■ Rob Moseley has your Friday practice report.
The first team period of the day focused on run plays, and there were several big collisions between Royce Freeman and Rodney Hardrick. Jimmie Swain had a nice sequence, bringing down Kani Benoit on consecutive plays, once when Chris Seisay bottled up Benoit in the backfield and Swain swooped in for the tackle.
■ Don Pellum, DeForest Buckner and Christian French talked to the media after practice.
■ David Lombardi talks about the battle to replace Hronnis Grasu at center.
■ Andrew Greif has Evan Bayliss up next in his series, "the most to gain."
■ Joseph Hoyt reports on two recent commits for the class of 2016.
■ Dale Newton takes a closer look at the first week of spring practice.
■ Oregon baseball dropped the first game of a three game series, 2-1 against Michigan St. yesterday at PK Park.
Up Next: Oregon and Michigan State will face off in game two of the three-game series on Sunday at 2 p.m. at PK Park. Conor Harber (3-1, 3.86) is set to take the mound for the Ducks against Cam Vieaux (1-4, 2.83).