way for the Ducks’ appearance in the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship, with Oregon finishing third in the country in total offense (547.0) and fourth in scoring (45.4) ... One of a handful of returnees to be given looks at center during 2015 spring workouts.
2013 — Redshirted his freshman year while gaining experience on the Ducks’ scout team.
BEFORE OREGON — Wasted little time making the successful transition

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 75  Zach Okun
6'4" 315 R-So. OL

Pre-Journalism

Redshirt year: 2015

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201610
201510

2015 — The Ducks enjoyed the luxury of being able to redshirt someone of his potential as the scout team served as a means to ease his transition to the next level ... Continued his progression during the spring of 2016 and added to his versatility by working out at center as well ... Joined the Ducks at the beginning of the 2015 winter quarter as a means to accelerate his grasp of the offense ... Took part in his second spring game in 2016.
BEFORE OREGON — The MaxPreps Division III first-team all-state standout and 2015 PrepStar All-American was ranked among the top six players in the country at his position by Scout.com and among the best 35 overall prospects in the state by Rivals.com ... The U.S. Army All-American Bowl selection as well as Rivals250 and ESPN 300 choice was named to the All-Southern California first-team offense by Southern California Preps.com ... Also garnered all-area attention by the Los Angeles Times and L.A. Daily News, as well as the Ventura County Star offensive player of the year accolades and CIF Southern Section All-Northern Division acclaim for the Panthers, who finished 2014 with an 11-3 record ... The Camino League champions ranked fifth in the Southern Section Northern Division III under head coach Gary Fabricius, eclipsing 40 points in each of his team’s 11 wins ... Newbury Park averaged 183.4 yards per game on the ground while running for 32 touchdowns, in addition to throwing for a 264.8-yard average, while advancing the Northern Division championships.

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 74  Elijah George
6'5" 290 R-Sr. DL

Family & Human Services

Redshirt year: 2013

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
2016111
201540
201400
201300

2015 — Persistence paid off as the third-year sophomore made his collegiate debut off the bench in the season-opening win over Eastern Washington ... Also stepped onto the field against Georgia State (8 plays), Utah, Washington State and TCU ... Initiated a change to the defensive front prior to the start of the 2016 spring in order to enhance his chances of making a larger on-field contribution ... Credited with a tackle-for-loss among his three solo tackles in the 2016 Spring Game.
2014 — Injuries have become his biggest deterrent from stepping onto the field his first two years despite possessing the physical tools needed to compete at the collegiate level.
2013 — The redshirt preserved four years of eligibility while acquiring experience at the collegiate level on the program’s scout team.
BEFORE OREGON — The three-time all-Sunset Region selection was promoted to his high school program’s varsity team for a playoff run his freshman year despite playing organized football for only approximately four months ... Holds distinction as school’s first Division I football signee for a program that originated in 1995 ... Characterized as an athletic lineman who was clocked in 4.93 seconds over 40 yards, was ranked as the No. 4 prep prospect in the state ... Inexperience prompted recruiting services to attach three stars to his resume by ESPN.com and 247sports.com, yet displayed the speed to fit perfectly with Oregon’s offensive scheme ... Started all 35 games his final three seasons, with his team compiling a 29-6 ledger and two trips to the Sunset Region playoff semifinals

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 73  Tyrell Crosby
6'5" 310 Sr. OL

Pre-Planning, Public Policy & Managment

Redshirt available

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201622
20151312
2014159

2015 — The 12-game starter at right tackle saw his string of 13 consecutive opening assignments (dating back to 2014) interrupted against Arizona State despite logging 76 snaps in Tempe . . . Played a large role in Oregon rolling up over 400 yards on the ground on three occasions, including a season-high 485 yards in the opener vs. Eastern Washington . . . Contributed to the Ducks' 8.5 per-carry rushing average against the Eagles . . . Took part in 90 or more plays seven times, including a career-high 107 snaps against California, while participating in more plays (1,046) than any of his offensive teammates . . . Served as a vital cog for an offense that ranked fifth in the country in total offense, rushing, and scoring, in addition to his role in helping Oregon extend its hold on the league's rushing title for the 10th year in a row.
2014 — Made the most of his opportunities as a true freshman, coming off the bench to take part in 40 snaps in the season-opening win vs. South Dakota before injuries along the front line helped open the door for nine starting assignments at right and left tackle - including the final six outings . . .  Made appearances in all 15 games, including 97 plays in the Pac-12 Conference Championship Game and 90 at Utah . . . Was the recipient of the Ducks' Pancake Award for his ability to position the most defenders to the ground . . . Proved to be crucial to the success of a running game that led the conference on the ground for the ninth consecutive year (234.5) and amassed more than 300 rushing yards against Arizona and Florida State in the conference championship game and Rose Bowl, respectively

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 72  Sam Poutasi
6'4" 315 R-Fr. OL

Human Physiology

Redshirt year: 2011

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201600

BEFORE OREGON — Ranked as the top prospect in the state (Scout.com) despite missing the majority of his senior season with a leg injury suffered during the 2015 spring ... Returned to play for the start of the NIAA Division I-A Southern Region state playoffs, with the Jaguars advancing to the playoff semifinals with an 8-3 record ... The PrepStar all-West Region selection was named to the 2015 American Family Insurance All-USA Nevada football team after receiving preseason all-city acclaim by the Las Vegas Sun for a team that averaged 42.6 points and 387.4 yards of total offense per game ... Completed a tremendous junior year for a program that advanced to the NIAA Division I-A state championship playoff finals, finishing with an 11-2 record ... Garnered 2014 Division I-A first-team all-state and first-team all-Sunrise League accolades ... Is the younger brother of former Utah three-year starting offensive linemen Jeremiah Poutasi, who completed his rookie year  with the Tennessee Titans.

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 67  Ryan Phillipo
6'3" 280 R-Fr. OL

Pre-Engineering

Redshirt year: 2016

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201600

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 68  Shane Lemieux
6'6" 310 R-So. OL

Redshirt year: 2015

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
20161212
201500

2016 — One of four redshirt freshmen listed as a starter on the depth chart.
2015 — Took full advantage of his redshirt year by getting bigger and stronger since his arrival while absorbing the lessons handed down from a veteran interior line . . . Continued his progression during the off-season to become the recipient of sufficient repetitions during the 2016 spring drills.
BEFORE OREGON — The 2014 Seattle Times’ pre-season all-state choice earned PrepStar All-West Region acclaim following a senior season that earned him a spot in the 2015 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl . . . Ranked as the top offensive guard in the state by Scout.com and ninth in the region at his position while the Rams finished 2014 with a 4-6 overall record . . . The two-way starter attracted the majority of his accolades on the offensive side of the ball, earning mention on the Tacoma News Tribune’s Northwest Nuggets ledger . . . The first-team All-Big 9 choice claimed honorable mention all-league attention along the offensive line as a junior for head coach Scott Ditter’s crew.

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 71  Jacob Capra
6'5" 305 R-Fr. OL

Redshirt year: 2016

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201600

2016 — Participated in Oregon spring drills after graduating early from high school in order to enroll at Oregon in time for the start of the winter term.
BEFORE OREGON — Drew rave reviews for his play on both the offensive and defensive lines for the undefeated Pioneer Valley League champions who helped lead the Hillmen to the semifinals of the 2015 Sac-Joaquin Section Division III state championship playoffs and a 12-1 record ... The PrepStar All-West Region pick ranked seventh on Scout.com’s list of the state’s top offensive tackles and 8th on its list encompassing the West region after keying the program’s dominating ground game that rushed for over 4,500 yards (351.0 avg.) and 59 touchdowns his senior season ... Characterized as an overpowering blocker who constantly put the opposition on their backs as his team accounted for five games of rushing totals greater than 420 yards, including 537 yards against Patterson ... Added 45 tackles, 2.5 quarterback sacks, and a pair of blocked field goals his final two prep seasons ... The two-time first-team all-Metro selection (Sacramento Bee) also earned first-team all-Sac-Joaquin Section and first-team all-Northern California honors by MaxPreps.com to culminate his senior  year after claiming second-team all-Northern California recognition in 2014.

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 66  Devin Melendez
6'2" 205 Sr. LS

Crime, Law & Society

Redshirt year: 2015

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201600
201500
201430

2015 — Provides the Ducks with an experienced reserve at his craft but a healthy front-line long snapper didn't provide the opportunity for him to demonstrate his proficiency in a game . . . Remains an asset on the scout team as he continues to hone his skills for when his number is called.
2014 — Played in three games as a long snapper, making appearances in the Colorado, Oregon State and Arizona (Pac-12 Championship) games . . . Saw time in the 2015 Spring Game.
BEFORE OREGON — The three-year starter flourished his senior year after being converted from the defensive secondary to middle linebacker only weeks before the season opener . . . Completed his final year posting 84 tackles, forcing three fumbles and grabbing two interceptions for the Highlanders, who finished the year with a 10-2 record . . . Garnered all-Freeway League and all-area acclaim as well as lauded nationally at the Chris Rubio Kicking Camp.

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 64  Charlie Landgraf
6'2" 290 R-So. OL

Economics

Redshirt year: 2015

 
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201600

2016 — The walk-on was added to the Ducks’ roster prior to the start of spring drills, spending spring practices transitioning to the collegiate level.
BEFORE OREGON — The four-time football and track letterman graduated from Portland’s Jesuit High School in 2014 before pursuing a fifth year at Connecticut’s Hotchkiss School ... Voted first-team all-state (The Oregonian) and all-Metro League at center his senior season before participating in the Les Schwab Bowl ... Crusaders advanced to the state championship game and an 11-3 record in 2013 as well as the state semifinals in 2012 ... Played a year of postgraduate football at The Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Conn., in 2014.  

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 66  Brady Aiello
6'7" 290 R-So. OL

Redshirt available

 
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Games
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Games
Started
20161210
201500

2016 — One of four redshirt freshmen listed as starters on the depth chart.
2015 — Redshirted his freshman season behind a veteran group of offensive line returnees.
BEFORE OREGON — Afforded MaxPreps Division III first-team all-state honors as well as All-West Region attention by PrepStar following a senior season that saw the Dons post an 8-4 overall record under head coach Mike Ivankovich . . . Rated 11th at his position in the state while receiving All-Metro kudos from the San Francisco Chronicle as well as Contra Costa Times’ All-East Bay acclaim . . .Named North Coast Section and All-Diablo Foothill second team following his junior year . . . 2014 team averaged 34.3 points a game while advancing to the second round of the CIF North Coast Section playoffs. AIELLO'S CAREER BEST Rush yards: 2, Nebraska, 9/17/16 Total Offense Yards: 2, Nebraska, 9/17/16 All-Purpose Yards: 2, Nebraska, 9/17/16

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 59  Riley Greene
6'3" 305 R-Fr. DL

Economics

Redshirt year: 2016

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 60  Logan Bathke
6'6" 300 R-Fr. OL

Pre-Business Administration

Redshirt year: 2016

 
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201600

BEFORE OREGON — Made tremendous strides between his junior and senior seasons as he was selected as one of the area’s top offensive linemen by the Los Angeles Times...The PrepStar All-West Region choice was ranked among top 50 offensive tackle prospects in the country (Rivals.com) and among the top 10 offensive tackles in the West by Scout.com his senior year for the Lancers, who completed 2015 ranked 14th in the state despite their 6-6 record...He was selected to play in the Semper Fidelis All-American game after playing a major role for a team that averaged 259.1 rushing yards per game and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Pac-5 Division playoffs...Included were season highs of 576 rushing yards and 691 yards of total offense vs. St. Bonaventure...Was named first-team all-Trinity League and first-team all-Orange County following the 2015 campaign after entering his final prep season ranked fourth in the county  among offensive tackles (Orange County Register).

