Dillon Gabriel, Oregon Ducks
Oregon Ducks head coach Dan Lanning wasted no time in securing a new quarterback after one left the program. Dillon Gabriel, who previously played for Oklahoma, has committed to play for the Ducks in his final season of eligibility. Gabriel brings a strong track record, having thrown for over 3,000 yards and leading the Sooners to a 10-2 record in 2023. He joins an offense that was highly successful, producing a Heisman Trophy finalist and ranking second in the country in both yards and points per game.
Kyle McCord, Syracuse Orange
The Syracuse Orange will have a new signal-caller for the third consecutive season, with Kyle McCord transferring from Ohio State. McCord, who threw for over 3,000 yards and led the Buckeyes to an 11-1 record, chose Syracuse due to the experience of the coaching staff and the appeal of playing alongside talented players. His addition adds excitement to the Orange’s offense, which has been active in the transfer portal.
Will Rogers, Washington Huskies
Washington Huskies fans have reason to celebrate as they welcome Will Rogers, the all-time leading passer in SEC history. Rogers, coming off an impressive season where he threw for over 3,000 yards, has committed to leading the Huskies as they prepare for a crucial bowl game against Texas. With the nation’s top passing attack in 2023, Washington’s offensive system is an attractive destination for Rogers.
Grayson McCall, N.C. State Wolfpack
Grayson McCall, the three-time Sun Belt Player of the Year, will be joining the N.C. State Wolfpack for his final year of college football. After a challenging 2023 season marred by injuries, McCall looks forward to making an impact with the Wolfpack. With over 10,000 career passing yards and numerous accolades to his name, McCall brings experience and talent to the team.
Riley Leonard, Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Riley Leonard, who gained recognition for his outstanding performance at Duke, will now take the reins as the starting quarterback for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Leonard’s success at Duke, which included defeating Clemson and earning the program’s highest ranking in decades, propelled him into the national spotlight. With a new opportunity at Notre Dame, Leonard aims to continue his impressive career.
Tyler Van Dyke, Wisconsin Badgers
After spending three seasons as the starting quarterback at Miami, Tyler Van Dyke has decided to join the Wisconsin Badgers. Van Dyke’s best season came in 2021, where he threw for 25 touchdowns and showcased his talent. The Badgers, known for their strong rushing attack, will benefit from Van Dyke’s experience and arm strength as they aim to improve their passing game.
Other quarterbacks who have made commitments include Tyler Shough (Louisville Cardinals), Aiden Chiles (Michigan State Spartans), and Dante Moore (Oregon Ducks).