Brian Jackson and Avery Patterson ran out of eligibility which makes safety one of question marks facing Oregon headed into 2014. Pencil in Erick Dargan, a fifth-year senior that has contributed throughout his career, at one spot, but the other isn't as clear. Issac Dixon is probably the favorite, but Tyree Robinson should push him.
■ Kyle Bonagura has five Pac-12 players to root for including Marcus Mariota.
■ Ifo Ekpre-Olomu was named to the Jim Thorpe Award watch list yesterday.
■ Andrew Greif talks about ticket prices in college football and Oregon makes it to the top ten, pricing a lot of fans out of the game.
■ Dale Newton looks at three key games this season, Michigan State, UCLA and Stanford.
It helps that two of the three are in Autzen Stadium, but to win all three the Ducks will have to contain the run.