Oregon Football’s A National Power, Thanks To Phil Knight

01.10.11 7 years ago 9 Comments


“It’s Phil Knight’s money hose, and Oregon has to let him control the spigot. The Ducks are his franchise — the fact that they play college sports, instead of pro sports, is a mere technicality. By the time Knight is done with this football facility, he will have spent more than $300 million transforming Oregon athletics. Thanks to Knight, the quality of facilities for the football team dwarf what almost everybody else on campus can use. Is it worth it? Some say no. Others say: Turn on the BCS championship game Jan. 10, and there is your answer.”

Read the full article at SI.com.

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