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Ex-Duck DB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu to cash in loss-of-value policy

During a practice in January prior to the College Football Playoff, former Oregon Duck defensive back Ifo Ekpre-Olomu suffered a horrendous knee injury that forced him to miss the the playoff games. Ekpre-Olomu was projected as a first round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, but he ended up dropping all the way to a seventh round pick. His drop potentially cost him millions of dollars...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns use pick No. 241 to gamble on Ifo Ekpre-Olomu

Ray Farmer and the Cleveland Browns surprised many by using the bulk of their Day 3 selections, but no pick may have garnered more ‘wows’  than when they finished off their weekend by adding Oregon cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu with pick No. 241, a pick obtained in a trade with the Arizona Cardinals. It’s rare that a seventh-round selection draws much in the way of fan fare...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Oregon CB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu Will Collect $3 Million From Insurance After Not Being Drafted In Top 3 Rounds

Oregon cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu was once considered a potential first round pick, but after tearing his ACL in preparation for the College Football Playoff, teams have shied away from taking the Duck star. Ekpre-Olomu has not been selected so far, with just 23 picks remaining in the NFL Draft, but he does get a nice consolation prize after setting up an insurance policy before...
Via College Spun
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Ifo Ekpre-Olomu will get $3 million if not drafted in Round 2

You’ve heard of team’s insuring players’ contracts for medical purposes, and now a player has insured HIMSELF. According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, former Oregon Ducks cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu has taken out a $3 million “loss of value” insurance policy out on himself. Oregon CB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu has a $3M loss of value insurance policy. If he isn't drafted by early 3rd...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Ifo Ekpre-Olomu Posts Heartfelt Thank You Video To Fans For Support After Tearing ACL

Earlier this week, Oregon star cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu tore his ACL during practice, just weeks before his team was scheduled to play against Florida State in the Rose Bowl. While there is obviously no good time for a serious injury, the fact that Ekpre-Olomu is going to miss the College Football Playoff is especially painful. Friday night, the senior defensive back posted a heartfelt...
Via College Spun
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon Players Say They’re Dedicating Their CFB Playoff Game vs. FSU To Injured CB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu

When Oregon takes the field Jan. 1 for its College Football Playoff semifinal game against Florida State, the Ducks will be without senior cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu.  Ekpre-Olomu, one of the best cornerbacks in the country and arguably Oregon’s best defensive player, suffered a severe knee injury during the Ducks’ practice on Tuesday. He will miss the remainder of the season...
Via College Spun
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Oregon CB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu Suffered A “Serious Knee Injury” During Practice, Out For Playoff

Arguably the best cornerback in college football reportedly suffered a serious knee injury on Tuesday, and he will miss the College Football Playoff. Oregon’s Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, a first-team All-American selection by the Associated Press, went down during practice with what is “believed to be a serious knee injury,” according to Rand Getlin of Yahoo! Sports. Sources: #Oregon...
Via College Spun
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon football: Defense wins championships

Offense wins games, defense wins championships. Yeah, yeah we’ve all heard it thousands of times. It’s a phrase that has been repeated throughout the ages in just about every sport but as simple as it is, it is especially true for the University of Oregon football team. An offense led by star quarterback Marcus Mariota and filled with studs throughout the field is going to put...
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon Football: Previewing the 2014 secondary

For the Oregon football team, the defensive side of the ball is often overlooked and under appreciated. Due to the Ducks fast-paced offense, the Oregon defense has to be on the field for longer periods of time, and prevent against teams trying to hit a big play to keep up with the Ducks offense – this puts added pressure on the secondary. Over the years the Oregon Ducks have had...
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Cornerback Ekpre-Olomu to stay at Oregon

Cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu says he is returning to Oregon for his senior season. Ekpre-Olomu was the Ducks' second-leading tackler with 84 stops this past season. He also had three interceptions. The 5-foot-10, 185-pound California native announced his decision Monday on, the school's athletic website. ''I should be able to finish my degree by next fall, possibly by...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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