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2 Key Oregon Players Reportedly Aren’t Warming Up With Teammates

first_imgA closeup of an Oregon Ducks football helmet.SALT LAKE CITY, UT – NOVEMBER 19: Isolated view of Oregon Ducks helmets on the sideline during the Ducks game against the Utah Utes at Rice-Eccles Stadium on November 19, 2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images)Eleventh ranked Oregon is heading into a big-time game with 16th ranked Auburn tonight. But some possible injuries could have a huge effect on the game’s outcome.Penn State transfer Juwan Johnson — projected to be Oregon’s leading receiver — is not warming up with his teammates prior to the game. Starting tight-end Cam McCormick is also not warming up.The Ducks are already thin at receiver due to lengthy injuries to starter Brenden Schooler and instant impact true freshman Mycah Pittman. Now, Oregon may be without the 6-foot-4 Johnson and big body McCormick.“Oregon senior wide receiver Juwan Johnson and junior tight end Cam McCormick are both not warming up with the rest of the Ducks,” said Matt Prehm of 247Sports, via Twitter.Will quarterback Justin Herbert have enough weapons to pull out the win? Last season, Oregon’s receivers accounted for 52 drops. It appears several of the players responsible for said drops will start tonight (if Johnson can’t play).The Pac-12 desperately needs a marquee win and this is their best chance. The conference hasn’t been represented in the College Football Playoff since 2016. That was just the second time a Pac-12 school was in the playoff all together.Oregon and Auburn kicks off at 7:30 ET inside AT&T Stadium. The game is being televised on ABC.last_img read more

CPL 2019 Jerome Taylor to replace Amad Butt at Tallawahs

The Jamaica Tallawahs have replaced Amad Butt with Jerome Taylor for the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) season. Butt is now no longer available due to domestic commitments in Pakistan, according to an article on the CPLT20 website.Taylor has played for the Tallawahs in the past, as well as representing the St Lucia Zouks. The right-arm fast bowler has played 46 Tests, 90 ODIs and 30 T20 internationals for the West Indies, taking 291 wickets in international cricket. He has played in T20 leagues in India, England and Bangladesh and will now be, once again, representing his native Jamaica in the Hero CPL. The Tallawahs start their CPL campaign against the Trinbago Knight Riders on Friday 6 September at the Queen’s Park Oval, Trinidad. They will play five matches at home at Sabina Park between 12 September and 19 September.   Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedZouks call up Jerome Taylor as replacement for CumminsJuly 13, 2016In “latest news”Hero CPL 2019: Tallawahs clash with TKR tonight at Sabina ParkSeptember 13, 2019In “latest news”Hero CPL 2019: Patriots clash with Tallawahs at Warner Park tonightSeptember 10, 2019In “latest news” read more