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ESPN: No LaMichael James for Oregon

EUGENE, Org. -- Oregon running back LaMichael James can now be moved from doubtful to out. Unless he's planning to run out of the locker room at the last minute without warming up.

I could not find him on the field before the game -- in or out of uniform. That doesn't mean he's not just doing a good job of hiding. But for our purposes, no No. 21 warming up with the first-team offense means what seemed likely all week is now real: No James for the Ducks.

And backup Kenjon Barner was just announced as the starter.

Barner, ...

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