Tyler Gabbert Opts to Transfer

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COLUMBIA - University of Missouri redshirt freshman quarterback Tyler Gabbert has decided to leave the football program, to pursue other playing opportunities, Coach Gary Pinkel announced on Monday.

Gabbert came to Mizzou as part of the 2010 recruiting class, and enrolled a semester early at MU. He took part in the last two spring camps, and redshirted during the 2010 season.

"We wish Tyler the best and will do everything we can to assist him going forward," said Pinkel. "He's worked very hard in our program this past year, and we thank him for his efforts. Tyler is a high quality person and an outstanding football player."