Alston makes it official, he's a Duck

Running back Remene Alston, 5-9, 184, Greensboro (N.C.) Page HS announced today at his school was committing to the University of Oregon according to his father Remene, Sr.

"He committed to the University of Oregon," said Remene Alston, Sr. "He held his announcement at school today."

The senior Alston had indicated on Monday that his son had visited the Eugene campus last weekend and had called the Oregon coaches on Monday morning to inform them of his plans. However, Remene, Jr. wanted to make his announcement known on Wednesday.

During his visit to Oregon, Remene Alston found everything to his liking. He chose Oregon, according to his father because of the academics, the major (broadcast journalism) he intends to pursue, the players and coaches and because Oregon best suited his needs.

Alston chose Oregon over California. According to's database he also considered Kentucky, Clemson, North Carolina and North Carolina State.

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