Oregon defensive line coach Ron Aiken notes that Oregon sophomore DL Henry Mondeaux "had a great offseason in the weight room and he's taken some giant leaps."
NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter writes that Oregon senior OW Byron Marshall's "thicker build might allow him to translate as an NFL running back more easily" than 2014 fourth-rounder De'Anthony Thomas.
NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein reports that NFL scouts "are worried about [Oregon redshirt senior Tyler Johnstone's] lean frame and whether or not he's strong enough to hold up against the power he will see as a pro."
Oregon senior OW Byron Marshall "is a super-twitch athlete with explosiveness oozing from his very being, but he's a 'tweener who is more likely to be an NFL slot receiver," notes NFL Media analyst Lance Zierlein.
Oregon moved sophomore Charles Nelson from WR to DB during the offseason.
Oregon redshirt senior Tyler Johnstone, who missed last season with an ACL tear in his right knee, is expected to return as the starter at LT.
NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein ranks Oregon sophomore RB Royce Freeman as the No. 4 College Football running backs to watch in 2015.
Oregon senior TE Pharaoh Brown (leg) is a top-50 prospect based on talent, according to NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter.
Oregon senior QB Vernon Adams is one class short of enrolling at his new school.
Sports on Earth's Matt Brown writes that Oregon senior WR Byron Marshall "doesn't have prototypical receiver size at 5-foot-10, 200 pounds, (but) he has proven to be a fairly natural fit, giving Oregon a weapon who can get make plays in space."
Oregon redshirt senior T Tyler Johnstone (ACL) "would've been the Ducks' best offensive lineman last season, and he will be expected to be just that this fall," noted NFL Media.
NFL Media ranks Oregon redshirt sophomore WR Devon Allen as their No.2 fastest players in college football.
Despite the ubiquitous comparison, Oregon senior DE DeForest Buckner "not similar to [Dion] Jordan," according to NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter, "because his thicker frame portends an NFL career with his hand on the ground."
As a presumed three-way player, Oregon sophomore WR/DB/KR Charles Nelson will "be one of the most fun players to follow in the game," noted NFL Media.
Oregon senior QB Vernon Adams "is unlike any graduate transfer we can recall because he’s already a star," wrote ESPN's Travis Haney.