Kyle Bonagura says: "Taking everything into account -- especially the element [Marcus] Mariota adds -- finding a better offensive backfield in the country would be a tough task. There are schools that have more impressive workhorse-type backs, but Oregon's unique combination between its style of play and talent, for my money, is unmatched.
■ P.J. Locke was impressed with his recruiting trip to Oregon and that was the main reason he chose to commit to the Ducks.
■ Ifo Ekpre-Olomu is drawing high praise from at least one NFL analyst who compares him to Darrelle Revis.
■ Dual-sport WR Devon Allen was named USATF athlete of the week after his performance at Sacramento last weekend.