Found August 09, 2013 on The Duck Stops Here:
The football monopoly in Eugene is just beginning. By turning the entire sports press corps into a knothole gang, the Ducks have succeeded, as they do in so many other areas, in dominating the competition. Even so, a few insights and glimpes of what's actually happening inside the unfriendly confines is seeping through to the public, thanks to the throng of dedicated journalists that scramble for scraps on the concourses and pathways outside the Hatfield-Dowlin Football Performance Center. You said that already: Duck coaches had better come up with a few new cliches, or it's going to be a long year in the reporting game. (KVAL.com photo) On Friday the Ducks practice in pads for the first time, which means there will be some live hitting and the opportunity to truly assess the progress of highly-praised (so far) newcomers like tailback Thomas Tyner, receiver Devon Allen, linebacker Danny Mattingly and Tyree (#2, defensive back) and Tyrell (#19, linebacker) Robinson. Satu...
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