It was quite a week for the Oregon Ducks. They earned a huge Fiesta Bowl win, saw several of their top targets commit elsewhere and -- maybe you heard -- nearly lost their head coach to the NFL for the second year in a row.
After a wild week of ups and downs, things are back on track as Chip Kelly decided on Sunday night to return to Eugene in 2013. Despite the distractions, recruiting rolls on despite missing on some key targets. TE Thomas Duarte (Santa Ana, Calif./Mater Dei) and WR John Ross (Long Beach, Calif./Jordan) were the only two the Ducks had a real shot at, so missing on them -- in addition to S Leon McQuay III (Seffner, Fla./Armwood), WR James Quick (Louisville, Ky/Trinity) and LB Mike Mitchell (Plano, Texas/Prestonwood)-- threw a wrench in Oregon's recruiting efforts.
So where do the Ducks go from here?