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eDuck Sports has learned that cornerback Avery Patterson, 5-9, 165, 4.35, Pittsburg (Calif.) Pittsburg Senior High School committed today to the Oregon Ducks.

Avery Patterson was at Oregon's practice today held at Autzen Stadium when he gave his commitment to the Duck coaching staff. He was accompanied on his unofficial trip to Eugene by his parents and younger sister.

Avery is a 3-star cornerback ranked 44th nationally by

Patterson had 45 tackles as a junior last season. He also had 5.73 yard per carry rushing average and three touchdowns. He was clocked a 4.33 at a combine in Oakland in March of '08; he benches 245 pounds, squats 455 and has a 31-inch vertical jump; Patterson also runs track (300m hurdles - 38.99; 400m 49.74), but only plans to play football in college.

Patterson reports a 2.8 core GPA and a 1200 SAT (three-part), which he plans to retake.

More details will be posted as they become available.

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