After being dragged into Oklahoma’s win over Texas last week, only to see Caleb Williams rally the Sooners to a win over the Longhorns, speculation has surrounded QB Spencer Rattler’s future.
The transfer has been a hot topic of speculation, along with whether to stay in Oklahoma or declare for the NFL Draft after the season.
All talk seems premature Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley had yet to name a starter for the Sooners’ game against TCU on Wednesday morning, but it caught the attention of many college football fans.
Could Rattler, a Phoenix Pinnacle product that was first offered as a freshman by ASU, return to play in his home country?
Check out some of the speculation surrounding the quarterback’s future home, should he decide to trade.
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Fanside: ASU a possibility for Rattler, if he decides to transfer
Alicia de Artola writes, “If Jayden Daniels decides to leave for the NFL after this season, maybe Rattler’s best path would be to come home. Rattler is a native of Phoenix and has made a name for himself as a five-star recruit at Pinnacle High School. The Sun Devils will be looking for a new signalman to lead their rising program while Rattler can get back to where it all started.”
Fanside: Arizona could be a landing spot for Rattler if he gets traded
Alicia de Artola writes, “Even if a starting job isn’t available at ASU, Rattler could still return to his home state with Arizona. The Wildcats are trying to find their way under the new head coach. Jedd Fisch, who could make quite a splash if he entices Rattler to join him. Fisch is a quarterbacks coach by trade and has NFL experience on his resume. Rattler could benefit from working under him.
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Fanside: ASU, Arizona among potential candidates for Rattler, should he be transferred
Patrick Schmidt writes: “The Arizona native could be a good fit for Arizona State, Arizona, UCLA, Utah, Colorado in the Pac-12. Outside of the Pac-12, Miami, Tennessee, Notre Dame, Michigan State and Texas A&M are programs that offered the former No. 1 quarterback rookie right out of high school.”
Blue Chip Scouting: ASU a potential landing spot for Rattler on transfer
Jared Feinberg writes, “Rattler is from Phoenix and this would be a homecoming for him. Assuming Jayden Daniels declares himself for the NFL Draft, Rattler would be an instant upgrade to the job and keep ASU in the game. hunt for the conference championship in 2022.”
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Trojans Wire: ASU, other Pac-12 teams could give Rattler a home if transferred from Oklahoma
Matt Zemek writes, “Arizona State looks like a really good team right now, but that’s mostly because the offensive line is crashing, the running game is thriving, and the ASU defense is making big plays. Jayden Daniels has been solid, but he’s not top of the league. His offensive line is. … If Spencer Rattler wants to trade and become the undisputed No. 1 quarterback in a Power Five program, in the region where he’s grown, the Pac-12 will welcome him with open arms.”
Sportskeeda: Arizona would benefit from Rattler transfer
James Brizuela writes: “A decision to play for the Arizona Wildcats would be one of the smartest ones for Rattler. He would have his hometown advantage to consider, and with the Wildcats struggling, they could benefit from the presence of veterans that Rattler could offer.”
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