In order for the Oregon Ducks to win their fourth consecutive Pac-12 championship in 2012, seven returning players must have big seasons.
Under the leadership of head coach Chip Kelly, who spurned the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this offseason to stay in the Pacific Northwest, the Ducks have become one of the most explosive and dangerous teams in college football.
With a solid recruiting base all over the country and top prep players lining up to wear green and yellow, the future looks very bright in Eugene, Ore.
With eyes set on the 2012-2013 college football season, Oregon looks like a solid preseason top-10 team, even with the losses of standout juniors LaMichael James and Darron Thomas.
Here are the seven Ducks who look ready to have big seasons while leading the University of Oregon to another big year on the gridiron.