- Public information specialist for the Eugene Police Department, Kerry Delf, confirming that Oregon junior linebacker Kevin Garrett was arrested and charged with a DUII and resisting arrest last week.
The 2008-09 season is closing in on the Creek and the sure sign of the proximity is the release of another prediction poll. Football was first up two weeks ago and now it is volleyball's turn as, for the third consecutive year, Stanford was selected by the conference's coaches to win the conference crown.
Meanwhile, at NCAA HQ, the board of directors will reconsider a recently adopted rule that prohibited men's basketball coaches from attending non-scholastic events in April after receiving comments that some programs used the events as "one-stop shops" for recruiting purposes.
In football, projected starting junior linebacker Kevin Garrett was suspended indefinitely after being arrested last week for a DUII and resisting arrest.
In athletic department news, assistant director for physical development, Rob Oviatt resigned last week.
In football, senior offensive lineman Mike Tepper will miss the first two weeks of fall practice with a pulled hamstring.
In football, sophomore punter Keenyn Crier is expected to miss the season opener while recovering from surgery to remove a cyst from his back.
In men's hoop, forward Greg Smith de-committed from the Wildcats and Arizona received a verbal commitment from forward Solomon Hill.
In women's soccer, assistant coach Michelle Voland will be goalkeeper coach after previously working as an assistant coach for a club team in Germany.
In football, sophomore offensive lineman Sean Sheller will miss the season due to knee and ankle injuries suffered in an off-road vehicle accident this summer.
In softball, assistant coach Trisha Ford was promoted to associate head coach.
In football, projected starting junior offensive lineman Richard Tuitu'u has quit the team.
In football, redshirt freshman linebacker Chris Galippo is expected to miss the first three games of the season while recovering from back surgery over the summer.
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