Andrew Faoliu reportedly decides to switch from Oregon Geese initially appeared on NBC Sports activities Northwest
One other member of the Oregon Geese rotation has elected to switch out of this system.
Matt Prehm of Duck Territory (247Sports) reviews redshirt sophomore exterior linebacker Austin Faoliu has determined to enter the NCAA Switch Portal.
He could have three seasons of eligibility remaining after spending a redshirt season in Oregon.
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The 6’3″, 255-pound Mater Dei graduate is the youthful brother of Andrew Faoliu who hopes to listen to his identify known as throughout the 2021 NFL Draft later this month.
Previous to the 2020 season, the Geese moved him from defensive finish to exterior linebacker.
In three seasons on campus, Faoliu appeared in 22 video games (together with all seven in 2020), making 13 complete tackles, registering 5.0 tackles-for-loss, and 4.0 sacks. He recorded a sack within the 2020 Pac-12 Championship in opposition to USC.
Oregon has been recruiting linebackers at unprecedented ranges however exterior linebacker had much less depth than its inside counterpart which incorporates Noah Sewell, Justin Flowe, and Keith Brown within the final two courses.
The Geese signed Justin Flowe’s youthful brother, Jonathan Flowe, to play exterior together with 3-stars Brandon Bucker and Terrell Tilmon. Multi-year starter Mase Funa might be eligible to declare for the NFL Draft after the 2021 season, however new defensive coordinator Tim DeRuyter has stated he plans to maneuver gamers throughout positions. For instance, Kayvon Thibodeaux will seemingly play extra exterior linebacker than in earlier seasons.
The transfer opens up a scholarship for the Geese, too.