Photos: Oregon football — Oregon Ducks attend Media Day before Fiesta Bowl

Posted by Alex McDougall, Tess Freeman, and Michael Arellano on Monday, Dec. 31 at 5:48 pm.

De'Anthony Thomas couldn't keep a straight face as James Scales interviews him during the Fiesta Bowl media day at the Marriott resort in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Jackson Rice scouts out his next victim, or interview subject, as he plays reporter during media day. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Safety Erik Dargan reads the media guide between interviews. Fiesta Bowl media day at the Marriott resort in Scottsdale, Arizona before the January 3rd game between the Oregon Ducks and Kansas State Wildcats. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

James Scales shows off his newest tattoo, a quote from rapper Nipsey Huss: "If you're absent during my struggle, don't expect to be present during my success." (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Arthur Brown listens to a question during the Fiesta Bowl media day. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

B.J. Kelly shows off the team-only Duck hats distributed to players as part of their Fiesta Bowl commemorative package. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Kenjon Barner answers a question during Fiesta Bowl media day at the Marriott resort in Scottsdale, Arizona before the January 3rd game between the Oregon Ducks and Kansas State Wildcats. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein responds to a question during Fiesta Bowl media day at the Marriott resort in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Defensive back James Scales reacts after his interview subject, assistant coach John Neal, deadpanned: "What you say determines how much you play." (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon Ducks defensive back Brian Jackson asks Kenon Barner "Who has the faster car?" at the Oregon Ducks Media Day. (Tess Freeman/Emerald)

The Oregon Ducks load on the team buses after the hour the team spent with the media on Monday December 31st. (Tess Freeman/Emerald)

Oregon Ducks line backer Michael Clay waits at his table during the Oregon Ducks Media Day at the 42nd annual Fiesta Bowl. (Tess Freeman/Emerald)

Kansas State linebacker Tre Walker, supported by crutches due to a season-ending knee injury sustained in October, breaks from his texting to listen to head coach Bill Snyder speak. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon Ducks player James Scales interviews Dwayne Stanford about his tatoors at the Oregon Ducks Media Day. (Tess Freeman/Emerald)

Oregon Duck punter Jackson Rice takes over the microphone to conduct interviews at the Oregon Ducks Media Day. (Tess Freeman/Emerald)

Wide receiver Patrick Acosta boards the team bus after Fiesta Bowl media day concludes. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Running back John Hubert is interviewed by ESPN during the Fiesta Bowl media day. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Boseko Lokombo's PAC-12 ring couldn't be missed as he worked his cell phone between interviews. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon Ducks player James Scales signs off after interviewing several members of his team at the Oregon Ducks media Day. (Tess Freeman/Emerald)

Drew Liddle and William Cooper share a laugh as they settle down for the Fiesta Bowl media day. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Colt Lyerla waits to be interviewed during Media Day before the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl December 31, 2012. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

A member of the media interview Oregon offensive cordinator Mark Helfrich during Media Day before the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl December 31, 2012. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

Ryan Hagen takes a picture of the Fiesta Bowl trophy during Media Day before the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl December 31, 2012. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

Terrance Mitchell boards Oregon's bus after Media Day December 31, 2012. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

Kansas State Wildcats player Meshak Williams is interviewed during the Kansas State Media Day at the 42nd annual Fiesta Bowl. (Tess Freeman/Emerald)

Kansas State Wildcat players take turns posing with the Fiesta Bowl trophy during the Kansas State Media Day. (Tess Freeman/Emerald)

A Kansas State player heads to the teams shuttles after the Fiesta Bowl media day concludes. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder returns to the team shuttles as Fiesta Bowl media day concludes. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)