Originally posted on College Spun  |  Last updated 8/13/14
In a Chicago Tribune article from Tuesday, Northwestern star running back Venric Mark said that he would “embrace” the two game suspension that he was slated to serve for a violation of team rules. Now, it appears that he will not suit up in any games for the Wildcats. In fairly shocking news, Mark is reportedly transferring out of Northwestern. #Northwestern announces Venric Mark will transfer. Wow. — Inside Northwestern (@insidenu) August 13, 2014 Northwestern announces running back Venric Mark has decided to transfer for “personal reasons.” Hd been suspended for first two games. — CollegeFootballTalk (@CFTalk) August 13, 2014 Whoa. #Northwestern RB Venric Mark transferring to play “closer to family.” pic.twitter.com/DyNE4OCe2u — Matt Fortuna (@Matt_Fortuna) August 13, 2014 Mark had his breakout season in 2012 when he rushed for 1,366 yards and 12 touchdowns and was an All-American selection at punt returner. He is originally from the Houston area, so keep an eye on schools in that area as possible destinations.
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