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BTD’s Pac-12 Football All-Name Selections: Oregon Schools

Now we get to the Civil War of names

NCAA Football: Oregon State at Oregon
Nov 25, 2017; Eugene, OR, USA; Oregon State Beavers running back Thomas Tyner (4) runs the ball in the second half against the Oregon Ducks at Autzen Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports
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Welcome to Building the Dam’s second installment of Pac-12 Football’s All-Name Selections. This list is done in the spirit of Chris Berman’s nicknames he used to give football players in the NFL. If you missed out on all the great (or terrible) names from a couple years ago, here’s a link. This time we’ll spread the teams out by region, cause hey, it’s summer and we gotta milk this for all it’s worth. Enjoy this selection of the best names in Pac-12 football today.


Johnny “Very Original” Johnson III - WR

Thomas “Teddy” Graham Jr. - DB

CJ “Chile” Verdell - RB

Brenden “Rides His Skates to” Schooler - WR

Troy “Tie” Dye - LB

Matt “the Other” Mariota - TE

Gus “Q” Cumberlander - DL

Tyler Shough “Me the Money” - QB

Nick Pickett “For Six” - DB

Ryan Walk “Cause I Don’t Run” - OL

Brady “Cool” Breeze - DB

Travis “Ride or” Dye - RB

Karsten “Pick Your Own” Battles - LS

Sam “Not as Nice as His Brother” Poutasi - OL

Chris “Dazzle” Randazzo - OL

Jack “Veni Vidi” Vecchi - WR

Oregon State

Jake “Is This” Luton “free?” - QB

Keegan “You” Firth”y Animal” - LS

Isaiah “You’re Killing Me” Smalls - TE

“Apple” I’Shawn Stewart- WR

Keli’i “I Cinnabon” Montibon - OL

Jake “Let’s Call It” Levengood - OL

Addison “Bubba” Gumbs - LB

Anthony “Go For the” Gould - LB

“Titan” Kitan Oladapo - DB

Omar “Afraid of” Speights - LB

“Jeffer” Jermar Jefferson-”Lermar - RB

Did we miss any? Or do you have a clever alternative to any of the above? If so, please share in the comments! We still got some time to waste before football season kicks off! If you missed out on our selections from other schools released so far, check them out in the link below.

Arizona Schools

Bay Area Schools

Mountain Schools