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Bo Nix Makes His Oregon Debut: Fans React

Oregon Spring Game

EUGENE, OREGON - APRIL 23: Bo Nix #10 of Team Yellow looks on against Team Green during the third quarter of the Oregon Spring Game at Autzen Stadium on April 23, 2022 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)

Former Auburn quarterback Bo Nix began his college career by stunning Justin Herbert and the Oregon Ducks in a comeback win at the start of the 2019 season. Life came full circle today. Nix made his Oregon football debut during the Ducks' spring game this afternoon.

Nix's Oregon debut got started with a bang. On the first play of the scrimmage, the Auburn transfer found rising star Seven McGee on a crossing route that resulted in 71 yards. Two plays later, he found McGee once again in the end-zone.

Later in the first quarter, the experienced quarterback found Donte Thornton with a deep pass for a touchdown.

Nix found Thornton again in the fourth quarter.

The former Auburn quarterback delivered a perfect corner ball to the sophomore wideout to extend the Yellow team's lead.

Overall, Nix finished eight of 15 for 230 yards and three touchdowns with one pick.

Nix doesn't have the starting gig locked up. He's still battling Ty Thompson and Jay Butterfield, both former four-star recruits.

However, it's safe to assume he looked like the Ducks' starter on Saturday.

"Bo Nix is the starting QB for the Oregon Ducks after what I saw today," one fan said. "In Bo we trust against Georgie see y'all there!"

"Bo Nix looking like the Oregon scheme is fitting him juuuuuust fine," another fan commented.

"Bo Nix unsurprisingly carries himself like a starter," QB11Sd wrote. "Tiny sample in an unimportant environment but he looks the most comfortable."

Oregon begins the 2022 season against the defending champion Georgia Bulldogs.