Miami head coach Mark Richt is generally one of the looser coaches in college football as far as transfers go. He doesn’t usually restrict transfers, but he is apparently doing that with graduate transfer quarterback Evan Shirrefs.
Even FS1’s Bruce Feldman was confused by the restrictions.
Shirrefs made rare appearances during his career since he was always behind Brad Kaaya and Malik Rosier. He announced earlier in January that he would be transferring, but he probably didn’t think that he would be hit with any restrictions since he actually graduated from Miami and really should be a “free agent” this offseason.
However, the report says that he won’t be able to go anywhere else inside the ACC or go to a school that is going to be a Miami opponent in the next two years. Shirrefs will have two years of eligibility remaining wherever he does end up going and should be eligible to play right away.
He appeared in four games this season and completed two of his seven passes on the season.