Oregon Ducks announce spring practices, set date for Spring Game

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After spring football was abruptly cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic last year, the University of Oregon football program has announced their return to the football field.

The Ducks will begin spring practices on April 1 and will have a total of 15 practices before their Spring Game, which will be played on May 1. 

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Here are the dates:

  • Thursday, April 1

  • Saturday, April 3

  • Tuesday, April 6

  • Thursday, April 8

  • Saturday, April 10 

  • Tuesday, April 13

  • Thursday, April 15

  • Saturday, April 17

  • Tuesday, April 20

  • Thursday, April 22

  • Saturday, April 24

  • Tuesday, April 27

  • Thursday, April 29

  • Friday, April 30

  • Saturday, May 1 – SPRING GAME

Oregon is on the heels of a Pac-12 Championship victory and a Fiesta Bowl bid. They were 4-3 last season and finished the season unranked. 

Mario Cristobal recorded a top-10 recruiting class this offseason, signing 19 4-star recruits. 

The biggest question mark will be who starts at quarterback after the departure of Tyler Shough, who entered the NCAA transfer portal. Anthony Brown is currently the leader in the clubhouse to start, but it could be a three-man race with Ty Thompson and Jay Butterfield very capable of winning the starting job. 

The Ducks are No. 16 in the 2021 preseason polls.