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Safety Erick Dargan returns from suspension ready to become a leader

Of all the questions surrounding the Oregon secondary this spring, the biggest might revolve around one of the players with the most experience. There are obvious holes to fill with the losses of Avery Patterson, Brian Jackson and Terrance Mitchell and the Ducks will rely heavily on the leadership of seniors like Ifo Ekpre-Olomu and Dior Mathis to shepherd talented-yet-inexperienced...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Chemistry is just as important for Oregon Ducks coaches

Throughout this spring, you'll hear -- if you haven't already -- a lot about communication and chemistry. Take the secondary for example. Lots of new guys are being mixed in with some veterans, and so far, everyone says it's the chemistry that's been the separator. "We're doing some good things" fifth-year senior Erick Dargan said. "We're...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Duck defense preps for an Air Raid at Autzen by pass-first Bears

California Golden Bears quarterback Jared Goff is leading the FBS in passing with 435.3 yards per game, and the Oregon secondary is taking that as a personal challenge. Safety Erick Dargan told Rob Moseley of goducks.com, "When a team throws the ball like this, as a secondary we kind of feel like it's on us. Today we wanted to be a lot more aggressive. The ball in the air...
Via The Duck Stops Here
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Dargan comes alive: 212-lb. pad-smacker finds his place in Duck secondary

People worry about the undersized linebackers and the loss of Alonso and Clay. Where are all the tackles going to come from, with Boyett, Jordan, and the inside linebackers graduated? One thing to remember is that the Oregon secondary forces and closes against the run extremely well. They're all hitters, playing with a lot of physicality. Terrance Mitchell is 6-0, 189. Ifo Ekpre...
Via The Duck Stops Here
August 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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