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 61  Valentino Daltoso
6'4" 308 R-Fr. OL

Pre-Business Administration

Redshirt year: 2016

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201600

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 63  Davis Miyashiro-Saipaia
6'2" 300 R-Jr. OL

Applied Econ, Business & Society

Redshirt year: 2014

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201610
201510

2015 — While the majority of his contributions continued to take place during the week as part of the team's scout team, he did make his collegiate debut with five plays against Georgia State.
2014 — The walk-on served as a member of the Ducks’ scout team while accumulating experience that will be beneficial in the future . . . Battled to remain healthy in the fall.
BEFORE OREGON — The first-team all-state offensive lineman was a three-year starter for head coach Kale Ane’s 2013 state champions who finished the year with an unblemished 11-0 record . . . The team captain started at guard as a junior before being shifted to left tackle prior to the start of his senior season . . . A mainstay for a contingent ranked 17th in the country at the end of 2013 and tallied 2,912 of its 4,852 total yards through the air while averaging 39.3 points per game . . . Reported to have benched 325 pounds and clocked 5.2 seconds over 40 yards his senior year.    

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 58  Tanner Carew
6'1" 240 Sr. LS

Sociology

Redshirt available

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
2016120
2015130
2014140

2015 — Accurately delivered all 146 of snaps to Oregon punters and holders while stepping onto the field in all 13 games . . . Aided kick coverage teams with an assisted stop in the season finale against TCU.
2014 — Served as the Ducks' long snapper for both punts and placements for the majority of his 13 appearances as a true freshman in addition to assisting with a pair of tackles vs. South Dakota and Washington State.
BEFORE OREGON — Considered the nation’s top prep long snapper prospect after working with Chris Rubio at the acclaimed Chris Sailer Kicking Camp the previous two years . . . Snaps to punters have been timed in less than 0.70 seconds . . . The U.S. Army All-America Game participant also started at tight end and linebacker for the Spartans, who finished 2013 with a 5-5 record under head coach Mark Paredes . . . Tallied 29 tackles his senior season as well as one catch for a 10-yard touchdown . . . Added 52 tackles in 2012 . . . The first-team all-Sierra League long snapper has been cited for his athleticism and lower-body strength, which contributes to the power the football explodes out of his hands, and takes great pride in his accuracy and consistency. CAREER BESTS Tackles: 1, 4 times

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 57  Doug Brenner
6'2" 310 R-Sr. OL

Psychology

Redshirt year: 2013

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
2016120
2015123
2014101
201300

2015 — Stepped onto the field for 12 of 13 games, logging more playing time (475 snaps) than any other of the team's interior offensive line reserves . . . Provides the flexibility of being able to play either guard or center . . . Experienced his most extensive action of the year in a starting role vs. Georgia State (93 snaps) before also opening at right guard against Arizona State and Oregon State . . . Oregon accumulated 674 yards of total offense vs. the Beavers while he was in the lineup for 88 plays . . . Extended his string of appearances to 18 of his last 20 games . . . Earned spot on the Pac-12's academic first team.
2014 — Benefitted from the tutelage acquired by serving as the understudy to Oregon’s three-time first-team Pac-12 center while adding to his repertoire with the ability to play any one of three interior offensive line positions . . . Stepped onto the field for 10 games, with the majority of his playing time occurring at center in the early going before making his debut in the starting lineup at left guard against Colorado . . .Took part in a season-high 33 plays in the season opener vs. South Dakota as well as 26 snaps against California for his most extensive duty during the Pac-12 campaign . . . Was named academic all-conference second team following the season.
2013 — Positioned himself for a contributing role among a veteran group of offensive line returnees during a redshirt year and solid 2014 spring showing.
BEFORE OREGON — A four-year letterman and 2012 6A honorable mention all-state pick (The Oregonian) was the first freshman varsity starter in Jesuit history

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 55  A.J. Hotchkins
5'11" 230 Sr. LB

Sociology

Redshirt available

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
2016105

2016 — Enrolled at Oregon for the start of the winter term in order to get a jump on off-season workouts and preparations for spring practice . . . Improved play as the spring wore on and provides the physical skills conducive to the program's revamped defensive philosophy . . . Contributed five tackles in the 2016 Spring Game.
BEFORE OREGON — The PrepStar JC All-American and nation’s top-ranked junior college inside linebacker (247Sports) accumulated 99 tackles his sophomore season, including 5.5 TFLs, and recovered one fumble for the Tigers, who finished 2015 with an 8-3 record . . . Led his team in tackles on eight of 11 occasions for the North Central League co-champions and tallied in double figures in six games, including a season-high 13 tackles (10 unassisted) vs. Mt. San Antonio, and finished with 12 tackles in three additional appearances . . . Also was named to the Southern California Football Association’s first team his sophomore season as well as was the lone all-league unanimous choice on defense . . . Posted 101 tackles his freshman year as the SCFA’s defensive player of the year contributed nine tackles-for-loss, two quarterback sacks, returned one interception for a touchdown, and forced one fumble . . . A teammate of 2015 Oregon signee Jonah Moi for the 2014 season at RCC . . . Earned first-team all-state accolades (The Oregonian) for a Tigard High School contingent that advanced to the 2013 state 6A semifinals his senior year in addition to receiving second-team all-state recognition as a fullback and defensive lineman as a junior

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 56  Bryson Young
6'5" 235 So. DL

Psychology

Redshirt available

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
2016120

BEFORE OREGON — The PrepStar All-West Region choice was rated as the No. 3 defensive end in the state and fifth in the West at his position by Scout.com for the Bears, who finished his senior season with a 7-4 record after advancing to the quarterfinals of the Division I Central Section of the CIF state playoffs . . . Ranked 19th in the country as a weak-side linebacker (24/7Sports) and the 39th prospect in the state (ESPN.com) ... Tabbed for inclusion on the Fresno Bee’s Fab 50 Football All-Stars as well as the Scout 300 elite . . . Jumped out of the gate early, posting 12 tackles vs. Bullard in the second game of the season before posting two quarterback sacks vs. Clovis North in an outing where he was honored as Defensive Player of the Game vs. Clovis North (MaxPreps) on the second of two occasions. YOUNG'S CAREER BESTS Tackles: 2, Nebraska, 9/17/16 (0-2), USC, 11/5/16 (1-1) Solo tackles: 1, UC Davis, 9/3/16 Tackles for loss: 0.5, Colorado, 09/24/16 Pass breakups: 1, Nebraska, 9/17/16, Utah, 11/19/16

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 55  Jake Hanson
6'5" 295 R-So. OL

Human Physiology

Redshirt year: 2015

 
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Games
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Games
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20161211
201500
HONORS AND AWARDS 2016 Pac-12 All-Conference Honorable Mention  
2016 — One of four redshirt freshmen listed as starters on the depth chart.
2015 — Coaches resisted the temptation to insert him into the lineup as a true freshman and are expected to benefit from their discipline to utilize a redshirt year for years to come . . . Has demonstrated the maturity to become a fixture in the rotation at center with a solid spring showing and should head into his second fall with the opportunity to display his prowess on a full-time basis.
BEFORE OREGON — Garnered MaxPreps Division II second-team all-state honors for a contingent that finished the year with a 4-6 record under head coach Jason White . . . Ranked as the No. 5 in-state product at his position by Scout.com as well as the nation’s 70th offensive tackle . . . Credited with 13 pancake blocks for a run-oriented offense that averaged 223.5 yards per game and scored 26 of its 34 touchdowns on the ground . . .  Defensively, accumulated 61 career tackles (39 unassisted), including 29 total stops (20 solo) his senior season . . . The Big 5 League’s two-time co-MVP lineman and 2014 team captain posted a single-game best of seven tackles vs. Fortuna, with the Loggers’ two-way starter also serving as the team’s long snapper . . . His grandfather played in the NFL for the Los Angeles Rams.

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 53  Blake Rugraff
6'2" 225 R-So. LB

Pre-Business Administration

Redshirt year: 2015


2016 — The walk-on was added to the roster in time for the start of spring drills, where he worked to grab the coaches' attention . . . Credited with three tackles in the annual Spring Game.
BEFORE OREGON — A standout linebacker and running back at St. Charles West High School . . . Broke the school record for career tackles in early October of his senior year, totaling 12 tackles in a win over Orchard Farms to give him 293 career takedowns . . . As a junior in 2013, earned first-team all-conference recognition as a running back and linebacker as well as first-team all-state defensive honors after recording 191 tackles and seven sacks in addition to rushing for 439 yards and 10 touchdowns.

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 54  Calvin Throckmorton
6'6" 300 R-So. OL

Human Physiology

Redshirt year: 2015

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
20161212
201500
HONORS AND AWARDS 2016 Pac-12 All-Conference Honorable Mention
2016 — One of four redshirt listed as starters on the depth chart.
2015 — One of a handful of young offensive linemen who redshirted their freshmen seasons attracted attention in the spring and could make inroads in the rotation during the coming fall . . . Benefitted from others' health misfortunes during the 2016 spring workouts to take advantage of additional repetitions with the first and second units at tackle, with his physical attributes allowing him to remain in the mix when the lights come on . . . Played extensively during his first Spring Game.
BEFORE OREGON — The four-year defensive line starter as well as two-time KingCo 4A Lineman of the Year and first-team all-league pick was included among the Tacoma News Tribune’s 2015 Northwest Nuggets honor roll and PrepStar All-West Region elite . . . Ranked by Scout.com as the state’s 11th overall in-state recruit and Washington’s No. 3 offensive tackle while Rivals.com projected him among the nation’s top-50 at his position . . . Was selected to the Associated Press 2014 4A all-state first team and all-area by the Seattle Times . . . Credited with 13 pancake blocks his senior year in addition to 61 tackles (28 unassisted) and nine tackles for loss . . . Included was a season-best nine tackles against Olympia for a team that recorded a 10-3 mark and advanced to the 4A state semifinals under head coach Drew Oliver

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 52  Ivan Faulhaber
6'2" 224 R-Sr. LB

International Studies

Redshirt year: 2013

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201610
201520
201440
201300

2015 — Came off the bench in the latter stages of the season opener vs. Eastern Washington as well as against Georgia State, including a season-high 14 snaps in the latter outing.
2014 — The walk-on saw action in four games, including seven snaps in his collegiate debut against South Dakota, in addition to being a strong contributor on the scout team . . . Registered four tackles (three unassisted) in the 2015 Spring Game, including two tackles for a loss and one quarterback sack.
2013 — Transitioned to the next level by accumulating experience on the Ducks’ scout team during his redshirt year.
BEFORE OREGON — Had a career total of 734 receiving yards, 63 catches and 10 total touchdowns . . . Helped lead the Sheldon Irish to become state champions in 2012 as a senior linebacker and slot under head coach Lane Johnson . . . Ended his senior year with 590 total receiving yards and seven touchdowns . . . Named second team all-state as a linebacker in 2012 . . . Irish also won state championships his freshman season . . . Earned four letters playing baseball for the Irish as 1B/OF . . . Played in two games during his baseball career finishing with a career batting average of .250, one RBI and one hit . . . Lettered three years on Sheldon’s basketball team as post/guard . . . Played in a total of eight games with three points and 14 rebounds.

