Gabriel’s Decision to Join the Ducks
Dillon Gabriel, the starting quarterback at Oklahoma for the past two seasons, has announced that he will be transferring to the University of Oregon. This will be Gabriel’s third college team, having previously played for UCF. With one year of eligibility remaining, Gabriel looks forward to a fresh start with the Ducks.
Gabriel’s Success at Oklahoma
During his time at Oklahoma, Gabriel threw for over 3,000 yards in both the 2022 and 2023 seasons. He played a pivotal role in leading the Sooners to a 10-2 record this season. Gabriel’s decision to transfer comes shortly after Oklahoma’s offensive coordinator, Jeff Lebby, accepted a head coaching position elsewhere.
Gabriel’s Gratitude for his Time at Oklahoma
Upon entering his name into the transfer portal, Gabriel expressed his gratitude for his experiences at Oklahoma. He spoke fondly of the memories made with friends and family, the blessings of playing under a fantastic group of coaches, and the camaraderie he developed with his teammates. Gabriel also mentioned the growth he experienced in faith and love during his time at Oklahoma, cherishing these memories and relationships forever.
Oregon’s Excitement for Gabriel’s Arrival
Oregon’s offensive coordinator, Joe Lanning, is thrilled to have Gabriel join the team. After two seasons with a mobile quarterback in Bo Nix, Lanning now welcomes Gabriel’s talents to the offense. In the 2023 season, Oregon ranked second in the nation in both yards per game and points per game, showcasing their explosive offensive capabilities. Nix, who was also a transfer from Auburn, had an impressive performance that earned him a spot as a finalist for a prestigious award.
This report includes information from Fox News’ Ryan Gaydos.