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Derrick Jones

Derrick Jones is the fastest man on the Oregon Ducks' roster. Jones, 6-1, 170, has a collegiate personal best of 10.71 in the 100-meters (Pac-10 Championships, May 2006) and had an even better time (10.47) in high school. On the Ducks football field though, he's just now making his mark.

Jones was a 4-star recruit out of Long Beach Polytechnic High School and initially signed a National Letter of Intent with USC in 2004. He was unable to meet enrollment requirements and moved on until he enrolled at Oregon in the spring of 2006. He was able to compete immediately for Oregon Track Coach Vin Lananna while he worked his way in with the Ducks' football program. He caught one pass in...

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