Oregon returned nearly its entire rotation from the 2015 season, giving the secondary a chance to build on its experience and improve.
Significant personnel turnover and a new scheme made spring practice a transition period for Oregon's linebackers.
Moving on without DeForest Buckner and Alex Balducci, and in a new 4-3 scheme, Oregon's defensive front looked radically different in April.
With three senior starters moving on, Oregon's promising class of redshirt freshmen made its presence felt throughout April.
Charles Nelson's return to receiver and Pharaoh Brown's return to action provide even more weapons for Oregon's potent offense in 2016.
With Royce Freeman and all the top reserves back in the fold, the Ducks could experiment with roles during spring practices.
Three quarterbacks new to the FBS level vied to replace Vernon Adams Jr. at the helm of Oregon's prolific offense in April.
From the QB battle to the new defense to the return of Pharaoh Brown, Saturday featured plenty of news beyond the 21-20 final score.
The 100th anniversary of Oregon's first Rose Bowl team will be celebrated when the Ducks take the field Saturday for the annual spring game.
Ducks defensive end DeForest Buckner was selected by Chip Kelly and the San Francisco 49ers with the seventh pick in the NFL draft Thursday.
Coach Helfrich and the Oregon Ducks football staff are calling on all students to be a part of the Spring Game action.
Food for Lane County also a beneficiary of the Ducks' final football scrimmage of the spring.