■ Andrea Adelson lists the most important college transfers for 2016 which includes Dakota Prukop and Jared Shanker also mentions Prukop as a first year starting quarterback as having a good chance to win a national championship in his first year.
Andrea Adelson: Prukop follows the footsteps of Vernon Adams Jr., who transferred from FCS Eastern Washington to Oregon last season. There is one major difference: Prukop is already on campus and will participate in spring practice, giving him an advantage Adams never had. Once practice begins, Prukop will compete with Jeff Lockie, Taylor Alie, Morgan Mahalak and Travis Jonsen for the starting job.
■ Jon Wilner has Royce Freeman listed on his 2016 Pac-12 all-conference projection.
■ The Oregon softball team is ranked No. 4 in the preseason USA Softball top-25 poll and No. 6 in the preseason National Fastpitch Coaches Association poll.