Amid much speculation and rumors, Billy Liucci of TexAgs.com confirmed Thursday that Texas A&M quarterback, and former five-star recruit, Kyler Murray will indeed be transferring from the school. This comes just a week after another former five-star quarterback Kyle Allen also made his intentions known about transferring.
BREAKING: I have confirmed that freshman quarterback Kyler Murray has requested a transfer from Texas A&M and that the decision is 'final.'
— Billy Liucci (@billyliucci) December 17, 2015
While head coach Kevin Sumlin tried his best to convince Murray to stay, it seems it was all for naught, as it appears Murray has his mind made up.
In his only season in College Station, Murray passed for 686 yards and five touchdowns with seven interceptions. Murray also rushed for 335 yards and one touchdown on 53 carries.
The 5’11”, 185-pound quarterback from Allen, Texas, was one of the most highly-coveted 2015 prospects. 247 Sports rated Murray as the No.1 dual-threat quarterback in the country.
We’re talking about a major athlete here with Murray, as he also bypassed the MLB draft last May to attend Texas A&M. Prior to signing on with Texas A&M, Murray was also receiving strong interest from Texas, Oregon and Oklahoma.
So it should be interesting to see where he ends up, as he will no doubt have a line of suitors inquiring about his services.