EUGENE – Former Oregon quarterback Tyler Shough heads to the Big 12.
Shough, who entered the transfer portal earlier this month, announced he’s heading to Texas Tech to continue your career.
The Pac-12 leader in passer efficiency (160.38) last season, Shough completed 106 for 167 (63.5%) for 1,559 yards with 13 touchdowns and six interceptions and had 66 carries for 271 yards and two touchdowns.
Shough’s stats fell back from November to December, prompting Anthony Brown to take on a more prominent role in the Pac-12 championship game and Fiesta Bowl. Shough completed just 7 of 9 for 79 yards with a late interception at the Fiesta Bowl, which started at 3 of 3 for 41 yards but was benched in favor of Brown and did not reappear until late in the third quarter.
The Chandler, Arizona native joins a room for quarterbacks in Lubbock that saw intermittent starter Alan Bowman transfer in January and has Henry Colombi, who started midway through last season, returning after throwing for 1,064 yards. with eight touchdowns and four. interceptions in six games in 2020.
Shough has three years of eligibility remaining, and if he uses them all, he would have a chance to play Oregon in 2023.