RB coach Gary Campbell a key recruiter for Ducks
September, 5, 2012
By Brandon P. Oliver | ESPN.com
Max Olson/ESPN.comThe recruiting prowess of Oregon running backs coach Gary Campbell, a Texas native, is one reason why Texans such as ESPN 150 running back Dontre Wilson have flocked to the Ducks in recent years.Much has been made about the odd connection between the Oregon football program and the state of Texas. Four running backs from the Lone Star State have signed with the Ducks since 2008.
Even more has been made about the NCAA investigation that Oregon is facing due to its dealings with outside influences in the state. The Ducks have acknowledged the recruiting tactics in question, but the often overlooked angle in the Oregon-Texas connection is Ducks' running backs coach Gary Campbell.
Campbell is a native of Ennis, Texas, which sits along Interstate 45 between fertile recruiting grounds Dallas and Houston.
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