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Subject: Re: Oregon and Chip Kelly?

Al's Wingman
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Date Posted: 22:22:25 08/29/17 Tue
In reply to: An Observer 's message, "Re: Oregon and Chip Kelly?" on 19:01:06 08/29/17 Tue

could not agree more about Tom Osborne and Devaney drawing top talent based on reputation and consistent results. Osborne's successor, Frank Solich, was fired after a 9-3 season! Not sure the full reasons why but the Huskers did start to slip ever so much against ranked teams and conference nemesis Oklahoma. Where they are today though is a good program and sometimes above average, nothing like their heyday.

As for the Oregon Ducks, they are to be commended for rising from the very bottom. Oregon and Kansas State were two of the worst programs ever in DI in fact and both are top 20 material now.

Chip had the benefit of taking over a very good program from Mike Belotti. But let's face it Oregon would be not have moved mountains and drew talent without Phil Knight's sponsorship. The school also apparently went too far and got dinged by the NCAA for recruiting violations.

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Date Posted: 07:50:31 08/30/17 Wed

Not to take away Oregon's rise, but you may be confusing them with Oregon State when you put them in the "worst programs ever in DI" category.

Oregon has had weak years to be sure. But they've generally been better than their Civil War rivals.

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Date Posted: 10:19:26 08/30/17 Wed



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al's wingman
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Date Posted: 17:16:16 08/30/17 Wed

That is true, Oregon State has fared worse than Oregon in football but not by much. Oregon was seen as a patsy for many years by their Pac10 opponents.

Too lazy to check W-L numbers but these programs have always stuck with me as historically bad. Some have changed things around.

Oregon State
Kansas State
New Mexico
New Mexico State

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