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OSU football: Harrington plans to transfer to Southern Utah

OSU football: Harrington plans to transfer to Southern Utah


Reserve quarterback Richie Harrington announced on his Twitter page Monday that he’s leaving the Oregon State football team to play for Southern Utah.

Harrington will be a sophomore in the fall with three seasons of eligibility left.

“I will be transferring to Southern Utah to play football for the Thunderbirds,” he wrote. “Ready for a new chapter.”

He’s a 6-foot-1, 224-pounder from Westlake Village, Calif., He walked on with the Beavers in 2011.

Harrington redshirted his first season and was the No. 3 quarterback last season, but saw limited action.

He completed 6 of 9 passes for 66 yards and a touchdown in three games. His most notable appearance was his first at BYU in an emergency situation.

Southern Utah is a member of the Big Sky Conference in the Football Championship Subdivision.

Cliff Kirkpatrick covers Oregon State sports for the Gazette-Times. He can be reached at


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