Oregon Ducks Tackle First Fall Scrimmage

Posted by Larry Sigurdson on August-15-2009 Add Comments

With one week of practice under their feathers, the Oregon Ducks held their first Fall Scrimmage today in Autzen Stadium before about 2,000 excited fans. The day was perfect for football. It was a comfortable 78 degrees with a light breeze blowing across the stadium.

Head Coach Chip Kelly had described the Ducks development as, "a work in progress. " For those viewing the scrimmage, it was obvious as to why the Coach Kelly used that phrase.

While inexperience displayed errors across the field with blown routes and missed tackles, what was obvious to those in the stands is the speed and intensity this new Duck team is showing after just the first week. Precision choreography is evident from the time of the snap until the whi...

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