Highlights: Again, the defense in particular was sharp this morning. From Buckner and Talia up front, to Joe Walker and Derrick Malone Jr. at linebacker, to Erick Dargan on the back end, they showed no mercy on the scout team. … Tony Washington had a couple nice pass breakups, both in position drills and 7-on-7. Chris Seisay and Dior Mathis added interceptions during the 7-on-7 period. … When the offense and defense went head to head, Walker made a run stop near the line of scrimmage, and Reggie Daniels broke up a pass...
■ Oregon comes in at #4 in this weeks college football playoff ranking
■ Joseph Hoyt with Marcus Mariota preview the Utah game.
■ Andrew Greif says Oregon has tried to improve their red-zone efficiency this year compared to last and says Oregon is preparing for Utah's two quarterback system.
■ Adam Rittenberg says Marcus Mariota's mental mastery drive the Ducks offense.
■ Marcus Mariota has been named to the Davey O'Brien Award semi-finalist list.
■ Omar Garibay-Diaz says Erick Dargan is looking to keep the momentum going against Utah.
■ Charles Fisher analyzes a few of the key plays used against Stanford last week.