Football practice report: October 23


place: Autzen Stadium
The form: Helmet and shortsIt was not quite a “fast Friday” workout like Duck is in a normal game week. But it was close, as Oregon took the field at Autzen Stadium the day before a scrimmage was held on Saturday.

Work had to be done on Friday to make sure. But at the same time, there was a look.

“Hey,” strength and conditioning coach Aaron Feld On Friday, Duck came through his parts as “Tomorrow’s game day!”

Oregon held the first presiden scrimmage of this camp last Saturday, and the defense usually had an edge. This time, the offensive coordinator Joe Mordhwaj He said, he is seeing “a high degree of accuracy and execution”.

So far, sophomore Tyler shuff The majority of the camp is taken up with the No. 1 offense and transfer Anthony Brown Has reduced crime number 2. Moorehead said that the UO coaching staff will meet later Saturday to determine how that will be distributed in Saturday’s investigation.

Defensive coordinator Andy avalos Coming off a start season in Oregon in which the defense made a big move. Duck faced this humiliation with defeat Try dye, Thomas graham jr, Jevon holland And Brady BreezeAmong others, and yet the defense looks like it has not missed a beat.

There is no doubt on the level of talent on defense for the Ducks. Success may come down to cohesion, the product of communication, which will be the point of emphasis on Saturday.

“It’s a big day,” Avalos said. “This is one of our last opportunities for these people, all 11, and prepare themselves and make a habit of playing together as if it is going to happen on game day.”

Practice highlights: The day after the No. 2 offense won in an overtime position, the No. 1 offense responded in a 2-minute drill that called off Friday’s practice. Close enough to complete Hunter Kampmoyer, Johnny Johnson III And Mica pitman Deliver the ball across the midfield Cyrus Habibi-Likio Move the chains down to the third in the middle of that sequence. moments later, Jj greenfield In the third and long, the offense cracked a pass on the line to enforce. but Jaylon redd A nifty catch-and-run moved the chains together again, and two players later concentrated the ball for a field-goal attempt. Camden Lewis Despite being iced with a timeout by the head coach, Drill continued his strong camp by drilling a 38-yard “game-winner” kick Mario Cristobal. …

In practice there was also a red-zone period before. The defense had an early lead, causing a pass breakup Jamal Hill And a ball tipped on the line Jordan Scott. Jordan Happel Brown made a high jump into the end zone to clear a pass that seemed destined for a receiver’s arms, and Nate Hukulani There was an interception with Thrace. But then the passing offense was happening, brown from shuffle to redd and pitman, to touch Crish Hutson, Jay butterfield Service Tavin Genis And Bradley yaf Service Justin collins. … Brown had to buy some time with his feet under renewed impressive pressure Christian williams, Keon Ware-Hudson And Bradin swinson. … Steve Stephens IV A pass tipped by a fellow keeper was intercepted.

Other observations: During team conditions, artificial crowd noise was emitted at Autzen Stadium. This is normal for practice, but certainly in this odd year, it can happen on game days as well. … During the 2-minute drill, the quarterback had the option to check the game clock and down-and-distance on the new video board operated in the eastern end of the stadium.

Post-practice interview:

Defensive coordinator Andy avalos

Offensive coordinator Joe Mordhwaj

Lineback coach Ken wilson (From Thursday evening)

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