April 26, 2012

Texas LB to take in Oregon spring game

This weekend Chad Whitener will make the long trip from Mansfield (Tex.) to Oregon. It will be his first time visiting with the Ducks and he's excited to see what the environment is like.

Whitener has an offer from SMU and Oregon is just one of the other schools that have been showing interest in the 6-foot-1, 235-pound linebacker.

Though Whitener has never been to Oregon that doesn't mean the Ducks are totally foreign to him. He knows a good bit about the program and he believes it would be a prestigious place to play college football.

"This will be my first trip out there," Whitener told Duck Sports Authority this week. "After my last training camp we got Coach Collins' contact info and I've been talking to him pretty steadily since then.

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