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Oregon Football

Herbert Added to Maxwell Watch List

July 15, 2019
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Via Oregon Communications

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Owning the nation’s longest active streak of 28 consecutive games with a touchdown pass, Oregon senior quarterback Justin Herbert was named to the watch list for the 83rd annual Maxwell Award, which is presented to America's College Player of the Year.

 

It marks the second consecutive year that Herbert, who recently attended the Manning Pass Academy for the second time, has been on the Maxwell Award Watch List. Herbert was a semifinalist for the award in 2018.

 

The projected top quarterback in the 2019 NFL Draft, Herbert announced that he would be returning for his senior season prior to Oregon’s win over Michigan State in the Redbox Bowl. The Eugene, Ore., product started all 13 games in 2018, passing for 3,151 yards and 29 touchdowns.

 

Herbert Quick Hits 
» Two-time Academic All-America first team honoree and the reigning Google Cloud Academic All-America® Team Member of the Year.
» Owns a streak of 28 consecutive games with a TD pass, good for the longest active streak in the nation.
» Has led Oregon to an average of 38.3 points per game over his 28 career starts.
» Oregon is 15-6 in his 21 starts over the last two seasons (2017 & 18).
» Enters 2019 season ranked fifth among active FBS leaders in passing TDs (63) and eighth in passing yards (7,070).
» Has 23 TD passes and two interceptions in 11 career Pac-12 road games (10 starts).

 

Preseason Honors

» Maxwell Award Watch List 
» Phil Steele All-America third team 
» Athlon Sports Pac-12 first team
» Phil Steele Pac-12 first team 
» No. 11 on Sports Illustrated Top 100 Players

 
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