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Former EWU QB Vernon Adams Jr. preparing for jump to Oregon

Underappreciated no longer, Vernon Adams Jr. is heading for bigger things. Better things, too? Time will tell, but Adams has never lacked for confidence, a major reason the FCS All-American quarterback announced on Feb. 9 that he would carry his football talents from Eastern Washington to national power Oregon.

Beau Baldwin, Vernon Adams Jr. agree there’s no controversy

Beau Baldwin and Vernon Adams Jr. are working things out. Sort of. Eastern Washington’s football coach is working out his plans for spring ball, while his former All-American quarterback is working out at a fitness club in a Cheney strip mall.

Give and Take: Sunday letter

Adams to Ducks ‘a bit unseemly’ I don’t blame coach (Beau) Baldwin for being upset with losing Vernon Adams to Oregon. Adams was a record-setting starting QB at EWU groomed by the coaching staff there.

Song remains the same for EWU football team

Judging by the football players’ attitude Monday afternoon, the cup is always half-full at Eastern Washington. Even as quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. announced that he was moving on to Oregon, his former teammates were sweating it out in the weight room, preparing for spring ball and the 2015 season.

EWU’s quarterback Adams chooses Oregon

After weighing the pros and cons of “the toughest decision of my life,” Vernon Adams Jr. delivered the news Eastern Washington fans didn’t want to hear: Adams will play for the University of Oregon next season.

Rule that allows Vernon Adams to opt out for Oregon doesn’t seem quite right to Eastern

Grateful farewells and perturbed asides go down together like bourbon and butane, but that was the cocktail of choice on Vernon Adams’ getaway day. Eastern Washington’s quicksilver quarterback turned foregone conclusion into reality Monday, tweeting out his pledge to transfer to the University of Oregon for his last season of college football and first semester of grad school.

Eastern Washington turns to Jordan West to lead Eagles

When Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. missed four weeks last year to injury, the starting job fell to backup Jordan West, who gained valuable playing time while leading the Eagles to three wins.

No word from Adams on transfer decision

At Eastern Washington and at Oregon, fans and coaches are waiting to learn whether Vernon Adams will remain an Eagle or become a Duck.

Grip on sports: NCAA rule gives athletes like Vernon Adams a brighter spotlight

Thursday: Once a player enrolls in a college, he’s no longer being recruited right? After all, when a prospective student-athlete (as the NCAA calls recruits) signs a letter of intent, the recipient of that letter can speak about him or her as much as they want. The recruiting process, under NCAA rules, is over. And after that student-athlete has been on campus for two, three, four years and has played, oh, I don’t know, 35 football games, you would think the recruiting process is a thing of the past.

Eastern grants quarterback Vernon Adams a release to explore opportunity at Oregon

In the wake of news that quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. is contemplating a transfer to the University of Oregon, the Eastern Washington Athletic Department issued a statement Thursday clarifying its position on transfers by undergraduate student-athletes. Referring to Adams, the department stated that “we have granted the ability for our student-athletes to explore what opportunities may exist.”

Eastern’s star quarterback offered scholarship to attend Oregon

He’s still only 6 feet tall, but Vernon Adams’ stature is growing by the minute. Ignored in his youth by the bigger football schools, Eastern Washington’s record-setting quarterback is being courted by the University of Oregon as a possible replacement for Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota.