Jeff Lockie was forced into Monday’s NCAA Football National Championship when Heisman trophy winner Marcus Mariota left with a right shoulder injury.
After a false start, Lockie’s first and only pass was high over a receiver for an incompletition. Mariota returned for the following 3rd and 27 play. He completed a pass but but it was not enough for a first down...
DALLAS (AP) Oregon's Jeff Lockie has heard the question a million times.
''What's it like to be Marcus Mariota's backup?''
Lockie and Mariota are great friends in addition to teammates, so he sincerely doesn't mind.
''I tell you, it's a privilege,'' he says.
Lockie has no idea if he'll play on Monday when the Ducks face Ohio State for the national championship. He's appeared in...
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The blue collar thing will wear thin after a while. Hard to sell a blue collar mentality when you’re practicing out of a $69 million building with Italian marble floors and Ferrari leather seats, but it’s good that the Ducks are reminding themselves, after two days of what Mark Helfrich called “pretend football” (the first two days in NCAA-mandated shorts and helmets, with...
Jeff Lockie appeared in 9 games last year and Jake Rodrigues 7, and neither had a moment or a series that made you say, that guy is the quarterback of the future.
Rodrigues came closest. On his first carry from scrimmage against Nicholls State, he ran a perfectly executed Zone-Read keep, scooting for 28 yards around the right side. He finished the drive with a 23-yard scoring...