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Alamo Bowl Practice Begins in San Antonio

Updated: Friday, December 27 2013, 10:09 AM CST

Thursday's Alamo Bowl experience featured lessons in literature. Early in the morning, Mack Brown posted a William Shakespeare quote to his Twitter account. "Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."

Later in the morning, reporters had a chance to watch poetry in motion as Oregon, with nation's third highest scoring offense, hit the practice field.

Reporters were only permitted inside Oregon's workout for ten minutes, but that's ten minutes longer than Texas allowed media in to its practice.

With country music including George Strait's hit "All My Exes Live in Texas" as well as "The Eyes of Texas" (yes, the Longhorns' fight song), booming from the speakers, the Ducks worked out for the first time in San Antonio.

Many people will question Oregon's desire to be in the Alamo Bowl after playing in the BCS each of the past four years. However, Ducks head coach Mark Helfrich says that's not a factor. What is though: game-planning for Texas's athletes.

"We can't match up with that in terms of just man for man talent," Helfrich told reporters. "I think you know they are a very well coached team and like us have very high expectations. They want to finish right. There is the added motivation with coach brown retiring but our guys will be excited to play."

by Adam Winkler

Alamo Bowl Practice Begins in San Antonio


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Scores & Schedules

December 19, 2014 08:05 GMT

NFL

Thursday's Game

Jacksonville 21, Tennessee 13

Saturday's Games

Philadelphia at Washington, 4:30 p.m.

San Diego at San Francisco, 8:25 p.m.

Sunday's Games

Baltimore at Houston, 1 p.m.

Detroit at Chicago, 1 p.m.

Atlanta at New Orleans, 1 p.m.

Minnesota at Miami, 1 p.m.

Cleveland at Carolina, 1 p.m.

Green Bay at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.

Kansas City at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.

New England at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m.

N.Y. Giants at St. Louis, 4:05 p.m.

Buffalo at Oakland, 4:25 p.m.

Indianapolis at Dallas, 4:25 p.m.

Seattle at Arizona, 8:30 p.m.

Monday's Game

Denver at Cincinnati, 8:30 p.m.

NBA

Thursday's Games

Chicago 103, New York 97

New Orleans 99, Houston 90

Milwaukee 108, Sacramento 107

Golden State 114, Oklahoma City 109

Friday's Games

Charlotte at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Utah at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Washington at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

Toronto at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Minnesota at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

Brooklyn at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m.

Chicago at Memphis, 8 p.m.

Portland at San Antonio, 8 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Denver, 9 p.m.

Oklahoma City at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.

NHL

Thursday's Games

Florida 2, Philadelphia 1, SO

Pittsburgh 1, Colorado 0, OT

Carolina 4, Toronto 1

Washington 5, Columbus 4, OT

Anaheim 2, Montreal 1

Los Angeles 6, St. Louis 4

San Jose 4, Edmonton 3

Friday's Games

Tampa Bay at New Jersey, 7 p.m.

Anaheim at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.

N.Y. Islanders at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Boston at Winnipeg, 8 p.m.

Dallas at Calgary, 9 p.m.

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