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QB Jack Allison To Leave the Miami Hurricanes

Ari Russell

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The Miami Hurricanes QB situation got slightly lighter on Tuesday. Redshirt freshman Jack Allison has decided to leave the program. Apparently, according to his father Sean Allison, who spoke with the Miami Herald, it seemed as if the Hurricanes were moving away from the pocket passing QB to more of a dual threat QB.

Here’s more from the Miami Herald:
Sean Allison told the Miami Herald late Tuesday morning, about two hours after the younger Allison met with UM coach Mark Richt to tell him his decision, that his son “is a pocket passer, just like Mark said,’’ but that he believes the Hurricanes are heading to a more dual-threat, running-type quarterback system.

“He loves Miami. We all love Miami, but the whole direction of the program is they want a running quarterback – a dual-threat quarterback,’’ Allison’s father said. “They want a different wrinkle in their offense.

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Cleary the comments that Richt made this week regarding incoming freshman N’Kosi Perry as well as Malik Rosier being the clubhouse leader to start at QB going into fall camp, made Allison reconsider staying at Miami.

It doesn’t seem to be any hard feelings on either side of this decision. The 6-5 200 lb Parrish, Florida native is going to be granted his release by Mark Richt.

 

Born in the Nation’s Capital, Washington D.C., Ari Russell watched the rise of the 1980’s Miami Hurricanes and knew that he had to be part of the “U” someday. After graduating from Coral Gables, Ari rose through the ranks of the former XM Satellite Radio and then Sirius/XM as college football executive producer. He later spent 2 seasons as the publisher of the website “Beyond U Sports” focusing on major college football/basketball. Ari brings a great perspective on everything Miami, including the Dolphins to F.F.I.

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