Ex-Oregon offensive lineman Cody Shear has finally confirmed about transferring to Arizona State. Cody Shear announced about the news to his fans and followers on Twitter on 9th June 2019.
Due to injury and redshirt in 2017, Cody Shear a 6-foot tall and 3,285 pounds interior lineman did not appear in any of the seasons of 2018, NCCA needs to offer him a waiver, and only then he will be applicable to play in 2019 season. He will be permitted to play for at least two seasons.
In May, Cody Shear moved away from the Ducks and joined the NCCA transfer portal and assured to continue his career with Arizona State. Cody Shear is a native of Eugene.
Cody Shear is ranked within top 10 players from the Oregon state and was a three-star recruit back in 2017. He changed his commitment to Oregon from Arizona in 2017 during National Signing Day.
During this offseason, he will be the second person as a player to get transferred from Oregon to reach towards a new event. Former UO quarterback, Braxton Burmeister has transferred to Virginia Tech. Players namely Keith Simms linebacker and Billy Gibson still need to announce about their career plans, where they will continue.
Cody Shear’s Twitter post reads as follows:
“Thank you, UO for all that it taught me on and off the field. More importantly, thank you to my teammates and lifelong friends that I’ve made. I’m thrilled to accept an offer to finish my career as an Arizona State Sun Devil. Thank you, Herm Edwards, Koach Kevin Mawae.”
Cody Shear will be once again entering his redshirt sophomore seasons in this year. He did not play in 2018 but did hit the ground in spring to practice with the third-team offensive. Cody Spear has been ranked by 247Sports and Rivals at No 47. Guard and at No.81 spot in the country, respectively.
247Sports and Rivals both have ranked him at No.9th position in the Oregon State.
Four Pac-12 schools from Oregon, Washington State, Oregon State, and Arizona provided him offers, only on National Singing Day, Cody Spear confirmed about his transfer to Oregon.
Even before changing his contract to the Ducks on 1st February 2017, he had devoted most of his senior seasons to the Wildcats. He did receive a scholarship on the same day.
Cody Shear back in 2017 mentioned, the Ducks called him and advised him not to sign a contract with Arizona, continue playing for Ducks by staying here. There was nothing on the planet that I was waiting desperately for in my entire life, and it was pretty much sure of coming true.
For Sun Devils, 2018 season was one of the progressive ones. Roy Hemsley and Casey Tucker joined the program from USG and Stanford. Tucker was a usual starter of the previous season, and Hemsley was an occasional starter. The Sun Devils will lose 6 of its senior players after 2019 season and include projected starters. Sun Devils for this year will have no returning scholarship juniors, only three linemen players who were in the team of 2018 remains eligible for 2020 season.