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 51  Gary Baker
6'4" 305 R-So. DL

Redshirt year: 2015

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201673
201500

2016 — Made his first career start in game eight against ASU . . . Started against USC, finishing the game with a career high 5 tackles.
2015 — Redshirted his freshman season to provide him the opportunity to prepare for the physical rigors in the coming years . . . Accumulated a pair of tackles in the 2016 Spring Game.
BEFORE OREGON —  Commanding starting roles along both the offensive and defensive lines his senior year, was ranked among the top 12 defensive ends within the state by Scout.com as well as California’s top 91 overall prospects by 24/7 Sports . . . Keyed the Highlanders/Scots success in the trenches for a team that finished 2014 with a 10-3 record and ranked 21st in the state under head coach Tim Salter, with the Baseline League champions rating third in the CIF Southern Section West Valley Division standings in scoring offense (458 points) and defense (189 points) while accumulating 5,067 yards of total offense . . . Defensively, he was credited with 56 tackles (including 31 unassisted), five quarterback sacks and one forced fumble . . . Posted single-game bests of nine tackles vs. San Juan Hills and eight against Chino Hills, in addition to five solo stops vs. Mater Dei . . . Team advanced to the semifinals of the CIF Southern Section West Valley Division playoffs before dropping a 10-point decision to Vista Murrieta. BAKER'S CAREER BESTS Tackles: 5, California 10/21/16 (2-3) Solo tackles: 1, UC Davis 9/3/16  

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 48  Hunter Kampmoyer
6'4" 245 R-Fr. DL

Human Physiology

Redshirt year: 2016

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201600
HONORS AND AWARDS 2016 Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year
2016 — Graduated from high school early in order to enroll at Oregon in time for the start of the winter term and participate in spring drills . . . Worked through the spring at defensive end to get a jump on other newcomers and take advantage of a new defensive scheme . . . Posted a pair of assisted tackles as well as credited with 0.5 tackles-for-loss for a 4-yard takedown in the 2016 Spring Game.
BEFORE OREGON — Made his presence felt along the Broncos' offensive and defensive lines since his freshman year, acquiring PrepStar All-West Region honors his senior year . . . Ranked 56th on the list of top prospects in the state by Rivals.com and the fourth-best defensive end (247Sports), he earned first-team all-Division IV-V all-state acclaim (Cal-Hi Sports) as a defensive linemen following the 2015 campaign after claiming second-team all-state recognition as a junior . . . Accumulated career totals of 348 tackles (193 unassisted) in 35 games (9.9 avg.), including 23 quarterback sacks, in addition to forcing seven fumbles and blocking four kicks . . . Tallied 86 stops (55 solo)  and 17 tackles-for-loss his final prep season while adding two interceptions and forcing one loose ball to lead his team to the opening round of the CIF Central Section Division V state playoffs . . . In addition to breaking into the starting lineup along the offensive line as a freshman, he was credited with over 100 tackles in both his sophomore and junior seasons

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 47  Rex Manu
6'3" 305 Jr. DL

Pre-Engineering

Redshirt available

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
2016119
2015120

2015 — Came off the bench in 12 games to post six tackles as a true freshman, including a single-game best two assists in his collegiate debut against Eastern Washington . . . Added single stops in appearances against Colorado, California, Stanford and TCU . . . Logged a season-high 20 snaps in a hard-fought defensive effort vs. the Cardinal and 18 plays against Georgia State . . . Attracted considerable attention during off-season workouts that could thrust him into the regular rotation during the upcoming campaign, recording four tackles in the 2016 Spring Game.
BEFORE OREGON — The state’s defensive player of the year and MaxPrep second-team All-American was tabbed as Hawaii’s top overall in-state product by the high school web site . . . Claimed 2015 PrepStar All-West Region attention for the Trojans, who prevailed over Punahou for the Division I state title . . . The three-year starter on both sides of the ball and 2014 team captain for head coach Rod York’s program assisted the team to an unblemished 13-0 record and a No. 23 national ranking. MANU'S CAREER BESTS Tackles: 4, Nebraska, 9/17/16 (1-3) Solo tackles: 1, Virginia, 9/10/16 Sacks: 1, Washington State, 10/1/16 (1-0) Tackles for loss: 1, Washington State, 10/1/16; Virginia, 9/10/16 Blocked kicks: 1, Washington State, 10/1/16

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 45  Gus Cumberlander
6'6" 260 R-So. DL

Redshirt year: 2015

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201680
201500

2015 — Possesses a tremendous frame from which to build the necessary bulk  to hold his own along the interior defensive line, now just needs to acquire experience afforded him through redshirting his freshman season . . . Was credited with one TFL for a 7-yard loss among his two tackles in the 2016 Spring Game.
BEFORE OREGON — Attracted 2015 All-Southeast Region attention by PrepStar while rated as Georgia’s seventh-ranked in-state prospect at his position and the state’s 53rd overall recruit by Scout.com . . . Rivals.com applauded his combination of size, athleticism and quickness off the ball to consider him among the top 25 weak-side defensive ends in the country . . . Capped his senior year with 27 tackles (nine unassisted), including a trio of quarterback sacks, and two forced fumbles . . . The Saints finished the year 9-3 and Class AAA Region 4A champions under head coach Jimmy Smith while advancing to the second round of the Class AAA state playoffs . . . Brother, Gerald Rivers, played at Mississippi and for the Jacksonville Jaguars. CUMBERLANDR'S CAREER BESTS Tackles: 2, Virginia, 9/10/16 (2-0) Solo: 2, Virginia, 9/10/16 QB sacks: 1, Virginia, 9/10/16 (11 yards) Tackles for loss: 1, Virginia, 9/10/16 (11 yards)  

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 46  Danny Mattingly
6'5" 245 R-Sr. LB

Crime, Law & Society

Redshirt year: 2013

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
2016120
2015111
2014110
201300

2015 — Developed into one of the program's top linebackers off the bench, finishing the year with 12 of his 25 tackles unassisted . . . Broke into the starting lineup against Oregon State while appearing in all 13 games, taking part in a collegiate-high 50 snaps against the Beavers when he was credited with a career-best seven tackles (4 solo) . . . Also contributed four stops on consecutive weekends vs. Utah and Colorado, as well as at Stanford . . . Added a forced fumble in Boulder, Colo., as he was credited with tackles in nine of his appearances . . . Exhibited an outstanding work ethic during 2016 off-season workouts to position himself in the center of contention for more playing time in the fall . . . Recorded four assisted tackles in the latest Spring Game.
2014 — Recovered from an injury in the early part of the year to become a key cog in the Ducks’ linebacker corp . . . Competed in 11 games, with his most extensive playing time taking place at Oregon State (44 snaps) . . . Made 19 tackles on the season, 10 of which were unassisted . . . Enjoyed best performance of the season in a win against Cal, making a career-high four tackles . . . Had three games where he made three tackles (Oregon State, Arizona - Pac-12 Championship and Florida State), showing his growth towards the end of the season . . . One of three players to record a sack against Cal, bringing the Golden Bears back 10 yards on the play . . . Had three tackles for a loss on the year

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 44  Matt Mariota
6'2" 230 R-So. TE

Sociology

Redshirt year: 2015

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201600
201500

2015 — The walk-on made the transition to the next level by contributing to the Ducks' scout team efforts and providing looks of the opposition to the Oregon offense in practice . . . Shifted from the defensive perimeter to the inside during the 2016 spring workouts, culminating with three tackles (one solo) in the Spring Game . . . Included was a stop for lost yardage as well as one pass breakup.
BEFORE OREGON — The 2015 St. Louis School graduate and two-year letterman was named Interscholastic League of Honolulu (ILH) honorable mention as a senior linebacker for the Crusaders, who finished the 2014 season with a 6-4 record.

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 43  Brenden Schooler
6'2" 190 So. S

Redshirt available

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
20161210

2016 — Started ten games this season at safety but has seen action in all . . . Finished the season with 74 tackles (47-27) . . . Team-high four interceptions, one each vs. Virginia, Colorado, ASU, USC . . . Career-high 11 tackles at Cal . . . One of two freshmen on the FBS team to rank first and second in tackles, along with Troy Dye. 
BEFORE OREGON — Played senior season at Mission Viejo High School in 2015, excelling both on defense on the football field and on the track ... Earned first-team California Large School all-state, first-team all-Orange County (Orange County Register) and first-team all-league honors on the gridiron and was named the CIF Southern Section West Valley defensive MVP after recording 91 tackles and three interceptions as a defensive back ... Also accumulated a trio of blocked punts and two deflected field goals for the Diablos ... On the track, placed 11th in state in the long jump as a senior in only his first year in addition to posting a season-best 23-4.25 ... Transferred to Mission Viejo HS following his junior season at Trabuco Hills in Mission Viejo ... Earned first-team all-Sea View League and all-CIF honors as a junior, leading the team with six interceptions while also hauling in 25 receptions for 478 yards at receiver ... Spent his sophomore season at Dana Hills High. SCHOOLER'S CAREER BESTS All-purpose yards: 36, Colorado, 9/24/16 Interceptions: 1, Virginia, 9/10/16; Colorado 09/24/16; Arizona State, 10/29/16 Tackles: 11, California, 10/21/16 (8-3) Solo Tackles: 8, California, 10/21/16 Sacks: .5, Arizona State, 10/29/16 (0-1) Tackles for loss: .5, Arizona State, 10/29/16 (0-1), USC 11/5/16   

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 42  Blake Maimone
6'6" 230 R-So. P

Pre-Business Administration

Redshirt year: 2015

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201600
201500

2015 — Provided insurance on the depth chart behind the Ducks' top punters yet continued to hone his skills on the sidelines and scout team during his redshirt season.
BEFORE OREGON — The 2015 Oaks Christian School graduate averaged 39.3 yards per punt his senior year, including a long boot of 61 yards . . . Placed 16 of his 37 kicks inside the 20 yard line in 2014 . . . Also played quarterback and tight end for the Lions during his prep career, finishing the 2015 season with a 5-5 ledger.

