Monday, July 29, 2013
Duck Stuff: Morning Mud
■ Marcus Mariota likes living a low key life style.
■ Bryan Holt had a chance to sit down with Ifo Ekpre-Olumu to talk defense recently.
What sets No. 14 apart from the rest?
“I think it’s my ability to play the ball because of my confidence; when the ball is in the air, I feel like it’s mine to lose and not the other way around,” he said.
■ Aaron Fentress takes a closer look at TE Pharaoh Brown.
■ Dale Newton wonders if 2013 will be Oregon's finest hour.
■ Chris Charbonnier tries to make sense out of the ranking system for college football players.
■ Hroniss Grasu is the "center of attention" for a reason according to Dale Newton.
He typifies the Oregon philosophy for linemen in that he's smart, (3.4 GPA in high school, with a 1770 SAT) strong (485-lb. squat) and athletic (tied for first on the team among linemen in both L-run and shuttle), able to lead block and roam to the second level, agile enough to get out in front of explosive backs like De'Anthony Thomas and Kenjon Barner.
Posted by Mike Wines at 4:56 AM