Position battle: Should Ducks go with Matt Hegarty or Jake Pisarcik?

The Oregon Ducks struggled with injuries across the entire offensive line in 2014. While some members of the line are now gone--Jake Fisher, Hronnis Grasu and Hamani Stevens--replacements have been brought in.In order to replace Grasu, Oregon's starting center for most of the past four seasons, the Ducks reached out to former Notre Dame lineman Matt Hegarty. Hegarty agreed to join...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon's offensive line in good shape after tough 2014

Oregon's offensive line play in 2014 was a roller coaster of biblical proportions. Without starting left tackle Jake Fisher, the line was an absolute mess (especially against Arizona in October). With Fisher, the Ducks line came together and at times played like one of the best units in the nation. Heading into this season, the Ducks lose Fisher, starting center Hroniss Grasu and...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Hegarty named to Rimington Trophy watch list

Oregon's newest addition, center Matt Hegarty, has been named to the Rimington Trophy watch list. The Rimington Trophy is awarded annually the the nations best center.Hegarty is a graduate transfer from Notre Dame, meaning this will be his only season with the Oregon Ducks.Hegarty, who is 6'4", 295 pounds, played tackled, guard and center at Notre Dame during his career there. He...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame transfer Matt Hegarty finally makes it to Eugene

Former Notre Dame offensive lineman Matt Hegarty is finally in Eugene and is a member of the Oregon Ducks. After leaving from his family's home in Aztec, New Mexico, Hegarty drove 19.5 hours by car to Eugene.Hegarty has one year of eligibility remaining as a graduate transfer and figures to start for the Ducks this season."(Oregon) was kind of one of my first loves," Hegarty said...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

New Ducks arrive in Eugene, JUCO linebacker and Vernon Adams still missing

Oregon's 2015 team is starting to come into form as all but one of the Ducks' 22 2015 recruits are on campus and enrolled for summer classes.The one missing player, LB Jonah Moi, a JUCO transfer from Riverside City College in California, is expected to be on campus soon.There is one other notable player absent: QB Vernon Adams Jr. Adams is finishing up two math tests at Eastern Washington...
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June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

What Matt Hegarty’s transfer means for Oregon Football

Offensive lineman Matt Hegarty announced in March that he would be leaving Notre Dame and using his fifth year of eligibility elsewhere. On Tuesday, we learned that elsewhere would be the University of Oregon and that this may be one of the most impactful offseason pickups for the program. Hegarty, a native of Aztec, New Mexico, was one of the most highly recruited players in the...
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks add depth with Hegarty transfer

SOUTH BEND, IN – NOVEMBER 23: Matt Hegarty #77 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish moves to block against the Brigham Young Cougars at Notre Dame Stadium on November 23, 2013 in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated BYU 23-13. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) The NCAA graduate transfer rule has been berry berry good to the Oregon Ducks. ESPN and others have reported that...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

OL Matt Hegarty announces transfer to Oregon

Former Notre Dame offensive lineman Matt Hegarty announced Tuesday that he will spend his final season eligibility as a member of the Oregon Ducks.  Hegarty and the Ducks made it official Tuesday via Twitter. Congrats @MHegs77! Welcome to the Oregon Family. #MenOfOregon #GoDucks — OregonGridiron (@OregonGridiron) May 26, 2015 A season ago, Hegarty...
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May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Notre Dame OL Hegarty transfers to Oregon

Former Notre Dame offensive lineman Matt Hegarty is transferring to Oregon, where he will be eligible to play immediately as a graduate student. Hegarty played in 34 games for the Fighting Irish, including 11 starts last season moving between guard and center. The 6-foot-5, 295-pounder could help fill the spot on Oregon's line left open by the departure of center Hroniss Grasu, who...
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May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Oregon adds Notre Dame transfer Hegarty to bolster OL

Former Notre Dame offensive lineman Matt Hegarty is transferring to Oregon, where he will be eligible to play immediately as a graduate student. Hegarty played in 34 games for the Fighting Irish, including 11 starts last season moving between guard and center. The 6-foot-5, 295-pounder could help fill the spot on Oregon's line left open by the departure of center Hroniss Grasu, who...
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May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks add starting offensive line transfer from Notre Dame

Oregon's offensive line is a legitimate concern heading into the 2015 season as the Ducks have lost three of their starting lineman from last years team. However, it looks like there is help along the way, by way of Notre Dame. Matt Hegarty, a graduate transfer, has decided to call Eugene home for the 2015 season. Hegarty started 11 games for Notre Dame in 2014, mostly at center...
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May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Oregon Announces The Addition Of Notre Dame OL Grad Transfer Matt Hegarty

The Oregon Ducks have added a nice piece to their offensive line puzzle for this upcoming season. Minutes ago, the program’s official Twitter account welcomed former Notre Dame offensive lineman Matt Hegarty to the fold. Hegarty started for the Fighting Irish for three seasons as a center and guard. A graduate transfer, he’s immediately eligible this fall. Congrats @MHegs77...
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May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Michigan A Possible Landing Spot For Notre Dame’s Matt Hegarty

Michigan officially has gotten one grad-transfer in the from Stanford DB Wayne Lyons. Two other grad-transfers, Iowa QB Jake Rudock and Notre Dame C Matt Hegarty, could be also be joining next year’s team. According to’s Sam Webb, N.D. is allowing Michigan to go after Hegarty ($). This is no guarantee Hegarty is coming to Michigan. Hegarty, who […] The post Report...
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March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Hegarty Transferring from Notre Dame, Eyes FSU, Arizona

Matt Hegarty is transferring from Notre Dame, and he's reportedly eyeing FSU, Arizona.
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Signs the players are buying in

Coaches spend countless hours texting and calling, and schools build shiny new facilities all in an effort to impress new recruits. But the most underrated tool in recruiting remains current players. They host potential recruits and they create the team culture.When things turned bad under Spaz, the players were the canaries in the coal mine. You could see their comments on social...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston College RB Jonathan Hilliman Wants Notre Dame OL Matt Hegarty To Transfer To BC

An report emerged today revealing that Notre Dame offensive lineman Matt Hegarty is transferring for his final collegiate season. Hegarty had plenty of experience for the Fighting Irish, including 11 starts in 2014, and he’ll be a welcome addition for whichever program he moves on to. If Boston College starting running back Jonathan Hilliman has his wish, Hegarty will...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Notre Dame Starting OL Matt Hegarty Will Play Elsewhere in 2015

Notre Dame offensive lineman Matt Hegarty, who started 11 of 13 games at center and guard last season, will transfer for his final collegiate season, according to Hegarty is expected to graduate in May and will be eligible to play immediately at his new destination next season.  Hegarty is a pretty amazing story. He recovered from a stroke suffered in 2012 to become a...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

The Anti-Preview: Notre Dame VS North Carolina

What a wild week this was. I won’t get into all the particulars, but I should either be dead, in jail, or dead in jail. But hey… that’s how the college football season rolls. Notre Dame survived on a day that was designed for death. Even though the Irish outplayed Stanford for the entire game, there was a moment where the Irish almost had their throats cut. Notre Dame survived...
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October 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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