Tahj Rice Gets Oregon Offer

Things will be heating up for 4-star defensive tackle Tahj Rice now that Oregon has extended an offer. Rice, from Waggener Trad HS, Louisville, Ky., currently has 18 offers but with the latest offer from the Ducks, no doubt his phone will be ringing off the hook.
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Ducks Add Defensive Line Coach

The Oregon Ducks released an annoucement on Friday that Joe Salave’a has been added to the Oregon football coaching staff by Head Coach Willie Taggart. Joe Salave’a will be the defensive line coach.
January 13, 2017

Salave’a departure’s effect on WSU recruiting

CLOSE FOLLOWERS OF Cougar recruiting still remember well two years ago when four Los Angeles-area verbal commits to WSU flipped after Dennis Simmons, then the WSU area recruiting coach, was reported to be leaving for Oklahoma in the days before Signing Day. Fast forward to today, and Cougar d-line coach Joe Salave'a's departure to Oregon doesn't figure to have nearly the same effect on WSU's 2017 commits.
January 10, 2017

Who will be WSU's next defensive line coach?

MIKE LEACH has been known at Washington State for making unforeseen assistant coach hires, and our cursory look at potential defensive line coaches to replace Joe Salave’a consists of an intriguing mix. But the first name that jumps out at this early stage?
January 10, 2017

Salavea leaving WSU, agrees to terms w/ Ducks

JOE SALAVE’A AND OREGON have reached an agreement in principle, sources with knowledge of the situation tell Cougfan.com. Barring an unexpected change of heart or a snag during the formal contract approval process, the Cougar d-line coach is leaving Washington State, the sources said.
January 9, 2017

Report: Ducks close to hiring WSU’s Salave’a

OREGON IS close to hiring Washington State defensive line coach Joe Salave'a away, CSNNW.com’s Aaron Fentress reports.
January 9, 2017

For Cougar DT target, one thing counts most

THE MORE RECRUITING changes the more it stays the same, at least in one respect. One of the Cougs’ defensive tackle targets this recruiting cycle is 3-star prospect Miki Suguturaga, a 6-5, 260-pounder out of Honolulu’s Punahou School. And out of all the truisms in recruiting, the one that has endured over the years is one that applies directly to Suguturaga.
January 3, 2017

Sources: Salave’a still listening to Oregon

COACHING CONTRACTS can be a lot like recruiting: 1) they’re not final until they’re absolutely final and 2) until that happens what seems certain one day can be in doubt the next. Multiple sources on Wednesday told Cougfan.com that Oregon is continuing to woo Cougar DL coach Joe Salave’a, and that Salave’a is still listening.
December 28, 2016