Jeff Lockie was low-key about his first career start, satisfied that he helped his team win a game.
The backup for Marcus Mariota last season, Lockie stepped in for this year's starter Vernon Adams and threw for 228 yards and two touchdowns in No. 12 Oregon's 61-28 victory over Georgia State on Saturday.
"Just having my teammates' support going out there really helped me relax, just knowing that these guys have got my back," Lockie said.
Adams sat out with a broken index finger on his throwing hand, which he said had bothered him late in the Ducks' loss last weekend to Michigan State.
Last season, Lockie completed 21 of 28 passes for 207 yards and a...