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NC State backup QB McClendon to transfer after graduation

From FOX Sports - January 15, 2018

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)North Carolina State redshirt senior quarterback Jalan McClendon will play elsewhere next season as a graduate transfer.

The school announced McClendons decision Monday. He is scheduled to graduate in May and has a year of eligibility remaining.

McClendon was in position to inherit the starting job when Jacoby Brissett headed to the NFL after the 2015 season. But Boise State graduate transfer Ryan Finley arrived with experience in new coordinator Eli Drinkwitzs system and won the starting job for 2016.

McClendon has been Finleys backup ever since, throwing just three passes last season. Finley recently announced hes returning for his final season instead of entering the NFL draft.

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