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2016 Schedule
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1mKirk Herbstreit

Handing out the 2016 Herbie Awards

Kirk Herbstreit reveals the candidates and winners of his 2016 Herbie Awards and makes his College Football Playoff picks.

Chantel Jennings ESPN Staff Writer 

Don't expect a QB announcement from Mark Helfrich before the Ducks' final fall scrimmage on Thursday. He said following the scrimmage he'll sit down with all the coaches as they develop their depth chart for the UC-Davis game week. All signs point to grad transfer Dakota Prukop being named the starter, but will be interesting to see where Justin Herbert falls in the pecking order. Several have been very impressed with the 6-foot-6 true freshman.

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20hChantel Jennings

Oregon Ducks 2016 season preview

The Ducks are expected to rely on Royce Freeman and the running game this season as they break in a new quarterback and defensive scheme.

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1dBryan Beasley

10 days left: 10 Heisman hopefuls

Three of the top four in last season's Heisman voting return for the 2016 season. A look at 10 notable Heisman contenders for this season.

Kevin Gemmell ESPN Staff Writer 

Oregon defensive back Chris Seisay has left the program and will seek a transfer, the school confirmed to ESPN Sunday. He missed eight games with an ankle injury last season and, based on camp, it was likely he'd have a tough time cracking the two-deep. The starting corners project to be Arrion Springs and Ugo Amadi with Ty Griffin and Malik Lovette the likely backups. In a text to The Oregonian newspaper, Seisay said playing time wasn't an issue "Just doing what's best for my future," he wrote. "All love to ducks. Gonna miss my teammates." An Oregon spokesman said the school has granted Seisay a full release.

Ducks in unfamiliar preseason spot

Oregon is No. 24 in the preseason AP Poll. The Ducks have been in the preseason top seven in each of the last five seasons. Last year, they finished at No. 19, snapping a five-year streak of top 10 finishes. AP Top 25

Adam Amin ESPN College Football 

Preseason AP poll ranking of CFB playoff teams. '14: Alabama-2, Oregon-3, FSU-1, Ohio St.-5 '15: Clemson-12, Alabama-3, Mich. St.-5, Oklahoma-19

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3dHeather Dinich

Four key playoff questions from the AP preseason Top 25

Can the ACC get two teams in? Will the Pac-12 get left out again? What about Jim Harbaugh? The release of the AP preseason Top 25 has us thinking College Football Playoff already.

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Brown's NFL stock will depend on health

Oregon's Pharaoh Brown missed all of last season recovering from a 2014 knee injury. He looked the part of a complete tight end before the injury. He now says he's 100 percent healthy. McShay's top TE prospects (Insider)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Mark Helfrich wants to decide Oregon's starting quarterback by Aug. 26 (seven more practices). Graduate transfer Dakota Prukop is in the lead but "it's not some huge chasm between him and everybody else." Helfrich sees Prukop settling down and "playing point guard" with so much talent around him, rather than trying to make every heroic play. Helfrich has talked to the quarterbacks about being like John Stockton and distributing to Karl Malone and Jeff Hornacek. "Of course, I have to explain who all those guys are," Helfrich said.

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7dChantel Jennings

Ducks OL Okun taken to hospital during practice

Oregon offensive lineman Zach Okun was taken to a local hospital during the Ducks' practice on Wednesday and expected to undergo an MRI. OL coach Steve Greatwood was optimistic Okun would be OK.

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Chantel Jennings ESPN Staff Writer 

The Ducks moved utility man Charles Nelson into an exclusively offensive role for this season. Defensive back coach John Neal says he felt comfortable with the move because the Ducks have developed so much more depth in the secondary.

Chantel Jennings ESPN Staff Writer 

Oregon offensive coordinator Matt Lubick said he didn't like how the offense turned the ball over in Tuesday's scrimmage. "We don't want to beat ourselves." The best part of the scrimmage? It was only the first one.

Team Stats

Passing Yards260.435th
Rushing Yards287.85th
Points For43.26th
Points Against36.8114th

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