The news around Eugene is about true freshman quarterback Justin Herbert and the fact that he may start this week against Washington. Our Andrew Nemec joins the podcast to talk about Herbert and what he saw in him when he covered him at Sheldon High School in Eugene.
Jacob Thorpe has an interesting job. Not only does he have his finger on the pulse of all the things on the Palouse, but he gets to be there for every random thing Cougars' coach Mike Leach says. We talk to Thorpe this week about the Cougs, Leach and what the view from around the Pac-12 is of Oregon these days.
Brady Aiello wasn't supposed to start on this year's offensive line, but after Tyrell Crosby was lost for the season last week, the Bay Area native is now the fourth redshirt freshman starting on the line. Aiello stopped by The Official Visit this week to talk about that challenge, this week's game against Colorado and what it was like being a late-blooming football recruit.
Devon Allen has already missed his fair share of practices, that just comes with the territory of being the best hurdler in the United States and a member of the U.S. Olympic team. But just as Allen is getting back into the football groove -- he caught his first touchdown in two years last week -- the junior is set to miss a couple more practices in the coming weeks.
Dakota Prukop hasn't -- yet -- officially been named Oregon's starting quarterback, but the writing has been on the wall since he arrived in Eugene in January. The Montana State transfer sits down with The Official Visit to talk about the journey he's taken from Bozeman to Eugene to more than likely starting for the Ducks on Sept. 3 at Autzen Stadium.
Terry Wilson stepped right off the plane into spring practice. Now, he's one of three quarterbacks competing for a starting spot this fall. The true freshman joined the Official Visit this week to talk about camp and the stresses of the recruiting process.
Kani Benoit is a powerful force as Oregon's No. 2 running back, but as he tells Tyson Alger and Andrew Greif on The Official Visit, he's becoming a threat to fish around the Willamette Valley.