Junior quarterback Jonathan Wallace of Phenix City (Ala.) Central has a new offer and a new leader.
According to Wallace, the Oregon Ducks pulled the trigger Friday night.
Twenty minutes after the offer came, the 6-foot-1, 203-pounder said that program had immediately jumped into the top spot to land him.
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"It's the first big school to give me an offer," Wallace said. "I'm very excited about the opportunity they've given me."
Wallace said he called Ducks head coach Chip Kelly at about 9:45 p.m. ET Friday.
"He said they watched my tape and talked about me as a staff," Wallace said. "They all liked me so they decided to offer. I was really excited. I really do like Oregon a lot. I like their system. … For them to offer really means a lot."
The offer is his 13th, Wallace said.
Despite his excitement regarding that news, Wallace is in no hurry to make any decisions.
"I'm going to be patient with it," he said.
"You never know what also will come in. Even though Oregon is really good and is a championship contender I've still got to be patient and see how it all plays out. It just happened. I'm just taking it all in right now."
Wallace said he hopes to visit the Ducks this summer. Additionally, he'd like to make an official there later this year.
In the meantime, Wallace, who passed for more than 1,200 yards and rushed for 800-plus more in 2010, is optimistic the Oregon offer may open the eyes of other programs.
"I would think so," he said.