Found December 22, 2012 on The Duck Stops Here:
It was a gloomy week to be a Duck. Rumors continue to swirl about Chip Kelly leaving for the NFL. Recruiting is stagnant and brackish, the Ducks pursuing 2-star linebackers and unrated defensive linemen as they've gathered the fewest commits in the conference. An 18-game starter on the offensive line and a former Honorable Mention on the PAC-12 All-Academic  team, Nick Cody inexplicably gets himself declared academically ineligible for the Fiesta Bowl. Tuesday the Willamette Week, a free tabloid from downtown Portland that mainlines controversy like a heroin junkie, publishes a report full of unnamed sources stating long-time boosters are fed up with The Visor and ready to say good riddance. And Wednesday, the NCAA's Committee on Infractions rejected a bid from Oregon's lawyers for a summary disposition, a football plea bargain that would have settled the Will Lyles case. There'll be a hearing in the spring, with coaches called to testify. Hard to say whether Kell...
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