Practice highlights (from Oregon's official report):
- Morgan Mahalak is looking forward to this week on the scout team as he gets to pose as a pass-happy Cougar quarterback.
- The #1 defense got revenge at the end of practice by keeping the offense from scoring a game-winning field goal.
- Moseley's play-of-the-day went to a sideline catch by Dwayne Stanford.
- Count Alana Mariota as one more would prefer Marcus Mariota avoid any more head-first leaps into the end zone.
- Speaking of that flip into the end zone, it was voted as the play-of-the-week on the Pac-12 blog.
- The Oregon volleyball team defeated Portland State on Monday night to improve their overall record to 9-0. The victory followed the announcement that outside hitter Frankie Shebby has been named the conference's freshman of the week for the second consecutive week.
- In pro Duck news, Walter Thurmond III suffered a torn pectoral muscle in the New York Giants' loss to Arizona and will miss the rest of the season. In other news, Ed Dickson is looking forward to his new opportunityof backing up Greg Olseon in Carolina.