Oregon Football: Spring Game Set for April 28, Questions Remain

Joe PenkalaCorrespondent IMarch 25, 2012

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 02:  Head coach Chip Kelly of the Oregon Ducks looks on while taking on the Wisconsin Badgers at the 98th Rose Bowl Game on January 2, 2012 in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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As we turn the calendar from March to April, the Oregon Ducks will be starting spring practice. With the beginning of spring practice, the Ducks draw closer to their spring game. 

The spring game has been set for April 28, and if it is anything like the past couple of years, the Ducks will be paying tribute to the armed forces and may see their game televised on ESPN for the third straight year.

While the beginning of spring practice and the anticipation of the spring game is great, the Ducks are entering spring with a lot of questions.

Can Kenjon Barner handle the load on his own?

Who will win the quarterback battle, Bryan Bennett or Marcus Mariotti?

What will Josh Huff's penalty ultimately be?

When spring practice begins the Ducks will start to work out some of these answers, but fans will truly not have their answer until the season kicks off. Luckily for Oregon, the season doesn't start with LSU but rather Arkansas State.

With the help of the schedule, the Ducks should have plenty of time to get things worked out, but for now fans will just have to trust in Chip Kelly.

So as college football fans and Oregon fans continue to count the days between now and the start of the college football season, the Ducks still have a lot of answers to find and we may start to see some of them in the month of April. 


Joe Penkala is a B/R National Featured Columnist who covers college football. You can contact him @joepenkala.