Thursday, April 25, 2013
Duck Stuff: Morning Mud
■ Mark Helfrich talks about the spring game format after practice yesterday. Video courtesy of KEZI.
■ Rob Moseley has a few practice notes from yesterday.
"And then after we get through those situations, we'll just place the ball and go," he said.
The scoring system will be announced prior to the game, he said. The basics: offense will be awarded points in traditional fashion, while the defense will get six points for a touchdown, three for a turnover or a fourth-down stop, and one for other stops.
■ Reports indicate Oregon went before the NCAA Committee on Infractions last week.
■ Joey Holland compares Marcus Mariota to one of Oregon's all-time great quarterbacks, Bill Musgrave.
■ Kevin Gemmell believes Oregon's most important game of the season will be against Stanford on Nov. 7.
Stanford vs. Oregon has evolved into so much more than just a meeting of A-list football teams. It's become a clash of football doctrines -- the up-tempo offense vs. the stalwart defense. The old-school, pro-style approach vs. the new-school, spread approach. One team has get-up. The other has grind down.
Posted by Mike Wines at 4:34 AM