Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 7/9/13
Stars in Eugene Now that the NCAA Committee on Infractions has finally finished their case with the Oregon Ducks football program and leveled penalties against the program and former Head Coach Chip Kelly that did not include a bowl ban, the Ducks are gearing up for what could be a miraculous season. Not that they weren’t doing so already, it’s just that a weight has been lifted and a clear destination has been set for the 2013 Ducks: the BCS National Championship. And while many teams would consider that a lofty goal, Oregon football is more than ready to have the NCAA off its back and hit the field in full force. Obviously, with football being one of the ultimate team sports, the Ducks will need to rely on their entire squad to get them to their second BCS National Championship in program history. With that said, there are a few players on Oregon’s roster that will need to live up to the hype surrounding them and have great, individual seasons as well. Namely, De’Anthony Thomas an...
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