The Oregon football recruiting season is kicking off on August 12, with the Ducks set to host their first-ever visit from a top-25 recruit.
The three-day event will feature Oregon’s three most highly touted players: defensive tackle Daquan Cook, wide receiver Kaelin Burnett and quarterback Jacob Eason.
The two-day recruiting trip will include a workout and the chance to get to know players before the game.
The Oregon-Michigan State game will also be featured on ESPN, with a broadcast scheduled for Monday, August 13 at 9 p.m.
On top of that, the Ducks will host a home game against Oregon State, with ESPN’s Big 12 Networks scheduled to broadcast the game live.
Oregon’s top four recruits in the 2016 class are all in attendance on the day of the game, as is the top three-star prospect in the nation in defensive tackle Keelan Cole, who also will be on hand for the trip.
However, the rest of the top four players will be taking a few days off to relax and get some sleep.
Here’s how the schedule will look:On Saturday, August 12 at 10 a.m., the Oregon-Arizona game will be televised live on ESPN2.
At 12 p.l., ESPN’s College GameDay will be in-studio, featuring a preview of the Pac-12 championship game.
At 2 p.n., ESPN will broadcast a special preview of Oregon’s first-round game against the Arizona State Sun Devils.
At 3 p.t., ESPN3 will have a special report on Oregon’s Pac-10 opener against Cal on Friday, August 15.
At 4 p.p.m, ESPN will air a special Pac-14 game preview of Stanford at Oregon on Friday at 4 p .m.
And on Sunday, August 14, ESPN’s Wide World of Sports will have an all-access special on Oregon State on ESPNU.
In addition to the Pac 10 opener, ESPN2 will televise the Pac 12 championship game between Stanford and Oregon on Saturday, with kickoff set for 1 p.c.
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ESPN will also have a live broadcast of the Michigan State-Oregon game, which will be live-streamed on ESPN3.
It’s the first Pac-11 meeting between the teams since 2013, when the Ducks defeated the Spartans 42-17 in Lincoln, Nebraska.
The Ducks have been the only Pac-8 team to meet with Oregon since 2014.
The Oregon football program is also coming off a 6-3 record and a 9-2 record in Pac-9 play.
Despite a 5-7 record, the Trojans are a playoff team in the AP poll with an overall record of 16-3, including a 3-0 mark in the Pac West.
Oregon has won seven games by a combined 13 points this season, and has three games left in the regular season, as well as two games in the Fiesta Bowl.
This season is set to be the first since 2009 when the Oregon Ducks have won a bowl game in consecutive years.