Former Duck Andrew Faoliu reunites with Andy Avalos at Boise State


Former Duck Andrew Faoliu reunites with Andy Avalos at Boise State initially appeared on NBC Sports activities Northwest

One other Oregon Duck has rejoined Andy Avalos out East.

Redshirt sophomore outdoors linebacker Andrew Faoliu introduced he’ll switch to Boise State, reuniting him along with his defensive coordinator of two seasons. Operating again Cyrus Habibi-Likio made the identical name earlier this offseason.

Matt Prehm of Duck Territory (247Sports) reported two weeks in the past he had determined to enter the NCAA Switch Portal. Mario Cristobal later confirmed this report. 

Faoliu may have three seasons of eligibility remaining as a Bronco after spending a redshirt season in Oregon. 

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The 6’3″, 255-pound Mater Dei graduate is the youthful brother of Austin 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 outdoors linebacker. 

In three seasons on campus, Faoliu appeared in 22 video games (together with all seven in 2020), making 13 whole tackles, registering 5.0 tackles-for-loss, and 4.0 sacks. He recorded a sack within the 2020 Pac-12 Championship towards USC. 

Oregon has been recruiting linebackers at unprecedented ranges however outdoors linebacker had much less depth than its inside counterpart which incorporates Noah Sewell, Justin Flowe, and Keith Brown within the final two lessons.

The Geese signed Justin Flowe’s youthful brother, Jonathan Flowe, to play outdoors together with 3-stars Brandon Bucker and Terrell Tilmon. Multi-year starter Mase Funa will likely be eligible to declare for the NFL Draft after the 2021 season, however new defensive coordinator Tim DeRuyter has mentioned he plans to maneuver gamers throughout positions. For instance, Kayvon Thibodeaux will probably play extra outdoors linebacker than in earlier seasons. 

The transfer opens up a scholarship for the Geese, too. 



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