UGA quarterback Faton Bauta, who famously came out of nowhere to start the Florida game, has decided to transfer.
Bauta has already earned a degree from UGA, and has junior eligibility. He will have one season left to play next year without having to sit out as a transfer, per NCAA rules. Bauta released a statement though the school:
“In my four years at Georgia, this university and this football program have allowed me to grow as a man and as a football player. I cannot thank Coach Richt, my coaches and my teammates enough for all they have done for me. I will always be grateful for my time in Athens, my degree from this great university and each week I spent battling with my brothers on the field.
“At this time, I feel that the best option for me is to explore a new opportunity for my final year of eligibility. But I will always be thankful for my years in red and black, for Coach Richt and the coach he has been to me.”
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