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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.
Tennessee coach Butch Jones told http://t.co/qUSnHjK5xP he doesn’t expect QB Riley Ferguson to remain with UT’s program.
— Josh Ward (@Josh_Ward) May 27, 2014
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.
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Rising redshirt freshman quarterback Riley Ferguson is reportedly seeking to transfer out of the Tennessee football program, sources confirmed on Tuesday.
The former three-star quarterback commitment out of Matthews, N.C. was projected to be a real contender for the starting position this fall. After an up-and-down spring camp most felt Ferguson would be the No. 2 guy behind rising...
Report by the govolsxtra.com: QB Riley Ferguson expected to transfer our of program.
According to coach Butch Jones about Ferguson, “As of right now, based on our recent conversations, we do not anticipate that he will be a member of our football family moving forward.”
Jones hinted at Ferguson’s reason for the departure is due to his desire to be closer to home and not necessarily...
DESTIN, Fla. -- Tennessee coach Butch Jones doesn't expect quarterback Riley Ferguson to return to the Volunteers.
"Riley's no longer with the program," Jones said Tuesday night during the Southeastern Conference spring meetings. Earlier Tuesday, Volquest had reported that Jones said he didn't expect Ferguson to remain with the Vols.
Ferguson, a redshirt freshman...
Riley Ferguson. Photo via Chattanooga Times-Free Press. Riley Ferguson is an ex-Tennessee Volunteer quarterback. Tennessee head coach Butch Jones made the announcement that Ferguson was "no longer with the program" on Tuesday while attending SEC spring meetings in Destin, Fl.Ferguson, a redshirt freshman, was expected to compete for the Tennessee starting QB's job...
Tennessee's quarterback derby has lost its redshirt freshman.
Many expected Tennessee's four-man quarterback race during spring practice to become a three-man race sooner or later with the low man on the totem pole a potential transfer threat. But many also expected redshirt freshman Riley Ferguson to eventually win the job, based on everything from recruiting rankings...
Tennessee back-up quarterback Riley Ferguson isn't expected to return to Knoxville, his coach Butch Jones has said. "As of right now, based on our recent conversations, we do not anticipate that he will be a member of our football family moving forward," Jones told the News Sentinel. No-one really knows why Ferguson is planning to leave - aside from the fact that it...
The Tennessee Volunteers are expecting to lose one of their signal callers before the 2014 season. Redshirt Freshman quarterback Riley Ferguson isn’t expected to return to the team, Butch Jones said today.
“As of right now, based on our recent conversations, we do not anticipate that he will be a member of our football family moving forward,” Jones said.