■ Merry Christmas to everyone who regularly visits or maybe just stopped by for a little Ducks news. Enjoy the day with your loved ones.
■ Victor Flores compares the Texas and Oregon special teams unit.
Advantage – Oregon. Texas’ major kicking advantage can’t make up for its deficiencies in every other area. Losing Johnson only solidifies Oregon’s edge on special teams.
■ Michael Arellano continues his photo countdown to the Alamo Bowl and takes a closer look at Hroniss Grasu and the offensive line.
■ Steve Summers lays out the itinerary for the Ducks leading up to the Alamo Bowl as they travel to San Antonio today.
■ ESPN has a fun piece as several of their bloggers "flipped" conferences to gain a little perspective outside of their normal conferences. Heather Dinich came to Eugene from the ACC Conference and took in the Utah game.