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Saturday, December 21, 2013

Duck Stuff: Morning Mud

Morning Mud
Rob Moseley has your Friday practice report.

Highlights: The play of the day was by Keanon Lowe, who, already winded after an 11-on-11 period with the offense, sprinted down the field on kickoff coverage, blew up a scout-team blocker and made the play. It was an example of relentless effort, and nobody brings that on a more consistent basis than Lowe. … B.J. Kelley hauled in touchdown passes from Marcus Mariota and Jake Rodrigues during team drills, and both Byron Marshall and Thomas Tyner showed off their burst with long runs between the tackles. …

The day ended with an overtime scenario in which the twos bested the ones. Mariota got the No. 1 offense a chunk of yards with a pass to Josh Huff, but two plays later he was intercepted in the end zone by Erick Dargan. A Jeff Lockie completion to Blake Stanton and some Tyner rushing yards then put the No. 2 offense into field-goal range, and Eric Solis made the short kick.

Seth Prince shares Oregon's newest uniforms which will debut in the Alamo Bowl.

Dale Newton takes an in depth look at five star "athlete" Budda Baker from Washington, considered to be the sixth best athlete in the country who committed to Oregon yesterday.

■ Jason Quick talks about a few of the younger players making a name for themselves in recent bowl practices.

■ Victor Flores compares Texas and Oregon's secondaries.

■ Taylor Hart had to call an audible when the December snow changed his proposal plans.

■ Oregon is ranked #6 in the Collegiate Baseball preseason poll.

Oregon returns six starting position players off the 2013 team, which finished 48-16 and advanced to the NCAA Regionals, as well as all three weekend starters on the mound. Overall, UO returns 12 position players, 11 of 15 pitchers, and two redshirts who could start while boasting one of the top recruiting classes in the country.


1 comment:

DDubbs76 said...

Those unis are awesome...I think a #6 ranking in baseball deserves some new digs as well. Word.