Troy Dye is optimistic about Oregon’s defense in year two under Jim Leavitt and says that the goals this year are for a championship. Last year Dye finished with 107 tackles including 13.5 for a loss.
Oregon strength coach Aaron Feld coined the slogan for this years Ducks team in a weight room session, Take the Pac. The football team this year does not believe in first year glitches and is looking to simply continue the upward trajectory from last year.
Mario Cristobal talks about the offensive philosophy for Oregon this year and combining power and size up front with uptempo offense. Cristobal notes that this combination worked at Alabama as they increased tempo over the years. This article is long and covers several aspects of the team.