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2019 Schedule
9-4, 4th in Pac 12 - North
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4dESPN

The most dynamic game-breaker on each Top 25 team

Who will be the most electric players for the nation's top teams this season? Clemson and Alabama have an embarrassment of riches on offense, but they're not the only ones.

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20dAdam Rittenberg

Oregon hires Boise State's Avalos as DC

The Oregon Ducks are hiring Boise State defensive coordinator Andy Avalos, who will share the coordinator role with Keith Heyward. Avalos fills the position left open when Jim Leavitt reached a financial settlement with the school and left the program.

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32dSeth Walder

Clemson tops Alabama again -- in FPI rankings

With an edge on offense, Clemson gets the nod over Alabama in FPI's first ranking of 2019. Where did the rest of the FBS teams land? Check it out.

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32dAdam Rittenberg

Leavitt leaves as Oregon DC after 2 seasons

Oregon defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt is leaving the program after two seasons in which his relationship with coach Mario Cristobal had reportedly become strained.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Oregon and defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt have reached a financial settlement to part ways, according to a source. 247 Sports first reported Leavitt's departure Wednesday. Co-defensive coordinator Keith Heyward is a strong candidate to take over the lead role. Leavitt could be headed to the NFL next.

Clemson looking like a lock to be best team in the country (1:52)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Source: Oregon is hiring Jovon Bouknight as wide receivers coach. Bouknight had moved with Matt Wells from Utah State to Texas Tech but instead will join the Ducks staff to work with the wideouts. Football Scoop first reported the move.

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54dESPN

Biggest concern for each Top 25 team

When will Justin Fields debut at QB for Ohio State? How much turnover can Alabama handle? All of the Top 25 teams have issues to be resolved.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Minnesota is hiring Oregon defensive analyst Rod Chance as a defensive backs coach, per sources. The Athletic first reported the hire. Chance previously served as defensive coordinator at FCS Southern Utah and also spent time as a quality control assistant at Vanderbilt. He continues a strong series of hires by Gophers coach P.J. Fleck this cycle.

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65d

Second Ducks player sues OU, Taggart, NCAA

A second Oregon football player is suing the university, the NCAA and former Ducks coach Willie Taggart over a series of January 2017 workouts that sent three players to the hospital.

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66dAndrea Adelson

Top 10 nonconference matchups of 2019

The 2019 season is (sadly) eight months away, but the fans, and no doubt the players, are already looking forward to the biggest games of next season.

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66d

Oregon's top tackler returning for senior season

Oregon junior linebacker Troy Dye, who posted 115 tackles last season en route to earning second-team all-Pac-12 honors, announced in a tweet Thursday that he would return to the Ducks for his senior season.

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68dHeather Dinich

Ex-lineman sues NCAA, Oregon over injuries

An $11.5 million lawsuit against the NCAA, the University of Oregon and former Ducks football coach Willie Taggart was filed Wednesday over a workout that sent three players to the hospital.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Source: Oregon outside linebackers coach Cort Dennison is headed back to Louisville as the team's co-defensive coordinator. He'll also work with the linebackers. Football Scoop first reported the move. Dennison is among the nation's best recruiters and served as Louisville's recruiting coordinator and inside linebackers coach.

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