Scout-team scrimmage: [Ty] Griffin’s long run might have gone for a touchdown at full speed. The other potential scoring play was a pass by Mahalak to Casey Eugenio, who slipped a tackle and took off downfield. … Tony James and Isaac Ava each got the better of each other on a couple reps. Ava swallowed up James at the line on a run play to start the 10-minute scrimmage period. Later, James was running toward the sideline, Ava had the angle to push him out of bounds, but James quickly cut back inside and continued upfield. … Glen Ihenacho came flying up from the secondary to stop one run play, and Issac Dixon forced a fumble on another. Jalen Jelks was involved in a couple other run stops near the line of scrimmage.
■ Tyson Alger has five things to watch during the game today. Other stories along this same line from Joseph Hoyt, Charles Fisher and Randy Morse.
■ Andrew Greif previews the Utah game and the stretch run.
■ Ken Goe talks about the easy path to a win today over Utah.
■ Ryan Kostecka says we will learn how physical the Ducks really are in the game today.