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Oregon's season has come with a few speed bumps, but the No. 2 Ducks have managed just fine.
Star running back De'Anthony Thomas sprained his ankle; tight end Colt Lyerla is gone, although his departure is not expected to have much impact.
Next up for Oregon (5-0, 2-0 Pac-12) is Saturday's game at Washington (4-1, 1-1).
Lyerla left the team Sunday, a day after he missed the No. 2 Ducks' 57-16 victory at Colorado because of a one-game suspension. The junior, who had a rocky history in Eugene, wants to pursue an NFL career.
''If he felt this was best for him. That's OK. We talked about it and we moved on,'' coach Mark Helfrich said. ''We wished him absolutely nothing but the best, and he wished us nothing but the best. There was no `smoking gun' so to speak.''
Besides, the Ducks lost Lyerla to illness this season against Tennessee, and backup Johnny Mundt stepped in with five catches for 121 yards and two touchdowns in a 59-...
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According to a report by GoDucks.com, Oregon junior tight end Colt Lyerla has left the program.
After being suspended for the Colorado game, Oregon Ducks tight end Colt Lyerla has withdrawn from the school altogether - although he does so on good terms.
Sunday Night Chat focused the news of Colt Lyerla's withdraw from school and the upcoming Oregon-Washington game.
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