Highlights: Practice ended with a clutch scenario in which the offense needed a field goal to win, and Matt Wogan drilled a 39-yard attempt to give the No. 2 offense a conversion. Jeff Lockie suffered some bad luck when an apparent completion to Johnathan Loyd in the red zone was broken up by Chris Seisay, but karma evened out a couple plays later when Kenny Bassett hauled in a tipped ball for a fourth-down conversion to keep the drive alive. … The defense otherwise had a very strong day, including forcing the No. 1 offense to settle for a 42-yard field-goal attempt that was pushed just to the right. In both cases, timeouts were called to “ice” Wogan. …
■ The spring game might be a different format than the last couple of years going back to being more of a "real" game type experience.
■ Mark Helfrich compares Thomas Tyner's running style to Eric Dickerson in this report.
■ Andrew Greif reports Oregon is looking for more from their inside linebackers.
■ Joey Holland believes big problems can be overcome due to the depth of the football team.
■ Oregon closer Jake Reed named to midseason Stopper of the Year watch list.
■ Tyson Alger says the Ducks are ready for the hostile environment of corvallis city.
"It's the most hostile place I've ever played at in any sport," Oregon junior Jake Reed said. "When you go to