Originally posted on Rivals.com  |  Last updated 2/24/12
The past three seasons have been the greatest three year stretch in the history of the Oregon Ducks football program. While their wildly creative offensive minded coach has garnered most of the attention, the Ducks have played better defense than most people have realized. The Ducks play an attacking defense that is made possible by the hard work of the "big uglies" in the middle of the line. Though the Ducks defensive tackles have not had the notoriety for their play, it has been a key to the stellar pressure defense over the last three years. In our continuing look at the 2013 recruiting needs for the Oregon Ducks, today Duck Sports Authority turns its attention to the men in the middle, the defensive tackles. As you read, the departures are those players scheduled to graduate after the 2012 season while the returnees for 2013 are players who will have eligibility left for the 2013 season.
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