Oregon QB Justin Herbert has been a consensus Top-10 NFL draft prospect and for many, the expected top quarterback available come April, but those hopes are gone for 2019.
Herbert announced Wednesday, after much speculation throughout the year, that he will be returning to the University of Oregon for his senior season.
Oregon’s Justin Herbert, who likely would have been the top QB drafted in April, announced he is staying in school. Not a bad December for Oregon. It lands the No. 1 recruit in the country from the ESPN300 for the first time ever. Now its prized QB returns for his senior season. https://t.co/O5MrRD7PEV— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 26, 2018
Justin Herbert will not only complete his eligibility for the team he grew up loving, in the stadium he walked to from his home, but will now have his brother Patrick (TE) joining him w/ @oregonfootball. It’s a dream come true for both. And for @coach_cristobal too lol. #GoDucks https://t.co/igC9GebcyG— Anthony Herron (@BigAntHerron) December 26, 2018
That sounds like as good a reason to come back to school as any, but only time will tell if this decision will pay off or hurt Herbert. Although, it's pretty tough to improve your stock when you're already considered the best quarterback in the draft.
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