Physically, today involved only about 45 minutes’ worth of calisthenics – lunges, bear crawls and such. But there was more to it than that.
“Today’s just about team-building,” UO coach Mark Helfrich said. “Get them moving a little bit, get the kinks out from the game, get treatment, get healthy and then get cranking tomorrow.”
■ Marcus Mariota and Ifo Ekpre-Olumu received more attention yesterday. Mariota was named a semi-finalist for the Maxwell Award and Ekpre-Olumu was named a semi-finalist for the Chuck Bednarik Award.
■ Jason Quick has a nice story on OL Mana Greig.
■ The pink helmets worn during the Washington St. game raised more than $200k for cancer research and programs.
■ Ted Miller looks at the latest numbers in this edition of Pac-12 Stat Attack. Plenty of Oregon mentions.
Oregon leads the Pac-12 in turnover margin. It's plus-13 for the season, having forced a conference-high 23 turnovers.