■ David Lombardi has Oregon at #1 in the post Pac-12 spring power rankings.
Yes, the favorite to replace Marcus Mariota isn’t even on campus yet, but a dominant conference championship run earns the Ducks the early 2015 top spot. Like every other Pac-12 team, Oregon has critical questions to answer, but the Ducks' half-decade of blistering success has earned them the benefit of the doubt. Vernon Adams’ arrival this summer will provide the next intriguing storyline.
■ ESPN has Oregon at #3 in their first top 25 poll for 2015.
■ Nik Brownlee believes Charles Nelson should play defense full time in 2015 and lists the reasons.
■ GoDucks.com has all the latest news and notes as the baseball team heads up to corvallis for the game later today.