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 42  Jonah Moi
6'4" 245 R-Sr. DL

Sociology

Redshirt year: 2015

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
2016101
201500

2015 — A returning linebacker corps allowed the luxury for the first-year addition to redshirt, thus preserving two more seasons of eligibility . . . Made a push in the spring of 2016 to grab attention that could result in a prominent role at the SAM outpost in the coming season, posting five tackles (3 assists) in the Spring Game.
BEFORE OREGON — Ranked third among California’s junior college linebackers and seventh overall from the state by 24/7 Sports . . . Stood second on the team in tackles with 82 stops (45 unassisted) and third in tackles for loss (10.5) for the Tigers, who finished 2014 with a 10-2 record after falling to Mt. San Antonio in the  California Community College Athletic Association Southern California regional finals . . . Also forced two fumbles and intercepted one pass before returning a fumble 60 yards for a touchdown vs. Ventura College . . . Was credited with a season-high 11 tackles against Saddleback College and in the year’s first meeting with Mt. SAC . . .  The former rugby player posted 46 stops (34 solo), 10 TFLs and one interception as a JC freshman . . . The three-year starter at Citrus Valley High School completed his prep career with 173 total tackles for the Blackhawks, including a team-high 101 takedowns (17 solo) and eight quarterback sacks his senior year . . . Numbers included a personal-best 15 tackles vs. Yucca Valley during the 2012 season. MOI'S CAREER BESTS Tackles: 9, Nebraska, 9/17/16 (5-4) Solo Tackles: 5, Nebraska, 9/17/16 Sacks: 1.0, Virginia, 9/10/16 (1-0) Tackles for loss: 1.5, Nebraska, 9/17/16

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 41  Aidan Schneider
6'4" 235 Sr. PK

Applied Econ, Business & Society

Redshirt available

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
2016120
2015130
201490
HONORS AND AWARDS 2015 2015 Vlade Award Winner 3rd-Team All-America (Associated Press) 1st-Team Pac-12 All-Conference (Coaches) Lou Groza Award Watch List (Nation's Top Placekicker)
2016 —  Most accurate kicker in Oregon's history making 87.5 percent (42-of-48) of his field goal attempts . . . Moved into third on Oregon's all-time career field goal list with 42 successful field goals. . . Seventh in Oregon history in career scoring with 269 points . . . Career-high four field goals vs. ASU. 2015 — The former walk-on was afforded first-team Pac-12 all-conference honors as voted by the league's coaches, as well as All-America third-team acclaim by the Associated Press after finishing second in the country in field goal accuracy (90.9%) and ninth in scoring (10.2 ppg) ... Named the winner of the 2015 Vlade Award presented by The Touchdown Club of Columbus honoring college football's most accurate kicker ... Extended his unblemished string of consecutive field goals to 10 to start the year before finishing the season connecting on 22-of-24 FGs ... Included was the successful conversion of all four field goal tries vs. Georgia State, with three of them coming from 40 yards ... Also made all three FGs against California, including a 41-yard attempt ... Connected on his longest two field goals as a collegian of 47 and 44 yards in the Alamo Bowl season finale vs. TCU ... Remained perfect on a school-record 67 PAT tries his sophomore year to extend his successful string of points-after-touchdown to 71 ... Converted 140 of his 145 of his total placements over the course of his first two seasons ... Accounted for a personal single-game best 19 points vs. Georgia State (7 PATs, 4 FGs) while equaling the school's one-game pinnacle of connecting on 11 kicks ... Is tied for second on Oregon's single-season field goal percentage chart, ranks third on its single-season scoring list (122 points) and tied for third on its field goals made ledger (20) with

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 40  Zach Emerson
6'2" 214 R-Fr. PK

Economics

Redshirt year: 2016

 
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 40  Taylor Stinson
6'5" 240 R-Jr. TE

Applied Econ, Business & Society

Redshirt year: 2014

 
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201610
201500
201400

2015 — Continued to be an asset on the practice field and aid the Ducks' preparations for upcoming opponents as exemplified by him being named Oregon's scout team special teams player-of-the-week for his efforts leading up to the school's win at Stanford.
2014 — The walk-on added to the program's depth in practice during his redshirt year . . . Continued his progression during spring drills while stepping onto the field during the 2015 Spring Game, catching one pass for a 20-yard gain.
BEFORE OREGON — Recorded 24 receptions for 346 yards (14.4 avg.) as a senior in 2013 . . . Notched 412 career yards in 22 games . . . Also played basketball and baseball at Clackamas. HONORS AND AWARDS 2015 Special Teams Scout Team Player of the Year

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 39  Ryan Bay
6'4" 235 R-So. TE

Human Physiology

Redshirt year: 2015

 
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201620
201500

2015 — The walk-on redshirted his first year at Oregon to help gain a better grasp of game after playing only one season at the high school level.
BEFORE OREGON — Originally regarded as a basketball player before transferring from Jesuit High School for his senior season . . . Became a two-way starter at Tigard as a senior after not playing football during sophomore and junior seasons . . . Finished the season as school’s third-leading receiver after hauling in 24 passes for 502 yards and six touchdowns . . . Caught three passes for 76 yards and two touchdowns against Canby … Exploded for five catches for a season-high 134 yards and a score against Tualatin . . . As a defensive end, racked up 45 tackles, including 23 solo . . . Led the team with 12 tackles for loss and 7.5 quarterback sacks. BAY'S CAREER BESTS Tackles: 1, Washington State, 10/01/16 (1-0)

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 38  Jaren Zadlo
5'11" 195 R-So. S

Human Physiology

Redshirt year: 2015


2015 — The walk-on was added to the roster after the start of fall classes and contributed as a member of the Ducks’ scout team.
BEFORE OREGON — Helped lead Mililani High School to back-to-back state championship game appearances in 2013 and 2014, including an unblemished 13-0 record and a 53-45 win over Punahou in the Division I state championship game his senior year . . . Recorded a season-high four solo tackles in winning the state title . . . Played strong safety, free safety and outside linebacker while at Mililani.

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 39  Kaulana Apelu
5'11" 200 Jr. LB

Redshirt available

 
Year
Games
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201691
2015130

2016 — Made his season debut in the fourth game of the season against Colorado . . . Recorded five tackles against Colorado, four being unassisted . . . First career start vs. ASU, ending the game with 5 tackles (3-2) and his 1st career interception . . . Career-high 9 tackles at Cal.
2015 — The tenacity of the true freshman caught the eyes of his coaches from the outset, earning him play in all 13 games on special teams . . . Was credited with three unassisted stops among his four tackle, including takedowns against Georgia State, Utah, Washington and Oregon State . . . Earned his way onto the field for 189 snaps, including 24 plays against the Panthers and 21 vs. Utah . . . Was credited with seven tackles in the 2016 Spring Game in addition to breaking up one pass.
BEFORE OREGON — The 2015 Kamehameha Schools graduate rushed for 635 yards and seven touchdowns on his way to a second-team All-Interscholastic League of Honolulu  selection his sophomore year . . . In the process, the running back averaged 6.4 yards per carry in 2012 . . . Played in only one game each in his junior and senior years for the Warriors due to injuries, accumulating 79 yards on 10 carries in his final prep encounter in the 2014 opener . . . The three-year letterman joined Oregon as a walk-on in the fall of 2015. APELU'S CAREER BESTS Interceptions: 1, Arizona State, 10/29/16 Tackles: 9, California, 10/21/16  Fumbles forced: 1, Colorado, 09/24/16 Tackles for loss: 1.0, Washington, 10/08/16 Pass breakups: 1, California, 10/21/16, Utah, 11/19/16

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 38  Ian Wheeler
6'0" 205 R-Sr. P

Applied Econ, Business & Society

Redshirt year: 2013

 
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2016120
2015110
2014150
201300

2015 — Served as the Ducks' primary punter in 10 of 12 regular-season opportunities before booting the ball six times in the Alamo Bowl for a 37.8-yard average . . . Included were a pair of kicks inside the 20-yard line and only two returns for 11 yards . . . After not attempting any kicks in the season opener he encountered a span of averaging 40 yards or better in four outings in a six-game span . . . His 45.3-yard average at Arizona State included a career-long 56-yard launch - one of four kicks of 50 yards or better . . . Also punted five times at Washington for a single-game best 45.6-yard average that included a trio of kicks that rested inside the 20-yard line and only one return of 3 yards . . . Finished the season punting the football 50 times for a 39.8-yard average, forcing 15 fair catches, placing 13 balls inside the 20 yard line and two touchbacks . . . Was credited with tackles in consecutive appearances against California (1 solo) and Stanford (1 assist).
2014 — Handled all of the team's punting duties, launching 47 kicks throughout the course of the year while placing the football where only 11 boots were able to be returned . . . Averaged 39.1 yards per punt, including a long of 53 yards, without encountering any blocked attempts . . . Five of his punts were over 50 yards, and 11 were downed inside the 20-yard line . . . Enjoyed his best day against Colorado in Eugene, averaging 45.3 yards-per-punt with all three of his attempts landing inside the 20 yard line

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 36  Eric Briscoe Jr.
6'3" 225 R-Fr. LB

Redshirt year: 2016

 
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201600

2016 — Graduated from high school early in order to enroll at Oregon for the spring term and participate in off-season workouts . . . Was credited with five tackles (3 unassisted) in the Spring Game while sharing a quarterback sack for a 4-yard loss.
BEFORE OREGON — Ranked as the No. 4 recruit in the state, the PrepStar all-West Region choice was credited with 101 tackles, five quarterback sacks, and a pair of forced fumbles in nine games his senior year for a team that finished with a 7-4 record . . . The first-team all-state linebacker (Associated Press) also added 13 receptions for 209 yards and two touchdowns on the other side of the football for the Pirates, who advanced to the opening round of the state’s 4A playoffs for the second year in a row . . . Garnered first-team all-state acclaim as a tight end his junior year while catching 26 passes for 380 yards and four touchdowns, and contributed 62 tackles, two interceptions and one fumble recovery as a linebacker/safety...Achieved most of his recognition as a tight end early in his prep career, claiming second-team all-Big 9 Conference honors as a freshman and second-team all-state plaudits the following year when he grabbed 32 catches for 393 yards and six scores in 2013 . . . Offered a glimpse of his future on defense with 50 tackles and two forced fumbles his sophomore season.  

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 33  Dexter Myers
6'1" 188 R-Fr. CB

Pre-Business Administration

Redshirt year: 2016

 
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201600

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 34  Jordon Scott
6'1" 345 Fr. DL

Redshirt available

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 35  Troy Dye
6'4" 225 So. LB

Redshirt available

 
Year
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Games
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2016119
HONORS AND AWARDS 2016 FWAA Freshman All-America USA Today Sports Freshman All-America ESPN True Freshman All-America Pac-12 All-Conference Honorable Mention Skeie's Award (Team's Most Outstanding Defensive Player as voted on by teammates)
2016 — Named to the prestigious Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) freshman All-America team ... Also honored as a freshman All-America by USA Today and a true freshman All-America by ESPN ... Claimed honorable mention All-Pac-12 honors ... Pac-12 Player of the Week after his first career game against UC Davis finishing with a game high of 11 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss and a sack ... First true freshman to record double-digit tackles in his career game since 1996 ... First true freshman to start at linebacker in over 38 years ... Led Ducks in tackles (91), tackles for loss (13.0) and sacks (6.5) ... Double-digit tackles in five games ... Career-high 14 tackles at Cal, while finishing with 13 at USC and 10 vs. Colorado and Arizona State ... One of four true freshmen nationwide to lead his team in tackles ... Second in the country among true freshmen in total tackles ... Led all Pac-12 freshmen in tackles, tackles for loss and sacks ... Finished second overall in the Pac-12 in tackles (8.3 per game), while ranking third in tackles for loss and seventh in sacks ... Intercepted a pass against Colorado.
BEFORE OREGON — Named PrepStar All-West Region as a senior at Norco High School in Norco, Calif. ... Ranked 29th among the list of the nation’s top safeties by Rivals.com after making a team-high 105 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss and four interceptions in 11 games during senior season ... Returned one pick for a touchdown First-team all-state selection by Cal-Hi Sports, first-team All-CIF and co-defensive player of the year in the Big VIII League ... Ranked third in the Big VIII in tackles ... Had 16 tackles against Citrus Hill and top-ranked Centennial (14 unassisted) ... Finished with 15 tackles

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 32  La'Mar Winston Jr.
6'3" 220 So. LB

Human Physiology

Redshirt available

 
Year
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2016110

BEFORE OREGON — Included on the Rivals250 listing, the nation’s 11th-ranked athlete (Rivals.com) and PrepStar All-American has flourished as one of the most versatile athletes in the state for the 2014 OSAA state 6A champions . . . Rated as the state’s No. 2 prospect (Scout.com), the U.S. Army All-American was selected to play for the U.S. Under-19 National Team in last month’s 2016 International Bowl that defeated Canada, 33-0 . . . Tabbed as the No. 18 outside linebacker recruit in the country according to 247Sports, he accumulated 42 tackles (20 unassisted) his senior year, including 5.5 tackles for loss and five quarterback sacks, in addition to recovering two fumbles and forcing one other . . . Offensively he caught 25 passes for 462 yards and four scores for the Rams, who finished with an 8-3 record in 2015 after advancing to the state high school championship quarterfinals . . . Earned second-team all-state honors (The Oregonian) his final season at linebacker after claiming the same accolades as a wide receiver at the conclusion of the 2014 campaign . . . Initiated his high school career at linebacker where he was credited with 43 tackles and an interception as a sophomore before transitioning to receiver his junior year, grabbing 22 passes for 546 yards and seven touchdowns. WINSTON'S CAREER BESTS Tackles: 2, Arizona State, 10/29/16 (0-2)

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 29  Pou Peleti-Gore
5'11" 201 R-Jr. S

Rohnert Park, Calif.

