EUGENE, Ore. – The University of Oregon Athletic Department has launched a “Phil It UP” campaign with the goal of honoring one of the University’s greatest alumni by selling out Matthew Knight Arena for the Ducks’ Feb. 1 game versus USC.

The Athletic Department has named the game “Appreciation Knight” and will honor Phil Knight, as the Nike co-founder celebrates his 76th birthday.

All fans in attendance will receive a one-of-a-kind Phil Knight souvenir bobblehead .

Fans can purchase ticket by online at www.goducks.com/tickets or by calling 1-800-WEBFOOT.

Fans can also help Phil Knight celebrate his birthday by going online and signing the state’s largest birthday card at http://happybirthdayunclephil.com/ and leave a birthday greeting and signature. The deadline for signing the card is Jan. 15.

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