The offseason for the Oregon Ducks has been a roller coaster ride with many highs and lows. Luckily for the team, opening kickoff is just a few weeks away.
Coming off a National Championship loss to the Auburn Tigers, the Ducks should be primed to make another run at the title with so many key players back. On the other hand, the current NCAA investigation could prove to be too big a distraction to keep Oregon on track.
Here are 10 reasons to be optimistic or pessimistic about the 2011 season for the Oregon Ducks.