The Marcus Mariota led offense will need to find a clear rhythm in its Week 1 game against South Dakota and come out firing in Week 2 against Michigan State. The Spartans return five starters from a defense that allowed only 13.2 points per game last season, which means this will be a classic flash offense versus big defense affair.
■ Kevin Gemmell has your Pac-12 media days wrap-up.
■ Mark Helfrich talked with ESPN recently about the upcoming season.
■ David Piper @ATQ previews the week three game against Wyoming.
■ ATQ looks at the reasons behind Arik Armstead might be considered an archetype player.
■ Dale Newton thinks WR Keanon Lowe will need to step-up his game this year.
This season the Ducks need the versatile and hard-working senior to reach another level as a receiver.