Ex-UVA QB Armstrong to transfer to NC State

After losing quarterback Devin Leary to transfer, NC State has discovered a replacement in Virginia quarterback Brennan Armstrong.The Wolfpack got a dedication on Saturday from Armstrong, who got in the transfer portal as a graduate transfer Dec. 1.

Leary decided to move after the 2022 season where he threw for 1,265 yards, 11 goals and four interceptions. He was sought by a couple of major programs and eventually committed to play for Kentucky, which will be changing outbound quarterback Will Levis.

That transfer left NC State without its starter and looking for another alternative. Armstrong has begun for Virginia the past 3 seasons, his best can be found in 2021 when he threw for 4,449 backyards, 31 touchdowns and 10 interceptions in 11 games. He also ran for 251 backyards and nine goals that season. He followed that by throwing for 2,210 yards, 7 goals and 12 interceptions and hurried for 371 lawns and 6 touchdowns in 2022.

The Wolfpack will have Armstrong, in addition to redshirt freshman Ben Finley, who started in the Duke’s Mayo Bowl game for NC State, and freshman MJ Morris. While appearing in 5 games this season, Morris tossed for 648 backyards, 7 goals and one interception.

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