Redshirt year: 2016

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 30  Alfonso Cobb
Wide Receiver R-Fr. 

Redshirt year: 2016

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 31  Sean Killpatrick
5'11" 195 R-So. CB

Clark Honors College

Redshirt year: 2015

 
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201600
201500

2015 — The walk-on enhanced his transition to the collegiate level as a scout team contributor, earning the scout team’s special teams player of the week for aiding the Ducks’ preparations heading into the California game.
BEFORE OREGON — The 2015 graduate of Houston’s St. Pius X School and three-year letterman was a 2014 finalist for the Houston TD Club Defensive Player of the Year after posting 54 tackles his senior year . . . The prep linebacker added 37 stops (including 25 solo) and one interception for the Panthers as a junior as well as ran for 190 yards and two touchdowns on 43 carries in 2012 . . . Also lettered four years in track.  

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 29  Kani Benoit
6'0" 210 R-Sr. RB

Psychology

Redshirt year: 2013

 
Year
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Games
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2016101
2015110
201470
201300
2016 — First career 100-yard game on 6 carries and one touchdown against Nebraska . . . Made his first start of the season against Colorado with 49 yards on 13 carries. 
2015 — Came within 15 yards of matching his freshman season total with 83 yards on the ground in the season opener against Eastern Washington . . . Returned nine weeks later to surpass his previous collegiate best with 94 yards on eight carries in the win over California . . . Accumulating yards on the ground in each of his 11 appearances, opened the Ducks’ scoring in his sophomore season debut with an 8-yard TD against the Eagles . . . Following the season was the recipient of the Dudley Clarke Award as team's most improved player . . . Combined the power to bull his way between the tackles and the speed to elude the pursuit once he cleared the line of scrimmage, the team's third-leading rusher completed the year running for 364 yards and added touchdown runs at Arizona State (62 yards) and Stanford (2 yards) . . . Also nabbed two receptions for 49 yards, including a 30-yard scoring catch in the win over USC . . . Took part in a career-high 18 plays vs. Eastern Washington and accumulated double-figure snaps on five other occasions . . . Led all rushers with 104 yards (and 1 TD) in the 2016 Spring Game.
2014 — Came off the bench to appear in six outings, including a season-high five snaps vs. California and Arizona in the conference championship game

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 28  Chayce Maday
5'11" 180 R-Jr. WR

Pre-Business Administration

Redshirt year: 2014

 
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Games
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201600
201500
2015 — Still awaiting his collegiate debut but maintained a solid presence in practice as part of the program's scout teams . . . Was named the Ducks’ scout team’s offensive player of the week for his efforts in aiding preparations heading into the Arizona State win . . . Caught one pass for 8 yards in the Ducks' 2016 Spring Game. 2014 — The walk-on joined the team following the start of classes in the fall, serving his apprenticeship as a member of the scout team with stints at both defensive back and wide receiver.
BEFORE OREGON — The two-year starting quarterback began his prep career for the Cardinals as a wide receiver and defensive back his sophomore season . . . Accumulated 518 yards passing and six touchdowns his final two seasons in addiion to running for 899 yards and eight scores while posting 67 tackles since the start of his sophomore campaign . . . Doubled as a basketball standout, earning first-team all-Northern League honors his senior year while averaging 8.3 points, 2.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists.

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 27  Mattrell McGraw
5'10" 195 R-Jr. S

Pre-Journalism: Advertising

Redshirt year: 2014

 
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201620
201500
201400

2015 — Continued to provide depth in the secondary while contributing as a member of the scout team . . . Was unable to find his way onto the field in the fall and is positioned behind several more experienced teammates at safety . . . Recorded one assisted tackle in the 2016 Spring Game in addition to breaking up one pass attempt.
2014 — Represents one of several talented defensive backs who benefited from a veteran secondary in front of him that allowed coaches to preserve his four years of eligibility . . . Able to refine his skills as a scout team contributor in practice rather than be thrown into action before he was ready . . . Was credited with one tackle in the 2015 Spring Game.
BEFORE OREGON — Received Semper Fi All-America accolades as well as Greater New Orleans regional honors for the state’s second-ranked program that allowed only 12.4 points per game . . . Garnered 41 tackles in 11 games his senior season to earn a spot among the top 200 players on the 2014 ESPN 300 ledger . . . Included was a season-high nine tackles  vs. St. Thomas Aquinas (FL) as he completed his prep career with 122 stops and five interceptions . . . Contributed 49 tackles as a junior, with his three interceptions including a 55-yard return for a score against Cohen . . . Characterized for his athleticism and instincts yet benefitted from his toughness and physical style of play to emerge as a solid tackler . . . The Patriots accumulated a 22-2 record the last two seasons under J.T. Curtis and captured Class 2A state championships in 2011 and ’12. MCGRAW'S CAREER BESTS Touchdowns: 1, USC, 11/5/16 Rush attempts: 2, USC, 11/5/16 Rush yards: 16, USC, 11/5/16 (2 carries) Rush TDs: 1, USC, 11/5/16 Long rush: 15, USC, 11/5/16 Pass attempts: 4, USC, 11/5/16 Pass completions: 2, USC, 11/5/16 Pass yards: 41, USC, 11/5/16 Long pass: 35, USC, 11/5/16 Total offense attempts: 6, USC, 11/5/16 (2 rush, 4 pass) Total offense yards: 57, USC, 11/

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 27  Jacob Breeland
6'5" 240 R-So. TE

Redshirt year: 2015

 
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Games
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2016110
201500

2015 — Redshirted his freshman season behind a veteran contingent of tight ends.
BEFORE OREGON — The MaxPreps Division II second-team All-State standout also was selected All-West Region by PrepStar as well as California’s No. 4 tight end prospect by Scout.com, and among the top 26 players at his position in the country by Rivals.com . . . Also was named to the Orange County Register’s 2014 All-County first team and first-team All-Sea View League while helping the Mustangs to the Southwest Division Championship . . . Grabbed 61 receptions for 1,028 yards and 11 touchdowns as a wide receiver his senior year, including six catches for 111 yards and two TDs in the division championship semifinals against Buena Park . . . The program’s offensive most valuable player recipient was credited with a season-best 14 receptions for 208 yards in the regular-season setback vs. San Clemente before the Mustangs avenged the loss in the divisional title game . . . Also nominated for the National Football Foundation prep scholar-athlete award . . . Set school records for most career touchdowns catches (22); most receiving yards in a single game (208), season (1,028) and career (1,940); and most receptions in one game (14) . . . Team finished 2014 with a 10-4 record and ranked 32nd in the state under head coach Tony Henney, with the league runners-up averaging 33.4 points per game as well as 171.4 passing yards and 169.0 yards per game on the ground

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 26  Khalil Oliver
6'0" 205 R-Jr. S

General Science

Redshirt year: 2014

 
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Games
Played
Games
Started
2016128
2015130
201400
2016 — First career start against Nebraska . . . Seven starts this season including Nebraska, Cal, ASU, USC, Stanford, Utah, and OSU . . . Career high nine tackles vs. USC . . . One interception vs. Virginia.
2015 — Came off the bench to provide depth in the defensive secondary in all 13 games in addition to covering kicks as a special teams mainstay, increasing his productivity as the year wore on . . . Logged 35 or more plays on four occasions, with three of them taking place the second half of the season . . . Capped the year with a personal-best seven tackles (5 solo) in the season finale vs. TCU . . . Added a pair of unassisted tackles and one interception in the win over California while recovering a fumble against Washington State . . . Was credited with an assisted tackle on special teams in his collegiate debut vs. Eastern Washington in addition to recovering an on-sides kick ... Contributed four tackles against Washington and USC while participating in a season-high 57 plays on the latter occasion . . . Registered four of his five tackles unassisted in the 2016 Spring Game.
2014 — The Ducks were afforded the luxury of not having to press the talented freshman into duty, preserving his additional year of eligibility while providing a presence in practice . . . The scout team stalwart proved to be one of the better defenders while providing the offense competitive looks during weekly game preparation sessions

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 24  Keith Simms
6'3" 235 So. LB

Redshirt available

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201680

BEFORE OREGON — One of the most decorated football players ever to be produced by the school, the PrepStar all-East Region standout was rated as the state’s No. 8 prep prospect (Rivals.com) as well as the third-best outside linebacker in the East Region (Scout.com) . . . Included on the Scout 300 listing, the Bears’ team captain was credited with eight blocked kicks during a five-week span early in his senior season . . . Also considered as the No. 20 outside linebacker in the country by Rivals.com. SIMMS' CAREER BESTS Tackles: 5, California, 10/21/16 (1-4) Solo Tackles: 1, UC Davis, 9/3/16; California, 10/21/16

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 25  Brady Breeze
6'1" 205 R-Fr. S

Pre-Business Administration

Redshirt year: 2016

 
Year
Games
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Games
Started
201600

BEFORE OREGON — Included among Rivals.com Rivals250 as the state’s No. 1 prep prospect (Scout.com), the PrepStar All-American was one of 50 high school players selected to play for the U.S. Under-19 National Team in the 2016 International Bowl...Ranked as the No. 9 safety in the country by Rivals.com as well as 34th in the West by Scout.com, the two-time first-team all-state defensive back (The Oregonian) helped lead the Rams to an 8-3 record his senior year and a pair of Mt. Hood Conference titles, along with the Oregon 6A state championship in 2014...Garnered 58 tackles (31 unassisted), two fumble recoveries, and one interception as a senior while tallying 458 rushing yards (7.6 avg.) and six touchdowns...Also caught 10 passes for 179 yards and two more scores in addition to throwing for one TD...Accumulated 42 tackles and three interceptions his junior year in addition to contributing 175 rushing yards and 172 yards receiving...Earned second-team all-conference honors as a sophomore at South Medford High School while recording 79 tackles and five interceptions before transferring to Central Catholic prior to his junior season...Is the nephew of former Oregon All-America safety Chad Cota, who helped lead the Ducks to the 1995 Rose Bowl.

