A pair of ability place gamers are nonetheless on the mend because the No. 13 Oregon Geese put together to host the Stanford Cardinal.
Working again Byron Cardwell Jr. and receiver Caleb Chapman, neither of whom have performed up to now two video games, are recovering from accidents and their standing for Saturday’s recreation (8 p.m., FS1) in opposition to the Cardinal is but to be decided because the Geese start follow this week.
“Proceed to guage the place we’re at on Byron,” Oregon coach Dan Lanning stated. “When he’s in a position to do every little thing in follow and we really feel comfy about his well being, then he’ll undoubtedly be a man that I feel may also help us and contribute for us.”
Cardwell has 11 carries for 76 yards and a landing and 4 catches for 34 yards and a landing within the first two video games of the season. He’s dressed for the final two video games, however has not performed. The character of the sophomore’s damage is unspecified, although he wore a sleeve on his proper leg throughout follow final week however didn’t put on it whereas on the sideline throughout final week’s win over Washington State.
Chapman, whose lone 15-yard catch and some different snaps got here late in opposition to Japanese Washington on Sept. 10, has been recovering from hamstring and hip flexor accidents suffered throughout fall camp.
Lanning stated the Texas A&M switch is “shut” to with the ability to play a big function.
“He’s actually more healthy now than he has been,” Lanning stated. “His function can develop if he’s in a position to get it carried out in follow for us.”
Lanning declined to share any replace on a timetable for the return of offensive lineman Steven Jones, who has missed the previous two video games because of a left foot damage. Jones didn’t journey to Washington State.