Andrew Grief has a great article and video on Mark Helfrich, and how after each practice he, and the rest of the coaches, take an hour for themselves, to relax. Helfrich typically fills that time with a bike ride.
Bonus Video of the Day
Hey look, it's the field goal team! This is actually a pretty cool look at what they see. Now, if they could only convert their opportunities.
- The Ducks are preparing for Stanford. Here's the latest practice report from Rob Moseley, with focus on the scout team.
- It's calm this week in the Pac-12. Everyone is just waiting for Stanford/Oregon. I flipped over to ASU/WSU last night in the 4th quarter, and Rece Davis and Jesse Palmer were talking Ducks and Cardinal, as opposed to the game they were actually covering.
- Who says we have to only talk about football? On Saturday, the men's basketball team will have their final exhibition of the season. The Ducks are a top 20 team in both polls, with a very strong backcourt. A lot of focus has been placed on rebounding to replace Arsalan Kazemi.
- For more on basketball, Matt Prehm has an update on Oregon's basketball recruiting.
Off Topic Links of the Day
Some guy drove across the US in just under 29 hours, shattering the previous record.