How do you work past loud stadiums on the road?

You learn hand signals and enhance your non-verbal communication skills.

At Oregon, a number of Ducks have also learned sign language to complete their foreign language requirement. They learned a lot, including the true meaning of “O.”

Heisman candidate LaMichael James is among many Oregon players who have attended the American Sign Language program. Isolde Raftery of The New York Times
explores the class and delivers some interesting findings about Division I athletes.