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Jeff Lockie says he 'did everything he could' and now QB decision is out of his hands

On the last day of Oregon's fall camp, redshirt junior QB Jeff Lockie seems content with the effort he put into the quarterback race. Now, it's all out of his control. "I did everything I could," Lockie said, according to Brianna Amaranthus of Comcast Sportsnet Northwest. "I played hard every day, gave it everything I had. It is out of my hands at this point.”Head coach Mark Helfrich...
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Mark Helfrich: Ducks QB decision 'won't be a secret'

Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich has no problem keeping secrets when it comes to injuries. However, when it comes to naming a starting quarterback, he has no intentions of keeping it quiet. “I haven’t really thought of it in terms of keeping anybody guessing,” Helfrich said about naming a starting QB, according to Ryan Thorburn of The Register-Guard. “I think when and if...
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Vernon Adams is the best option for Oregon football

Oregon Football Vernon Adams has proved two things to the world since he decided to leave Eastern Washington for an opportunity to start for the Oregon Ducks: 1. Math can be really hard.  2. He is a tremendous quarterback and exceptional athlete. Now that the most talked about math test has been passed, Vernon Adams has officially graduated from Eastern Washington and can now...
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Vernon Adams says he's 'nowhere near' Jeff Lockie in grasping playbook

Vernon Adams Jr. is making strides in Oregon's QB competition; however, he still feels he has a long way to go in order to catch up to redshirt junior Jeff Lockie.“I’m nowhere close to knowing the whole playbook like Jeff does,” Adams said in a video released on “I’m going to keep studying my playbook, watching extra film, learning from my mistakes.”While...
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Why Jeff Lockie is the best option for Oregon football

Now that Vernon Adams passed his math test and has officially donned an Oregon uniform and practiced as a Duck, many believe the quarterback competition between him and Jeff Lockie has officially begun. Or that its officially over. That its a forgone conclusion that Adams will be the first quarterback to trot on the field against Eastern Washington. That it doesn’t matter Adams...
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Oregon Football’s offense will be fine with Jeff Lockie or Vernon Adams

Quarterback position battles are the most interesting dynamic when it comes to the start of Fall practice. People want to know who’s going to be taking the snaps when the season starts.  And for good reason too, as the fate of a team’s season and a coach’s career rest on the decision as to who’s calling the signals. For schools who have yet to name a starting quarterback...
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Vernon Adams practicing with Oregon for first time

The past few months of Vernon Adams life have been a whirlwind. College football analyst and fans were starting to question if the former Eastern Washington star would ever suit up for the Ducks. Finally, Adams can lay those eligibility issues to rest and focus on more important things. Like winning the starting job at a major Division I program. After clearing his last hurdle yesterday...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Standing on a pickle bucket outside the Hatfield-Dowlin practice fields

Smart play J.L.: the last time Jeff Lockie got to run the full offense in a football game, he completed 11-12 passes. Vernon Adams will have to prove he has full command of the offense to take the reins from him. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images) Remarkable to think that the Ducks have lost the best player in school history (Marcus Mariota) and one of the most touted recruits...
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Oregon QB Jeff Lockie taking first-team reps

The Oregon Ducks may be looking forward to graduate transfer quarterback Vernon Adams joining the team soon, but coach Mark Helfrich has made it clear that Adams will have to earn his playing time. Speaking to ESPN’s Kyle Bonagura, Helfrich said that junior quarterback Jeff Lockie would continue to take reps with the first team because he had earned the privilege to do so and would...
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