Originally written on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 3/15/12
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QB- Dennis Dixon (2004-2007) - The first thing I think about when Dixon’s name is brought up reminds me of the hardships and adversity that he overcame to become a Pittsburgh Steeler, and among the top All-time quarterbacks for the Oregon Ducks. In this List of greats, he is #1 at the position and I will tell you why. Dixon left Eugene with career numbers of 5,129 yards passing and 38 touchdowns in the air, and 1,208 with 12 scores on the ground.  I had season tickets for 18 beautiful years of taking in every sense that was around in Eugene each Saturday for half of my life, and Dixon’s 4 years were magical. As my #1 quarterback in school history, Dixon beat out Dan Fouts, Kellen Clemens, Darron Thomas and Joey Harrington; all because 2007 evolved the program to what it is in 2012. The team winning percentage and prestige level would still be around the same as their rival up north, had Dixon not started a new trend, both on the field and recruiting. RB LaMichael James-(2009-2...
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