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Imagine Chance Allen, Bralon Addison and Josh Huff lining up at receiver at Oregon, with defenses having to contend with a Texas twister of speed and play-making ability. Addison and Chance are visiting this weekend, and if they can crack the lineup before Huff takes a crack at the NFL, the Ducks would have a lineup at wideout that'd draw howls of envy from Waco to College Station.
Allen is a 6-3, 190-lb. burner from Missouri City, Texas. The Ducks are also trying to add Lone Star product Thomas Johnson, so the road to the Autzen end zone could be crowded with long necks and gun racks for the foreseeable future.
One encouraging sign: Allen's highlight video starts with blocking, meaning he could be a great fit for the physical possession receiver role filled by Garren Strong, Drew Davis and Lavasier Tuinei over the last few years.
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