October 19, 2008
Benyard talks Ducks
The Oregon Ducks' latest commitment came from massive offensive tackle Everett Benyard (6'7, 318) from San Diego. Benyard, who visited Eugene last weekend for the Ducks contest with the UCLA Bruins, came home from his visit impressed, but unready to commit. As the week progressed Benyard weighed his options and decided that Eugene was the place for him. Duck Sports Authority caught up with Everett yesterday to find out what it was that made him decide that Oregon was the place where he wanted to spend his college years.
"I had a different feeling at Oregon," Benyard told us. "The relationship with the coaching staff was different. They cared about the players so much. It was a step up from everywhere else I visited. I have never experienced anything like it. On a scale of 1-10 it was a 10."
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