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According to San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers in this ESPN.com article, his younger brother and current LSU quarterback, Stephen Rivers plans to transfer from LSU:
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Rivers also said that his younger brother, Stephen, has been cleared by LSU to transfer. At 6-foot-7 and 230 pounds, Stephen Rivers will have two years of eligibility, and can play next year because he graduates in May.

Rivers said his brother is transferring because he’s more of a dropback quarterback, and LSU’s offense will feature read-option plays that require more a runner at quarterback.
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DailyReveille Sports @TDR_sports
BREAKING: #LSU SID Michael Bonnette confirms to The Daily Reveille that QB Stephen Rivers will transfer after he graduates in May.
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Scott Rabalais @RabalaisAdv:
Stephen Rivers says he's leaving #LSU on good terms, doesn't know where will transfer, obviously won't take part in spring practice here.
The following quarterbacks were on LSU's roster last year:

#1 Rob Bolden 6-4 209 Jr. RS Orchard Lake, Mich. (Orchard Lake St. Mary's HS/Penn St.)
#8 Zach Mettenberger 6-5 235 Sr. 2L Watkinsville, Ga. (Oconee County HS/Butler CC)
#10 Anthony Jennings 6-2 211 Fr. HS Marietta, Ga. (Marietta HS)
#11 Hayden Rettig 6-3 205 Fr. HS Los Angeles, Calif. (Cathedral HS)
#13 Jake Clise 6-2 202 Fr. HS Baltimore, Md. (Loyola Blakefield HS)
#16 Brad Kragthorpe 6-0 177 So. SQ Tulsa, Okla. (Holland Hall HS/Idaho St.)
#17 Stephen Rivers 6-7 223 So. SQ Athens, Ala. (Athens HS)

LSU also signed 4-Star recruit Brandon Harris to the 2014 class this offseason. Harris is a Dual-Threat quarterback from Bossier City, LA (Parkway).
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TorchtheFlyingTiger120 months
As an NC State Alum that transferred from LSU, I've been pulling for Rivers since he was signed. It would be awesome if he followed in his brother's footsteps and went to NC State. Rivers should geaux Wolfpack!
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timm6971463120 months
Steven is classy and
have been tiger fans'Icant say that often
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LoveThatMoney120 months
Good for him. Got stuck here in a bad way. I was honestly hoping he would transfer out so he'd get a chance to play and develop. Maybe after playing behind Mett and having been taught by Krags and Cam he'll be able to immediately win a starting job elsewhere and potentially pursue his dream of playing in the NFL. Good luck to him.
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Gulf Coast Tiger120 months
Good luck to him. Great family
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LSU Rules07120 months
What a classy family. I am glad he came here and wished it would have worked out better. Good Luck on your future.
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toratiger120 months
good luck good life to a great tiger
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SECSolomonGrundy120 months
he gone
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waiting4saturday120 months
Good luck to him. He's an incredibly nice guy.
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Tom Bronco120 months
Good luck to him. He deserves a chance to play somewhere.
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Newgene120 months
Good for him. I really would like to see what he can do. This is likely the only way we will ever see it.
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Ringeaux120 months
Nothing but the very best for this young man !!!! I hope he lands somewhere where he can contribute. Thank you for your time at LSU !!!
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TKLSUMD120 months
Glad he is to get his degree. Good luck.
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CSATiger120 months
He is graduating, that is not really transferring. Good Luck to him, please go to La Tech!
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TheDoc120 months
good luck to rivers. he stuck with it as long as he could.
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