The No. 2 defense also won its chance during the clutch drill, with the offense running out of time before getting into field-goal range. … Marcus Mariota was locked in during a red-zone drill, in which four of his first five passes went for touchdowns, to De'Anthony Thomas, Bralon Addison, Josh Huff and Byron Marshall. … Marshall had another receiving touchdown during the period in which Hamani Stevens threw a great open-field block, and Marshall ran for a score, too. … Lockie had scoring passes to Daryle Hawkins and Evan Baylis during the drill, and Thomas Tyner ran for a couple scores.
■ Andrew Greif notes that it has been a long time since Oregon traveled to the east coast, 1977 to be exact.
■ ESPN reports (video) that both Oregon and Virginia will face stiffer competition in week two but Oregon will come out on top.
■ Virginia's four man defensive front will be a new challenge for Oregon.
■ David Melo opens the history book to take a closer look at former Oregon TE Josh Wilcox.
■ Hayden Kim talks with Scott Frost on what to expect on Saturday.
“They’re a big team,” Frost said in reference to their defensive line. “It’s size that we didn't see last week, so it’s going to be a challenge for our guys. I think they got pretty good athleticism for their size, so I think traveling all the way across the country to play a team like that is going to be be a big challenge for us.”