nation’s No. three professional-fashion quarterback, tweeted that he’s, “still locked in” on his determination to Oregon adhering to the departure of key recruiter/offensive coordinator Marcus Arroyo, who accepted the UNLV head coaching position:
The 6-foot-6, 202-pound signal-caller, out of Liberty Significant College (Brentwood, California), initially committed to the Ducks in Might and cited Arroyo as part of the purpose he selected a long run in Eugene.
Nevertheless, all together Butterfield was clear that a number of elements played a part in his commitment.
“I felt comfy from suitable when I walked up to the athletic facility,” Butterfield advised The Oregonian in May perhaps. “Everyone was really welcoming. The vibe and the enthusiasm was good. The tour of the facility, the campus and awareness to tutorial sources and assist was brilliant.”
Even now, an in-residence pay a visit to from Oregon running back mentor Jim Mastro – and the subsequent tweet – probably went a extensive way in placing Duck followers at ease about Butterfield’s status for the early signing interval.
Here’s what 247Sports nationwide recruiting director Brandon Huffman had to say about Butterfield as a prospect:
““Has actual physical upside with a slender body that can insert body weight. Can make all of the throws. Can quickly throw downfield, but also chips absent with shorter and intermediate throws. Father performed in Pac-10 and NFL. Significant football IQ with incredible poise and pocket awareness. Is a pure pocket passer, who throws with timing and terrific anticipation. Incredibly polished. Tasks as multi-12 months Power 5 starter and as a late 2nd-working day choose/early 3rd-day decide on in the NFL draft.”
The early signing interval begins Wednesday, December eighteen.
— Andrew Nemec