Report: Quarterback Riley Ferguson Expected To Transfer From Tennessee

Second year quarterback Riley Ferguson was the choice of many Tennessee fans to win the Vols’ starting job, but now it appears that he will never play a snap for the program. Butch Jones reportedly expects Ferguson to leave UT.

Ferguson was a three-star prospect, according to 247Sports composite rankings, selecting the Vols over Alabama, Clemson, and LSU among other programs.

The 6-foot-3 pro style quarterback was competing for the starting job with three players who got snaps last year—Justin Worley, Joshua Dobbs, and Nathan Peterman. None of the three were overly impressive, and Tennessee finished the season ranked 109th in passing yards per game.

[Rocky Top Talk]

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