June 30, 2011

Amoako recaps Oregon visit

Back in May the Oregon coaches picked up the commitment of not one, but two defensive backs from Texas with the last name of Amoako. The twins, Stephen Amoako and Eric Amoako, play for Arlington, Texas' Martin High School a team that is loaded with D-1 talent. Last week the Amoako's finally had a chance to make the trip to Eugene to check out the campus and confirm their commitments to the Oregon Ducks. Duck Sports Authority caught up with Stephen to get his thoughts on the trip.

"The trip was really, really good," Amoako said. "I liked the weather, the people were great, the coaching staff, the campus was beautiful, and the facilities were as nice as expected.

The twins were able to make an extended stay in Eugene with both of their parents along for the trip as well. Stephen talked about their schedule for the week.

"The flight wasn't bad at all. It was about a four hour flight. We flew into Portland and drove down to Eugene. The first thing we did was pick up our itinerary for the week. On Wednesday we met with Coach Neal for a bit and went to the camp. We participated in the padded camp on Wednesday. The camp went really well. Me and my brother performed really well. I think we surprised a the coaches a little bit. They liked that we've improved a lot since this spring.

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