"I was happy to get in the game," Harrington said. "It didn't matter to me when or where, I was just glad to get some experience under my belt.
Harrington is third on the all-time passing career leaders at Oregon with 6,911 yards and 59 touchdowns. Bill Musgrave is the career leader in passing for Oregon with 8,343 yards and 60 touchdowns. Danny O'Neal is second on the list with 8,301 yards and 62 touchdowns.
Harrington earned the nickname "Captain Comeback" for his ability to rally the Ducks and lead the team back from fourth quarter deficits, and did so four times last season. The Ducks were 25-3 when Harrington was the starting quarterback.
One of the most impressive wins for Oregon while Harrington was quarterback was the 2002 Fiesta Bowl against Colorado. Harrington was 28 for 42, 350 yards and four touchdowns. In the 2000 Holiday Bowl Harrington threw two touchdown passes, ran for one touchdown and received a touchdown pass in a 35-30 win over Texas.