EWU’s Plucky Game Marred by Cheap Shot on Adams

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Eastern Washington fought the Ducks fiercely and cleverly Saturday, but a surprisingly competitive game was ruined by a cheap hit on Oregon quarterback Vernon Adams by one of his former teammates. After Adams scrambled for seven yards and slid to the ground untouched, EWU sophomore rover John Kreifels dove on top of him, delivering a helmet to helmet hit that …

Vernon Adams Jr.’s Feature to Appear on SportsCenter

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So, the whirlwind of an offseason for former Eastern Washington quarterback, Vernon Adams Jr., continues. It was reported yesterday by oregon247sports.com, that ESPN  started a project that will feature the new Ducks quarterback in his transition from small school football to a national powerhouse, the University of Oregon. Many people were concerned with the Ducks chances to remain competitive, solely based on the void left by Marcus Mariota. …

Vernon Adams Wishes He was Already in Eugene

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It’s not news anymore – Vernon Adams Jr., former Eastern Washington Eagles standout quarterback, has decided to transfer to the University of Oregon for his final season of eligibility. And you might think this decision is one of instant joy and satisfaction, but you would be wrong for thinking that. George Schroeder of USA TODAY Sports put together an in-depth piece on Adams, and what his life is …

Selective Memory Loss Targets College Football

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Mike Merrell’s Three-and-Out Memory loss is something we all suffer from time to time. It can be everything from entertaining to life-threatening, but for most of us it’s usually just embarrassing — the times we can’t quite put the name with the face fast enough — or frustrating — Now what did I come into this room for? But when …

EWU, Beau Baldwin Benefit From FCS Transfer Waiver

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Many Duck fans are confused by Eastern Washington head coach Beau Baldwin‘s statements blasting the Oregon Ducks football program for recruiting former EWU quarterback Vernon Adams. Adams was eligible to come to Oregon using the graduate transfer rule and is currently fulfilling his undergraduate contractual scholarship obligations. But Baldwin and the EWU football program have benefited from transfer rule exceptions and waivers in the past, …

FCS Coaches Slam Oregon in Frustration Over Grad Transfer Rule

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For Ducks fans, Vernon Adams‘ decision to pursue graduate studies at the University of Oregon was met with open arms. But not everyone has remained enthusiastic about Adams’ arrangement to transfer. The monumental task of replacing Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Marcus Mariota was somewhat alleviated for the Ducks when the former Eastern Washington quarterback recently accepted Oregon’s scholarship offer. Adams announced he will compete for …

Eastern Washington Coach Takes Shot at Ducks

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Vernon Adams, the Eastern Washington quarterback, will officially be a Duck this June following his graduation from EWU. But his coach, Beau Baldwin, isn’t too thrilled about the quarterback’s decision to leave for another school, and he expressed his displeasure to ESPN700 in Washington. Adams won’t be able to workout at the facilities or throw with his teammates while he …

Adams Banned From all EWU Athletic Facilities

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If you were a coach and your star player transferred to a school that is on your schedule for Week 1 of the coming season, would you allow that player to use your school’s athletic facilities in the meantime? According to Kyle Bonagura of ESPN.com, Eastern Washington Head Coach Beau Baldwin informed Vernon Adams that he will be unable to use the team’s athletic facilities for his remaining time on …

Could Oregon Lose QB Adams to UCLA?

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After the much heralded visit to the University of Oregon by FCS superstar quarterback Vernon Adams, everyone must now hurry up and wait. Adams has a big decision to make: transfer to a top-tier FBS school that won the Rose Bowl and finished second overall last season, or finish his career in the FCS with the Eastern Washington Eagles, where he has …