■ Happy Thanksgiving to all my family, friends and readers! Be safe out there if you have to travel today.
Other observations: As this practice was a walk-through, there are no highlights to report. … Coleman was called upon to break the post-practice huddle, in keeping with a Thursday tradition Mark Helfrich has instituted this season. “If you’ve got class today, handle your business, and if you’ve got family in town, spend time with them,” Coleman told the team. … After practice, players greeted Thomas Long, a young Duck fan who watched practice from a wheelchair in a visit coordinated by athletic trainer Travis Halseth.
■ Christopher Keizur has players/matchups to watch during the Civil War.
■ Ken Goe shares some of his favorite Civil War memories.
■ Will Denner looks at Oregon's likely bowl game chances and reports three Ducks received Pac-12 academic honors.