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 23  Malik Lovette
5'11" 200 R-So. CB

Redshirt year: 2015

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
2016111
201510

2015 — After beginning fall camp at wide receiver, he was switched to the defensive secondary shortly after the start of the season . . . Displayed ability to receive playing time as a true freshman yet proved to be a tremendous asset on scout teams during his redshirt year . . . Accomplished steady improvement during the 2016 spring practices, culminating in one assisted tackle and a pass broken up in the Spring Game.
BEFORE OREGON — The PrepStar All-American earned inclusion on the Rivals250, ESPN 300 and Scout.com 300 ledgers as one of the nation’s premier all-purpose athletes . . . The 4-star standout was ranked fourth in the country on the list of all-purpose backs by Rivals.com as well as the 26th overall prospect in the state by Scout.com . . . Rushed for 985 yards (8.2 avg.) and 23 touchdowns his senior year, placed third in the Inland Division in receiving yards with 70 catches for 1,154 yards and nine scores, and second in the division in scoring (174 points) . . . Included were a trio of TDs in the Wildcats’ 34-33 CIF Division II Bowl win over Clayton Valley Charter, catching nine passes for 154 yards and one touchdown against the Eagles . . . Earned MaxPreps California Division II Player-of-the-Year acclaim in addition to being named CIF Southern Section All-Inland Division Offensive Player of the Year, player of the year by the San Bernardino Sun, and first team All-Inland Empire by the Riverside Press Enterprise

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 24  Taj Griffin
5'10" 180 Jr. RB

Redshirt available

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201670
2015121

2015 — Oregon's second-leading rusher (570 yards) averaged 7.4 yards per carry in 12 games, including a 62-yard run at Colorado . . . Earning his first collegiate start in Boulder, demonstrated his explosiveness by carrying the ball 11 times for a season-high 110 yards and a touchdown in his most extensive action (30 snaps) as a true freshman. . . Also caught three passes for 41 yards . . . Almost accumulated a second-consecutive 100-yard effort the following week vs. Washington State, tallying 96 yards on the ground . . . Came off the bench late in the fourth quarter to rush for 60 yards on three carries against Eastern Washington in his collegiate debut, including a 61 yard run . . . Contributed 56 yards on the ground and his first collegiate touchdown vs. Georgia State while adding scores against Stanford (49-yard reception) and Oregon State (14-yard run) . . . Added 91 all-purpose yards in the win over California . . . Graduated from high school early to facilitate enrollment at Oregon during the 2015 winter term  . . . Took advantage of the off season to transition to the collegiate level although the rehabilitation of a pre-existing injury precluded him from participating in the 2015 spring drills on a full-time basis.
BEFORE OREGON — Rated as the nation’s top all-purpose back by Rivals.com in addition to inclusion on the Rivals100, the PrepStar 150 Dream Team, as well as the ESPN 300 ledgers . . . The 5-star honoree was ranked among the top five running backs in the country by ESPN.com in addition to one of Georgia’s top-seven recruits in the state

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 22  Jihree Stewart
6'0" 182 R-So. CB

Pre-Business Administration

Redshirt year: 2015

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201600
201500

2015 — Contributions limited to the practice field as he was redshirted to preserve the additional year of eligibility for the future . . . Demonstrated improvement during spring workouts among a deep group of defensive backs.
BEFORE OREGON — Attracted 2015 PrepStar All-West Region accolades for a team that won nine straight games down the stretch to claim the CIF Southern Section, Pac 5 Division championship before falling to De La Salle in the CIF Open Division title game . . . Deemed as the 65th overall prospect in the state by ESPN.com and No. 10 in California at his position by Scout.com . . . The 2014 All-Inland Empire first-team defensive back and Riverside Press-Enterprise all-area honorable mention choice was credited with 159 career tackles (73 unassisted), seven interceptions and two fumble recoveries to play a key role in a pair of sectional championships under head coach Matt Logan . . . Was responsible for 56 total tackles (28 solo) and three interceptions his final year for the Huskies in addition to five passes broken up and a forced fumble . . . The team captain returned an interception for a touchdown against Serra after posting a season-high nine tackles vs. Bishop Gorman . . .  Tallied 68 tackles his sophomore season, including a personal-best 10 stops on two occasions.

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 22  Darren Carrington II
6'2" 205 R-Sr. WR

Sociology

Redshirt year: 2013

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
2016128
201575
2014141
201300
2016 — Picked up his seventh 100-yard game in the season opener against UC Davis, finishing with 117 yards on seven catches . . . 43 receptions so far this season for 606 yards and five touchdowns . . . Hit his 100 career catches milestone this season . . . Team leader in receiving yards with 606 this season . . . Has started eight games at wide receiver . . . Caught game-winning touchdown pass in the last two seconds against Utah.
2015 — Continued his momentum from the latter portion of his freshman season despite not returning until the seventh game of the year . . . The second-team all-conference choice accumulated 14 catches for 344 yards and three touchdowns in his first three appearances of the year vs. Washington, Arizona State, and California . . . His 87.0 yards-per-game average would have placed him third in the Pac-12 and 24th nationally had he met minimums required for NCAA statistical inclusion . . . Led the team with a 19.0 yards-per-catch average while finishing second in receptions (32), receiving yards (609), and touchdown catches (6) . . . Equaled his personal best with seven catches in the Alamo Bowl and paced Oregon in receiving yards in five of the seven games he played, including a season-high 125 yards in the win in Seattle . . . Eclipsed 100 receiving yards in his first three appearances of the year to establish a school standard with five consecutive 100-yard efforts (dating back to 2014) before adding a fourth game over the century mark in the '15 season finale vs, TCU

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 21  Royce Freeman
5'11" 230 Sr. RB

Crime, Law & Society

Redshirt available

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
20161110
20151313
20141510
2016 — Finished the season as the team's leading rusher recording 9 touchdowns for 945 rushing yards, regardless of not playing against Colorado. . . Started at running back in 10 games this season . . . Only nine rushing touchdowns away from becoming Oregon's all-time leader in career rushing touchdowns, currently in second with 44 . . . Game most in rushing yards and touchdowns in the season opener against UC Davis with 87 yards and two touchdowns, in 11 rush attempts  . . . Career-high 85 yard rushing touchdown in game two against Virginia . . . Second 200-yard rushing performance of his career against Virginia with 21 rush attempts for 207 yards and two touchdowns, season best in yards and rushes . . . Second all-time in Oregon history for career rushing yards with 4,186 yards . . .  Added five 100-yard games this season totaling an impressive 22 career 100-yard games, putting him at second in Oregon history . . . Only the fourth player in Oregon history to rush for more than 1,000 yards in back-to-back season (2014, 2015) . . . Returned to the field for the WSU game after an injury, running for 138 yards and three touchdowns. 2015 — The second-team All-American (Football Writers Association of America) and Pac-12 Conference rushing runner-up (141.2 avg.) broke LaMichael James' single-season school rushing record with 1,836 yards, posting the Ducks' highest per-game average since James' 150.4 yards in 2011

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 21  Tyree Robinson
6'4" 205 R-Sr. CB/S

Sociology

Redshirt year: 2013

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
20161211
20151311
2014151
201300

2016 — Has started two games this season at safety and nine games at cornerback . . . Fourth on the team defensively with 53 tackles (44-9) . . . Picked off fourth career pass at ASU for 84 yards.
2015 — Emerging as one of the Ducks' most versatile defenders, his mid-season shift from safety to cornerback coincided with the team winning its last six regular-season encounters . . . Appeared in all 13 games and finished the year as Oregon's fourth-leading tackler (64 stops) . . . Also led the program with three interceptions, including a 41-yard touchdown return among his two picks vs. Georgia State, as well as added a fumble recovery and nine tackles against Washington State . . . The 11-game starter led all tacklers with a career-high 11 stops in his cornerback debut at Washington in addition to sharing a team-high seven takedowns (6 solo) vs. California . . . Contributed four tackles and a pass breakup at Michigan State . . . Accumulated five solo tackles and an interception in the win at Arizona State . . . Tallied over 100 plays on three occasions, including 134 in Tempe.
2014 — A key part of the Oregon secondary as the reserve strong safety also made a name for himself on special teams covering kicks . . . Played in all 15 games and earned a starting role at Utah . . . Ranked 12th on the team in tackles with 36 (10 solo) . . . Twelve of his takedowns occurred while covering kickoffs, tying him for third on the team in that category

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 20  Tony Brooks-James
5'9" 185 R-Jr. RB

Crime, Law & Society

Redshirt year: 2014

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
2016121
2015100

2016 — Finished the season as the team's second leading rusher . . . Career best rushing yards vs. ASU with 132 yards on 9 carries and one touchdown . . . Has recorded 771 rushing yards and nine touchdowns . . . Three 100-yard games this season against Colorado, ASU, and Cal . . . Seven kickoff returns for 116 yards . . . Career high three returns for 56 yards vs. Cal. 
2015 — Contributed to the program's unprecedented depth at the position as Oregon's fourth-leading rusher led all running backs with a 9.0 yards-per-carry average . . . Provided the speed to outrun the opposition and get to the corner, accumulating 288 yards and three touchdowns on the ground as a redshirt freshman in addition to catching five passes for another 20 yards . . . Came off the bench to run for 63 yards and two touchdowns in his collegiate debut vs. Eastern Washington - averaging 10.5 yards per carry - before rushing for a personal-best 101 yards on seven attempts vs. California . . . Scored on carries of 12 and 15 yards while adding two receptions for 3 yards in the season opener before adding a 5-yard TD run in the Alamo Bowl against TCU . . . Added 50 rushing yards against both Georgia State and the Horned Frogs . . . Making appearances in 10 of 13 games, served as his team's second-leading rusher on three occasions . . . Expanded his role in the 2016 spring workouts as Ducks experimented with him as a slot receiver to maximize efforts to get him more playing time

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 19  Fotu T. Leiato II
6'1" 200 Jr. S

Psychology

Redshirt available

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
2016120
2015130
2015 — The true freshman excelled as a special teams standout from the outset, drawing double-team blockers from the opposition on a regular basis . . . Made appearances in 12 of 13 games while recording all seven tackles (3 unassisted) covering kickoffs . . . After posting his initial collegiate takedown at Michigan State, he was credited with a season-high three tackles in the win over USC . . . Also tallied stops vs. Washington, California, and Oregon State . . . Posted his most extensive action vs. Georgia State, logging 11 plays . . . Shifted from linebacker to safety in the 2016 spring, where his reputation as an aggressive competitor could become an asset as he earned more repetitions from scrimmage as the spring wore on . . . Was credited with three tackles in the '16 Spring Game.
BEFORE OREGON — Ascended from off the radar to one of the most highly-touted standouts in the West as Rivals.com tabbed him among Washington’s top five overall prospects while Scout.com ranked him as the top in-state safety and 14th in the West Region . . . The versatile standout and Associated Press second-team all-state linebacker earned South Puget Sound League defensive MVP accolades as well as first-team all-league acclaim as an athlete and kick returner . . . Also attracted inclusion on the Tacoma News Tribune’s Northwest Nuggets honor roll . . . Acquired 91 tackles (64 solo) his senior year, including 11 tackles-for-loss and 4.5 quarterback sacks (third in the district), and one interception for a team which finished with a 4-7 record

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 18  Jimmie Swain
6'2" 235 Sr. LB

Applied Econ, Business & Society

Redshirt available

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
2016116
2015130
2014100

2016 — Started six games this season, seeing his first start at Nebraska, ultimately seeing action in 11 games . . . Career-high 13 tackles (9-4) vs. ASU to lead the team . . . 32 tackles in a three game streak against Washington, Cal and ASU . . . Finished the season as the team's second defensive leader recording 77 tackles (29-48) and two tackles for loss.
2015 — One of the Ducks' top reserve linebackers came off the bench in all 13 games to post 15 tackles, including 0.5 TFLs vs. Georgia State . . . Was credited with a career-high four tackles against Utah in only nine snaps . . . Took part in 25 plays against Georgia State and 20 at Colorado, registering two stops on each occasion, and accumulated stops in eight appearances . . . Included were 10 tackles during a four-week stretch against the Panthers, Utes, Buffaloes and Washington State . . . Work ethic during the off-season could position him for a more prominent role from the line of scrimmage as well as on special teams in the coming season as his style of play could become more conducive to the program's revamped 4-3 defense . . . Tallied one quarterback sack among his two tackles in the 2016 Spring Game.
2014 — Demonstrated the promise early in fall camp to be thrust into action as a true freshman, posting a pair of tackles in the season opener vs. South Dakota while taking part in eight plays . . . Culminated the season with one tackle against Ohio State in the CFP National Championship Game

