Oregon senior DT Alex Balducci is a "classic two-gap run-stuffer capable of anchoring against double-teams and creating a pile," CBS Sports' Rob Rang observes.
Eastern Washington QB transfer Vernon Adams "is sure to draw plenty of comparisons to Seattle Seahawks' star Russell Wilson," CBS Sports' Rob Rang notes.
Eastern Washington QB transfer Vernon Adams will join Oregon on August 13, three days into fall practice.
Oregon HC Mark Helfrich said redshirt junior QB Jeff Lockie has "earned the right" to take all of the first team reps "until proven otherwise."
CBS Sports' Rob Rang believes Oregon redshirt senior Tyler Johnstone "offers a rare blend of length, agility and initial quickness which makes him a formidable blindside pass protector."
CBS Sports' Rob Rang believes Oregon redshirt junior WR Bralon Addison could "become the first Oregon receiver this century to hear his name called within the top 64."
Oregon senior DE DeForest Buckner could hear "his name called even earlier than Armstead, whom the 49ers took 17th overall," CBS Sports' Rob Rang believes.
Oregon sophomore WR/CB/KR Charles Nelson "has the all-world athleticism to quickly develop into a top playmaker on defense," notes Sports on Earth's Matt Brown.
Oregon senior DE DeForest Buckner "was easily the better player [than Arik Armstead] on tape in 2014 and will land in Round 1 if he continues to progress this season," according to ESPN's Mel Kiper.
Oregon redshirt senior Tyler Johnstone "is an agile 6-foot-6, 295-pound tackle whose athleticism fits well into the Oregon scheme," writes Sports on Earth's Matt Brown.
Oregon senior OW Byron Marshall was named to the 2015 Biletnikoff Award Watch List, given to College Football's best receiver.
Oregon senior DE DeForest Buckner is a "perfect fit as an end in Oregon's 3-4 scheme," writes Sports on Earth's Matt Brown, "showing off his impressive quickness and range for a man of his size."
Oregon senior DE DeForest Buckner was named to the watch list for the Nagurski Trophy, given to the nation's outstanding defensive player.
The Outland Trophy named Oregon redshirt senior Tyler Johnstone to their watch list for the nation's outstanding interior lineman.
Oregon senior OW Byron Marshall "isn't tall, but he's an exceptional open-field runner and wins after the catch," according to ESPN's Mel Kiper.