Oregon prepares for Washington State

Outside linebacker Troy Dye has suddenly thrust out as a spokesman for his team Oregon Ducks and on Monday following practice, his message was clear. The key to success for the Oregon Ducks is that the team has to "want it."

There's no question that Dye wants it. As a true freshman he has established himself as a leader, both from a vocal standpoint but also with actions on the field.

He is the team's leading tackler with 27 (18 solos) including 5..5 tackles for loss (which two were sacks) an interception and a blocked field goal attempt.

However, Dye was pretty clear about what this team needs.

"A bunch of guys on this team just don't want it (success) it's just that simple," said Dye. "We have to dig deep, find out what we really want and what throughout the season what we want to be."

According to Dye the coaches have trained the players on what to do, now it is up to the players to take it upon themselves to take those skills and perfrom on the field in games.

Dye is a young man who clearly understands the problem and more clearly understands the solution and is doing his part in accomplishing it.

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