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Oregon Football: Will De’Anthony Thomas make an NFL impact

Thomas could help an NFL team as an offensive weapon A black mamba has electric moves, dazzling speed, dizzying agility and a lethal bite. The Oregon Ducks had a black mamba of their own in running back De’Anthony Thomas. Now the NFL will soon have its own black mamba after Thomas is drafted onto an NFL team in May. Thomas, deemed “black mamba” as a teenager by Snoop Dog, was...
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

LaMichael James spent his draft day with Willie Lyles

The 49ers used the 61st pick of the NFL Draft on Friday to add Oregon’s LaMichael James to their crowded backfield. It was a big day (as evidenced by the logjam of messages on his phone) for James, and there to share the moment with him was none other than Willie Lyles, the very man at the center of the NCAA’s ongoing investigation into alleged recruiting violations by the Ducks...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Oregon auctioning off LaMichael James jerseys without his permission

Oregon, the school that started college football’s uniform craze, decided to clear out a little bit of inventory and make some money in the process. Their idea? Sell game used jerseys on the net! One of those jerseys belongs to former Heisman candidate running back, LaMichael James. He was undoubtedly the Ducks most popular player [...]
Via The Victory Formation
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Oregon's James declares for the NFL Draft

Oregon running back LaMichael James says he is skipping his senior year and declaring himself eligible for the NFL Draft. In a statement released Friday by the Ducks, James says he has not hired an agent. A 5-foot-9, 195-pound All-American, James rushed for a school-record 1,805 yards this season despite missing two games with a dislocated right elbow. He led the nation with an...
Via Fox Sports
January 06, 2012  |  Discuss

LaMichael James headed to the NFL

The Ducks may be De'Anthony Thomas's team now, as Oregon's prolific tailback has declared him eligible for April's NFL Draft. 

Via Next Impulse Sports
January 06, 2012  |  Discuss

LaMichael James says the Ducks are hungry, and that is a very good sign

Hunger is good. Hunger makes you strong, makes your senses sharp, gives you energy and focus. LaMichael James says the Ducks are hungry for a bowl win this year, and they are practicing with great intensity. After practice yesterday he told Ken Goe of the Oregonian: "It's like we haven't ate in two years," UO running back LaMichael James said. "We lost two...
Via The Duck Stops Here
December 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Oregon's LaMichael James Will Enter NFL Draft

Oregon junior running back LaMichael James will declare for the NFL draft, a school source told The Oregonian on Wednesday. James has rushed for 1,646 yards and 17 touchdowns despite missing two games with a dislocated elbow. The 5-foot-9, 185-pound James was a Heisman Trophy finalist last year, but fell out of the race this season after being injured on Oct. 6 against California...
Via Football Nation
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

5 Top College Football Games to Watch – Week 14

League championships are up for grabs starting tonight in Eugene, OR, as UCLA visits heavily-favored Oregon (-31).  I don’t see a lot of support for the underdogs this weekend…talking to colleagues around the country, it looks like the favorites will win each of the five games I will highlight.  Whether or not they will cover…that’s another story. Here are the 5 Top College...
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

5 reasons the Ducks LaMichael James will go PRO

Most fans in Oregon will tell you he's proven all he can in College football, and its time to cast his lot for the NFL. LaMichael James has two games left to further proove himself at the College level. James came back to the Oregon Ducks last season mainly to put on weight to show he can endure the rigors of the NFL. Fact: He is one of the best running-backs in the country.
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
December 01, 2011  |  Discuss

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