Spring ball is officially in the books and Oregon football has a better idea of what the depth chart is going to look like, especially after an exciting spring game.
The Ducks have plenty of talent littered across the roster.
Besides having even more prospects for the NFL draft on the roster this year than they did last year, the Ducks also have some valuable experience returning.
The quarterback job will be something to monitor, but let’s take a look at what other positions may look like heading into fall camp.
Here’s my first projected depth chart of the offseason.
Starting tackles: George Moore, Malaesala Aumavae-Laulu
Backups: Kingsley Suamataia, Steven Jones
George Moore is back for his seventh (!!) season and along with pretty much being old enough to be the dad of half the team, he’s going to be starting at left tackle unless Kingsley Suamataia makes some crazy progress as a true freshman this summer. It’s possible and I wouldn’t be all that shocked if Suamataia pushed him, but for now, Moore is the starter on experience alone.
Former four-star lineman and brick wall of a human Steven Jones will get the nod on the other side if Malaesala Aumavae-Laulu isn’t ready to go, but if he is, then he’ll back him up. Bram Walden and Dawson Jaramillo could end up being backup options as well.
Starting guards: TJ Bass, Ryan Walk
Backups: Logan Sagapolu, Marcus Harper
TJ Bass is back at left guard after starting there a year ago and he was once one of the best JUCO transfers in the country. The junior guard will likely be backed up by talented freshman Marcus Harper as this position should be one of the strengths on the line.
Ryan Walk started his Oregon career playing primarily center but moved over to right guard and that looks like the spot for him to start the 2021 season. He, too, will be backed up by a freshman in Logan Sagapolu.
Starting center: Alex Forsyth
Backup: Jonathan Denis
Returning at center is redshirt junior Alex Forsyth and he’s one of the most steady linemen up front. He’ll be backed up by Jonathan Denis most likely unless Jackson Powers-Johnson makes a late move on the depth chart this fall. Forsyth could be one of the best centers in the nation next season.