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Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Duck Stuff: Tuesday Edition

■ Kyle Bonagura begins counting down the Pac-12 top 25 players and has Charles Nelson at #23.

With one of the most unique roles in the the country -- one that is still loosely defined -- Nelson begins his sophomore year on the Paul Hornung Award watch list, an award that is given to the nation's most versatile player. What we do know is that the speedy sophomore will spend time in all three phases: at corner, receiver and in the return game. To what degree at each, only time will tell. He finished third on the team last season, averaging 67.8 all-purpose yards per game.

■ Rob Moseley previews the defensive line as we head into fall camp.

■ Tre and Josh @eDuck wonders if there are concerns with the defensive backs in the latest "how they see it."

■ Andrew Greif looks at the five key moments from Michigan State and Oregon's offseason.


Monday, August 03, 2015

Duck Stuff: Monday Edition

■ We are back from our family camping trip and had a grand time. Here are a few posts for your Monday.

■ Oregon was picked fifth in the recent coaches poll and will repeat as the Pac-12 North champs.

For the fifth straight season, the Oregon football team enters preseason camp as a top-five team nationally and the pick to the win the Pac-12’s North Division.

■ Tre and Josh offer their analysis on how much pressure Oregon will need to put on opposing quarterbacks in the next segment of "how they see it."

■ Rob Moseley has preseason previews for the running backs, receiving corps and offensive line.

ESPN’s take on the running backs: Great shape: “The Ducks' backfield stable may be the envy of the country.”