Washington helped flip a switch right into a Heisman Trophy candidate when it landed Michael Penix Jr. forward of the 2022 season, and it’s hoping to repeat that success with a brand new quarterback subsequent 12 months.
The Huskies are thought-about the “robust favourite” to land Mississippi State switch quarterback Will Rogers, according to ESPN’s Pete Thamel. Each Rogers and Mississippi State working again Jo’Quavious Marks are anticipated to go to Washington this week.
Rogers was a four-year starter at Mississippi State. He’s coming off a down season during which he had simply 1,626 passing yards, 12 touchdowns and 4 interceptions, however he put up large numbers within the late Mike Leach’s air raid offense within the two seasons previous to that. Rogers threw for 8,713 yards, 71 touchdowns and 17 interceptions in his sophomore and junior seasons mixed.
Washington backup quarterback Dylan Morris entered the switch portal earlier this week, which is a sign that head coach Kalen DeBoer plans to discover a potential starter by way of the portal.
Washington went undefeated within the common season and is making ready to face Texas within the Faculty Soccer Playoff. The Huskies will transfer from the Pac-12 to the Huge Ten in 2024.