McLaughlin: Duck DL Must Improve to Win Pac-12 in 2023

Spencer lays out how he thinks the Spring position battles will play out along the defensive line

Posted on April 13, 2023

  By Spencer McLaughlin of Locked on Pac-12 for SuperWest Sports


Oregon’s pass defense struggled mightily in 2022, most notably allowing 400+ yards through the air to Washington’s Michael Penix Jr. in a 37-34 loss.

Their secondary needs to improve, but their defensive backs need more help from the defensive line after a historically bad season rushing the passer in last year.

On today’s episode of Locked On Ducks, Spencer McLaughlin lays out how he thinks the Spring position battles will play out along the defensive line.

Also, Dontae Manning, a former 5-star recruit, has yet to be a regular starter entering Year Four with the Ducks. He still could be.

Oregon Ducks Logo Pac-12Meanwhile, Oregon Men’s Basketball has had several roster slots open up for Dana Altman’s team going into next year—and might have more.

Arizona State’s Devan Cambridge is reportedly visiting this weekend.

Richie Bradshaw of Locked On Sun Devils joins the show to talk about what he could bring to the Ducks next year.

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