Former Clemson QB Kelly Bryant Announces Transfer Destination

first_imgKelly Bryant of the Clemson Tigers reacts after a touchdown against the Miami Hurricanes in the third quarter during the ACC Football Championship.CHARLOTTE, NC – DECEMBER 02: Kelly Bryant #2 of the Clemson Tigers reacts after a touchdown against the Miami Hurricanes in the third quarter during the ACC Football Championship at Bank of America Stadium on December 2, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)Former Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant revealed his plans to transfer from the Tigers program after Dabo Swinney benched him in favor of freshman phenom Trevor Lawrence. Bryant played four games for the Tigers this season before announcing his plans to leave the team.In the weeks following his announcement, Bryant took several official visits. The former Clemson starter visited North Carolina, Auburn, Missouri, and Arkansas – though none of the programs stood out at the time.On Tuesday night, Bryant took to Twitter to announce his intentions to transfer to Missouri. Here’s the message from the former Tigers quarterback.“The test of a man … #MIZ #ShowMe #PuBd ??” pic.twitter.com/pJPQHkVoo6— Kelo ⚜️ (@KellyB125) December 5, 2018It’s huge news for the Tigers program – as current quarterback Drew Lock is headed to the NFL following his 2018 college football season.Missouri clearly made an impression on Bryant and a chance to play in the SEC likely played a role in his decision. The former Clemson quarterbacks keeps his mascot (Tigers), but it headed to a program that finished with an 8-4 record and a No. 23 ranking.last_img

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