Michigan QB Shane Morris announces he’ll transfer

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Shane Morris stuck it out at Michigan.

When the Wolverines brought in graduate transfer Jake Rudock, he held a clipboard when he could’ve left. When Morris wasn’t one of the final two quarterbacks battling for the job in 2016, he held a clipboard when he could’ve left.

But now, Morris is done holding a clipboard in Ann Arbor.

The former four-star recruit announced that he’ll leave Michigan in hopes of becoming a starter as a graduate transfer.

Here was the message Morris released via Twitter:

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Morris will have a chance to play immediately as a graduate transfer. It remains to be seen what schools he’d be interested in.

The former top recruit in the state of Michigan in 2013, Morris never got a chance to hold on to the starting quarterback job. He played the most as a sophomore when he appeared in five games and threw for 128 yards.

The southpaw redshirted in 2015, and appeared in three games in 2016.

Morris will have a chance to potentially provide a veteran presence to a program in need of a one-year starter in 2017.

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