WIR: Midwest pipeline continuing to work for Oregon
Originally Published: October 12, 2007By Joel Francisco | Scouts Inc.
It was four years ago when the Oregon Ducks shocked most recruiting pundits when they received a commitment from McDonalds All-American Malik Hairston out of Michigan. A couple a years later they would utilize the midwest pipeline again by getting commitments out of current starter 5-6 Tajuan Porter of Detroit and Chicago native 6-6 Joevan Catron-- and the trend is continuing. The Ducks tapped into the streets of Chicago, yet again, when they received a commitment from 6-8 senior Josh Crittle (Chicago/Hales Franciscan). This past summer, head coach Ernie Kent snagged ESPN 150 recruits and fellow teammates (Meanstreets AAU) of Crittle in 6-9 Michael Dunigan (Chicago/Farragut Academy) and 6-6 Mathew Humphrey (Chicago/Hales Franciscan).
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