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FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2010 file photo, Oregon running back LaMichael James (21) carries the ball during the first half during a NCAA college football game against Oregon State in Corvallis, Ore. Big things are expected from the Ducks, who went 12-1 last season, captured their second straight Pac-10 title and played in the BCS championship game.(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2010 file photo, Oregon running back LaMichael James (21) carries the ball during the first half during a NCAA college football game against Oregon State in Corvallis, Ore. Big things are expected from the Ducks, who went 12-1 last season, captured their second straight Pac-10 title and played in the BCS championship game.(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

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