A new season always means new players taking on added responsibilities as upperclassmen and early NFL draft entries depart college football programs. Despite welcoming back a solid veteran corps for 2014, Oregon has holes to fill.
First- and second-year players who were previously learning the ropes will be called upon to take over positions of leadership.
Likewise, there are returning starters with an opportunity to play a more prominent role in the coming season. Along with some promising youngsters, Oregon has its share of seasoned veterans ready to break out on both sides of the ball.