There are more preseason honors for members of the Oregon Ducks Football team. Phil Steele has released his Pac-12 All Conference Team and there are a total of nine Oregon players on the list, which is broken down from first team to fourth team. The names at the top of the list will be no surprise to Oregon Ducks fans.
The First team Offense includes Oregon Quarterback Marcus Mariota, along with running Back Byron Marshall, Center Hroniss Grasu, and Offensive Tackle Tyler Johnstome, who will be returning from an ACL injury which occured during the Alamo Bowl last season. There are also several Oregon Ducks that made the Second Team list on Offense including Offensive Tackle Jake Fisher and Running Back Thomas Tyner. Several Oregon Ducks also made an appearance on the Defensive list(s)
Cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu made the first team list on D, followed by Linebacker Derrick Malone and Tony Washington on the second team list for the Pac-12 Conference. There were no Oregon Ducks players selected for the Third or FourthTeam Defense according to Steele.
The Oregon Ducks start the 2014 season against South Dakota on Saturday, August 30th at 7:30pm PT on Pac-12 Networks.