Written by Will Spencer on October 26, 2009
#5 USC at #10 Oregon
Everyone knows who the stars are for the Trojans, but I’m more interested in seeing the battle of the Tight Ends.
For the Ducks, Ed Dickson (6’5″ 243lb Senior) has been having a solid season thus far. He’s pulled in 27 catches and 4 touchdowns for Oregon. Dickson had a huge game against Cal a few weeks back, racking up 3 touchdowns and 148 receiving yards. Dickson isn’t as big as you’d like, but he’s more of a receiving tight end, who also plays special teams. Word is, Dickson is ridiculously strong in the weight room, but doesn’t show it as a blocker on the field. Right now, Dickson is rated right around the other tight end that will be playing in this game.
Anthony McCoy (6’5″ 250lb Senior) has yet to break out this year as a receiver, (read more…)