This Friday Will Be A Homecoming For Several Ducks

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Oregon Ducks Football Practice Report: October 23rd

The Ducks took the practice field on Thursday and had their traditional walk-through for tomorrow night’s matchup against the high-scoring California Golden Bears. The game will be played in the newly built Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, California, which is also the new home of the San Francisco 49ers. The Ducks and the Golden Bears will also be a part of history because they will be the first two teams to host a college football game at Levi Stadium.

According to Rob Moseley of GoDucks.com, the game will have a special meaning to several Duck players as they will have the opportunity to go back home and play in front of family and friends. Oregon receiver Byron Marshall is one of several Ducks who call the Bay Area their home. Others include Erick Dargan, Jeff Lockie Chris Seisay, Tui Talia and T.J. Daniel.

Marshall, Oregon’s flashy receiver, says that he’s excited about the opportunity to go back home after being away from his family and friends for quite some time. “I’m excited. I wasn’t able to go home this past summer because of classes and obligations we had here,” he said. ” To finally be able to go back and play in front of everyone is going to be fun.”

Marhsall says that he expected to have about 40 friends and family members at Levi Stadium tomorrow night. That’s great news for them because they will finally have the opportunity to see the type of impact and explosiveness that Marshall displays for the Ducks. After leading Oregon in rushing yards last year, Marshall has shown his versatility this season by leading the team with 34 receptions. He has also added three receiving touchdowns, and although it looks like freshmen running back Royce Freeman will continue to carry much of the work load in the backfield, Marshall has shown that he can still run the ball when asked to do so. He has 30 carries for 249 yards and one rushing touchdown this season. His 8.3 yards per carry lead the team.

The Friday night lights are waiting for the Ducks. Next stop, Levi Stadium.

 

 

Top Photo by Kevin Cline

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Omar Garibay

Omar Garibay

My name is Omar Garibay and I am a journalism student at the University of Oregon. I was born and raised in Salem, Oregon and I have dreamed of living in Los Angeles since I was 14-years-old. My dream career would be to work for ESPN LA, The Los Angeles Times or as a beat writer for the Los Angeles Lakers or Dodgers. Twitter: @omargaribay8