2006 recruiting class hits and misses 

July, 18, 2012
Jordan HolmesRic Tapia/Icon SMIAfter earning a starting role on the O-line as a sophomore, Jordan Holmes became a household name for Ducks fans.
Oregon Ducks fans have been witness to one of the greatest rises in college football history over the past two decades. The Ducks have risen from cellar dwellers to one of the hottest names in all of college football. And the facilities, the uniforms and the Nike connection have all played a big role in that rise to the top of the Pac-12.

Along with the success and the increased national exposure has come a major boost in recruiting elite athletes to Eugene. It isn't always the high school All-Americans who turn into college stars. Oregon has made a living finding "diamonds in the rough" that have helped build a powerhouse.

There have been some big names in the recruiting world who chose to play their college ball in Eugene, but how many of them have lived up to the hype?
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