New Oregon coach Dan Lanning already has to take care of changing star defensive finish Kayvon Thibodeaux, who’s destined to be a prime choose on this yr’s NFL Draft.
Now, it seems to be like he might need to switch considered one of his stars on the opposite facet of the ball, too.
Geese working again Travis Dye entered the switch portal on Friday, per a number of stories. It doesn’t imply he is leaving Eugene for good essentially, as The Oregonian’s James Crepea stories that Dye continues to be contemplating a return to Oregon for his senior season.
Dye rushed for 1,271 yards in 2021, rating him nineteenth amongst FBS gamers and second within the Pac-12. He additionally completed second within the convention in speeding touchdowns with 16 and was tied for second in yards per try at 6.0.
Over 4 seasons with the Geese, Dye has rushed for 3,111 yards and 21 touchdowns. He is additionally hauled in 83 catches for 869 yards and eight touchdowns by way of the air.
Lanning, 35, took over as Oregon’s new head coach after serving to Georgia to its first nationwide championship since 1980, as he served because the Bulldogs’ defensive coordinator for the final three seasons.