THE PRACTICE JERSEYS were not quite the same shade of Oregon green as the Ducks, but they would do. As Chip Kelly fielded questions from the media at the start of last week's bye week for UCLA and said the Bruins wouldn't start fully preparing for Oregon until the following week, members of the scout team slipped into the colored jerseys and prepared for practice.
"That's a good discrepancy," Kelly said, flashing a wry smile when asked about it. "I'll have to go ask them about that. I know some of our guys like to jump ahead.