Every year there are question marks.
Around the league and from the keyboards of the pundits and pessimists, the anti-Duck venom spews in three main areas: drop off because of a new head coach, loss of three key leaders at linebacker, and uncertainty at running back.
Just suppose the Webfoots nabbed a transfer at the last minute, a guy who was the #4 running back in the country in the 2012 recruiting class, a 4-star prospect with 10.6 speed in the 100 and a 22.2 in the 200. He busted through defenses for 9.38 yards a carry as a senior, earning a spot in the Army All-America Game. One service rated him the 48th best player in the entire nation.
At 5-11, 201 lbs, he's fast, strong and powerful, able to run inside or outside, a fierce competitor whose parents were both college athletes and two older siblings were starters at rival PAC-12 schools in football and track.
Except, the Ducks already have that guy. Meet Byron Marshall.
Sometimes in the rush to anticipate what's ...