Vernon Adams Jr. confirms availability vs. Michigan State

Adams taken out by former team (0:29)

Oregon QB Vernon Adams scrambles up the middle and slid to complete a seven-yard gain before Eastern Washington linebacker John Kreifels crashes into him. Kreifels is ejected from the game for targeting, and Adams is taken to the locker room. (0:29)

EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. reiterated Monday that he will play this weekend against Michigan State.

"I'm good," Adams said Monday after practice. "Everything is good."

Adams took a scary hit during the No. 7 Ducks' 61-42 win over Adams' former team, Eastern Washington. The hit knocked Adams out the game, and Eastern Washington linebacker John Kreifels, who delivered the hit, was ejected.

Adams' availability is huge for Oregon in its matchup with No. 5 Michigan State in East Lansing on Saturday. The Ducks beat the Spartans a season ago in Autzen Stadium 46-27. For both teams, this game will be their first chance to make a big statement to the College Football Playoff committee.

Adams, who has been putting extra work in with Oregon offensive coordinator Scott Frost, has already watched a good amount of film on the Spartans, who beat Western Michigan 37-24 on Saturday.

"Their front four is huge, and they're fast and they're really good," Adams said. "They've got some young guys in the secondary, but they're good, too. They like to play physical. We've got to practice to our standards and even higher this week."