Found April 14, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
If you need Exhibit A of schools spending exorbitant amounts of money to attract recruits, here’s a video tour of the Oregon football program’s swanky night club locker room. Sophomore quarterback Bryan Bennett takes us on a “Cribs”-like walk through of the two-leveled hangout. And, in true Ducks fashion, it is the epitome of gaudiness and materialism. The entire space is littered with Oregon mantras and emblems, enormous images of former players and reminders of past victories. The lockers have wood-paneled doors, metal shelving on the inside and individual ventilation systems to combat mustiness from pads, shoes and sweat-drenched clothing. The upper level of lockers has a balcony so players can listen in when Chip Kelly gives a pep talk from the adjacent lounge area. Of course Nike founder Phil Knight also his own locker in case, you know, he ever wants to strap on the pads one day. That’s not the only presence Uncle Phil has in the locker room. There’s also a metal-engraved ded...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES
LUCKY DUCKS

Inside Oregon's football locker room

I don’t think that a college team has a better locker room than that of the Oregon Ducks. I don’t even think Jerrah put together this nice of a space for Dallas. Sophomore Bryan Bennett gives an inside look at the Ducks nest, which is dedicated to Phil Knight. Of course. The best part of [...]

A video tour of the University of Oregon football team’s locker room

    There’ isn’t much about the Oregon Ducks football team that’s conventional. Head coach Chip Kelly’s up-tempo, high paced offense isn’t. Neither are the cards they’ve been known to use to signal in plays. Of course there are the almost countless combinations of uniforms the Ducks can come out of the tunnel at Autzen [...]

Oregon Has A Fairly Impressive Locker Room

If I am a recruit in high school and I see this video my choice of what college to attend is immediately locked.  This place reminds me of a combination of a fancy tour bus and a great men’s club.  Sign me up to not play at all but crack a few beers on some of those couches while watching NFL games on one of their TV’s.  Not a bad thing to have Phil Knight getting your back...
Ducks News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.