• Ted Miller leads off today with a very good piece on Walter Thurmond and the rest of the Ducks as they get ready to take on Boise St. in September.
Thurmond missed last years game against BSU and says Oregon will be more than ready this time around.
"I think this year there's going to be more intensity out there. We're not going to treat it as just another game. We're going up there for a purpose."
• ESPN has a player profile on high school recruit Bryan Bennett which includes a couple of videos. Bennett gave his verbal commitment yesterday. Kid definitely has a strong arm. Check it out.
• Andy Mac has been scouring the pre-season college magazines which include; Athlon, Lindy's, Phil Steele and The Sporting News.
So if you're pressed for time and not quite ready to pour over more than 1,000 pages of information, here is a short list of how the Ducks stack up according to the "experts":