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 18  Charles Nelson
5'8" 170 Sr. WR

Applied Econ, Business & Society

Redshirt available

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
20161211
20151211
2014151

2016 — In the season opener against UC Davis, his performance only strengthened his reputation as one of the team's most versatile players, serving as the team's holder for several extra points, 4 returns for 153 yards, and 4 punt returns for 98 yards . . . Oregon all-time leader in kickoff return yards with 2,173 on 89 attempts . . . Third in the nation in kickoff return yards this season with 879 yards, averaging 25.85 yards per return . . . Has started nine games this season at wide receiver . . . Season first special teams touchdown against Washington State . . . Season high 8 receptions for 80 yards against Nebraska . . . Has completed 52 catches for 554 yards this season and five touchdowns putting him at second for team-most in receiving.   
2015 — One of the program's most versatile athletes in recent memory possesses the ability to shine at almost any position on the field of his choosing . . . Following a trial in the defensive secondary during the 2015 spring drills, he started the fall back on offense, starting three consecutive games at wide receiver after missing the season opener . . . Proceeded to open the final eight contests at safety, posting a team-high 12 tackles (6 unassisted) in his first collegiate action on defense against Washington State and tying for second on the team with a pair of interceptions (vs. Oregon State and TCU) . . . The Pac-12's first-team all-conference choice as an all-purpose standout was credited with a career-best 15 tackles (14 solo) in the win at Arizona State in addition to returning a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown, earning the honor of conference special teams player of the week

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 16  Dylan Kane
6'3" 195 R-So. WR

Redshirt year: 2015

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201600
201500

2015 — Began his collegiate career in the defensive secondary before he was switched to wide receiver in the spring of 2016 . . . Honed his skills on the scout team his redshirt year while coaches must feel good about his potential in order to move him to a position as deep as the Ducks' receivers . . . Was named the Ducks’ scout team defensive player of the week for his contributions to preparations prior to the game vs. California . . . Also demonstrated the attitude vital to becoming a mainstay on special teams.
BEFORE OREGON — The 2015 PrepStar All-West Region honoree was chosen as the state’s top player at his position by Rivals.com and Scout.com as well as among Hawaii’s top-five overall prospects and the 43rd safety in the country by the latter recruiting service . . . Described as a physical player who combines size, athleticism and toughness with a great motor and work ethic for a team that finished second in the Interscholastic League in scoring defense (226 points) . . . Played a key role in the Warriors finishing 2014 as the seventh-ranked team in the state with a 5-3 record under head coach Doug Cosby . . . Doubles as a track & field standout as the state’s 2014 Gatorade Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year was clocked in bests of 11.14 (100) and 21.92 (200) as a junior.

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 16  Ronnie Rust
6'0" 210 R-Fr. S

Psychology

Redshirt year: 2016

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201600
    

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 17  Juwaan Williams
6'0" 200 R-Sr. S

Journalism

Redshirt year: 2013

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
2016121
201572
2014130
201300

2015 — Was beginning to play some of his best football of his young career when injuries interfered with his progression and forced him to miss the final six games of the season . . . Broke into the starting lineup at safety for his first time as a collegian at Washington, accumulating a career-best eight tackles (six unassisted) in 74 plays before his exit . . . Recorded his first career interception in the season opener against Eastern Washington, returning it 17 yards . . . Also added a five tackles against the Eagles, including three solo stops . . . Made four solo tackles, including a tackle for loss, and forced one fumble that he subsequently recovered against Georgia State . . . Totaled two tackles while taking 64 snaps against Utah.
2014 — One of the team’s top special teams standouts along with being a major contributor off the bench in the secondary stepped onto the field in 12 of 15 games during the season . . . Recorded 16 tackles on the year, with 11 of the stops occurring while covering kickoffs . . . Was credited with nine unassisted takedowns, including an 11-yard quarterback sack in his collegiate debut against South Dakota . . . Contributed four tackles – three of which were unassisted – in a road win at Utah in only 13 plays . . . Then logged in 20 snaps or more in each of his next four appearances, including a season-high 24 plays at Oregon State . . . Chipped in a pair of tackles on four additional occasions.
2013 — Lauded for his athletic versatility, he spent time as a linebacker and defensive back during his redshirt season in an effort to pinpoint where he could make the greatest contribution

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 14  Terry Wilson Jr.
6'3" 205 R-Fr. QB

Redshirt year: 2016

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201600

2016 — Graduated from high school early to facility enrollment at Oregon in time for the start of the spring term . . . Benefitted from going through spring workouts and demonstrated an accelerated maturity and understanding of the game that grabbed coaches’ attention . . . Possesses the skills as a dual-threat quarterback who appeared to waste little time adapting to the Oregon offense despite his numbers in the 2016 Spring Game . . . Completed four of 10 passes for 22 yards.
BEFORE OREGON — 2015 second-team all-Oklahoma City contingent by the state’s largest newspaper . . . Completed 154 of 281 passes for 2,406 yards and 25 touchdowns his senior season to go along with 709 rushing yards (8.5 avg.) and 11 scores . . . As a junior, he threw for 2,856 yards and 24 TDs to finish the year accounting for 14.3 points a game . . . Played in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl, where he led the West team by completing 10-19 passes for 111 yards and rushed for an additional 46 yards . . . Has also been chosen to play in this summer’s Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State football game.The Oklahoman’s all-Midlands Region recipient was chosen to PrepStar Super 30 listing of the state’s top recruits . . . In his description of his quarterback, Del City coach Nick Warehime refuted the notion that he is a dual-threat quarterback but rather a passing quarterback who can run . . . The The Oklahoman’s) and third on ESPN.com and Rivals.com) is ranked as Oklahoma’s No. 2 prospect in the state (Tulsa World and The OklahomanThe two-time all-state honorable mention selection (

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 14  Ugochukwu Amadi
5'10" 195 Jr. CB

History

Redshirt available

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
2016129
2015134
2016 — Started nine games this season, including the last four, and has seen action in all 12  . . . Recorded 29 solo tackles and 10 assisted tackles this season . . . Has broken up six passes this season.
2015 — The true freshman earned his first two starting nods as a collegian against Georgia State and Utah before returning to the opening lineup the last two games of the regular season vs. USC and Oregon State . . . Stepping onto the field for all 13 games, he posted a season-high seven tackles (6 unassisted) against the Trojans while participating in more snaps (499) on the year than any other first-year defender . . . Added five stops (4 solo) in each of his first two opening assignments, with his 25 tackles ranking sixth among the team's defensive backs . . . Included were tackles-for-loss in wins over the Panthers and USC . . . Was credited with his first collegiate theft at Michigan State, returning the pick 25 yards, before preserving the win at Washington with an interception and 6-yard return in the closing seconds in Oregon territory . . . Enrolled in classes at the start of the winter term in order to take part in the 2015 spring drills . . . Was credited with three tackles in the 2016 Spring Game
BEFORE OREGON — The 4-star honoree was afforded All-Southwest Region honors by PrepStar and All-Mid-State accolades by 24/7 Sports . . . Also was rated as the 12th overall prospect from Tennessee and third in-state at his position by Scout.com, and the 20th cornerback in the country by Rivals.com

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 13  Arrion Springs
5'11" 205 Sr. CB

Philosophy

Redshirt available

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
2016128
20151312
201490

2015 — The 12-game starter made the most of his first season of extensive action from the line of scrimmage, finishing the year third in tackles among the defensive secondary (53) and the team-leader in passes broken up (12) . . . Also concluded the year with forced fumbles against Washington State and USC . . . Benefitted from the unfortunate injuries to others to play a bigger role than might have been expected at the start of the year yet made the most of his opportunities as he was difficult to dislodge down the stretch . . . Averaged better than 88 plays per game over the course of his final eight appearances . . . Accumulated 117 plays vs. Washington State and 116 at Arizona State to log the second-most snaps of any of the team's defensive backs . . . Made his first career start in the season opener against Eastern Washington, notching seven unassisted tackles and two pass breakups, before pacing the Ducks with a career-high 13 tackles in addition to breaking up a pair of passes at Michigan State . . . . Was credited with one of his biggest plays of his career in the win at ASU, intercepting his first pass as a collegian in the end zone against the Sun Devils to preserve Oregon's triple overtime win
2014 — Emerged as the lone standout amongst a talented collection of defensive backs from the 2014 recruiting class to step onto the field as a true freshman, taking part in 10 games from the line of scrimmage and/or on special teams

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 13  Dillon Mitchell
6'1" 195 So. WR

Redshirt available

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201660

2016 — Graduated early from high school in time to enroll at Oregon for the start of the winter term and participate in off-season workouts . . . Quickly displayed an unsurpassed athleticism that set him apart from others as well as a maturity that could accelerate his timetable for immediate contributions in the fall . . . Appeared to be unfazed by the spotlight in the 2016 Spring Game, leading all receivers with seven catches for 104 yards and touchdowns of 32 and 31 yards . . . Made his season debut in the game against Colorado . . . Recorded two kick returns for 34 yards against Washington. BEFORE OREGON – Has positioned himself as an athletic standout as demonstrated by being named Tennessee’s football Gatorade Player of the Year as well as one of the top basketball point guards in the country . . . Receiving countless scholarship offers from Power Five conference schools in both sports, the two-time first-team football all-state athlete (Tennessee Sports Writers Association and Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association) was included among Rivals.com Rivals250 listing . . . Was awarded the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Award as the state’s best back (Class 6A) after catching 62 passes for 1,143 yards and accumulating 31 total touchdowns during the 2015 regular season . . . Included were single-game highs of six touchdowns against both DeSoto Central and Arlington, with four of the scores in the latter game resulting from plays of 77 yards or longer

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 11  Travis Jonsen
6'3" 215 R-So. QB

Pre-Journalism: Advertising

Redshirt year: 2015

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201600
201500

2015 — The former Travis Waller and early high school graduate began classes at the start of the spring term in order to get a jump on mastering the Oregon offense . . .  Completed five of nine passes for 64 yards, including a 17-yard touchdown pass in the 2015 Spring Game . . . Added 11 yards on the ground on four carries . . . But it was an early-season foot injury that forced a premature end to his initial collegiate campaign and hampered his development . . . His 2016 spring proved to be more indicative of his potential when healthy as he locked into the competition as a starting quarterback at the Pac-12 level . . . Completed 15 of 24 passes for 188 yards and one TD in the '16 Spring Game in addition to running for 21 yards and a second score.
BEFORE OREGON — Ranking as the No. 3 dual-threat quarterback in the country by Rivals.com, the 4-star standout was included on the 2015 Rivals100, PrepStar Top 150 Dream Team, Scout 300 and ESPN 300 ledgers. . . Also rated as the 10th overall prospect in the state and 49th in the country by Rivals.com for the Friars, who posted a 4-7 record under head coach A.J. Gass . . . Accumulated 23-game career totals of 3,361 passing yards and 26 touchdowns on 249 completions (54.2%) while rushing for 2,133 yards (7.3 avg.) and an additional 26 TDs . . . Completed 122 of 224 passes for 1,692 yards and 14 TDs his senior season in addition to 840 yards (76.4 avg.) and 13 scores on the ground

