Shortly after arrest, South Carolina backup QB McEvoy to transfer

CBSSports.com wire reports
  •  

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina quarterback Tanner McEvoy has decided to transfer, less than two weeks after his arrest in North Carolina.

Gamecocks coach Steve Spurrier announced McEvoy's decision Tuesday. McEvoy, a redshirt freshman, was not at South Carolina's practice earlier Tuesday.

The 19-year-old McEvoy was arrested July 30 and charged with speeding and driving after consuming alcohol while under 21. The state of North Carolina does not allow a driver who's younger than 21 to have any alcohol in their system. McEvoy posted a $250 bond for the two misdemeanor charges and was released.

McEvoy, from Hillside, N.J., was listed as the fourth-team quarterback coming into fall camp.

Spurrier wished McEvoy well as he continued his college career elsewhere.

Copyright 2014 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
  •  
 
 

Biggest Stories

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre
 

Latest

Most Popular