Found August 24, 2013 on The Duck Stops Here:
People worry about the undersized linebackers and the loss of Alonso and Clay. Where are all the tackles going to come from, with Boyett, Jordan, and the inside linebackers graduated? One thing to remember is that the Oregon secondary forces and closes against the run extremely well. They're all hitters, playing with a lot of physicality. Terrance Mitchell is 6-0, 189. Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, 5-10, 185. Brian Jackson, 5-10, 197. Avery Patterson 5-10, 189. Among the reserves, Reggie Daniels is 6-1, 208, Tyree Robinson 6-4, 200, Isaac Dixon 5-11, 193. Only Troy Hill is really small, but even he is a pound-for-pound hitter. They can all tackle and pursue. Rob Moseley reported Thursday that coaches are experimenting with decathlete Oshay Dunmore at outside linebacker, currently 6-2, 207 with a frame to grow. Junior Erick Dargan, the 5-11, 212-pound free safety, is the biggest and among the most physical of all of them. Chip's favorite brand of salsa: Erick Dargan scoots up the side...

Depth chart details start to tease out: Maldonado punts, Tyner plays, etc.

Game week! Mark Helfrich met the media after today's practice, and offered some details on the 2013 depth chart as preparations began for the first game next Saturday at Autzen Stadium versus Nicholls (two Ls, no "State," officially). The full depth chart comes out on Monday but Andy McNamara of had some juicy details in his practice report. Push, shove...

Duck football comedy team of Yruretagoyena and Johnstone take fans though "A Day in the ...

Andre Yruretagoyena and Tyler Johnstone, rapidly becoming the most famous comedy team since Cheech and Chong or Martin and Lewis, take fans on a "day in the life" tour of two-a-days, which takes us through their daily routine, the locker room, and what they do between practices to rest, rehab and recreate. You're in my shot: Refreshing banter between these two roommates...

Voice of the Fan: Ducks will be "radioactive in 2013

A "Voice of the Fan" article by Jeff Newcomb It is no coincidence that Uranium Ore is green. Like the raw talent of an athlete, Uranium is unstable in its natural state. Dense. Malleable. Full of potential, but slowly decaying over time until it becomes inert. Refine it, however, and its potential increases. Bombard refined Uranium with neutrons, you get enough heat...

Countdown to kickoff, August 24th

Keanon Lowe has this one tucked away: there are just 7 days until the Opening Kickoff of Oregon Football.   (Craig Mitchell, Getty Images photo) WR Keanon Lowe Craig Mitchelldyer/Getty Images WR Keanon Lowe Craig Mitchelldyer/Getty Images

Video: Highlights of Oregon Ducks’ training camp

Take an inside look at the Oregon Ducks' training camp with this behind-the-scenes highlight video.

Destiny turns on the radio: With fall camp completed, Ducks are ready to write their own story

With fall camp completed and the Scout team chosen, Oregon begins preparation tomorrow for the first game of the season, Nicholls State at 1:00 p.m. in Autzen Stadium. The game will be carried nationally on Fox Sports 1. The Ducks had a great fall camp. They avoided major injury, worked at a brisk pace, sorted out position battles, and reestablished the tempo and temperment that...

Visiting Oregon this weekend

Per a twitter message, offensive lineman Sam Jones will visit the Oregon Ducks this weekend.

Countdown to kickoff, August 23rd

Marcus Mariota is right on target: there's just 8 days until the kickoff of Oregon Duck Football.   (Don Jones photo)
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