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 12  Taylor Alie
6'0" 185 R-Sr. QB

Accounting

Redshirt year: 2013

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
2016100
2015120
2014150
201300

2015 — Experienced his first significant time at quarterback in the win at Colorado, coming off the bench to complete four of nine passes for 83 yards and his first career touchdown pass (43 yards) . . . Also ran five times for 22 yards . . . Returned the following week to split time vs. Washington State, scoring his third TD of the year on an 8-yard run  . . . Highlighting his first action under center as a collegian was a 87-yard scoring run against Georgia State - the second-longest run by a quarterback in school history . . . Followed that up the next week with a 14-yard scoring scamper vs. Utah in addition to completing two of three passes for 13 yards . . . Completed the year connecting on six of 14 passes for 96 yards and one touchdown while running with the football 10 times for 142 yards and three scores . . . Was the holder for 42 consecutive successful placements into the first seven games before finishing the year holding for kickers who put points on the scoreboard on 89 of 91 attempts . . . Orchestrated a trio of unsuccessful two-point conversion attempts . . . The academic all-conference honorable mention selection spent the majority of the 2016 spring tutoring program's young quarterbacks while expanding his resume as a receiver.
2014 — Emerged into the role as the team’s holder on all placements in 15 games, resulting in the Ducks converting 18 of 21 field goal tries and 79 of 83 PATS . . . Also ran for a pair of two-point conversions (on three attempts) vs. South Dakota and UCLA and converted two others on throws against Michigan State and Florida State

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 11  Justin Hollins
6'6" 235 R-Jr. DL

Applied Econ, Business & Society

Redshirt year: 2015

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
20161212
201500
2014140

2015 — Injuries relegated him to the sidelines for the entire year after he contributed to the Ducks' success as a true freshman . . . Was shifted from outside linebacker to defensive end prior to the 2016 spring as part of the program's realignment to a 4-3 defensive and if the Spring Game was any indication, the change would appear to be to his liking . . . Led all tacklers with eight stops in the final exhibition of the off-season.
2014 — The true freshman appeared in 14 games primarily on the kickoff coverage team and as a reserve outside linebacker, posting 10 tackles (three of which came on special teams) . . . Recovered a fumble in the final quarter of a victory over Oregon State . . . Logged two tackles in four different games (Wyoming, Washington, California, and Arizona), including one tackle for loss against the Cowboys . . . Took part in 20 or more snaps on five occasions, topped by 29 plays vs. Wyoming.
BEFORE OREGON — Ranked among North Texas’ top 10 recruits by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram as well as the state’s elite 100 prospects by Rivals.com . . . Accrued 59 tackles (39 unassisted) in 12 games in his lone season with the Warriors after playing at Arlington’s Grace Prep his junior year . . . Also contributed 15 tackles-for-loss, four quarterback sacks, two fumble recoveries and a blocked punt in 2013 for a team that reached the third round of the 5A Division I playoffs . . . Tallied a season-best 11 tackles in the season finale and added five TFLs among his seven stops earlier in the year against Paschal

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 11  Thomas Graham Jr.
5'11" 175 Fr. CB

Redshirt available

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 10  Justin Herbert
6'6" 225 So. QB

Biology

Redshirt available

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201697

2016 — First true freshman to start as quarterback since 1983 . . . His first start came in the game against Washington, completing 21-of-34 passes for 179 yards and two touchdowns. The most by a starting true freshman quarterback in school history . . . In the second start of his career, against Cal, he tied the Oregon single-game record for most touchdown passes with six for 258 yards . . . In his third consecutive start he had record setting stats, setting a school record for total offensive yards with 512 yards and tied the single-game passing record with 489 yards (31-of-42), which was first set in 1989 by Bill Musgrave . . . Tied the school record for most touchdown passes thrown in a three-game stretch with 12 . . . Most completions (74), attempts (116), yards (926), and touchdown passes (12) by a freshman quarterback in a three-game stretch, as well as being the only true freshman on the list . . . Finished the season with seven starts at quarterback and recorded 1,936 passing yards and 19 touchdown passes and two rushing touchdowns.
BEFORE OREGON — The multi-sport standout ranks fourth among the state’s 2015 prep football prospects (ESPN.com) as the Southwest Conference offensive player-of-the-year attracted PrepStar all-West Region honors...Shared first-team 6A all-state accolades (The Oregonian) as he quarterbacked Sheldon to a 10-2 ledger his senior season after being chosen a second-team all-state first baseman in the spring of 2015...Threw for 3,130 yards and 37 touchdowns his final prep campaign while completing 66.5 percent of his passes, and ran for 543 yards (5.4-yard avg.) and 10 scores to lead the Irish to the 2015 6A state semifinals ...Included were season-bests of 475 passing yards and five TDs in the regular-season meeting with state champion Jesuit as well as 158 yards on the ground  vs. South Medford...Completed 10 scoring passes in the first two games of his junior year before suffering a season-ending leg injury...Returned for

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 10  Ty Griffin
6'0" 200 R-Sr. CB

Applied Econ, Business & Society

Redshirt year: 2013

 
Year
Games
Played
Games
Started
201630
201560

2015 — The converted quarterback came off the bench to contribute in six games in the defensive secondary and on special teams, accumulating a season-high three tackles (one unassisted) against Utah in his most extensive play of the year (36 snaps) . . . Made his collegiate debut in the season opener vs. Eastern Washington . . . Was credited with his first collegiate stop (one unassisted) and a pass breakup the third week of the season against Georgia State . . . Demonstrated a better understanding of the position with additional reps during the 2016 off-season workouts, including five tackles (four unassisted) and an interception in the Spring Game.
2014 — Sat out the season due to NCAA requirements after transferring from Georgia Tech . . . Spent the year gaining a grasp of the Oregon offense while concentrating his efforts on quarterbacking the scout team . . .  Completed four of 12 passes for 67 yards, throwing one touchdown and one interception in the 2015 Spring Game . . . Added 15 yards on eight carries.
BEFORE OREGON —  Redshirted his only season at Georgia Tech while running the scout team . . . The dual-threat quarterback earned all-region MVP and all-Cobb County acclaim in his lone season at McEachern High School under head coach Kyle Hochman . . . Captained the 2012 squad while rushing for 1,149 yards and 19 touchdowns . . . Also completed 23 of 39 passes for 399 yards and three touchdowns for the Indians

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Offense
 
Wide Receiver
22 
Darren Carrington II  R-Sr.
83 
Alex Ofodile  R-So.
16 
Dylan Kane  R-So.
86 
Kyle Buckner  R-So.
 
Running Back
21 
Royce Freeman  Sr.
20 
Tony Brooks-James  R-Jr.
29 
Kani Benoit  R-Sr.
24 
Taj Griffin  Jr.
 
Quarterback
10 
Justin Herbert  So.
11 
Travis Jonsen  R-So.
14 
Terry Wilson Jr.  R-Fr.
12 
Taylor Alie  R-Sr.
 
Wide Receiver
18 
Charles Nelson  Sr.
82 
Casey Eugenio  R-Jr.
28 
Chayce Maday  R-Jr.
90 
Brandon Gahagan  R-Fr.
 
Wide Receiver
13 
Dillon Mitchell  So.
80 
Connor Berggren  R-Fr.
87 
Ben Thiel  R-Jr.
30 
Alfonso Cobb  R-Fr.
 
 
Right Tackle
66 
Brady Aiello  R-So.
79 
Evan Voeller  R-Sr.
60 
Logan Bathke  R-Fr.
61 
Valentino Daltoso  R-Fr.
Right Guard
54 
Calvin Throckmorton  R-So.
76 
Jake Pisarcik  R-Sr.
71 
Jacob Capra  R-Fr.
64 
Charlie Landgraf  R-So.
Center
55 
Jake Hanson  R-So.
75 
Zach Okun  R-So.
63 
Davis Miyashiro-Saipaia  R-Jr.
Left Guard
68 
Shane Lemieux  R-So.
57 
Doug Brenner  R-Sr.
72 
Sam Poutasi  R-Fr.
Left Tackle
73 
Tyrell Crosby  Sr.
67 
Ryan Phillipo  R-Fr.
Tight End
27 
Jacob Breeland  R-So.
84 
Cam McCormick  R-Fr.
40 
Taylor Stinson  R-Jr.
39 
Ryan Bay  R-So.
97 
Jalontae Walker  R-Fr.
44 
Matt Mariota  R-So.
 
 
Defense
 
Defensive End (Strong)
45 
Gus Cumberlander  R-So.
48 
Hunter Kampmoyer  R-Fr.
59 
Riley Greene  R-Fr.
Nose Tackle
47 
Rex Manu  Jr.
96 
Anthony Gutierrez  R-Jr.
34 
Jordon Scott  Fr.
Defensive Tackle
92 
Henry Mondeaux  Sr.
51 
Gary Baker  R-So.
74 
Elijah George  R-Sr.
90 
Drayton Carlberg  R-So.
98 
Jordan Kurahara  R-Jr.
95 
Drake Brennan  R-So.
Defensive End (Weak/Rush)
11 
Justin Hollins  R-Jr.
97 
Jalen Jelks  R-Jr.
42 
Jonah Moi  R-Sr.
56 
Bryson Young  So.
 
 
Outside Linebacker(Sam)
35 
Troy Dye  So.
32 
La'Mar Winston Jr.  So.
52 
Ivan Faulhaber  R-Sr.
Inside Linebacker (Mike)
18 
Jimmie Swain  Sr.
46 
Danny Mattingly  R-Sr.
24 
Keith Simms  So.
Inside Linebacker (Will)
55 
A.J. Hotchkins  Sr.
39 
Kaulana Apelu  Jr.
36 
Eric Briscoe Jr.  R-Fr.
53 
Blake Rugraff  R-So.
 
 
Cornerback
21 
Tyree Robinson  R-Sr.
23 
Malik Lovette  R-So.
22 
Jihree Stewart  R-So.
11 
Thomas Graham Jr.  Fr.
 
Safety
43 
Brenden Schooler  So.
17 
Juwaan Williams  R-Sr.
25 
Brady Breeze  R-Fr.
38 
Jaren Zadlo  R-So.
27 
Mattrell McGraw  R-Jr.
16 
Ronnie Rust  R-Fr.
Safety
26 
Khalil Oliver  R-Jr.
19 
Fotu T. Leiato II  Jr.
33 
Dexter Myers  R-Fr.
29 
Pou Peleti-Gore  R-Jr.
 
Cornerback
14 
Ugochukwu Amadi  Jr.
13 
Arrion Springs  Sr.
10 
Ty Griffin  R-Sr.
31 
Sean Killpatrick  R-So.
 
 
Special Teams
 
Place Kicker
41 
Aidan Schneider  Sr.
40 
Zach Emerson  R-Fr.
Kick Off
96 
Adam Stack  Fr.
Punter
38 
Ian Wheeler  R-Sr.
42 
Blake Maimone  R-So.
Kick Returner
18 
Charles Nelson  Sr.
20 
Tony Brooks-James  R-Jr.
Punt Returner
13 
Dillon Mitchell  So.
18 
Charles Nelson  Sr.
Long Snapper
58 
Tanner Carew  Sr.
66 
Devin Melendez  Sr.
Holder
12 
Taylor Alie  R-Sr.
18 
Charles Nelson  Sr.
 
 
+ = Player is injured   I = Player is ineligible.   R = Player is probably redshirting this season. Last Updated: 01/11/2017 Roster ID:118