Recent Developments: Oregon coaches stayed in California this past weekend after their game against the Golden Bears to recruit players in the state. Oregon's assistant coaches are also expected to recruit across the country this weekend at various high school football games ... Four-star linebacker Jared Casey (Louisville, Ky.) made an official visit to Oregon two weeks ago for the Stanford game. He will make an official visit to Wisconsin this weekend. He has also announced he will give a verbal commitment to Wisconsin, Oregon, Kentucky or Louisville on Thursday.

Looking Ahead: Four-star cornerback Max Williams (Gardena, Calif.) will make his verbal commitment Saturday at his high school in Southern California. Utah, USC, Notre Dame, Louisville and Oregon are in his final group of schools. Oregon hasn't hosted him for an official visit yet as that visit was planned for December. He's expected to commit to USC. ... Three-star defensive end Bralen Trice (Glendale, Ariz.) made an official visit to Oregon two weeks ago, an official visit to Washington this past weekend and is expected to commit Saturday. He's considering Oregon, Washington and Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish are the assumed leaders in his recruitment.

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