White and Lowe Weigh In On Oregon Jr. Day

This past weekend the University of Oregon hosted its annual Junior Day which just so happened to coincide with the Ducks' spring game which took place Saturday afternoon. eDuck Sports caught up with Keanon Lowe and current Oregon commit, Curtis White, to see how their visits went.

Despite already being a current verbal commit to Oregon, Eugene product, Curtis White, of Sheldon High School was on hand May 2nd for the Oregon spring game and junior day activities. While the torrential down pour that graced Autzen Stadium in the first half of the spring game made things a bit soggy, White said that he and a number of the other recruits on hand had a great time.

"It was a lot fun!" exclaimed White. "I'm not sure what the guys from out of town were thinking when it was pouring down rain, but everyone seemed to be having a good time. I told them it doesn't normally do this, but I guess that's kind of hard to believe when it's hitting you in the face."

White went on to mention that his favorite part of the afternoon was being able to sit and eat with some of his future teammates before the game. White also said he spent a lot of time talking to the coaches, in particular Coach Osborne, his main recruiter and potential future position coach, and didn't really get the chance to spend a lot of time around some of the other recruits who were in town.

"I spent a lot of time with Coach Osborne on Saturday, so I didn't get the opportunity to go and talk to the other guys as much as I would have liked...I talked to Owa [Odighizuwa], Keanon Lowe, and Josh Harper, but that was about it."

As White mentioned, highly touted receiver prospect, Keanon Lowe, of Portland's Jesuit High School was also on hand to take in some of the sights and sounds this past Saturday.

"I had a really good time," said Lowe. "Me and my mom went down there...I talked to Josh Shaw, from Palmdale, California, he's coming in as a corner I think and he was real cool. Me and him had a lot in common, we talked a lot, so I met a new buddy in him. I talked to Matthew Harper's little brother [Josh Harper] and we ate lunch together with Walter Thurmond and he's real cool guy [too]."

Lowe also said that he enjoyed some of the time that he got to spend with some of the Oregon coaches.

"I talked to Coach [John] Neal a lot and then sat down with Coach [Chip] Kelly and just talked for a while...when we first got there we had a big meeting with all the recruits and got our tour with all the coaches and all that stuff...Coach Kelly was saying how right now he's trying to put a fence around Oregon and the best athletes in Oregon, so he's trying to get me and Owa and Curtis, obviously...he just wants to keep the good Oregon guys in-state and close to home."

Lowe also mentioned that it wasn't just the coaches who were recruiting him to come to Oregon.

"Curtis White was recruiting me as well (laughs), because you know, he's already committed and all that, so he was trying to get me...he's a funny guy."

However, in spite of White's best efforts to sway him, Lowe maintains that no one currently leads for his services at this point.

"I'm basically just wide open. Nobody's sticking out a whole bunch. Obviously the Northwest schools -- Washington, Oregon State, Oregon -- I wouldn't say they're my top three, but they're real interesting and I'm taking good, hard looks at them for sure."


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