JACOB CAPRA CHOOSES TO TRANSFER OUT OF THE OREGON FOOTBALL PROGRAM – Capra Elects to Pursue His Education and More Playing Time Elsewhere
Searching for more playing time, redshirt sophomore guard Jacob Capra has decided to transfer from the Oregon football program.
Capra, a 6’5 – 319 pound offensive lineman, came to the Ducks in 2016 as a 3-star prospect from Auburn California. Capra came to Eugene ranked as California’s 26th best offensive guard and 54th best player in the state.
After redshirting in his freshman season, Capra began to see playing time in 2017 which included his only start of his Oregon career against UCLA on October 21st. He played a season high 47 snaps against the Bruins.
This season, ( 2018 ) Capra saw action in eight games including the win over Washington when played a season high 66 snaps. Primarily a back-up, Capra saw the bulk of his action when starting offensive right guard Dallas Warmack went down with his injury.
Capra announced his decision on twitter;
“First of all, I would like to thank the University of Oregon for an amazing experience these last three years as well as my undergraduate degree. I would also like to thank all coaches that have had an impact on me these last three years as well as all my past and present teammates. After much prayer and consideration with my family, I have decided to continue my education and the last two years of my football eligibility at another university. My recruiting is currently open.”
Capra played a total of 189 snaps this season and saw action in a total of 14 games during his three seasons with the Ducks. Capra will not travel with the team to Santa Clara to play in the Redbox Bowl on December 31st.