Florida quarterback Tyler Murphy has decided to transfer, concluding a rollercoaster season that saw the redshirt junior go from hero to goat to the sidelines with a season-ending shoulder injury.
The school announced the decision on Sunday, a day after Murphy graduated from the University of Florida. Murphy, who turns 22 next month, will be eligible to play next season at another school if he finds a graduate program not offered at UF.
The move apparently blindsided coach Will Muschamp, who told the Gainesville Sun on Sunday that the quarterback and his father said Murphy had planned to return in 2014.
Murphy is the latest player from the offensive side to leave the Gators, following six others