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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Duck Stuff: Morning Mud

Morning Mud
■ Marcus Mariota, an Oregon junior, was named Wednesday to the preseason watch list for the O’Brien Award.

The Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award is handed out by a selection committee asked to consider academics, character, leadership and sportsmanship along with quarterback play. Semifinalists will be announced in early November, and three finalists will be determined later that month.

■ Mark Flores has the latest on recruiting.

■ The football team is anxious to get get WR Devon Allen on the field to see what the track star can bring to the gridiron.

■ Joey Holland says Thomas Tyner in on pace for something special.

Look for Tyner to push 1,000 rushing yards along with teammate [Byron] Marshall out of the backfield in 2014, and don’t be surprised if he emerges as one of the biggest breakout stars in college football this year as well.


1 comment:

DDubbs76 said...

I'm not 100% on Tyner, until he proves he's a better back than BM.