■ Linebacker coach Erik Chiander needs to juggle parenting and football with his new addition to the family.
■ Caleb Couturie will be sad to see Marcus Mariota for the last time as a Duck but as they say, time marches on, and we'll all wish him the best of luck in the NFL.
■ Jason Fowler wonders if Marcus Mariota capturing the Heisman Trophy will affect Oregon recruiting.
The Heisman Trophy speaks volumes about what is happening at the University of Oregon’s football program. All the right pieces are there with a great head coach, a very seasoned defensive coordinator and a sought-after offensive coordinator. The coaches are actively promoting future success for Oregon football. So even though Crystal Ball projections on Duck Territory may look bleak for Oregon to recruit those platinum-tier prospects, it wouldn't be a surprise if elite high school players out there ultimately choose the Ducks.