Feb. 22, 1965
Chris Dudley (age 54)
The 6-11 former Trail Blazers center and 2010 Oregon gubernatorial candidate was born in Stamford, Conn. He played 16 NBA seasons, averaging 6.2 rebounds per game while shooting 41.2 percent from the field and 45.8 percent at the free-throw line.
Feb. 24, 1938
Phil Knight (age 81)
The former Cleveland High and University of Oregon track standout became possibly even better known in the business world as co-founder and chairman/CEO of Nike Inc.
Feb. 24, 1996
Royce Freeman (age 23)
The Denver Broncos running back, listed at 6-0 and 230 pounds, came to the NFL from the U of O and ran for five touchdowns as a rookie in 2018. He's a native of Imperial, Calif.