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Nation's No. 2 RB aims to land at Oregon early

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08:18 AM ET 07.03 | A prized Oregon recruit, running back Thomas Tyner out of Aloha High School, is speeding up the hands of time. [Tyner is] working toward graduating early in order to get an early jump on his college career. Tyner, vacationing in Madras, said Monday he is working with his guidance counselor on a plan that would allow him to enroll at Oregon next spring in time to participate in spring football drills. "It's a whole new system to learn and I want a head start," Tyner said. "I've been dying to get down to Eugene and suit up. Who wouldn't want to play at Autzen?" Tyner, a five-star recruit ranked by Rivals.com as the No. 2 running back in the country, said he shouldn't have to take any extra course work to graduate early.

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July 3, 2012  08:59 AM ET
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Prized=$$$$$Nothing like playing in front of only 55k fans

LMFAO, damn you just don't like the Ducks, do you?? :-)

July 3, 2012  09:03 AM ET
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Prized=$$$$$Nothing like playing in front of only 55k fans

The official capacity is 54,000, although attendance is routinely around 59,000 and has exceeded capacity for every game since the most recent expansion in 2002.

July 3, 2012  09:10 AM ET
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The official capacity is 54,000, although attendance is routinely around 59,000 and has exceeded capacity for every game since the most recent expansion in 2002.

Did not know that.

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July 3, 2012  09:14 AM ET
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I love ducks...especially fried!..

LOL, the little <hits are too damn greasy for me. :-)

July 3, 2012  09:19 AM ET
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if they include those watching on TV it almost reaches the number at an Alabama spring game.

LOL, this is true!!! Eugene is not a very big town, Probably most of the people are out camping and fishing, instead of sitting inside of a football stadium.

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July 3, 2012  09:26 AM ET
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LOL, this is true!!! Eugene is not a very big town, Probably most of the people are out camping and fishing, instead of sitting inside of a football stadium.

Eugene, Oregon has a population of 156,000 people and probably twice as many ducks. Eugene is not like Corvallis, where the Beavers run wild. LOL.

July 3, 2012  09:29 AM ET
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thats because you are old.. haha

How old is too old??? :-)

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July 3, 2012  09:37 AM ET
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When fried food is bad for you... i guess

Yeah, I have never cared too much for greasy foods. :-)

July 3, 2012  09:41 AM ET
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Yeah, I have never cared too much for greasy foods. :-)

I love fried fry.....

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July 3, 2012  09:42 AM ET

However, I do like my crayfish boiled...shrimp any way as long as they are cooked.

To me, sushi is just bait

 
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