While Justin Herbert is the most renowned figure on the Oregon Ducks offense, the team's rushing attack was arguably its most lethal weapon on that side of the ball.

Aided by an elite and experienced offensive line, the Ducks run game carved up opposing defenses, most recently evidenced in their thrashing of Utah in the Pac-12 championship.

Well, in some uplifting news for Mario Cristobal and a Ducks team set to lose a lot of talent, star running back CJ Verdell is planning to return to Eugene for one more go around.