Brown Taps Roots To Attract Transfer Jarret Doege
West Virginia is bolstering its quarterback room with the addition of another transfer QB, Jarret Deoge, who entered the transfer portal a week ago.
— Jarret Doege (@DoegeJarret) May 16, 2019
The brother of former Texas Tech quarterback Seth Doege, Jarret started as a true freshman at Bowling Green in 2017, and played two seasons for the Falcons. In his first year, he played in seven games and started five, completing 120-of-188 passes for 1,381 yards. included were 12 touchdown passes against three interceptions for an efficiency rating of 143.4. He was the first true freshman to start at game at quarterback for Bowling Green in 26 years.
As a sophomore in 2018, he took command of the QB job on a full-time basis, starting 12 games. He was 242-of-389 passing, which produced 2,660 yards and 27 touchdowns, both of which were tops in the Mid-American Conference. His interception total was 12, resulting in an efficiency rating of 136.4.
Doege’s older brother, Seth, was an assistant coach at Bowling Green from 2016-2018, but was let go along with the entire BG staff after a 3-9 season last year. Seth Doege was previously a standout quarterback at Texas Tech, where he ranks third in Red Raider career history in yards (8,636), touchdowns (69), passing attempts (1187), and passing completions (819). Seth Doege played at Texas Tech from 2009-12, where he played under current WVU head coach Neal Brown. Brown was the Red Raiders’ offensive coordinator from 2010-12. Seth, as well as former Bowling Green head coach Mike Jinks, are now both coaching at USC. Doege is an offensive quality control coach, and Jinks is the Trojans’ running back coach.
Jarret Doege has not redshirted and still has two seasons of eligibility remaining. As a third-year junior he would have to get a waiver from the NCAA to be eligible in 2019. Without the waiver, he would have to sit out the 2019 and then would have two seasons of eligibility remaining starting in 2020.
Jarret, who is 6-foot-3 and 205 pounds, is a native of Lubbock, Texas and attended Cooper High School where he passed for 3,363 yards and 33 touchdowns as a senior in 2016.
Doege’s transfer to WVU now gives the Mountaineers four scholarship quarterbacks – juniors Austin Kendall and Jack Allison, and redshirt freshman Trey Lowe – as well as walk-on Trent Jackson, who is a redshirt freshman.