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"I'm happy to be a Duck!"

San Diego (Calif.) Horizon athlete Darren Carrington got the offer he wanted this morning. And the 6-foot-3, 180-pound prep didn't sit around long before acting on it.

Yesterday and today the three-star prep has been taking in the sights and sounds in Eugene. This morning he spent some time with Oregon head coach Chip Kelly and assistant Scott Frost.

That was all she wrote.

"I just couldn't see it getting any better," Carrington said. "The academics, the facilities were unreal, the coaches were amazing. Oregon offered everything and I almost left, but I decided not to wait. I'm a Duck and I'm happy to be a Duck."

As Carrington headed north he did not hold an Oregon offer, something he always coveted. It seemed likely he would end up with one as Duckterritory previously reported.

Still, the offer was a big relief for the rising junior.

"I always wanted an Oregon offer and they have been by to evaluate me two times. I felt like they would offer but I wasn't sure. To get it today was a big relief. I wasn't sure I would commit, but I just knew after being here."

Two days ago, Oregon sat at three commitments in the class of 2013. Fast forward two days and the Ducks are now up to five commitments with the addition of Carrington.

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