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Former Texas QB Connor Brewer transferring to Northern Arizona

Posted April 9th, 2015

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Connor Brewer and Texas will not be reuniting after all.

Brewer, who redshirted in 2012 at Texas, announced Thursday via Instagram that he will transfer to Northern Arizona.

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Brewer, who most recently was on Arizona’s roster, wrote: “After these wild few years of college, I have officially decided that my last stop will be at Northern Arizona University. I will pursue my graduate degree and have two more years of football to play. I am excited to get on the field again and to finally show people what I am capable of.”

After leaving Texas, Brewer spent two seasons at Arizona but never attempted a pass. He graduated, though, freeing him to play immediately at another Division I program next season if he chose to do so. In January, Brewer’s father, Robert, told the American-Statesman that his son “would absolutely entertain a return to Texas.”
Charlie Strong’s staff is committed to researching possible transfers to bolster the quarterback position. However, it is not believed Texas had interest in reacquiring Brewer.

Northern Arizona, a member of the Championship Subdivision of Division I, finished 7-5 last year.

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