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Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
LSU junior quarterback Brandon Harris announced on Twitter Monday afternoon that he will be transferring out of the program.

Head coach Ed Orgeron has granted him a full release, according to his announcement.


Harris was LSU's starting quarterback in 2015 but struggled towards the end of the season. He was replaced in week 2 of the 2016 season by Danny Etling who held on to the job for the next 10 games.

It is unclear at this time where Harris is transferring to and whether or not he will graduate from LSU before moving on.
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Can't blame him for wanting to transfer, even with a new coaching staff. The last time an LSU QB lost the starting job only to come back his senior year to lead the SEC in passing efficiency and help put LSU in the National Championship, he watched Jordan Jefferson take all the offensive snaps without crossing the 50 yard-line.
Reply1 month
Miles & Cam screwed Harris over
Reply1 month
Meh, could legitimately be the other way around
1 month
he's a senior, not a junior.
Reply1 month
Kid never had a chance with Miles and Cam.
Reply1 month
Should go to LA Tech/Maryland something like that..
Reply1 month
Needs lots of improvement in footwork and accuracy. Hope he does well.
Reply1 month
So does etling.
1 month
Good luck ahead .... Always a Tiger, sorry that things did not gel for you. All good.
Reply1 month
I hope he takes a look at LA Tech. They have done good things with transfer QBs, including Driskel from Florida who impressed enough that he is in the NFL now.
Reply1 month
Best of luck, Brandon - both on and off the field!
Reply1 month
Best of luck Brandon, I know all of us in North Louisiana were pulling for you to light it up. Sorry it didn't work out for you but you will always be a TIGER.
Reply1 month
Good luck Brandon. I hope you can find a program that you will be successful in (just not against LSU).
Reply1 month
Auburn would be a good fit
Reply1 month
I hope things work out well for Brandon. He's due.
Reply1 month
Good luck Brandon. It's more important what you do from now forward than the past 3 years. I wish you success, thanks for your time as a Tiger!
Reply1 month
Good luck Brandon. Best Wishes!
Reply1 month
I am glad he is showing an interest in finishing his education. He always seemed like a bright kid. I wish him well for his Sr. year, then life.
Reply1 month
well he kind of has to in order to be eligible next season.
1 month
well he kind of has to in order to be eligible next season.
1 month
No kidding Gump. I was speaking of him not choosing to pack up and just go home.
1 month
Yep probably best move for all. I like this better actually, gives more reps to Etling and Scott IMO the two with the best shot at starting. The two freshman will compete but they both need a redshirt IMO. If Scott can handle the offense mentally he can be dynamic in this new offense. GT
Reply1 month
Good luck young man
Reply1 month
Good luck Brandon! You are a true Tiger and all around class act!
Reply1 month
Best of luck to you! Hopefully you can find a better fit and scheme to display your talents. Rooting for you!
Reply1 month
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