Finley Will Transfer

Linebacker Dee Finley will transfer from the University of Florida, head coach Will Muschamp announced Wednesday afternoon. The former five-star safety will stay in Gainesville to finish out his academic semester before seeking out another school to play.

"Although I've enjoyed my time here at Florida, I think it's best for me to move on and get a fresh start somewhere else," Dee Finley said in a statement. "I plan on finishing the semester here and concentrating on my academics."

Muschamp said during Wednesday morning's SEC Teleconference that he would Finley voiced his preference to transfer, but the head coach wanted the two to meet again on Wednesday before a final decision was made.

The redshirt sophomore had four total tackles this season, including one for a loss. He was suspended for the Tennessee game after being arrested for driving with a suspended license.

"Dee has decided that he would like to pursue other opportunities," said Muschamp. "We wish him the best of luck, and we appreciate his time at Florida."

FightinGators.com Recommended Stories


  • Peyton Manning emerged alone atop yet another category in the NFL record book tonight vs the Niners, as he tossed touchdown #509 under the national spotlight of Sunday Night Football (NBC). (Photo…

  • Former USC and NFL running back LenDale White added tons of drama to what was a relatively quiet Homecoming weekend for the Trojans.

  • Here’s a way to watch football and improve your golf swing at the same time. In your living room (or on the range), practice the one-minute golf swing, as shown in this video. Set the timer on your…

  • Dr. Roto, like many others, can't believe Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (pictured above) passed for over 300 yards and rushed for over 100 yards in the same game. First time that's ever happened…

  • As soon as those winds fall off, get into the stand! I always tell people you can't kill them if you aren't out, but if you want to try and pick an opportune time – this is it.

Up Next


Tweets