Oregon has several freshmen recruits enrolled in time to participate in spring drills giving each a better shot at contributing in 2015.
Malone and Washington have been two of the Ducks top defensive performers the past two seasons but the Ducks have plenty of top-tier talent ready to take over.
As the Oregon Ducks take to the gridiron for their spring sessions, it will be without offensive lineman Jamal Prater and receiver B.J.
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Team talk

  • 8h
    Don’t look now but another Heisman Trophy winning quarterback is coming to Ashburn. OK, Marcus Mariota won’t be house hunting near Redskins Park, at least not yet. But he is slated to visit the team facility sometime soon. So what does it mean? Probably not much. This...
  • 1d
    Predicting who will go in what order in this year's upcoming NFL Draft, or any Draft for that matter, is like trying to fill out a NCAA tournament bracket: One can make an educated guess, but really, there's no way of telling how it's going to turn out.  Still, it's nice...
  • 2d
    If you're expecting Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota to slide to the Eagles — or anywhere close to where they wouldn't have to mortgage the future to get him (which Chip Kelly has insisted they wouldn't do) — Mel Kiper, Jr. says to not count on it. In a conference call...
  • 2d
    ProFootballTalk: Rotoworld's Josh Norris explains why it is an absolute necessity for the Titans to scoop up Marcus Mariota with the No. 2 overall pick and not be satisfied with sixth-round selection Zach Mettenberger.
  • 3d
    MARCUS MARIOTAOregon, Quarterback Age: 21Height: 6' 3 3/4"Weight: 222 poundsHands: 9 7/8"Arms: 32"Wing Span: 76 3/8"Bench Press Reps: N/A40-time: 4.52Vertical Jump: 36"Broad Jump: 10' 1"
  • 4d
    With free agency 2015 on life support and the majority of the top talents off the board, NFL teams’ needs have been reshuffled. Now the draft has come squarely into focus, with only a few major veteran options — hello, Adrian Peterson — likely to seismically alter the...
  • 4d
    The Vikings have bolstered their linebacking depth,reaching a deal with Eagles reserve Casey Matthews, the club said Tuesday.