NWSB Insider and Oregon State blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the Beavers fall camp to this point. Things started on a somber note with the passing of Bud Riley—father to coach Mike Riley—but, camp energy remains high. Defense and fundamentals remain the focus of camp heading into 2012. Standouts like Scott Crichton and Jordan Poyer are ready for Pac 12 football season.
NWSB Writer Travis Koehler details Oregon’s closed 2012 fall camp practices. Chip Kelly has made the decision for all practices to be closed to the media. Two a days started this last Saturday with players and coaches citing controlled hitting to limit or prevent injuries. Colt Lyerla, the projected TE starter going into this season , has been a no show to camp. Check out the state of the art social media center, the Quackcave.