Florida Atlantic junior quarterback Greg Hankerson announced last week that he has made the decision to leave the program in hopes of pursuing his collegiate playing career elsewhere.
✌🏽️ its been real fau a lot of great memories wish nothing but the best for all the players and the… https://t.co/4CELP3UMXZ
— Greg Hankerson (@Greghankerson_) June 2, 2015
Hankerson, who was a two-star recruit for the class of 2013, fell behind this spring as the primary backup to Jaquez Johnson the last two seasons, as redshirt freshman Jason Driskel (brother of former Florida QB and current LA-Tech starter Jeff) overtook the No. 2 spot.
“We wish Greg the best of luck as he pursues the opportunity to get more playing time,” head coach Charlie Partridge said in a statement.
This is not a big surprise. Greg Hankerson lost his backup job to Jason Driskel in the spring.
— Nate Taylor (@ByNateTaylor) June 2, 2015
According to the Sun Sentinel, Hankerson is likely to end up transferring to an FCS program, where he wouldn’t have to sit out any time, per NCAA transfer rules. There are four FCS schools in the state of Florida: Bethune-Cookman, Florida A&M, Jacksonville, and Stetson.
Wherever Greg Hankerson ends up he gone open eyes, I wish he would have got the chance to play more at FAU.
— William Dukes (@19Dukes_era) June 2, 2015
@Greghankerson_ Best of luck Greg
— Jack Haack (@haackster) June 3, 2015
In two years as a reserve for FAU, Hankerson completed 69-of-142 (48.6 percent) pass attempts for 642 yards (4.5 ypa), four touchdowns and three interceptions. He went 34-of-65 (52.3 percent) for 360 yards, two touchdowns and two picks in his two career starts against Rice (2013) and Alabama (2014).