Two Walk-Ons Award Scholarships

Ben Butterfield (Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports)

The University of Oregon today announced that seniors Ben Butterfield and Chad Delaney have been awarded scholarships for the 2013-14 academic year. The announcement was made by Head Coach Mark Helfrich.

Ben Butterfield and Chad Delaney have been active members of the team, appearing in several games. Butterfield started his career at Oregon in 2009 while Delaney in 2010.

According to a media release on Wednesday afternoon, Butterfield has appeared in 22 games over the past two season including all 13 games last year. Butterfield, is listed as a defensive back on the current official roster, is best known for his play on specials teams has recorded 10 tackles, a fumble recover and a forced fumble.

Delaney is listed as a wide receiver and has seen time as a return specialist, returning two punts for 27 yards. He has appeared in 12 games for the Ducks. In 2010 he was awarded Special Teams Scout Team Player of the Year.

According to the announcement, the scholarship go into effect immediately. Both players are currently enrolled at the university for summer session and are taking classes.

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