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Herbert, Dye highlight changes within Oregon football at Pac-12 media day

HOLLYWOOD — A lot is changing for Oregon football, and it was all the buzz at Pac-12 media day on Thursday. The team is led by young talent in sophomore quarterback Justin Herbert and sophomore linebacker Troy Dye. Star wide receiver Darren Carrington was dismissed and has since transferred to …

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Quarterback Preview: Herbert will be the starter, but depth is an issue

For the first time since Marcus Mariota wore green and yellow, Oregon football knows who its quarterback will be going into the fall. The new coaching staff hasn’t officially declared sophomore Justin Herbert the starter, but there is little reason to believe they will go with somebody else; partially because …

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Report: QB Travis Jonsen to transfer

Sophomore quarterback Travis Jonsen is transferring from Oregon to Riverside City College, according to csnnw.com. Jonsen will be immediately eligible to play at Riverside City College, and an FBS program come 2018. The move leaves sophomore Justin Herbert and freshman Braxton Burmeister as the only quarterbacks on the roster. Redshirt freshman …

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New coaches bring changes. Will there be a new quarterback?

The first time Willie Taggart spoke to the Oregon football team, he stressed that every position would be an open competition. A new coach brings a clean slate for every player at every position, including quarterback. Last season, Justin Herbert became the bright spot on what was an otherwise dark …

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Practice Report: Moving depth chart affecting every player on Oregon football

Oregon football players are competing for every starting position this spring, even the quarterbacks. Head coach Willie Taggart’s ever-changing depth chart is in full effect. Every day, the players learn how they performed in the previous practice based on where they stand on the practice’s individual depth chart. “It motivates us …

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Willie Taggart talks quarterback depth and team goals ahead of spring practices

Willie Taggart spoke to the media for about 30 minutes on Tuesday afternoon ahead of the team’s start to spring practices. Taggart discussed topics ranging from GPA to senior leadership to whether Justin Herbert will be the starting quarterback again next season. The former South Florida head coach appeared thrilled to …

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