Oregon lands a new QB
EUGENE, OR (TheSpread) – Oregon may have its replacement for Marcus Mariota, as Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams is transferring to the team.
Adams will be eligible to play right away, and according to the report from ESPN, he could be the favorite to be the signal caller for Oregon next season. In his three seasons at Eastern Washington, Adams threw for 10,438 yards with 110 touchdowns and 31 interceptions. He completed 64.8 percent of the passes he has thrown and was runner-up for the FCS top offensive honor, the Walter Payton Award.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Oregon has 25/1 odds to win the 2016 college football playoffs, Ohio State is the current favorite with 9/2 odds, while TCU currently has 8/1 odds to win.
Oregon was 13-2 last season and 8-1 in the Pac-12, winning the conference title with a win over Arizona in the title game. The Ducks beat Florida State in the Rose Bowl before losing to Ohio State, 42-20, in the College Football Playoff Championship Game. Mark Helfrich has been the coach for two years, going 24-4 in the two season with a 15-3 in the Pac-12.