November 19, 2010

4* OL describes official to Eugene

Oregon's last home game was a big weekend for the Oregon Ducks with a win over the Washington Huskies on the field and eight official visitors in the stands. One of the nation's premier offensive linemen was in attendance, but he didn't need any more convincing. Andre Yruretagoyena from Chaparral in Scottsdale (Ariz.) committed to the Ducks in June, and finally got to take his official visit for Oregon's 53-16 thrashing of one of the Northwest's former powers.

Duck Sports Authority caught up with the 6-foot-4, 260 pound offensive tackle to get his impressions from his trip.

DSA Describe your trip from home to Eugene.

Andre Yruretagoyena Trip was a long one, especially since I only got an hour of sleep the night before. But the Escalade picked my family and me up at 4:30 A.M. then we went to the airport, flew into Portland, had a two hour layover, flew into Eugene.

DSA What did you do once you got here?

AY I went to the game from the airport, missed the first play but saw everything else. It was insane, I love Autzen.

DSA What were your impressions from any meetings you got to attend?

AY I didn't really go to meetings because I missed the whole pregame ceremony and all that stuff, but I had a conversation with Coach Kelly and Coach Greatwood with my family on Sunday and it was good, just a casual conversation.

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