Miami backup QB Guillon to transfer
Posted: Wednesday August 20, 2003 6:12PM; Updated: Wednesday August 20, 2003 6:12PM
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Miami quarterback Marc Guillon has decided to transfer after failing to move up the depth chart, coach Larry Coker said Wednesday.
Guillon played in two games last season but wasn't a factor in the race to replace Ken Dorsey this spring.
He entered fall practice behind Florida transfer Brock Berlin and two-year backup Derrick Crudup, and although he remained the No. 3 quarterback, he recently lost ground to freshman Kyle Wright, one of the nation's top recruits.
"We're certainly disappointed to be losing Marc Guillon," Coker said in a statement. "He's a fine young man, and we wish him all the best in his future endeavors."
Guillon came to Miami from Miramonte High School in Orinda, Calif., the same school that produced Dorsey.
He was 3-of-5 passing for 53 yards with one touchdown last season. He was awarded a medical redshirt because of a shoulder injury and has three years of eligibility remaining.
"It's just a situation that didn't work out for me," Guillon said.
The third-ranked Hurricanes open the season Aug. 28 against Louisiana Tech.