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5 Newcomers for the Oregon Ducks to Watch in 2017


Change is an inevitability of college football. Players spend four years in a program; sometimes five, and in other instances, just three. Add the game's increasingly high stakes for coaches, and the inevitability of roster turnaround extends to the sidelines and skyboxes.

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But even amid the change inherent through the sport's very nature, the 2017 season marks a seismic shift in the football landscape in Eugene, Oregon. Willie Taggart is the Ducks’ new head coach, and the program's first head-coaching hire off the branches of the Rich Brooks tree.