FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 file photo, Montana State quarterback Dakota Prukop runs the ball against East Tennessee State during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Bozeman, Mont. (Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez/Bozeman Daily Chronicle
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December 15, 2015

Another star FCS quarterback plans to transfer to Oregon.

Dakota Prukop of Montana State told Fox Sports on Tuesday he has decided to transfer to Oregon after visiting with the Ducks and Alabama. He said he also considered Michigan and Texas.

Prukop has already graduated with a degree in economics and will be eligible to play next season. NCAA rules allow a player who has completed his degree to transfer to another school without sitting out a season.

Oregon went the FCS graduate transfer route this season with Vernon Adams, whom the Ducks hoped would pick up where Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota left off the season before.

The former Eastern Washington quarterback struggled with an injured hand at the start of the season, but he rebounded to lead the Ducks to six straight victories to close out the regular season. Adams leads the nation in passer rating (179.57) heading into the postseason, and through nine games he has passed for 2,446 yards and 25 touchdowns.

Prukop passed for 3,025 yards and 28 touchdowns with 10 interceptions this season for the Big Sky's Bobcats. He also rushed for 774 yards and 11 touchdowns.

Montana State finished 5-6, the team's first losing record since the 2002 season.

Adams' season at No. 15 Oregon (9-3) is finished after the Alamo Bowl on Jan. 2 against No. 11 TCU (10-2).

When he struggled with the injury this season, Oregon turned to junior Jeff Lockie, who will be a senior next season, and sophomore Taylor Alie.

Lockie started in three games, throwing for 544 yards with five touchdowns and four interceptions. Alie appeared in four games, throwing for a touchdown and running for three more.

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