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Friday, July 12, 2013

Duck Stuff: Morning Mud

Morning Mud
GoDucks.com reports Ifo Ekpre-Olomu and Hroniss Grasu add to their honors, while Tyler Johnstone and Terrance Mitchell join the parade of those receiving attention.

"Junior cornerbacks Ifo Ekpre-Olomu and Terrance Mitchell have been selected to the preseason watch list for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, which is presented annually to the National Defensive Player of the Year by the Charlotte Touchdown Club and the Football Writers Association of America.

Sophomore offensive tackle Tyler Johnstone and junior center Hroniss Grasu have been added to the Outland Trophy watch list, which is presented to the nation’s Most Outstanding Interior Lineman by the FWAA."

■ Rob Moseley says goodbye to the Register Guard as he takes a new position with GoDucks.com.

"The University of Oregon Athletics Department has taken the next step as one of the nation’s leaders in online and social media by hiring long-time Eugene Register-Guard reporter Rob Moseley as the new Editor-in-Chief of its official website, www.GoDucks.com."

■ Don Gilman opens the history books and looks at the 1916 football team.

Dale Newton relates some interesting things you may not know about WR Keanon Lowe.

John Canzano continues counting down his top 25 most influential people in Oregon sports and you'll find Mark Helfrich and Rob Mullens on the list from 10 to 4.

■ Joe Packer takes a closer look at incoming freshman kicker Matt Wogan.

"Wogan comes to Eugene all the way from Indian Trail, NC, where he became a three-year varsity starter and special teams standout for the Porter Ridge Pirates.  He punted the ball a mile, kicked off into the end zone frequently, and most importantly, kicked field goals right down the middle.

Needless to say, he does it all."

GO DUCKS!

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