Cupertino (Calif.) Monte Vista quarterback Jeff Lockie has been working hard this summer making trips and hitting camps. Last month the 6-foot-2, 176 pound prospect visited Oregon for their camp in hopes of earning a scholarship offer.
Lockie is the second quarterback commitment for Oregon in the 2012 class.
On Wednesday night that offer came and Lockie wasted little time making his choice.
"On Tuesday I got an email telling me to call coach (Mark) Helfrich," Lockie said. "I got a hold of him Wednesday afternoon and he told me they wanted to offer me. I hung up, talked it over with my parents for a little bit and called him back to tell him I wanted to be a Duck."
USC and Vanderbilt have increased their interest in the rising signal-caller of late. However for quite some time Lockie always knew he wanted to be a Duck.
"My parents and I had been talking already because it seemed like they were close to offering," he said. "So when they did offer we were prepared. It feels great to be part of the class and now I can go work on making this the best class in the nation."
Lockie noted a comfort level with the coaching staff and positive atmosphere in Eugene. The on-going investigation regarding Will Lyles had no affect on his decision to commit to Oregon.
He has not decided if he will enroll early at the University of Oregon.
Oregon is now finished at the quarterback position in the class of 2012.
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