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Ole Miss backup quarterback DeVante Kincade has decided to transfer


Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly enjoyed a record setting 2015 season setting numerous passing records.  He helped guide Ole Miss to a No. 12 ranking the College Football Playoff Poll and a berth into the Sugar Bowl on New Year's Night facing Oklahoma State.

With his return and the future enrollment of five-star commit Shea Patterson in January, backup quarterback DeVante Kincade announced on Instagram Monday night that he has decided to transfer.

He said he wanted to thank God and the University of Mississippi for the opportunity to get an education, chase his dreams and grow as a man.

Kincade wrote, "I ran into people that I will never forget and memories that I will go back in time and do it all over again, (sic) But I am Transferring some where closer to Tx."

In two years in a backup role, Kincade completed 25-of-35 passes for 206 yards and two touchdowns.  He added 182 yards rushing on 37 attempts and one TD.

Redshirt sophomore Ryan Buchanan and freshman Jason Pellerin remain on the Rebels roster, along with Kelly.

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