■ The Oregonian previews the Oct. 8 game against the dawgs at Autzen Stadium.
■ Royce Freeman is a prominent name on the latest preseason watch lists.
Junior running back Royce Freeman, who set a UO record with 1,836 rushing yards last season, is on the preseason watch list for national player of the year awards bestowed by the Maxwell Football Club and the Walter Camp Football Foundation.
■ Dale Newton puts in his two cents on how the football team looks heading closer to fall camp.
■ Oregon alum Ryon Healy has been called up by the Oakland Athletics and will begin the second half of the season with the big league club, the team announced on Friday.