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Quack Fix 8-11-17: Track World Championships

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Oregon v Utah
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - NOVEMBER 19: Running back Royce Freeman #21 of the Oregon Ducks tries to run through tacklers defensive back Marcus Williams #20 and defensive back Dominique Hatfield #15 of the Utah Utes during their game at Rice-Eccles Stadium on November 19, 2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Checking in with Ducks at the world track and field championships. Matthew Centrowitz was eliminated from his quarterfinal heat, Deajah Stevens is still alive.

Here’s yesterdays practice report. The defense remains in the advantage in most drills through the second week of camp.

Some sad news, as reported in the comments yesterday, John Taggart, Willy’s father, has passed away. Thoughts and prayers are with the Taggart family.

The Ducks are experimenting with multiple back sets this fall, including up to three backs at a time. I assume Taggart got the idea when he heard me yelling in my living room at Helfrich to use more than one back at a time.