■ The Oregonian previews the game against Virginia and Dale Newton does the same for the Cal game later this fall.
■ TE Pharaoh Brown has been named to Mackey Award watch list. Quite the journey for Pharaoh.
The 6-foot-6, 250-pounder has big goals for this season. He doesn't just want to get back onto the field for a real game. He wants to be better than he ever was.