Oregon and UCLA are generally the preseason picks as the Pac-12's best candidates for the inaugural four-team College Football Playoff, which also indicates they are the favorites to win their divisions and play for the Pac-12 championship.
The spring season for Oregon was relatively un-newsworthy. And when it comes to spring football, un-newsworthy is a good thing. With the exception of the Bralon Addison injury, the Ducks had 15 uneventful practices.
about 739 days ago | Chantel Jennings | Oregon Ducks
Spring ball is a lovely little dose of football that gets us all through the year, but it's a far stretch from what we know and see in the fall. For the most part, it gives the young guys solid snaps and lets the older guys tune their skills.
about 757 days ago | Chantel Jennings and Kyle Bonagura | Oregon Ducks
The Oregon defensive line is breaking it down to the basics this spring with a new slogan for the position group, one that goes all the way back to when most players first started learning the position and were given the most basic of commands on the defensive line.
about 775 days ago | Chantel Jennings | Oregon Ducks
Our look at position groups in the Pac-12 continues. Arizona: Coach Rich Rodriguez is confident in both Reggie Gilbert and Dan Pettinato and anxious to get junior-college transfers Jeff Worthy, who also spent a year at Boise State, and Jerod Cody acclimated to the system.
Now it is done. Now the story ends. And there is no way to tell it. The art of fiction is dead. Reality has strangled invention. Only the utterly impossible, the inexpressibly fantastic, can ever be plausible again.
Welcome to the final -- Miller version! -- mailbag of 2013. Follow the Pac-12 blog on Twitter. To the notes! Nick from Phoenix writes: Chip Kelly and Oregon surprised many a few years ago when they flipped DeAnthony Thomas from USC by promising him a chance to play offense and not make him a corner, as USC planned to do.
Travis Haney's breakdown of post-spring breakout players is headlined by Florida State's Jameis Winston, but Oregon DL Arik Armstead also makes the list at No. 15. Click here to see why Haney expects big things from Armstead and to see who else made the cut.
about 1124 days ago | RecruitingNation | Oregon Ducks