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Darell Garretson is transferring from Utah State to Oregon State, initially as a walk-on quarterback, he told The Oregonian newspaper Monday. USU announced during spring practice that Garretson was leaving the program. He had filled in for an injured Chuckie Keeton during each of his two years in Logan, before his own 2014 season ended with a wrist injury in October. Garretson posted an 8-3 record as a starting quarterback. His most memorable game was a 321-yard, three-touchdown performance in a 2014 win at BYU. Because he has not previously redshirted, Garretson can sit out this season and have two years of eligibility remaining. In Corvallis, he will be reunited with OSU quarterbacks coach Kevin McGiven, formerly USU's offensive coordinator. Garretson said he considered offers from FCS schools, but "wanted to move up" to the Pac-12. He hopes to earn a scholarship after the coming season. Oregon State will host Utah in 2016, but the teams won't meet in 2017, via the conference's scheduling rotation. Kurt Kragthorpe