How much, if any, tangible evidence there is to rumors that Willie Taggart is unhappy in his position as the Oregon football coach is unknown. What is known is that rumors abound. Rumors about Taggart to Ole Miss. About Taggart to Florida. About Taggart to essentially anywhere not named Oregon.
One person who’s not going anywhere is Isaiah Bolden.
On Monday, apropos of ostensibly nothing, Bolden tweeted: “1,000% committed to this university!” followed up with a pair of duck emojis.
— FREAK. (@isaiahbolden23) November 20, 2017
Bolden, a 4-star cornerback from Wesley Chapel High School in Tampa, Fla., has long been committed to the Ducks, flipping his commitment from Florida State to Oregon during Spring Game weekend. But still, his commitment has been tenuous, to say the least.
He has been quoted telling reporters that, despite being committed to Oregon, Florida State was his No. 1 school. A bit of a paradox, but such is the mercurial world of recruiting, where a verbal offer and a verbal commitment can go up in smoke in 140 — or, now 280 — characters.
Bolden’s commitment, along with those of 12 other 4-star recruits, has Oregon ranked No. 1 on Scout’s recruiting rankings.
So for now, Bolden remains a Duck. One-thousand percent a Duck.