Oregon's 2024 signing class addresses part of its Washington problem
Oregon's early signing class shows a desire to not let THAT happen again.
The additions on offense will draw the headlines from this 2024 Oregon Ducks signing class, no doubt.
You’ve already read about Dillon Gabriel and Dante Moore, and on the first day of the 2024 early signing period Oregon coach Dan Lanning and his staff hounded the opposition and picked off recruits left and right.
Ryan Pellum, a top-100 receiver who woke up Wednesday committed to USC, is now Oregon’s. The same for Jeremiah McClellan, a top-50 WR who will join the Big Ten in 2024 not as an Ohio State Buckeye, but instead a Duck.
After finishing second nationally in total offense in 2023, the Ducks replaced their Heisman-finalist quarterback with two of the most sought-after transfers in the portal and countered the loss of Troy Franklin to the NFL with the signing of six receivers. They added Jay Harris, a Division II All-American at running back and JacQawn McRoy, a 6-foot-8, 365-pound, top-100 tackle who should give offensive coordinator Will Stein plenty of time to draw up plays to keep the notoriously high-efficient Ducks humming on offense.
If the Ducks are going to swim in a post-Bo Nix world, the 2024 signing class added a whole lot of buoyancy.
Of course, the offense isn’t the reason that Lanning wasn’t also fielding questions about the College Football Playoff on Wednesday.