Practice highlights (from Moseley's report):
- Henry Mondeaux has some thoughts on playing in the Civil War as a native Oregonian.
- Tony Washington had a one-handed interception of a screen pass.
- Andre Yruretagoyena got some practice on the left side of the line today.
Quote of the day:
Listen, Royce is a monster. He’s physically developed way past his years, and we’re on the final stretch, so we’re going to whip him like a racehorse.
--Scott Frost on relying on true freshman Royce Freeman.
- The basketball team fell to Michigan last night in the Progressive Legends Classic in Brooklyn While the game was close and competitive the entire way, the biggest news is probably that Dwayne Benjamin suffered an ankle injury late in the game. With Benjamin likely to miss at least a few games, Oregon's thin depth is approaching non-existent.
- Thomas Tyner injured his shoulder in practice last week, an injury that may keep him out for the Civil War. This is a tough break for Tyner who was finally starting to break through this season.
- Chantel Jennings runs down the injuries that Oregon has overcome on the offensive line this year. Also on the Pac-12 blog, Dave Lombardi previews the final week of regular season conference play.
- Here's a story about a tradition involving the Oregon coaching staff, the Civil War and a tavern in Monroe. Two things are unsurprising about this story: (1) it was started by Rich Brooks and (2) is no longer a tradition.
- More than one women's team will look a little different next year after Liz Brenner's eligibility is completed. Brenner was celebrated during the volleyball team's senior day.