Staying on the field will be Tyner's main focus next season. Once he is there, even in a crowded backfield, his former coach said Tyner's last two playoff performances should be a confidence builder heading into his junior year.
"He ran well in big games against some of the top teams in the nation," Casey said. "This should be a real good boost going into next year."
■ Chantel Jennings says Oregon will continue to fight the "finesse" label.
■ Ken Goe says it's been a remarkable 20 year climb for the Ducks.
■ Dale Newton pays tribute to Marcus Mariota and looks ahead to the future.