Ducks strike out at all-star games 

January, 7, 2013
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While most Oregon fans are still celebrating the news of Chip Kelly's return, it wasn't all good news for the Ducks in the past week.

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Tom Hauck for ESPN.comThomas Duarte was one of several Oregon targets to commit elsewhere during last week's all-star games.
Five of Oregon's top targets announced for other programs at various all-star games last week, forcing the Ducks to re-evaluate the remainder of their recruiting class.

It doesn't seem as if the uncertain status of Kelly at the time had anything to do with the decisions of the five recruits who committed to other programs. With those players, it was more about them choosing other schools that were better fits and had always been at the top of their lists.
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