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Brenner headed to Pac-12

Doug Brenner received his offer from Oregon earlier this week and after talking with those close to him the Portland (Ore.) Jesuit three-star prospect decided to make his commitment.
He and his family figured the Ducks were the best choice - over in-state rival Oregon State and others - and so Brenner called Oregon offensive line coach Steve Greatwood on Sunday to make his pledge.
"It's been crazy," Brenner said. "It's been a crazy week. It was an honor to receive that offer from Oregon and my parents and I talked a lot about a lot of stuff and where they see me in the next four years and who they see me playing for. We decided Oregon was the best place for me.
"I called up coach Greatwood today and let him know I was going to verbal and I talked to coach (Chip) Kelly some and they were both very excited to hear I was committing. I was very happy to hear that."
Oregon State was definitely under consideration since Brenner loves the coaching staff in Corvallis and also has family ties to that school but Oregon offered too much to turn down in the end.
Brenner, a 6-foot-3, 275-pound recruit who's expected to be an interior offensive lineman for the Ducks, said Oregon's recent success was definitely a draw in the decision-making process.
"I'm so excited and so honored," Brenner said.
"It's such a good time to be a part of Oregon football. I can't speak enough of how great of coaches I think coach Greatwood and coach Kelly are and I see myself playing for both of them and really enjoying my next few years in college."