Found March 31, 2013 on Crystal Ball Run:
(Photo Courtesy: USA Today Sports) First Practice: April 2 Spring Game: April 27 Spring camp is set to open at Oregon on Tuesday, and like everything they do with their football program up in Eugene, practice will be a fast-paced affair. Despite being one of the final programs to start spring ball, the Ducks will end practice by the end of this month with an April 27 spring game.    But in case you haven’t been paying attention (and frankly, we suspect you have), things will be different at Oregon than they have been each of the past four years. That’s because for the first time since April of 2009, the great Chip Kelly will no longer be roaming the sidelines and barking instructions out of the side of his mouth. The coach who led Oregon to four straight BCS bowl games has taken his talents to the NFL, and been replaced by long-time offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich. And, above all, it is Helfrich who is the star of the show at Oregon this spring. The offense returns m...
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