Miami RB planning to transfer


The University of Miami announced Wednesday that running back Gus Edwards plans to transfer from the football program.

“Gus indicated to me that he would like to explore the possibility of other opportunities to continue his football career and we have given him permission to do that,” head coach Mark Richt said.

Edwards had 59 carries for 290 yards and one touchdown this past season as a redshirt junior. The Staten Island, N.Y., native appeared in 35 games over three seasons with the Hurricanes, making one start. For his career, Edwards rushed for 977 yards and 12 touchdowns on 186 carries.