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McLaughlin: Why Ducks Need Top 10 Class Again in 2025

History suggests they must maintain that standard to be perennial national title contenders

Posted on June 18, 2024


  By Spencer McLaughlin of Locked on CFB for SuperWest Sports

Oregon has pulled in back-to-back top 10 recruiting classes nationally, and that is poised to continue as they enter the Big Ten.

Recent history suggests they must maintain that standard if they are to be national championship contenders next season in addition to this year.

On today’s episode of Locked On Ducks, I also talk about breakout candidates on Oregon’s defense.

One member of the defensive front and one in the secondary are under-the-radar names that the defense needs to play well to succeed.

Oregon Ducks Logo Pac-12Oregon’s special teams cannot be overlooked to win games as they go into the Big Ten this year, is Oregon good enough on that front?

Plus, a look at what the future of LT Josh Conerly could be after this season and whether he’s bound to go to the NFL.

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